The American Dream rests on the idea that each generation will do better than the last. But fewer Americans earn more than their parents. Soledad O’Brien visits Stony Brook University to look into its groundbreaking program focused on creating upward social mobility for lower-income students.
RecycleMania is a fun and green competition among colleges and universities across the United States and Canada to improve efforts to reduce or eliminate waste. Over an eight-week period, Stony Brook University will report the amount of recycling and trash collected each week to be ranked in various categories like Minimizing Food Waste, Electronics Recycling, Race to Zero Waste Building, and Case Study based on who recycles the most on a per capita basis.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as Stony Brook University and Stony Brook Medicine, are closely monitoring an outbreak of a 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China.
Bettina Fries is a nationally recognized physician-scientist in the field of microbiology. The focus of her research is on the pathogenesis of chronic infection by the pathogen, Cryptococcus neoformans, as well as investigations on the efficacy of anti-infective antibodies. She has been investigating both the host response to chronic C neoformans infection and the molecular mechanisms that allow the fungus to change based on the host response. She is also focused on the development of monoclonal antibodies against Staphylococcal enterotoxin B (SEB) and Klebsiella pneumonia.