How to ship a 17-ton magnet from Long Island to Illinois
Dec02

How to ship a 17-ton magnet from Long Island to Illinois

How to ship a 17-ton magnet from Long Island to Illinois Popular Science — Physicists at a lab in Illinois needed a superconducting magnet to study muons, fleeting subatomic particles. The answer lay with a used magnet at Stony Brook University partner Brookhaven National Laboratory on Long Island. If Fermi scientists could move it, they could have it. The magnet, however, couldn’t be dismantled. And it had to be shipped with the...

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10 Musicians That Made It Big After SUNY
Nov19

10 Musicians That Made It Big After SUNY

If you follow along, we recently explored SUNY Alumni In Television and Movies This Semester to great acclaim! So, naturally, it is time to highlight talented SUNY alumni in music. This fits perfectly with the start of Round I of Music Madness, which pits 13 of some of the top musical artists in the SUNY system against each other to discover who is the voters’ favorite SUNY star. Of those who have attended a SUNY school before...

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5 Things That The Cold Weather Gives You Excuses To Do
Nov14

5 Things That The Cold Weather Gives You Excuses To Do

This month brought the first freeze across much of New York State and with it, snow. The end of the fall semester and beginning of the spring semester on SUNY campuses sees a lot of beautifully cold weather (AKA, activities). Since SUNY has campuses on Long Island, in New York City, the Adirondack Mountains, on a Great Lake, near the Canadian Border, and close to Niagara Falls, the weather itself varies but climate is very similar:...

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Alumni Roundup: Week of October 15, 2013
Oct15

Alumni Roundup: Week of October 15, 2013

See What SUNY Alumni are Accomplishing This Week! In addition to our regular Alumni Profile series, we hear about great things our graduates are doing around the country. Why not share them? Inside the secretive New York City Garde Robe headquarters, The New York Times examines how some, including Fashion Institute of Technology graduates, are keeping luxury garments in museum-quality conditions. Tom Fontana, Buffalo State...

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New SUNY Oswego Center Reinforces STEM Commitment
Oct09

New SUNY Oswego Center Reinforces STEM Commitment

STEM education is the study of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. These four general areas of study are extremely important in keeping up with advancement. Across New York State, STEM careers are growing 2.5 times faster than the non-STEM average growth. SUNY has been working to increase STEM education, and furthermore keeping New York and the United States as the technological and economical leader of the global...

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Governor Cuomo Announces Biodex Medical Systems to Manufacture Mobility Device Patented at Stony Brook University
Oct01

Governor Cuomo Announces Biodex Medical Systems to Manufacture Mobility Device Patented at Stony Brook University

New York Company Reaches Licensing Agreement with SUNY, Research Foundation Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a licensing agreement between the Research Foundation for SUNY and Biodex Medical Systems for Mobility Assist, a device that was patented at Stony Brook University (SBU) that will help people who have trouble standing up or sitting down become more independently mobile. “Having a New York company bring to market a...

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Seawolf Sails Rescued Dolphin Home in Time for the Holidays
Sep30

Seawolf Sails Rescued Dolphin Home in Time for the Holidays

Last month Stony Brook University’s 80′ research vessel, Seawolf, steered Roxanne back home. Roxanne, a rescued Risso’s dolphin that was found trapped on a sand bar in the Great South Bay, was nurtured back to health by the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation. After nearly 3 months of rehabilitation, Roxanne was finally brought back into her natural habitat. In 2009, Stony Brook University’s School of...

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Research: Protecting New Yorkers Against the Next Big Storm
Sep23

Research: Protecting New Yorkers Against the Next Big Storm

A year ago next month, New York and the Northeastern U.S. was hit by the biggest storm in recent memory — Hurricane Sandy. As the effects of the storm are still seen today — losses that total $68 billion and countless people displaced — SUNY is continuing its work to ensure a safer and more predictable landfall should another Sandy-sized storm hit the region. When Hurricane Sandy brought the Eastern seaboard to a...

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