New York's Excelsior Scholarship is the first of its kind. It covers the cost of tuition for qualifying students who are enrolled in a two- or four-year degree program at any of the state's 88 public colleges and university campuses. "It's creating a very positive buzz about public higher ed," said Stony Brook President Samuel Stanley.
The cardiac catheterization laboratory, at Stony Brook Southampton’s Audrey and Martin Gruss Heart and Stroke Center — where patients with severely narrowed or blocked arteries of the heart are treated with stents to open passageways — was put to use for the first time on Tuesday.
In 2016, a group of graduate students and research professionals based around the globe had an idea for a project to assess the needs of students in various rural and urban settings in INdia and to introduce them to the world of science.
Marianna Savoca, director of the Career Center at Stony Brook University, is one of three speakers in a live webinar hosted by The Chronicle of Higher Education, “From College to a Career: How College Can Prepare Students for the Workplace, which will be held on Wednesday, September 13, at 2 pm. This hour-long webinar will highlight the skills employers are looking for in the workplace and how colleges can help students develop those skills.
Art History Professor Michele Bogart recently penned an op-ed for the New York Daily News on the removal of public art, such as statues and monuments, that memorialize the Confederacy. She was quoted in a related report for amNewYork, and was the subject of a recent feature for Stony Brook’s Happenings.
Nancy Hiemstrais a political geographer whose research focuses on the consequences of immigration enforcement policies. In particular, she conducts research on the effects of U.S. detention and deportation policies in Latin America (specifically Ecuador), and critically considers the relationship between ideas of homeland security and daily experiences of insecurity. She recently initiated a project called the "internal material economies of detention," focusing on the interior realities of detention facilities, including those located in New York.