This week, News covers SBU’s recent decision to two guests per student at this year’s commencement ceremonies and the push from SUNY faculty to divest $8.42 billion in retirement funds from fossil fuel companies.
More than 100 people have signed a petition to delay an in-person return to work for Stony Brook employees as early as March 1, arguing that it violates the terms of a union-negotiated telecommuting agreement.
Editors discuss Governor Cuomo’s unofficial budgeting for SUNY, blue light technology, the film “To All the Boys Always and Forever,” student work “Voices from the Chinese Diaspora,” sports games, civic justice and the effects of climate change.
The Stony Brook University School of Journalism has officially changed their name to the School of Communication and Journalism and will be expanding offered majors and minors to cover broader topics of communication.
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.
New York Sea Grant, a cooperative program of Cornell University and the State University of New York, has awarded over $2.1 million to support six coastal science research projects, three of which are being led by Stony Brook University faculty.