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5 Ways to Use University Resources This Week

Annual I-CON sci-fi convention, "Mysteries of Medicine" events set for this week.

This week, there are lots of ways to take advantage of the university in your backyard. On tap this week: a major festival, medical education, and more.

1. The is coming to Stony Brook from March 30 through April 1. The annual event was conceived at Stony Brook 31 years ago. For tickets and other information, visit the I-CON website.

2. On Thursday, attend a free "Cardiac Education" program at Stony Brook University Medical Center's Heart Center conference room at 7 p.m. The event will focus on learning how to read nutrition labels and eating healthy foods. Advance registration is required; call 631-444-4000 for more information.

3. Also on Thursday, two current and former university faculty members will present the next lecture in the Ward Melville Heritage Organization's series, focusing on DNA. Dr. James Hayward, CEO of Applied DNA Sciences Inc., and Dr. Vincent W. Yang, a professor in the School of Medicine, will be the guest speakers. The lecture is set for 6:30 at the and costs $25, which includes a buffet dinner.

4. Watch the Stony Brook men's lacrosse team take on Vermont Saturday at 1 p.m. at. Call 631-632-WOLF for ticket information.

5. Did you know that the university's library resources are open to certain members of the community aside from students, faculty, and staff? Click here to find out more about borrowing privileges.

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