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C a m p u s   A n n o u n c e m e n t s
Vol. # 09 Issue #   41

     Read the Announcements Archives at

T a b l e   o f   C o n t e n t s
01. Administrative
    1. Inauguration of Samuel L. Stanley, Jr., MD 

    2. Research Foundation Lecturer/Independent Contractor Payments 

    3. PeopleSoft and SOLAR Will Be Down Oct. 16-18 for Major System 

03. Workshops/Courses/Training
    1. Powerful Presentations 

    2. ...And Justice For All/Diversity 101 

    3. EH&S is now offering additional courses on Blackboard! 

    4. Using Mid-Semester Feedback for Ongoing Course Improvement 

    5. Keep Students in Sync or Enforce Prior Learning: Schedule Access 
Using Blackboard's Adaptive Release Feature 

    6. Engage students by enabling them to document what they are 
learning: blogs and wikis in Blackboard 

    7. Using Writing to Teach Critical Thinking 

    8. Library Tips & Tools for Mac Users 

    9. Is English Your Second Language? 

    10. Is Entrerpreneurship an Option for You? 

    11. Learn lots of tips and tricks for how to work in Lotus Notes 

    12. Empower Your Browser with Zotero 

    13. Research Skills for Comparative Literary & Cultural Studies 

    14. How to Avoid Plagiarism 

    15. Extra! Extra! Become an Expert at Finding New & Historic Newspaper 

    16. Recognize Learning Styles and How They Influence Student Success 

    17. Showcase Your Teaching, Research and Professional Development: 
Design and Develop Your Professional Teaching ePortfolio 

    18. Increase Student Access and Enrollment by Reducing Face-to-Face 
Class Time: Hybrid/Blended Course Design 

    19. Capture and Distribute Live Lecture Notes by Digitally Writing and 
Drawing on the Projector Screen 

    20. Teaching and Mentoring Graduate Students - Special Workshop for 
1st and 2nd Year Faculty 

    21. Will This Be on the Test: Confusion Proof Your Syllabus 

    22. A Picture Says a Thousand Words: Create and Edit Images to Enhance 
Your Course Content 

    23. Turn Your Learn On:  Youtube, Itunes And Other Web Multimedia For 

    24. Endnote For Chemists 

    25. EAP Lunchtime Learning - Labyrinth Walking 

    26. EAP Lunchtime Learning - Dying to Drive:Keeping Teens Safe on the 

    27. Get Your Learn On: Web Research 2.0 

    28. Practical Skills For Supervisors... Now Two days!!! 

    29. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month 

    30. Benefits (State & Research) 

    31. Search And Selection/Effective Interviewing Techniques 

    32. Aes/Smrt Training 

    33. State Appointments 

    34. Managing IFR Accounts 

    35. Idependent Contractor Workshop 

    36. Graduate Student Workshop 

    37. HRS Training for Supervisors of Student Assistants and Federal 
04. Hospital Workshops/Training
    1. The Emerging Leader Program - A Leadership Development Program for 
Supervisors and Managers 
05. Conferences/Seminars/Lectures
    1. Laufer Center for Computational Biology and Genome Sciences 

    2. Topics in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Seminar 

    3. Senior Citizen Law Day: October 17th, 2009 Professional to provide 
free educational seminars designed to assist families in life planning. 

    4. Chemistry Department Seminar 

    5. Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series Lecture 

    6. Stemming the Tide of Ocean Extinctions 

    7. Sorting Fact from Fiction in the News 

    8. Jules Feiffer, SB Southampton, October 14 at 7 PM 

    9. Center for Italian Studies/Alfonse D'Amato Chair Series Lecture: 
Vincenzo Pascale, Rutgers University 

    10. Dr. Manthia Diawara, New York University, to speak at Humanities 
Institute Wednesday, October 14th 4PM Humanities 1006 

    11. Ecology & Evolution Seminar "Understanding the Ecology & Evolution 
of Infectious Disease Using Genomic Sequencing" 

    12. Does Prehistory Matter in the 21st Century? 

    13. School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences Friday Colloquium Series 
- SoMAS 

    14. Department of Chemistry Seminar 

    15. University of Missouri School of Medicine, Information Session 
06. Hosp/HSC Conferences/Seminars/Lectures
    1. Pharmacological Sciences 

    2. Abhimanyu Garg, MD, "Leptin Therapy: The Promise, the 
Disappointment and the Silver Lining" 
07. Charitable
    1. C.S.E.A. Local 614 Fundraiser 

    2. We Need You To Support The SBU Cat Network 

    3. Put Your Old Phone to Good Use!! 

    4. Domestic Violence Awarness Month - Partners in Purple 2009 
08. Culture & Entertainment
    1. Wellness Center 3 Day Free Pass!!! 

    2. The Khoomei Taiko Ensemble 

    3. Film: A Tale of Two Sisters 

    4. Sita Sings the Blues 

    5. Harpsichord Performance in the University Bookstore on October 14 

    6. Astonished Harvest: Poetry Workshop 

    7. Folk-rock legend Willie Nile returns to play Stony Brook at The 
University Cafe Sunday October 18th 2 P.M. 

    8. Inauguration "Communiversity" Day 

    9. Inauguration Musical Showcase 
09. For-Pay Workshops/Courses
    1. Adobe Fireworks CS3 

    2. Creating Dynamic Presentations with PowerPoint 

    3. Maximizing Your 401k - Retiring in a Down Economy 

    4. Group Ballroom Dance Lessons 

    5. The Khoomei Taiko Ensemble: Drumming workshop 

    6. A Workshop on Breath And Core Support by Fulbright Scholar Sabrina 
Castillo from Guatemala City, Friday October 16: 11AM-2PM 

    7. Adobe Photoshop CS3 

    8. Tai Chi and Chi Kung: Balance Enhancement and Fall Prevention. 
Taught by Laura Shapiro. Sat, Oct 17: 2:30-4:30pm 

    9. Falling: A workshop on the dance techniques of falling. Taught by 
Heather Connolly Granger of MadCap Dance Company 

    10. Employee Class: Body/Mind Centering for Stress Reduction. 
Wednesday, October 14; 5-6PM. Taught by Amy Yopp Sullivan. 
10. Research
    1. Do You Have Heart Failure? 

    2. Efficacy and Safety of VICRIVIROC in HIV-Infected Treatment Naive 

    3. Does Your Child Have ADHD And Severe Problems With Aggression? 

    4. Research Volunteers Wanted Seniors 60 and Over 

    5. Volunteers Needed for a Study of Normal Child Emotions 

    6. Seeking Volunteers With Recent Diagnosis of Type I Diabetes 
11. Miscellaneous
    1. Wednesday morning Fitness and Nature Walk through the Ashley Schiff 

    2. University PreSchool Registration Now Open! 

    3. Campus Child Care Available 

    4. To accelerate your studies, use your breaks... 

    5. Estee Lauder Special Invitation Warehouse Sale 

    6. General Job & Internship Fair (Business, Healthcare, Government, 
Non-Profit, Human Services & Communications) 
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