Stony Brook Univeristy

NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research via AP

The ocean absorbs more carbon dioxide than it releases back into the atmosphere. Researchers say that will turn the water acidic someday.

Courtesy of Stony Brook University Food Pantry

As part of a plan to fight student hunger, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed in his State of the State address that every SUNY and CUNY campus have a food pantry.


Stony Brook University’s Global News Literacy Conference concluded after three days of workshops to try to create a proper curriculum on how to teach news literacy and combat fake news.

News Literacy professors from Poland, Russia, Vietnam, Hong Kong and Argentina gathered at Stony Brook to exchange ideas on how to promote and teach news literacy courses.

Howard Schneider, Dean of Stony Brook’s School of Journalism, says news literacy courses are needed because of the rise of fake news.