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President Maurie McInnis (left) and guest speaker (right) at the Presidential Debate friday

Stony Brook hosts Environmentalist Jeff Goodell in Presidential Lecture

Sky Crabtree, Assistant News Editor November 2, 2023
On Wednesday, Oct. 25, Stony Brook University hosted award-winning journalist and author Jeff Goodell to discuss climate change in the school’s presidential lecture series. President Maurie McInnis hosted the discussion in which the two discussed Goodell’s work in documenting climate change.
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Tarana Burke speaking at Stony Brook University back in 2018. STATESMAN FILE

The Presidential Lecture Series presents a talk with activist Tarana Burke

Melanie Navarro May 10, 2021
On April 21, Stony Brook University President Maurie McInnis presented a conversation with activist and Me Too movement founder Tarana Burke as a part of the Presidential Lecture Series.
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Jelani Cobb at the Presidential Lecture Series on Oct. 28. MAYA BROWN/THE STATESMAN

Journalist Jelani Cobb addresses microaggressions in Presidential Lecture

Maya Brown November 2, 2019
Dr. Jelani Cobb, an American writer, author and educator, spoke as part of the University’s Presidential Lecture Series on Monday, Oct. 28. During the lecture, Cobb discussed microaggressions and the pursuit of equity in the U.S.
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President Stanley and Clarence Jones on Wednesday, May 1 in the Sidney Gelber Auditorium.  MAYA BROWN/THE STATESMAN

Clarence Jones lectures on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Maya Brown May 4, 2019
Dr. Clarence Jones, a scholar writer in residence at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research & Education Institute at Stanford University and adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco, spoke as part of the Presidential Lecture Series on Wednesday, May 1.
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Professor Stephanie Kelton  NOOR LONE/STATESMAN FILE

Presidential Lecture Series: Professor Stephanie Kelton debunks the national debt

Lisseth Aguilar October 17, 2018
Kelton described the debate over the national debt as a “bipartisan chorus,” since both parties in Washington agree that having such a high debt will produce dangerous economic consequences for future generations. Contrarily, she argues that deficits are necessary for economic growth.
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Carl Bernstein gives lecture on government for Presidential Lecture Series

Kelly Zegers November 19, 2013
As part of the Presidential Lecture series presented by Stony Brook President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author and visiting professor Carl Bernstein offered his insight in a lecture called “Why Isn’t Our Government Working—And Can It?”
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