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Jackson Pollock painting Autumn Rhythm: Number 30, 1950. Photograph by Hans Namuth. © ESTATE OF HANS NAMUTH PHOTO COURTESY POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE AND STUDY CENTER

This year’s “Art in Focus” lecture series commences with discussion on “Jackson Pollock and Jazz”

Natasha Nelson October 17, 2020
The fourth annual “Art in Focus” lecture series began with a presentation delivered by art historian Helen A. Harrison that explored the role of jazz as a possible influence in the work of abstract expressionist artist Jackson Pollock.
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Democtratic candidate Perry Gershon. NICO PENNISI/THE STATESMAN

Democratic congressional candidate Perry Gershon engages with students on campus

Brianne Ledda October 9, 2018
Democratic congressional candidate, Perry Gershon, visited Stony Brook University on Wednesday, Oct. 3 in an effort to reach more student voters as he campaigns against incumbent Lee Zeldin for NY-1.
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Only three Long Island arts hubs on the NY Media Arts Map

Only three Long Island arts hubs on the NY Media Arts Map

Francesca Campione and Rena Thomas May 8, 2016
Earlier this year, the New York Council on the Arts launched an interactive arts map, The New York Media Arts Map v3.
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IMAGE CREDIT: CHRIS LUCZKOW/FLICKR

Poisoned by plastics

Kurt Bretsch February 11, 2016
There is no doubt that plastics are appropriate for some products, but one-time-use plastics are usually wasteful and unnecessary.
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“Dance for a Dollar” event showcases Center of Dance, Movement and Somatic Learning

David Vertsberger September 20, 2014
Stony Brook’s Center of Dance, Movement and Somatic Learning held its Dance for a Dollar: Faculty Showing event on Thursday night.
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Southampton Hospital on the way

Southampton Hospital on the way

Elsie Boskamp April 15, 2014
Stony Brook University Hospital is close to an agreement with Southampton Hospital that will join the two facilities and build a medical center on the university’s Southampton campus.
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Southampton campus looks to receive new medical center

Elsie Boskamp April 10, 2014
Stony Brook University Hospital is close to an agreement with Southampton Hospital that will join the two facilities and build a medical center on the university’s Southampton campus. The Stony Brook Hospital rapidly expanded throughout recent years, including the current construction of a new Medical and Research Translation building. This agreement presents an opportunity for the university to expand its Southampton campus after budget cuts caused much of the campus to close in April 2010.
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