Campus Announcements for the week of 11/15/2010



Table of Contents


01. Administrative
1. New Way for Faculty and Staff to Purchase Microsoft Office

2. Blackboard is going to be updated!

3. Campus Dining Special Hours of Service- Thanksgiving Week

4. Research News from the Office of the Vice President for Research

5. Arts & Sciences Senate meets today at 3:30 in the Javits Room of the Melville Library

03. Workshops/Courses/Training
1. What is MySBfiles and why is it important?

2. Basic Computer Literacy For Your Business

3. Blackboard 9.1: Upgrade information and upcoming workshops!

4. Are you a new Lotus Notes user. Join us on Nov 23 to learn lots of e-mail tips and tricks.

5. Main Campus Procurement Department Offering Workshops on State and Research Procurement this Fall

6. Managing Your Research Using Endnote: Advanced Endnote

7. ATC Workshop: Pointing your Faculty in the Right Direction

8. Employee Health & Wellness presents : Free Nutritional Education For All Employees! Only 2 More Sessions to go for 2010!

9. Search And Selection/Effective Interviewing

10. Counseling Process for Supervisors of Research Foundation Employees

11. Civil Service in a Nutshell

12. Web 2.0, Social media & Networking Tools

13. Using a SharePoint Site: Document Libraries

14. College Teaching IV

04. Hospital Workshops/Training
1. Office Of Curriculum Affairs And Faculty Development: Acgme Faculty Development Workshop: Duty Hours Fatigue and GME

05. Conferences/Seminars/Lectures
1. Topics in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Seminar

2. Chemistry Department

3. Provost Grad Student Lecture: Wed, 11/17 at 4:00, "Bio-Mimetic Response of Thermally Sprayed Ceramics" (Dwivedi, Materials Science)

4. the Humanities Institute presents Dr. Paula Findlen (Stanford University) in the Histories of Modernity Project Series

5. Center for Italian Studies Lecture by Professor Alan Hartman (Mercy College) November 16, 5:20 pm.

6. Ecology and Evolution Seminar

7. Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series Lecture

8. Biochemistry & Cell Biology Seminar: Thursday, November 18, 2010

9. Literature & Printmaking in Puerto Rico, by Arcadio Diaz Quinones

10. Teaching & Learning Winter Colloquium 2011 : Call for ideas/presentations

06. Hosp/HSC Conferences/Seminars/Lectures
1. History of Medicine Lecture

2. Pharmacological Sciences Seminar Series

3. Is it just heartburn, or is it GERD?

07. Charitable
1. SUNY Stony Brook Supports Island Harvest

2. SUNY Stony Brook Supports Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island

3. Food for Thought: SBU Community Donation Campaign

4. CEAS Annual "Give to Get" Holiday Potluck!!!

5. Give the Gift of Thanksgiving

08. Culture & Entertainment
1. Korean Film Series: La Grande Chef

2. Ken Peplowsk in "Welcome to the Club" at Staller Center

3. UNITI Cultural Center 2nd Annual Culture Captured Photo Contest Application Deadline: December 10

4. Galumpha, a family show, at Staller Center, Sunday at 4 pm

5. Stony Brook Men's & Women's Basketball Events

6. C.S.E.A. Local 614 Annual Holiday Event

7. Ellis Paul's annual Thanksgiving weekend concert at The University Cafe Sunday, November 28th 2 P.M.

09. For-Pay Workshops/Courses
1. Defensive Driving Program for UUP Members

10. Research
1. TOSCA (Treatment of Severe Childhood Aggression)

2. Are you a worrier? Are you always anxious, and/or are you currently depressed?

3. Feeling Depressed, Your Child needs help with Social Skills, Need Help with Parenting?

11. Miscellaneous
1. University Preschool Now Registering

2. Thanksgiving Pie Sale

3. 40% Off Select Clothing @ Matthews HSC Books and Uniforms

4. Free IBM & Toshiba printer ribbons

5. Free coffee and discounts for Seawolves MarketPlace Facebook Fans

6. Job Opportunity - Payroll Associate

7. Auxiliary Cookbook Sale

8. Benefit Luncheon - November 18

9. Leadership 2010 Model Course ePortfolios

10. Thanksgiving Is Next Week! Table Toppers and Imaginative Guest Gifts at the Wang Center Gift Shop




01. Administrative

1. New Way for Faculty and Staff to Purchase Microsoft Office

As part of the University's new Microsoft Campus Agreement for Faculty and Staff, employees on West Campus and HSC's Clinical Practice Management Plan (CPMP) are eligible to purchase Microsoft Office 2010 products for their home computers for $9.99 through Microsoft's Software Assurance Home Use Program (HUP).

http://it.cc.stonybrook.edu/news/1923

Submitted by: Kerrin Perniciaro/DoIT

2. Blackboard is going to be updated!

Stony Brook is upgrading to Blackboard 9.1 on December 28, 2010.
The TLT will be hosting several workshops leading up to this change,
so please join us for a demonstration of 9.1's new features, and a Q&A
session with Stony Brook's Blackboard Support staff!
Check Campus Announcements or the TLT website weekly to see when the
workshops are being offered!

https://tlt.stonybrook.edu/Events/Lists/Scheduled%20Events/Faculty%20Calendar.aspx

Submitted by: Teaching, Learning + Technology

3. Campus Dining Special Hours of Service- Thanksgiving Week

Campus Dining will be operating under special hours of service during Thanksgiving week, November 24th through November 28th. Please visit the Campus Dining website, www.campusdining.org, for detailed hours and information.

http://campusdining.org

Submitted by: Vincent Gentile/FSA

4. Research News from the Office of the Vice President for Research

The November 2010 issue of "Research News" can be found at:

http://www.stonybrook.edu/research/news/RN/resnew101109.shtml

Submitted by: Peter Saal/Res

5. Arts & Sciences Senate meets today at 3:30 in the Javits Room of the Melville Library

Tentative Agenda:
1. Approval of Agenda
2. Approval of minutes from October
3. Senate President's Report (E. Mendieta)
4. PTC Report (G. Matthews)
5. New Electronic Student Evaluations (P. Aceves)
6. USG Resolution on Online Course Evaluations
7. Dean's Report (N. Squires)
8. Old Business
9. New Business

Submitted by: Laurie Theobalt/Prov



03. Workshops/Courses/Training

1. What is MySBfiles and why is it important?

Click here to register for this quick session on Wed Nov 17 from 11:30-12:15. Learn about the advantages of using MySBfiles to store your important files.

http://naples.cc.sunysb.edu/DoIT/trainingclasses.nsf/sbfiles

Submitted by: Kim Rant/DoIT

2. Basic Computer Literacy For Your Business

Learn how to manage your business data with new technology, starting with the basics.
November 30, 2010; 9am-11am
Middle Country Public Library
101 Eastwood Blvd, Centereach, NY
To register, please call Elizabeth Malafi at (631) 585-9393x296. This workshop is sponsored and organized in part by the Small Business Development Center.

Submitted by: Kathleen Derryberry/CEAS

3. Blackboard 9.1: Upgrade information and upcoming workshops!

Stony Brook University is upgrading to Blackboard 9.1 on December 28, 2010. This new version of Blackboard incorporates the tools we've grown accustomed to in previous versions with several new features and interface changes.
See Upgrade Central on our blog for more information: http://blackboard.blog.stonybrook.edu/blackboard-91-upgrade-central/
TLT is offering biweekly workshops and webinars to demonstrate the new features of 9.1 starting October 26. Check our calendar and register today: https://tlt.stonybrook.edu/Events/Lists/Scheduled%20Events/Faculty%20Calendar.aspx

https://tlt.stonybrook.edu/Events/Lists/Scheduled%20Events/Faculty%20Calendar.aspx

Submitted by: TLT's Blackboard Support Team

4. Are you a new Lotus Notes user. Join us on Nov 23 to learn lots of e-mail tips and tricks.

Click here to register for "Welcome to Lotus Notes: You Have Mail".

http://it.cc.stonybrook.edu/get_help/notes_class_welcome

Submitted by: Kim Rant/DoIT

5. Main Campus Procurement Department Offering Workshops on State and Research Procurement this Fall

The Main Campus Procurement Office is offering Training Workshops on State and Research Foundation Procurement Process Requirements from November 30 to December 3. These Workshops will serve as a refresher for existing staff and will be informative and helpful for new staff. Workshops will provide staff with a better understanding of Procurement Policies and Procedures and the requirements of both OSC (Office of the State comptroller) and the Research Foundation. The Workshops also includes a session that provides the knowledge and tools needed to properly Monitor Contracts and a hands on Specification Writing session for Contracts. In addition, new sessions have been added to the Workshop; Research Procurement, Property Control/Central Receiving and Revocable Permits. All are invited and encouraged to attend one or all sessions.Seats are limited and recommend registering as soon as possible. For further information, please contact Fran Gandia at 2.9094.

Submitted by: Fran Gandia/Admin

6. Managing Your Research Using Endnote: Advanced Endnote

For those who are using EndNote already, but have specific questions, or want to learn how to take advantage of ALL the advanced features and customization options. EndNote Advanced offers: customize filters and output styles, attaching PDF documents, objects and images, footnotes and figure numbering, and creating term lists and a traveling library. Wednesday, November 17 @ 1:00 PM for 1.5 hours. Register @ http://www.library.stonybrook.edu/node/725.

Submitted by: Yuet Tran/Lib

7. ATC Workshop: Pointing your Faculty in the Right Direction

Please join us on Nov. 19th @ 11:00 am to learn about new policies, procedures and resources for teaching and classroom support. Highlights: Know who to contact for teaching & classroom issues; familiarize yourself with services available through the Faculty Center, AV Service Counter and IT Help Desk; Understand Classroom Facilities and the Scheduling Process; Learn to navigate the TLT Website; Become familiar with the technology and resources available to students. Contact Marla Gorman for more information: 2-1861

Submitted by: Marla Gorman/DoIT

8. Employee Health & Wellness presents : Free Nutritional Education For All Employees! Only 2 More Sessions to go for 2010!

Need help with managing weight loss, diabetes or other health issues?
Employee Health & Wellness is sponsoring Nutritional Education. These 30-minute sessions are FREE, individual, private and confidential. Call Employee Health & Wellness at 444-7767. Don't forget...here come the holidays!! All are welcome!

Submitted by: Maria Loret De Mola/UHMC

9. Search And Selection/Effective Interviewing

11/18/2010 9:00am 11:00am
This workshop will provide you with the knowledge to conduct fair and equitable search for the perfect candidate.
Key Highlights:
-Resume Screening Documents
-Search Committees
-Legal vs Illegal interview questions
-How to conduct reference checks
Target Audience: Any person who is responsible for the recruitment, interviewing, and/or hiring of new employee

http://naples.cc.sunysb.edu/training/hrclasses.nsf/wc0010

Submitted by: Lillian Valdez/Admin

10. Counseling Process for Supervisors of Research Foundation Employees

12/1/2010 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
This program will provide 1st or 2nd line supervisors and managers, with information regarding the Counseling processes for non-represented Research Foundation employees in the Stony Brook University community. In addition it will provide you with the ability to support the supervisors in your departments who are faced with employee issues requiring counseling.
The session includes:
-How and when to conduct a counseling session
-The difference between a verbal and a written counseling
-How to write a counseling memo
-How to identify problem situations
-How to determine when to counsel an employee and when to seek more severe administrative action
-The roles of the supervisors, the department and employee and labor relations in the process
Target Audience: Supervisors or Managers of Research Foundation employees.
Click below to register now!

http://naples.cc.sunysb.edu/training/hrclasses.nsf/wc0016

Submitted by: Lillian Valdez/Admin

11. Civil Service in a Nutshell

12/3/2010 - 9:30am - 12:30pm
This workshop will help provide you with information about Civil Service list appointments, canvassing lists, transfers, types of appointments, and much more.
Target Audience: VP Coordinators, hiring department managers and employees seeking Civil Service list information on West Campus, South Campus, HSC, Manhattan, and Southampton.
Click below to register now!

http://naples.cc.sunysb.edu/training/hrclasses.nsf/wc0008

Submitted by: Lillian Valdez/Admin

12. Web 2.0, Social media & Networking Tools

Learn about the most influential trends for Web 2.0 in the classroom and
how they can help you reach your students.
When: 11/17 12:45-1:45
Where: The Faculty Center

Submitted by: Teaching, Learning + Technology

13. Using a SharePoint Site: Document Libraries

Create a central place online to store & work on your documents from anywhere. Share files without overwriting them when collaborating with others.
When: 11/17 12:45-1:45
Where: Melville Library, Room C1640-Comp.Classroom B

Submitted by: Teaching, Learning + Technology

14. College Teaching IV

Join the Faculty Center in it's fourth installment of College Teaching
For more information about this workshop contact The Faculty Center at 631.632.2780
When: 11/19 10:00-12:00
Where: The Faculty Center

https://tlt.stonybrook.edu/Events/Lists/Scheduled%20Events/ViewItem.aspx?List=66145c4f-2324-4bbd-a0dc-fd520a23c64f&ID=82&Source=https://tlt.stonybrook.edu/Events/Lists/Scheduled%2520Events/Faculty%2520Calendar.aspx

Submitted by: Teaching, Learning + Technology



04. Hospital Workshops/Training

1. Office Of Curriculum Affairs And Faculty Development: Acgme Faculty Development Workshop: Duty Hours Fatigue and GME

Duty Hours Fatigue and GME presented by Dr. Fred Schiavone, MD, Monday, December 6th, 2010 at 4:00PM to 5:30PM in the HSC OVP Conference Room, Level 4. These workshops are specifically designed to assist in meeting the ACGME requirements for faculty development in key areas pertaining to teaching skills of educators. There is one session per month year round. RSVP to Donna Kaufman at 4-8111 or email: dlkaufman@notes.cc.sunysb.edu

Submitted by: Donna Kaufman/UHMC



05. Conferences/Seminars/Lectures

1. Topics in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Seminar

All are welcome to attend a seminar by Professor Scott Braun from the NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center. Professor Braun will present his seminar entitled, "Re-evaluating the Role of the Saharan Air Layer in Atlantic Tropical Cyclogenesis and Evolution," on Wednesday, November 17, at 12:00 noon at the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (South Campus) in Endeavour Hall 120. Light refreshments will be served. For additional information, please contact the Institute for Terrestrial and Planetary Atmospheres at 632-8009.

http://atmos.msrc.sunysb.edu

Submitted by: Gina Gartin/SoMAS

2. Chemistry Department

On Thursday, Nov 18, 2010 Dr. Daniel King from Drexel University will be having a seminar entitled Chemical Education in Chemistry Dept, Room 412 from 4-6PM

http://www.drexel.edu/chemistry

Submitted by: Lizandia Perez/CAS

3. Provost Grad Student Lecture: Wed, 11/17 at 4:00, "Bio-Mimetic Response of Thermally Sprayed Ceramics" (Dwivedi, Materials Science)

The next lecture in the Provost Graduate Student Lecture Series is scheduled for Wednesday, November 17th at 4:00 in the Wang Center, Room 301. Gopal Dwivedi in Materials Science will talk about "The Bio-Mimetic Response of Thermally Sprayed Ceramics".
All are welcome to attend. Snacks will be served.
For a full list of lectures, please visit our website.

http://www.grad.sunysb.edu/provost.shtml

Submitted by: Alicia Derosalia/Grad

4. the Humanities Institute presents Dr. Paula Findlen (Stanford University) in the Histories of Modernity Project Series

On Thursday, November 18th 4:30PM room 1008 Humanities, Dr. Paula Findlen presents: "The Painter's Knowledge: Art and Science in 17th Century Italy".
Abstract:
One of the most important contributions to the debates about fossils in the seventeenth century came from a Sicilian painter. Agostino Scilla's Vain Speculation Undeceived by Sense (1670) combined his skills as an artist, observer, and scholar to present a new theory of fossil formation in words and images. This talk reconstructs the genesis of Scilla's project as a case study in the relations between art and science in seventeenth-century Italy.
Series coordinators are E. Ann Kaplan, SUNY Distinguished Professor and Director, Humanities Institute, Dr. Alix Cooper, Assoc. Professor, History and Dr. Douglas Pfeiffer, Asst. Professor, English. Questions? Call Ann Berrios at 631 6329983

http://www.sunysb.edu/humanities/

Submitted by: Ann Berrios/CAS

5. Center for Italian Studies Lecture by Professor Alan Hartman (Mercy College) November 16, 5:20 pm.

Center for Italian Studies Lecture by Professor Alan Hartman (Mercy College), November 16, 5:20 p.m. Topic: "Internal Migration as a Reflection of Self-empowerment and Personal Transformation for the Protagonists in the Texts: 'Fontamara; Conversation in Sicily; Christ Stopped at Eboli; and The Leopard' " Location: Stony Brook University Humanities Building, Room 1023." All are invited.

Submitted by: Josephine Fusco/CAS

6. Ecology and Evolution Seminar

3:30 P.M., Wednesday, November 17, 2010, Life Sciences Building, Room 038. "Phylogenetic Insights Into Hummingbird Community Ecology," Dr. Juan L. Parra, Department of Ecology and Evolution, Stony Brook University. Host: Dr. Catherine Graham. If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call: The Department of Ecology and Evolution at (631) 632-8600.

Submitted by: Martha Nolan/CAS

7. Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series Lecture

Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series Lecture
"Bioengineered Silk Proteins for New Biomaterials"
David Kaplan, Ph.D.
Stern Family Professor of Engineering
Professor & Chair
Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
Tufts University
Medford, MA
Wed., Nov. 17, 2010
Health Sciences Center, L2, LH 3
4:00 PM

Submitted by: Anne Marie Dusatko/CEAS

8. Biochemistry & Cell Biology Seminar: Thursday, November 18, 2010

You are cordially invited to attend a seminar given by Dr. John Rudolph, Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, entitled, "Scientists in the Classroom, Past, Present, Future Contributions". It will be held on Thursday, November 18, 2010 in room 038 Life Sciences Building at 4:00pm. Hosted by Dr. David Bynum. Coffee, tea & cookies will be available at 3:30pm.



Submitted by: Jessica Kuhn/CAS

9. Literature & Printmaking in Puerto Rico, by Arcadio Diaz Quinones

The Department of Hispanic Languages & Literature presents Literatura y Arte grafica en Puerto Rico, a lecture by Arcadio Diaz Quinones
Wednesday November 17 at 12:45
Melville Library N3060
Professor Diaz Quinones (Professor emeritus, Princeton University) is one of the most renowned intellectuals in the Hispanic Caribbean. He is the author of many books and articles on Latin American intellectual and cultural history, among them El arte de bregar (2000) and Sobre los principios: los intelectuales caribenos y la tradicion (2006). In addition, he has edited works by Juan Ramon Jimenez, Tomas
Blanco, Cintio Vitier, and Jose Luis Gonzalez, as well as the volume El Caribe entre imperios (1997).
The lecture will be held in Spanish and is open to the public

http://sites.google.com/site/pfirbas/newsandevents

Submitted by: Lena Burgos-Lafuente/CAS

10. Teaching & Learning Winter Colloquium 2011 : Call for ideas/presentations

5th Annual Exploring Stony Brook's Teaching & Learning Resources Winter Colloquium
Monday, January 10th & Tuesday, January 11th, 2011
Call for faculty to share your teaching experiences at Stony Brook
Deadline: Sunday December 19th, 2010
We are seeking individuals to share their teaching and learning experiences. Areas of interested include, but are not limited to:
- Adobe Connect (SB Connect)
- Blackboard
- Echo 360 (SB Capture)
- eInstruction (clickers)
- engaging students
- ePortfolios
- experiential learning
- group based learning
- large lectures
- mid semester feedback
- online teaching
- problem based learning
- simulations/models
Submit your idea online at: https://naples.cc.sunysb.edu/DoIT/sreq.nsf/tltworkshopsubmissionwinter11



Submitted by: Diana Voss/DoIT



06. Hosp/HSC Conferences/Seminars/Lectures

1. History of Medicine Lecture

Amy Fairchild, PhD, MPH, from Columbia University will give a lecture on "Exodous of Public Health: What History Can Teach Us About the Future", Tuesday, December 7, HSC Level 2, LH 2, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

http:// http://www.sunysb.edu/bioethics/historyofmedicine.shtml

Submitted by: Elisa Nelson/UHMC

2. Pharmacological Sciences Seminar Series

Monday, November 15, 2010
Xingwang Chen, Graduate Student
Faculty/Student Workshop
"Isolation and characterization of Chibby interacting protein complexes"
Dr. Ken-Ichi Takemaru
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Dr. Jonathan T.C. Liu
Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Stony Brook University
"Point-of-care in vivo microscopy for molecular image guidance during brain tumor resection"
Dr. Michael Frohman
Both in BST-8-180

http://www.pharm.stonybrook.edu

Submitted by: Rosalind Perdomo-Ayala/UHMC

3. Is it just heartburn, or is it GERD?

On Monday, November 22, Dr. Gina Sam will shed light on GERD (Gastroesphageal Reflux Disease). What it is, risk factors and symptoms. The consequences of going undiagnosed and the advanced technology to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients. Join us from 7-8pm at the Long Island State Veterans Home. RSVP 444-4000.

Submitted by: Donna Franco/UHMC



07. Charitable

1. SUNY Stony Brook Supports Island Harvest

The CEAS Undergraduate Office is sponsoring a holiday food drive to support Island Harvest. Suggested donation items include: canned vegetables, meats, fish or fruits; soups, sauces, pasta, cereals, dry milk, almond or soy milk, baby formula, spices, coffee, tea, nutritional beverages (Boost or Ensure, personal care and personal hygiene items. Donations will be accepted in the CEAS Undergraduate Office (Engineering, room 127) from 11/1/10-12/10/10.
Please contact Christine Szaraz at 632-1329 or christine.szaraz@stonybrook.edu for more information.

Submitted by: Christine Szaraz/CEAS

2. SUNY Stony Brook Supports Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island

The College of Engineering (CEAS) Undergraduate Office is sponsoring a clothing and miscellaneous item drive to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island. Men's, women's and children's clean, gently used clothing and coats are welcome and needed, and miscellaneous items such as toys and sporting equipment, jewelry (costume or real), cooking and tableware (dishes, glasses, pots and pans, flatware/utensils), small appliances (coffee makers, microwaves, blenders, toasters) and small home furnishings (table lamps, small rugs, pictures and picture frames) are also very much appreciated. Donations will be accepted in the CEAS Undergraduate Office (Engineering, room 127) from 11/1/10-12/10/10.
Please contact Christine Szaraz at 632-1329 or christine.szaraz@stonybrook.edu for more information.

Submitted by: Christine Szaraz/CEAS

3. Food for Thought: SBU Community Donation Campaign

Hunger Banquet-Food for Thought is your chance to show the local community how passionate Stony Brook community is about helping others! The event is taking place on Wednesday, November 17th from 12:30pm-2:30pm in the Student Activities Center Ballroom A. Several local community agencies will be present! You can become involved in the following ways: bring a donation to support underserved populations on LI and/or network with nonprofit organizations from the community.
For more information about this event, including all nonprofits involved and the collection list, please contact Rutvik Patel at ruipatel@notes.cc.sunysb.edu or call 631-632-6812.

Submitted by: Urszula Zalewski/OSA

4. CEAS Annual "Give to Get" Holiday Potluck!!!

The College of Engineering and Applied Sciences' Undergraduate Office is preparing for our annual Holiday Potluck Buffet and Fundraising Celebration, to be held on Friday, November 19, from 5pm to 7pm in the Engineering Lobby.
The theme for the Potluck is "Give to Get," emphasizing the power of generosity within and beyond the Stony Brook campus: we have teamed with the Marine's Toys for Tots, Island Harvest as well as other local food pantries, and the Boys and Girls Clubs; attendees are required to "buy" their admission to the Potluck buffet with any charitable donation. You can bring just about anything - an unwrapped toy, a nonperishable food donation, adult or children's coats, clothing or personal care items.
All are welcome, but a donation is required for admission!!
Please contact Christine Szaraz at 2-1329 or Christine.szaraz@stonybrook.edu for more information.

Submitted by: Christine Szaraz/CEAS

5. Give the Gift of Thanksgiving

The UUP Community Services Committee & Maryann Bell of the Greater Port Jefferson Food Pantry are working together to supply the food trimmings for Thanksgiving dinner to local families in need. Please join us in collecting items such as canned yams, stuffing, cranberry sauce, shelf stable milk, instant mashed potatoes and other non-perishable food items for the holiday. All items must be collected by Friday, November 19 so that gift bags may be made in time for distribution. Many families are in need so donations of any of these items are greatly appreciated. Please contact:
Nancy.Davies@stonybrook.edu
Rita.Reagan-Redko@stonybrook.edu
Carol Dovi/SoMAS,Endeavour Hall Room 105 or Carol.Dovi@stonybrook.edu
Doreen Baldwin/DoIT, ECC Building Room 116 or Doreen.Baldwin@stonybrook.edu
Nancy Smith/Admin, COM Service Building or Nancy.Smith@stonybrook.edu
Any questions, please contact Nancy.Gaugler@stonybrook.edu.

Submitted by: Nancy Gaugler/DoIT



08. Culture & Entertainment

1. Korean Film Series: La Grande Chef

Surrounding himself with a ragtag crew of misfits, each with his own poignant story to tell, Seong-Chan, a young, incredibly talented chef who quit the profession after a cooking contest ended in tragedy, returns to challenge his old rival in an Iron Chef-like competition to reclaim the honorable title of Royal Chef of the Korean Joseon Dynasty. Immaculate presentations, delicious Korean food, and a long buried family secret humorously blend together in Le Grande Chef.
Wednesday, November 17, 7:00 pm, Wang Center Theater, Free Admission

http://www.sunysb.edu/wang

Submitted by: Jennifer Iacona/Pres

2. Ken Peplowsk in "Welcome to the Club" at Staller Center

A nightclub will be recreated in the Staller Center Recital Hall, with Ken Peplowski on clarinet and sax; Pete Barbutti, a veteran of Las Vegas clubs and the Johnny Carson Show; and Claridee to sing jazz standards. Tickets: $38. 631-632-ARTS

http://www.stallercenter.com

Submitted by: Julie Greene/CAS

3. UNITI Cultural Center 2nd Annual Culture Captured Photo Contest Application Deadline: December 10

The UNITI Cultural Center is giving you the opportunity to capture culture through the lens of a camera through the annual Culture Captured Photo Contest. Four members of our campus community will be awarded the honor of having their photograph enlarged and displayed at the UNITI Cultural Center for the 2011 year. Contest is open to all students, faculty, and staff. Application deadline is Friday, December 10 by 5pm.

http://studentaffairs.stonybrook.edu/oma/docs/Culture%20Captured%20Photo%20Contest%20Application.pdf

Submitted by: Karen Lee/OSA

4. Galumpha, a family show, at Staller Center, Sunday at 4 pm

Sunday, November 21 at 4:00 pm, Main Stage, don't miss Galumpha, a Not Just for Kids show that's imaginative and fun. See a human jungle gym in action. All tickets $12. 631-632-ARTS.

http://www.stallercenter.com

Submitted by: Julie Greene/CAS

5. Stony Brook Men's & Women's Basketball Events

Your Stony Brook Seawolves Women's Basketball team will take on the Hofstra Pride in their home opener this Thursday, November 18 at 7:00 p.m.
Your Stony Brook Seawolves Men's Basketball team will take on the Wagner Seahawks this Sunday, November 21 at 2:00 p.m.
Both inside the historic and intimate Pritchard Gymnasium and tickets for these games are on sale now! For more information or to purchase individual game tickets call 631-632-WOLF, extension 2 or log onto
www.goseawolves.org.
Remember, Get Your RED On and Go Seawolves!

http://www.goseawolves.org/tickets/ston-ticketing.html

Submitted by: Vincent Accardi/Pres

6. C.S.E.A. Local 614 Annual Holiday Event

C.S.E.A. Local 614 will be hosting its Fifth Annual Holiday Party on Friday, December 3, 2010. The event will be held at the West Lake Caterers, located in Patchogue, New York. Come enjoy the good food, music, raffle prizes and more! Cost for members is $10.00. Please help support our fundraiser drive for the Toys for Tots Program by bringing a toy to the collection box outside the HSC union office. Tickets are on sale now! Hurry in, last date to purchase is November 26th and tickets are selling fast. Call the union office at 4-3680 or 2-6575 for more information.

Submitted by: Louise Melious/Admin

7. Ellis Paul's annual Thanksgiving weekend concert at The University Cafe Sunday, November 28th 2 P.M.

Ellis returns for his annual visit along with Adam Ezra, who will open and accompany him. This is our 100th concert in the Sunday Street Acoustic Series at the Cafe and Ellis is celebrating his 20th year as a performer. Expect him to revisit many of his older songs, including some he hasn't done for many years, as well as songs from his most recent album.
Ellis Paul stands at the very top of the contemporary acoustic music world and has won a devout following for his well-crafted songs and his passionate, energetic stage presentation.
Advance sale now at $22 at www.universitycafe.org. Door tickets at $27.00, if available.
Coming soon: Canadian singer/songwriter David Francey on Sunday, December 12th at 2 P.M.

http://www.universitycafe.org

Submitted by: Charles Backfish/CAS



09. For-Pay Workshops/Courses

1. Defensive Driving Program for UUP Members

A NYSUT sponsored Defensive Driving program is being offered on Moday and Tuesday November 29 and 30, 2010 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM in the Wang Center Lecture Hall 1, for all UUP employees and their immediate family members. Cost is $30 per person, payable in advance. Checks should be made payable to "NYSUT Benefit Trust" and delivered to the UUP office, 104 Old Chemistry, Z=3475. Office hours are Monday thru Friday, 9 am to 3 pm. Receipt of your check reserves your place in class. Participants are usually entitled to a 10% discount on their automotive insurance. Check with your provider. The certificate is good for three years of savings! Contact Corinne Burns at Ext. 2-6570 or cmburns@notes.cc.sunysb.edu for more information.

Submitted by: Corinne Burns/Affl



10. Research

1. TOSCA (Treatment of Severe Childhood Aggression)

Does Your Child Have ADHD And Severe Problems With Aggression?
Researchers at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at SUNY Stony Brook are conducting a study of children ages 6 - 12 with ADHD and severe problems with aggressive behavior. Children will receive a thorough diagnostic evaluation, and treatment with one or two medications. Parents will receive nine weeks of parent training. There is no charge to families for these services. To learn more about the project, please call Dr. Jayne Schneider at 631-632-3091

Submitted by: Diane Ruenes/UHMC

2. Are you a worrier? Are you always anxious, and/or are you currently depressed?

If you are between 18-50 years old, female, and not currently taking psychiatric medications you may be eligible to participate in a research study on anxiety, depression, and brain functioning. This study involves two laboratory visits (lasting no more than three hours each) for functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS), and electroencephalography (EEG) recordings to look at your brain activity while performing a number of tasks. You will be paid $170 for completing the study. If interested, please contact our laboratory at Stony Brook via email at: sb.emotionstudy@gmail.com or call at: 631-632-7843

Submitted by: Daniel Foti/GST

3. Feeling Depressed, Your Child needs help with Social Skills, Need Help with Parenting?

The Krasner Psychological Center at Stony Brook University is offering the latest research -supported therapy methods for problems such as Depression, Couples/Marital Distress, Parenting and Behavioral problems in school age children. Sliding Scale fees for Therapy range from $25 to $65 based on gross income. Group fees are varied. Call 631 632-7830.
We are also offering:
* A social skills group for children between ages 8 -10 to begin in January
* A People Skills group for women.

http://www.psychology.sunysb.edu/psychology/index.php?facilities/psychctr

Submitted by: Patricia Urbelis/CAS



11. Miscellaneous

1. University Preschool Now Registering

The University PreSchool is now registering new children. For the past thirty years, the PreSchool has been serving children from 20 months through five years of age. We are located on the first floor of the Social Behavioral Sciences building. Call 632-7868 or visit our website at http://univpreschool.cc.stonybrook.edu

http://univpreschool.cc.stonybrook.edu

Submitted by: Jan Kavazanjian/CAS

2. Thanksgiving Pie Sale

Campus Dining will be holding its annual Thanksgiving Pie Sale beginning Monday, November 8th. You can pre-order at any Campus Dining register and pick up your pies during Thanksgiving Week. See our website, or any Campus Dining cashier, for details.

http://campusdining.org

Submitted by: Vincent Gentile/FSA

3. 40% Off Select Clothing @ Matthews HSC Books and Uniforms

We are blowing out some great garments just in time for holiday shopping.40% OFF! Sale runs through November, but come in soon for best selection. While supplies last! Matthews HSC, Level 2, Room 310 631-444-3685.

Submitted by: William Offerman/FSA

4. Free IBM & Toshiba printer ribbons

Free: Ribbon cartriges, Part Number 6328829, for IBM Proprinter 4201; and
3-in-1 ribbon cartridges R-02, Number RNB1040A, for Toshiba printers P13XX and P3X1 series
Contact Patti, HSC T15-060, 4-3457

Submitted by: Patti Gopen/UHMC

5. Free coffee and discounts for Seawolves MarketPlace Facebook Fans

"Like" Seawolves MarketPlace on facebook at www.facebook.com/seawolvesmp and click on our fan appreciation page. There is a coupon for a free coffee with purchase plus a coupon for 20% off any one logo item.

http://www.facebook.com/seawolvesmp

Submitted by: Angela Agnello/FSA

6. Job Opportunity - Payroll Associate

Faculty Student Association (FSA) at Stony Brook University seeks a Payroll Associate, to be responsible for the accurate processing of University Hospital's Food & Nutritional Services Department union payroll. The successful candidate will also record monthly payroll related journal entries and serve as back-up for the FSA West Campus payrolls. Required: Associate's Degree and 1 year of full time payroll experience or a minimum of three years of full time payroll processing experience and payroll reporting; Detail oriented; Proven customer service skills; proficiency in Excel. Preferred: Experience with hand-scan time clocks; tracking/maintenance of employee accruals. This is not a State position. Interested parties should send resume and cover letter with salary requirement to Chris Oster, Human Resources Manager, Dept. PACA, Faculty Student Association, Stony Brook Union, Room 250, Stony Brook, NY 11794-3209, or fax (631) 632-6573 or email Christine.Oster@Stonybrook.edu. AA/EEO

Submitted by: Christine Oster/FSA

7. Auxiliary Cookbook Sale

The University Hospital Auxiliary is selling our first cookbook, Favorite Recipes, on Friday, November 19, in the vendor area of the hospital. The cookbook features many recipes from friends and staff of SBUMC.

Submitted by: Patricia O'Brien/UHMC

8. Benefit Luncheon - November 18

You're invited to a Season of Giving Luncheon at the Watermill Inn on Thursday, November 18, 2010 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to support the National Pediatric MS Center at Stony Brook and the Stony Brook University Hospital Auxiliary. Enjoy a bountiful luncheon and silent auction. The cost per ticket is $75. For further information, contact Jo Biederman at 444-8094 or via email at johanna.biederman@stonybrook.edu

Submitted by: Patricia O'Brien/UHMC

9. Leadership 2010 Model Course ePortfolios

Lead by Jonathan Ragone and Melissa Mastrogiovanni, course eportfolios
will be featured in Stony Brook's ePortfolio Community. Check in
over the next two weeks and browse the excellent reflective work and
design the students have displayed in their course eportfolios. Feel
free to leave them an encouraging comment by clicking on the "Show
Comments and Tags" link at the bottom left of each eportfolio page.
Go to http://stonybrook.digication.com to browse the eportfolios and
comment on the eportfolios.

http://stonybrook.digication.com

Submitted by: Teaching, Learning + Technology

10. Thanksgiving Is Next Week! Table Toppers and Imaginative Guest Gifts at the Wang Center Gift Shop

If your Thanksgiving table needs a finishing touch, come see our lovely, handmade lace table toppers from Vietnam, colorful cotton tablecloths, and graceful covered ceramic tureens made by a Korean master potter.
Or, if you'll be a guest (lucky you!), we have thoughtful gifts to take along: premium Japanese tea for pouring before or after the meal, indulgences for the cook: handmade beer soap, goat's milk soap, and organic lip balm (vanilla chai, orange cream & creamy pistachio flavors), and amusing trompe l'oeil "desserts" that are really top-class cotton towels (no calories, but they look just like slices of cake, ice cream sundaes, and mousse cups...you've got to see these to believe them!).
This week, the shop will be open extra days & hours: Monday - Friday, 12 noon to 4 pm, and Saturday from 9 am - 4 pm.

Submitted by: Carol Lindquist/CAS