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They’ve made headlines, from a rare and difficult surgery to separate conjoined twins to successful initiatives to stop gang violence and organized crime. They’ve made great works of art, from critically acclaimed television series to photography that preserves the ancestral history and contemporary culture of Native Americans. They’ve made an impact, as educators creating transformative opportunities for students and as the founders of innovative startups and visionary nonprofits. Students emerge from Stony Brook University with the momentum to make a real difference in the world, and Stony Brook is proud to honor 40 of its most accomplished graduates at its…

Celebrate the holidays and reconnect with your fellow alumni at the NYC Holiday Social. Tuesday, December 12, 2017 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm Juniper Bar NYC 237 W. 35th Street New York, NY 10001 Enjoy light food and a cash bar. Your first drink is on us! Register today » Tickets are $20 per person and include food and your first drink. The first 30 people to register will receive an SBU branded winter beanie.  This event is sponsored by the Stony Brook Alumni Association and the Philippine United Student Organization Alumni Group. Questions? Please contact William Jimenez, Coordinator of Alumni…

Light up your holidays! Please join us in welcoming the new Stony Brook Southampton Hospital and Stony Brook University Incubator at Calverton at the annual Lighting of the Windmill. Enjoy music, refreshments, and family activities! Friday, December 8, 2017 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Stony Brook Southampton Student Center Cafeteria Stick around after the lighting to join us in celebrating 50 Years of SoMAS with a special lecture: “Exploring Long Island’s Underwater World” Chris Paparo, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences 7:30 pm Duke Lecture Hall Fore more information, contact Laura.Lyons@stonybrook.edu or visit stonybrook.edu/southampton. This is a free event, all are welcome…

President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. will be visiting three cities on the West Coast this December. Join fellow alumni and friends for a conversation with President Stanley about how Stony Brook has emerged as a national leader among public research universities. Seattle, Washington Friday, December 1, 2017 6 pm Dinner Capital Grille 1301 Fourth Avenue Seattle, WA 98101 Menlo Park, California Sunday, December 3, 2017 5 pm Dinner Reception Stanford Park Hotel 100 El Camino Real Menlo Park, CA 94025 San Diego, California Monday, December 4, 2017 6 pm Dinner Fleming’s La Jolla 8970 University Center Lane San Diego, CA…

Building on one of the best regular seasons in school history, Stony Brook football enters the postseason as an at-large team in the 2017 NCAA Division I Football Championship. The Seawolves (9-2, 7-1 CAA Football) will host Lehigh on Saturday at 2 p.m. ET in Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium in the opening round. Tickets are available online or by calling 631-632-4513. Stony Brook closed out the regular season with a thrilling 20-19 victory at Maine on Saturday with a “Hail Mary” as time expired. That win secured the Seawolves as the second place team in the conference behind unbeaten and No.…

The School of Journalism will present a conversation with legendary TV journalist Ted Koppel, longtime anchor of ABC News’ Nightline, on Wednesday, November 15, at 7:30 pm at Staller Center. Doors open at 7 pm. Mr. Koppel has personally covered some of the most consequential news stories of our time, from the assassination of President Kennedy to the fall of the Soviet Union. He will talk about the state and future of American news media, and of the country. A member of the Broadcasting Hall of Fame, Koppel’s iconic broadcasting career spans radio and television and includes every major professional recognition including eight…

At an investiture ceremony on the Stony Brook University campus, three new endowed chairs were formally appointed; two leading pediatric clinical research physicians at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital and a renowned materials scientist and chemical engineer at the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. The three new endowed faculty positions were funded by philanthropic gifts from the Knapp family through the Knapp Swezey Foundation, Island Outreach Foundation, and Jane and William Knapp respectively. “From the start of my tenure at Stony Brook, it has been my goal to create 100 endowed faculty positions across a wide range of disciplines to…

Thirteen alumni have returned to campus to sit on four panels this month. Wolfie Tank:  Earlier this month, four alumni convened to sit on a panel as judges for Wolfie Tank, a Shark Tank styled event which gave the Stony Brook community the opportunity to make their Social Entrepreneurial pitch. The alumni panel was made up of: Derek Peterson ’88, CEO/Founder of Digital Fly, James Keane ’08, Global Director of Disruptive Growth Exploration at Anheuser-Busch InBev, Jonathan Bernard ’16, Founder of Street Leafs, and Youn Jung Chung ’15, Founder of Dal Entreprises. Alumni support extended beyond the panel – sponsors…

The Alumni Association invites you to join us on Thursday, November 9, 2017 for a before hours networking breakfast and faculty lecture. Professor of Business, Michael Nugent will discuss why the stock market has not reacted to world events such as the North Korean missile tests, Venezuela’s economic and political meltdown, ending of quantitative easing, and increasing federal funds rate or legislative gridlock in Washington. Why are stocks doing so well? Is this a bubble? November 9, 2017 Novak Motors 215 Daniel Street (right off of Route 110) Farmingdale, NY 11735 7:30 am   Breakfast and Networking 8:00 am “Why is…

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