Beyond the Expected

Beyond the Expected
SBU leaders and personalities host guests whose stories exemplify the diversity of our community and thought, and the global impact of our scholarship. Brought to you by the University’s Office of Marketing and Communications, “Beyond the Expected” offers compelling interviews and insightful perspectives from members of the Stony Brook University community and beyond who are deeply committed to contributing their time, talent and solutions to the most pressing issues in the communities where they live, work or play.

The Coronavirus Effect: Medicine Response | Carol Gomes and Dr. Josh Miller
Mar 25 • 55 min
Stony Brook University Hospital is a part of the Stony Brook University community that upholds the values and ideas of excellence for which Stony Brook has become so well-known. As the COVID-19 pandemic has changed everything for the Stony Brook Medicine…
The Coronavirus Effect: Campus Response
Mar 18 • 57 min
In this episode of Beyond the Expected, “The Coronavirus Effect: Campus Response,” Interim President Michael Alan Bernstein talks to three Stony Brook University administrators who are deep in the trenches of emergency management operations;…
Special Report: The Coronavirus Effect
Mar 13 • 50 min
In this episode of Beyond the Expected — “The Coronavirus Effect” — Interim President Michael Alan Bernstein has gathered the diverse expertise of three Stony Brook University faculty who can discuss many of the different impacts our campus community is…
We Are Still Here! Be Counted in 2020 | Dr. Carolyn Peabody & MSW student Meesha Johnson
Mar 11 • 25 min
Funded by a grant from the New York Community Trust Equity Fund, “We Are Still Here! Be Counted in 2020! Indigenous Suffolk 2020 Census Project” was created for the purpose of coordinating and maximizing local efforts to ensure that Suffolk County’s…
The Humanity of Communicating Science | Alan Alda
Feb 25 • 32 min
In this episode of “Beyond the Expected,” Alan Inkles, Director of the Staller Center for the Arts at Stony Brook University, sits down with American actor, director, screenwriter, and author Alan Alda, visiting professor and founder of the Alda Center…
In Search of the Origins of the Universe | Professor Abhay Deshpande
Feb 7 • 20 min
In this episode of Beyond the Expected, Michael Bernstein is talking with Stony Brook University Physics Professor, Abhay Deshpande, who, in addition to his role as the Director of the Center for Frontiers in Nuclear Science at Stony Brook University, has…
To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate | Dr. Sharon Nachman
Feb 7 • 20 min
Beyond the Expected host, Michael Bernstein, sits down with Sharon Nachman MD, Chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital and Associate Dean for Research in the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook…
Jazzing Up the Neighborhood | Professor Thomas Manuel
Feb 6 • 19 min
Jazz Artist-In-Residence, Thomas Manuel, may have been at a crossroads the year he completed his D.M.A. at Stony Brook in 2016; if not for an unexpected intervention by the Ward Melville Heritage Organization in Stony Brook. A Newsday article published in…