SUNY Leads the Way to 21st Century Innovation
Jan07

SUNY Leads the Way to 21st Century Innovation

Over the past decade, New York’s Upstate, Central, and Western regions have been transformed from retired industry into technical paradises.  From the entrepreneurial and medical hubs in the greater Buffalo region to the biomedical advancements and investments taking place in the Rochester/Syracuse area to the nanotechnology revolution in the Mohawk Valley continuing east to the Capital Region, New York State’s economical...

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Alumni Profile: Craig Coon
Nov27

Alumni Profile: Craig Coon

Alumni Profiles is an ongoing series highlighting successful graduates who, with a SUNY education, achieved interesting and influential careers. Craig Coon is a successful student-turned-engineer and avid runner. Coon is best known for his stunning finishes in the Boston Marathon (28th overall), the Lake Placid Iron Man (2nd in age group), and winning the Lehigh Valley Health Network Marathon, to name a few.  Coon was a runner from an...

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Research: Rashes? You May Want to Rethink Your Cell Phone
Nov19

Research: Rashes? You May Want to Rethink Your Cell Phone

  Research released last week suggests that people who suffer from nickel and cobalt allergies may need to be careful when selecting a cell phone. A bank of mobile devices researched in a study led by a Stony Brook University Associate Professor revealed that some expose cobalt, nickel, or even both. Cobalt and nickel are two sources of allergies in people that can cause swelling, itching, and blistering where exposed. Numerous...

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Join the SUNY Team at United Way’s Bridge Walk in New York City This Saturday
Sep25

Join the SUNY Team at United Way’s Bridge Walk in New York City This Saturday

Join the SUNY Team at the United Way Bridge Walk in New York City this Saturday, September 29!  The procession will make its way across the Brooklyn Bridge to show its support of United Way’s mission to “raise awareness of the need to bridge critical gaps in educational achievement, income stability and access to healthy food for low-income New Yorkers.” SUNY is a major economic driver in the downstate region and our efforts to...

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Stony Brook University Rooftop Garden A Win-Win
Sep18

Stony Brook University Rooftop Garden A Win-Win

A group of volunteers and interns, with a little help from Mother Nature, have turned a rooftop of Stony Brook University’s Medical Center into a bountiful vegetable garden.  In first year that the garden has been grown, the University has yielded enough crops to incorporate them into at least one meal a day for patients. The “farm”, appropriately named Stony Brook Heights, is headed by the Hospital’s Department of Family Medicine,...

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Start Smart! How to Get a Healthy Start to the School Year
Aug29

Start Smart! How to Get a Healthy Start to the School Year

On New Year’s Day, millions of people make resolutions to start the year off right. People want to face challenges, look good and feel good, and live a better life than the previous year. Some of the most popular resolutions include “eat healthy food, get fit, lose weight, and manage stress” (source). At college, a new school year can come with many new changes; new home, new roommates, and a new schedule. It also provides a new...

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