Rescheduled: University Libraries Presents: STEM Speaker Series, Dr. Ya Wang

The second lecture of the Spring 2018 STEM Speaker Series, given by Dr. Ya Wang from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was rescheduled to Friday, March 30, 2018 from 2pm-3pm.   Title: “Optically chopped PIR sensor for occupancy detection” New

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University Libraries Hosted World Renowned Chamber Music Ensemble, the Emerson String Quartet, for their 40th Anniversary Celebration

University Libraries in collaboration with the Music Department and Office of the Provost celebrated four decades of achievements of the Emerson String Quartet with the launching of an exhibit followed by a panel discussion featuring all members of the Emerson

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**University Libraries Operating on a Modified Schedule**

Thursday, March 22, 2018 – Updated: 2:22pm Due to inclement weather, the University Libraries are operating on a modified schedule. For updates on university-wide closings, please visit SB Alerts.   The following libraries have modified hours: North Reading Room: 9:30am – Midnight

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University Libraries & Career Center Collaborate to Discuss Women, Wages, and Work

As part of the University Libraries’ programming in honor of Women’s History Month, we collaborated with the SBU Career Center to present a workshop, “Women, Wages, and Work.”  This event featured presentations by Dr. Alfreda James of the Career Center

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Art Crawl March 28: Medieval Manuscripts, MFA Works, and Potatoes!

Art Crawl: March 28 from 3pm to 5pm (new date due to inclement weather) Tour Special Collections, Alloway Gallery, Zuccaire Gallery and the Wang Center. RSVPs are not necessary. Join at any stop along the crawl!   Stony Brook University is

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New in Special Collections: Pioneering Journalist Jane Howard Perkins

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Special Collections is highlighting its collections of trailblazing and pioneering women.   Jane Howard Perkins (1912-2011) was a resident of Old Field, Setauket, NY. She studied archaeology at Radcliffe (Harvard) and participated in early excavations at

Posted in Arts & Humanities, History, Journalism, Social Sciences, Special Collections & University Archives, Women's Studies

University Libraries Presents: STEM Speaker Series, Dr. Liliana M. Dávalos

The University Libraries is very pleased to announce its third lecture of the spring 2018 STEM Speaker Series presented by Dr. Liliana M. Dávalos, Department of Ecology and Evolution. Her talk, “Extinction, extinction: how it was and how to stop

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Patient Safety Awareness Week is Here!

March 11-17, 2018 is Patient Safety Awareness Week. This special event helps bring awareness to issues in patient safety. Patient safety is not only relevant to healthcare providers, but includes the general public as well, since we are all patients

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SBU Libraries Colloquium Event, March 15th

On March 15th at 1pm, the University Libraries will hold the first event in the Spring 2018 Colloquium Series.  These events feature the research and professional development activities of SBU Libraries’ faculty and staff, while creating a forum for interdisciplinary

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From Special Collections: Trailblazer Helen Hull Jacobs

In celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8) and Women’s History Month, Special Collections is highlighting its collections of trailblazing and pioneering women.   Helen Hull Jacobs (1908-1997) served as a commander in the U.S. Navy intelligence during World War II,

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