Researchers study the geological makeup of Kīlauea, a volcano in Hawaii, as part of planetary science research. (PHOTO CREDIT : NASA SSERVI RIS4E TEAM)

Stony Brook RIS4E team studies Hawaiian volcano for NASA project

Stony Brook University has one of nine Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI) teams that will help NASA study planetary science and space exploration over the next five years.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo urged SUNY to pass a resolution outlining sexual assault prevention and response practices. (STATESMAN STOCK PHOTO)

SUNY approves sexual assault prevention resolution

At Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s urging, the SUNY Board of Trustees passed a resolution on Friday, Oct. 2 to create a uniform set of prevention and response practices.

The Women's Leadership Symposium took place in the Charles B. Wang Center on Friday, Oct. 10. The symposium involved discussions on current women's issues and pathways to leadership positions in their careers. (BOREUM LEE / THE STATESMAN)

Women’s Leadership Symposium sheds light on women’s issues in the workplace

Students and faculty from Stony Brook University and the community gathered in the Wang Center on Oct. 10 to discuss current women’s issues and ways to gain leadership positions in their careers.


Seawolves defense dominates once again in win over Maine

Stony Brook won its second straight contest for the first time all season on Saturday night, topping Maine 19-7 and improving to 3-4 overall and 2-1 in CAA games.

The Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra is made up of talented graduate music students from all over the world.  (KRYSTEN MASSA / THE STATESMAN)

SB Symphony Orchestra finally plays after delayed winter concert

American conductor Jeffrey Milarsky directed the Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra at the Staller Center Main Stage on Saturday, Oct. 11.


The Deepwater ONE project is a proposed offshore wind farm to be built 30 miles off the Montauk coast. (PHOTO CREDIT : MARIUSZ PAŹDZIORA)

Arts & Entertainment

"Dracula Untold" is director Gary Shore's, above, first feature film. The movie made about $4 million in its opening weekend. (PHOTO CREDIT: STEFAN POPE)


Stony Brook will look to leave Rhodes Stadium with an improved 3-1 record in CAA play after facing the Elon Phoenix this weekend. (HEATHER KHALIFA / THE STATESMAN)


Ebola's limited modes of transmission make it unlikely that the illness will spread in the United States. (PHOTO CREDIT : MCT CAMPUS)