Diversity in higher education is crucial for the development of young adults. Stony Brook University welcomes diversity and hopes to serve as a pioneer in this regard. The university has recently taken many steps to implement diversity as one of its key pillars, and is confident that it will be able to set the standard for inclusive excellence in higher education across the country.
In a published editorial, Stony Brook's Jennifer L. Anderson writes, "At a time when the focus understandably may be on those impacted by Harvey and Irma closer to hand, we must not forget that the U.S. is still a wealthy and generous country that can afford to boost the resilience and recovery of the intrepid nations of the Caribbean."
For Tanzina Vega ‘96, a nationally prominent reporter for CNNMoney, Stony Brook University provided much more than a top-notch education at a premium value. It was a window to opportunity. Tanzina blazed a fearless trail that took her from an impoverished section of the Lower East Side to a highly visible journalism career at The New York Times and CNNMoney.
Monticciolo’s deep-rooted partnership with Stony Brook University began as an undergraduate Computer Science major in 1981. Recognizing the changing state of the industry, he asked Stony Brook to support him in pursuing an unconventional course of study, including subjects ranging from Applied Math to Metaphysics and Philosophy. “They let me break the rules,” he said, “and it worked.”
Katherine (Kathy) Ross has been selected as Stony Brook Medicine’s new Chief Information Officer. Ross comes to Stony Brook from Ascension Health, the largest nonprofit health system in the country and the world’s largest Catholic health system.
Radu Sion's research focuses on cybersecurity and he is the director of the University's National Security Institute. He also focuses in large-scale and cloud computing and green computing. Examples of some of his project areas include secure storage and data management, cellular and wireless security, data privacy mechanisms, digital rights management, identity management and applied cryptography.