Dr. Amy Marschilok on “Electrochemical Energy Storage Systems: Progress and Opportunities”

On Tuesday, March 12, 2019, Dr. Amy Marschilok presented “Electrochemical Energy Storage Systems: Progress and Opportunities” in the Special Collections Seminar Room of the Melville Library.   Dr. Marschilok discussed how human development and quality of life are directly related

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North Reading Room Spring Student Art Show

    Stop by the second floor of North Reading Room in Melville Library to see the new installation of the Spring 2019 Student Art Show. Thank you to Cici Lampa for organizing and curating this semester’s show! Artists include

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Women’s History in the Health Sciences

Women’s History month is a celebration of the shared stories and achievements of so many influential and well known figures. From American Abolitionist Harriet Tubman to American Astronomer Vera Rubin, there is no shortage of inspirational narratives. So this month

Posted in Academic Subjects, Databases, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Electronic Resources, Health Sciences Library, History, Libraries, Library Outreach, Library Science, Medicine, STEM, Stony Brook University, Women's Studies

Special Collections Announces Mary Olmsted Johnson Archive and Exhibition

Special Collections has acquired an important collection of artwork, papers, and artifacts documenting the life and artistry of Mary Olmsted Johnson (1890-1950). It is a trove for researchers studying social realism, art created during the period of the Great Depression

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Elect Her: A talk in honor of Women’s History Month

On Tuesday, March 12, Cathrine Duffy, Associate Director for Student Support in the Office of the Dean of Students, gave a talk on engaging young women in the political process as a way to increase their representation in political offices.

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“Long Road to Freedom” Exhibition: Special Collections at the Long Island Museum

A rare manuscript from Special Collections documenting slavery on Long Island is currently on view through May 27 at the Long Island Museum in Stony Brook. Featured in the new exhibition “Long Road to Freedon: Surviving Slavery on Long Island” is

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Celebrating Women’s History Month with Literary Karaoke

On March 6th, students, faculty, and staff gathered to celebrate Women’s History Month with literary karaoke.  Participants read from favorite texts, discussed important themes, and discovered new works.         Please join the University Libraries for two more events

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Rare Long Island Maps from Special Collections Featured at Reboli Center

Rare maps from Special Collections are currently on view through May 5 in the History Gallery at the Reboli Center for Art and History in Stony Brook. The exhibition runs concurrently with On the Road, a selection of paintings by Joseph

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Dr. Steven Glynn on “How ATP-fueled Biological Motors Drive the Processes of Life”

On February 19, 2019, Dr. Steven Glynn from the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology presented his intriguing research on ATP (adenosine triphosphate).   In his talk, Dr. Glynn explained that the process of ATP being converted to ADP (adenosine

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Students Research Author Pietro di Donato in Special Collections

Professor Simone Brioni’s EGL 333/HUI 333 class “Italian American Experience in Literature” visited Special Collections to conduct original research using the Pietro di Donato Collection on Thursday, February 28. Students examined, evaluated, and discussed manuscripts, correspondence, artifacts, and published works

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