Dr. Chang Kee Jung on Capturing Innovations and Underlying Physics in Sports

On September 19, Dr. Chang Kee Jung, SUNY Distinguished Professor in Physics, kicked off the first lecture of the fall 2017 University Libraries STEM Speakers Series and engaged audiences with his talk, “Capturing Innovations and Underlying Physics in Sports” in

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Siegel Family and Friends Fund Rare Finds

Read in Stony Brook Matters how contributions from the Siegel family, their friends, and Stony Brook colleagues funded the Dorothy J. and Ronald W. Siegel Rare Book Endowment, now a $50,000 endowment enriching the University’s special collections of rare books and

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Art in the Jazz Age: Sep. 26

The Art in Focus Lecture Series returns on September 26th with Charles A. Riley II, director of the Nassau County Museum of Art, discussing the creative and social ferment of 1920s Paris.     Drawing on his 2017 book, Free

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Special Collections Hosts Tours and More on Culper Spy Day

More than 100 visitors experienced history first-hand in Special Collections on Saturday, September 16 for the third annual Culper Spy Day. Through guided tours, they learned about the spy ring and viewed SBU’s two original George Washington letters written during the American Revolution.

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Library Colloquium, September 21st

Please join the University Libraries for a colloquium event to showcase the research and professional development activities of our faculty and staff.  We will meet at 1:00 on September 21st in the Learning Lab on the first floor of the

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Art Crawl Draws Enthusiastic Crowd

A large crowd of art enthusiasts attended the Art Crawl yesterday (Sept. 14, 2017). Art Crawls unite Stony Brook University’s galleries through a series of free, guided tours led by expert curators. They are supported by a Presidential Mini-Grant for Department

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Tech Spotlight: Chegg

Chegg is a one stop shop for textbook rentals, homework help and tutoring, test prep, internship and job searches, and scholarships. Perhaps best known for its textbook rental and purchase services, Chegg offers physical and online copies of textbooks, and will

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Library Liaisons & Information Literacy @ the University Libraries

Welcome back! We’re very excited to have seen many of you in our course-integrated instruction sessions these past two weeks and hope to share ideas with many more of you this semester!   For those faculty who would like to

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Art in Focus Recap

The Art in Focus Lecture Series got off to a riveting start last night with a talk from Susan Davidson and Carol Stringari of the Guggenheim Museum. The topic was the conservation of Jackson Pollock’s 1947 masterpiece, Alchemy.   Susan

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New Acquisition: 1775 Brookhaven Land Deed Signed by Culper Spy

Special Collections has an exciting new acquisition just in time for Culper Spy Day: an original manuscript land deed signed by Culper Spy Ring member Caleb Brewster and Justus Roe, brother of spy Austin Roe, transferring land from Selah Hulse

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