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Stony Brook University unveils rebuilt athletic fields

Stony Brook University, founded in 1957, is a

(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Stony Brook University has opened 9 square acres of newly renovated athletic fields, doubling the size of outdoor sports venues for students and upgrading the space during a yearlong renovation.

The $3 million project includes new turf, netting, lighting, bleachers and bench seating. The fields are located in the southern part of the campus, off Stony Brook Road.

The funding came from...

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Doctors to highlight cancer prevention, treatment developments

The Stony Brook University campus on Saturday, March

(Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara)

Cancer specialists will be at Stony Brook University Saturday for a discussion about the latest advances in the prevention, diagnosis, management and treatment of several types of cancer.

The keynote speaker is Dr. Michael W. Schuster, a hematologic cancer expert, who will talk about trials, treatments and progress.

Cancer cases are expected to rise by 57 percent worldwide in the next...

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