Stony Brook University is considering changing the academic and research side of the university’s virtual workspace from Google Workspace to Microsoft 365, an idea which caused immediate backlash during the Faculty Senate meeting on Dec. 7.
Stony Brook University issued a progress report on the university’s financial sustainability initiative through a campus-wide email on Nov. 10, updating the community on the efforts to identify long and short term opportunities to improve the university’s finances.
Dr. Ada Yonath will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming 16th International Conference on Emerging Technologies for a Smarter World (CEWIT2020) on Nov. 5. CEWIT provides a unique platform to connect research with real-life applications.
Professor Sree Sreenivasan kicks off the School of Journalism’s Fall 2020 virtual “My Life As” Speaker Series with the lecture, “What Comes Next? Lessons on Digital Innovation Six Months into the Pandemic” on Sept. 16.
Stony Brook University researchers in psychology and computer science have received a $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund the development of potential new treatments for addiction.
In an email to faculty and staff sent out on Aug. 12, President Maurie McInnis outlined the university’s major financial issues. She also touched on how the administration plans to combat the deficit caused by the COVID-19 crisis.
Stony Brook University alumnus and professor, cofounders of their technology startup Akai Kaeru, create an algorithm that can predict which counties will have a higher-than-average rate of deaths caused by COVID-19.
Nancy Goroff will compete with Republican Rep. Lee Zeldin for a seat in the House of Representatives this November. If she were to defeat Zeldin this upcoming election, Goroff would become the first female Ph.D. scientist in Congress.
Stony Brook University is no stranger to forced prison labor, as the school spent around $19,974 on prison-made goods in 2019, according to the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.