Marilyn Hawrys was, like many college students, a bit fuzzy about her future. She liked numbers, but becoming an actuary seemed boring. So she chose to major in economics at Stony Brook University where, she recalls, she was mainly delighted with her improved social life as the lone girl in classrooms full of boys.
Innovation is always on display at the Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology, but it truly shined last week, when the stars of Stony Brook University’s economic-development universe soaked up some spotlight.
Stony Brook Children's Hospital held their annual prom Saturday night. This year's theme was a "Night in Paris." Before the big dance, dozens of patients were treated to some pampering that included complimentary hair, makeup and nails.
The team in the Engineered Microstructures and Radiation Effects Laboratory led by Principal Investigator Professor Jason Trelewicz with co-PIs Lance Snead and David Sprouster, has been awarded $2.35 million from the U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy.
Following a historic 2018-19 season, Stony Brook University has claimed the Stuart P. Haskell, Jr. Commissioner’s Cup for the first time in school history, the league announced this evening at its annual awards dinner Thursday evening. University at Albany came in second place, followed by UMass Lowell in third.
The Health Sciences Library is honored to celebrate Pride Month alongside our LGBTQ* students, faculty, and staff. Although great progress has been made over the past fifty years, including the nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage only four years ago, there is much work yet to do to combat legal and social discrimination against the LGBTQ* community.
Nancy Hiemstra is a political geographer whose research focuses on U.S. immigration enforcement policies. In particular, she studies U.S. detention and deportation, detention facilities, and the consequences of U.S immigration enforcement policies in Latin America. Her 2019 book, Detain and Deport: The Chaotic U.S. Immigration Enforcement Regime, details the history, operation, and effectiveness of the U.S. detention and deportation system, and its consequences in Ecuador. Another ongoing project (with Dr. Deirdre Conlon, Leeds University), focuses on the "internal economies" and operations of immigration detention facilities in the greater NYC area. She is a member of the Scholar Strategy Network.