The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has named Stony Brook University a point of distribution (POD) for the state’s coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination plan, making it the largest state-run POD in Suffolk County.
Along with obtaining a negative test result three days before arriving on campus, all resident students must also complete a self-screening 14 days prior and are required to self-quarantine the week before their arrival.
“You hear the interviews, hear the depths or the breaths of the anger based online,” Robert Chase, a history professor, said. “I think that at some point, a country has to have a national reckoning over truth.”
After nearly 11 years as Dean of Stony Brook University’s Renaissance School of Medicine and Senior Vice President of Health Sciences, Dr. Kenneth Kaushansky will be retiring from the university at the end of the academic year.
Michael Manning, a senior studio arts major at Stony Brook University, and art professor Nobuho Nagasawa, were both named the winners of a recycling sculpture design competition recently hosted by Port Jefferson Village.