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Brookhaven National Lab chosen to host new particle accelerator

Matthew Yan February 28, 2020
The EIC will be designed and overseen by 1,000 scientists from 30 nations, including scientists from Stony Brook’s own faculty.
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Stony Brook University exceeds expectations with first podcast “Beyond the Expected”

Lajiere Blake February 22, 2020
“Beyond the Expected” — Stony Brook University’s first podcast — premiered on Feb. 6. The podcast gets voices and insight from “members of our campus community and beyond who are deeply committed to contributing their time, talent and solutions to the most pressing issues in the communities where they live, work and play.”
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Presidential Search Committee outlines expectations for incoming president

Brianne Ledda October 24, 2019
The Presidential Search Commitee detailed in a position profile their expectations for the next Stony Brook University president.
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Washington Post editor discusses science and transparency at latest ‘My Life As’ lecture

Washington Post editor discusses science and transparency at latest ‘My Life As’ lecture

Brianne Ledda October 2, 2019
“You may notice that we got a new goth motto,” Laura Helmuth, science editor at The Washington Post, said at Stony Brook University’s latest “My Life As” event on Monday, Sept. 23.
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Dr. Michael Bernstein named interim president of SBU

Maya Brown June 20, 2019
President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. announced that Dr. Michael Alan Bernstein has been appointed to serve as Interim President of Stony Brook University in a campus-wide email sent out this afternoon around 1:30 p.m.
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Neuroscientist speaks on consciousness at Staller Center

Ameya Kale April 4, 2019
Stony Brook University's department of neurobiology and behavior hosted Dr. Giulio Tononi, an expert on neuroscience and consciousness, for its annual Mind/Brain Lecture on Monday, April 1 at the Staller Center for the Arts.
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Dr. Barry Sanders speaking at the Quantum Immersion Convention on Feb. 25, 2019 in the Wang Theater. Scientists gathered at the event to discuss the future of quantum computing. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Professors discuss the future of quantum computing

Sara Ruberg February 27, 2019
Stony Brook University hosted a day-long Quantum Immersion Workshop in the Wang Center Theater on Monday.
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Electron movies win the second Discovery Prize Competition

Electron movies win the second Discovery Prize Competition

Taylor Ha April 17, 2017
Armed with whittled-down scientific jargon and imaginative analogies, four Stony Brook University faculty members used their scientific research to compete for the $200,000 Discovery Prize.
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Argonne National Laboratory demonstrates to 350 young women from Chicago-area high schools why a career in science might be right for them in April 2009. Brookhaven National Lab along with Stony Brooks WISE program hosted a symposium ARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORY/FLICKR VIA CC BY NC SA 2.0

Brookhaven Lab hosts women in science symposium

Rebecca Liebson March 7, 2017
In honor of International Women’s Day, Brookhaven National Laboratory hosted the fourth annual Girl Power in STEM Symposium on Saturday, March 4.
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Brookhaven National Lab researchers chosen as 2016 APS Fellows

Eric Schmid February 19, 2017
The American Physical Society (APS) elected two scientists from Brookhaven National Laboratory as 2016 APS Fellows.
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Matthew Eisaman, Ph.D., center, in a laser lab at Brookhaven Lab with co-authors, from left, Nanditha Dissanayake, Yutong Pang and Ahsan Ashraf. PHOTO CREDIT: STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Under the Microscope: Using graphene and glass to create better devices

Ruchi Shah March 3, 2016
The lab of Matthew Eisaman, Ph.D., stumbled upon these unique properties of graphene when they set out to design more efficient lower cost solar cells.
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$20 million CAT Awards will boost SBU’s tech efforts

Anisah Abdullah September 30, 2015
SBU has recently received $20 million in Center for Advanced Technology, or CAT, awards from NYSTAR that will foster new innovations in energy efficiency and biotechnology.
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