Steven Skiena practices what he teaches. Named the director of the Institute for AI-Driven Discovery and Innovation in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Skiena is using artificial intelligence to search for three staff members he hopes to hire.
After hitting the go-ahead jumper to give the Stony Brook men's basketball team the lead in regulation, freshman Miles Latimer (Fairfax, Va.) made the big play in overtime, blocking a UAlbany shot as time expired to seal the Seawolves' 67-66 victory over the Great Danes on Wednesday night, improving Stony Brook to 5-0 in America East play and putting them in sole possession of first place in the league.
Computer Science and Applied Health Informatics students teamed with Dr. Karl B. Bezak from the Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine and Andrew Wang, a Three Village School District student, to develop the “EyeCanDo ” app. The app is designed to improves the quality of life for patients inflicted with neuromuscular impediments.
The Government and Community Relations Office recently held the first international food drive to benefit the campus Food Pantry. Separating itself from traditional food drives, this initiative highlighted ethnic food items to appeal to the University’s diverse campus.
Stefan Hyman provides leadership in developing enrollment strategies and recruitment plans, helping to position Stony Brook as a global destination for top students. A member of the Stony Brook team for more than a decade, Stefan oversees the Enrollment Communications staff and outreach efforts to students at all stages of the enrollment lifecycle. He has presented at national and international conferences, and has been quoted in media outlets including The Chronicle of Higher Education, Newsday and The New York Times.