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Need Career Advice, or want to share yours? Register today to share your story, or get career advice.  Join us for an evening of networking with alumni and friends! There will be approximately 20 tables representing various careers. Do not miss this opportunity to share or increase your career knowledge and grow your professional network! Tuesday, March 27, 2018 6 pm to 8 pm Hilton Garden Inn Stony Brook University Tables will be organized by organized by Career Communities: Arts & Communications Business Education & Helping Professions Government & Public Service Healthcare IT & Engineering Scientific Research & Academia Exploring…

Stony Brook University’s class of 1968 is getting together this May to celebrate a momentous milestone – 50 years since graduation. Friday, May 18:  Kick-Off Reception, Simons Center Café, Stony Brook University  Saturday, May 19:  Events for the day will include:  A Reunion Breakfast, a visit to the University’s archives, reunion lunch, a visit to Sunwood Estate, campus tours followed by the Brook Heritage Society Reunion Dinner Sunday, May 20: Brunch at the Three Village Inn View the full Reunion Weekend Schedule Registration coming soon. For questions, contact Kristin Matthews at (631) 632-6130 or email kristin.matthews@stonybrook.edu.

The Stony Brook University School of Journalism brings Pulitzer-prize winning New York Times journalist David Rohde to campus as part of the ongoing My Life As Speaker Series from the Marie Colvin Center for International Reporting. In 2008 Rohde was kidnapped by the Taliban in Afghanistan and held captive in Pakistan for seven months before making a daring escape. Come hear him tell his story on Tuesday, February 20, in the Student Activities Center Gelber Auditorium at 7:30 pm. This event is free and open to the public. Rohde, online news director at The New Yorker and former foreign correspondent for The New…

The 2018 Women’s Leadership Symposium, “Life, Health and Leadership: A Conversation on Women in the Workplace,” will be held on Wednesday, March 14, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm in the Student Activities Center. Register Now University, hospital and community members who seek inspiration, information, and networking on life, health and leadership should attend, as well as men who work with, support, and promote diversity in their organizations. The keynote speaker is Florence DiStefano Hudson, a contemporary leader and innovator with an inspiring personal story and impressive professional resume. She is an inspirational business, technical, and not-for-profit senior executive and board…

What Darwin Didn’t Know Hopi Hoekstra is an internationally renowned biologist and the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology at Harvard University. She has made major strides in developing an approach that connects evolution in the wild to mechanisms at the molecular level. When Darwin articulated his theory of evolution by natural selection in 1859, he was missing a key piece: While he recognized that offspring resembled their parents, he didn’t know how this information was transmitted through generations. In the years since, not only has DNA been discovered as the carrier of genetic information, but we can link genes to the…

President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. will be visiting seven cities on the East Coast this year. 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. Suffolk County, New York Thursday, February 1, 2018 6 pm Reception Wind Watch Golf & Country Club 1715 Motor Parkway, Hauppauge, NY 11788 Please RSVP to advancementevents@stonybrook.edu or (631) 632-4466 by Monday, January 29. New York, New York Thursday, February 15, 2018 6 pm Reception Pryor Cashman LLP 7 Times Square (entrance between 41st & 42nd Street on Broadway) New…

Connect with alumni and friends over light food and wine. Then, hear Stephen Rabeno PhD, LCSW-R discuss methods to enrich intimate relationships while balancing work responsibilities. Within his discussion, Dr. Rabeno will incorporate mindfulness, vulnerability and the effect of feeling loved that expands relationship satisfaction. Question and answer session to follow. Thursday, February 8, 2018 Harmony Vineyards 169 Harbor Road St. James, NY 11780 5:30 pm Reception 6:30 pm “Life as a Partner in a Two Career Couple Lecture by Stephen Rabeno ’91, PhD, LCSW-R Register today » Tickets are $15 per person and include light food and two glasses…

Have you ever seen an athlete Tweeting late the night before a big game? Hear from Stony Brook Faculty, Dr. Lauren Hale and Dr. Jason Jones, on the impact of sleep deprivation (as evidenced through late night social media use) on next-day performance for professional basketball players. Stick around after the lecture to cheer on Seawolves Basketball and enjoy a pre-game reception. Saturday, January 27, 2018 Stony Brook University Island Federal Credit Union Arena 5 pm to 6 pm Lecture with Dr. Lauren Hale and Dr. Jason Jones Goldstein Room 6 pm to 7 pm Pre-game reception Seawolves Den 7…

Hockey alumni, get back on the ice for an alumni game, then watch from the stands as Stony Brook Hockey takes on Colorado! Friday, January 26, 2018 The Rinx 660 Terry Road Hauppauge, NY 11788 7 pm Alumni Hockey Game 9 pm #11 Stony Brook Hockey vs. #8 University of Colorado $75 per person must be paid online through the registration link below. Includes: Ice time for alumni New commemorative alumni jersey (with your number on the back) Alumni Association gift 2 tickets to the Stony Brook Hockey game Food and drink after the alumni game Register today. For questions,…

Three projects with producer credits for Stony Brook MFA in Film faculty will have their world premieres at the Sundance Film Festival, to be held January 18 to 28, 2018, in Park City, Utah. The narrative feature Colette and television series This Close, both produced by Killer Films’ Christine Vachon and Pamela Koffler, and The Tale, with For Impact Productions’ Simone Pero as a producer, were all selected for screening at the upcoming festival in Utah. “Christine Vachon and Simone Pero have been integral to our program’s original vision and continuing growth,” said MFA in Film Program Director Magdalene Brandeis.…

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