#OPINION: Looking around the university classroom at my younger peers, I found myself mute. How does a person start a conversation? It was a heavy transaction: a line of dialogue for a connecting thread.
SBU students are expressing frustration about food quality on campus. Scores of students on social media sites such as Reddit, have been complaining about poor food quality, sanitation and hygiene issues and food poisoning.
If we are going to be selective about what groups are allowed at SBU, everyone should be held to the same standards. If diversity is a value we intend to uphold, dissenting views should not be met with such hostility.
Paul Goldbart announced he is stepping down as executive vice president and provost, and will instead resume teaching physics as a faculty member at SBU, while also assuming a new position as special advisor for research through May 2022.
Stony Brook University was formally designated as a flagship public university of New York alongside the University at Buffalo by Gov. Kathy Hochul on Jan. 5. The announcement was made during Hochul’s first annual State of the State address.
The Office of Multicultural Affairs hosted Paul Kelton, a history professor at SBU, to discuss indigenous perspective and experiences of epidemics during his lecture, “Indigenous Experiences With Epidemics: From Smallpox to COVID,” on Nov. 17.
Employees at SBU contributed about $60,627 to a variety of political causes and campaigns from Jan. 1, 2021, to Oct. 26, 2021, with almost 90% of it going to left-leaning groups, according to an analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.
The State University of New York is expanding its Education Opportunity Program budget by $6.4 million across five SUNY campuses, including Stony Brook University, for spring 2022 to support an additional 1,000 students next year.
Stony Brook University submitted a proposal on Oct. 13 to become a candidate in a worldwide competition to select an anchor establishment for a groundbreaking climate science-related development project spearheaded by the City of New York and the Trust for Governors Island.