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Each spring, the Stony Brook Foundation hosts the Stars of Stony Brook Gala to benefit student scholarships and a select academic program of excellence, generating nearly $50 million since 2000. This year, the 19th Annual Stars of Stony Brook Gala will be held on April 11, 2018, and honor Dorothy Lichtenstein, President of the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation and a Stony Brook Foundation Board Trustee. The Gala will celebrate our renowned Stony Brook Southampton Creative Writing and Film program and feature special guests, CBS Sunday Morning anchor Jane Pauley and husband Doonesbury creator Garry Trudeau (illustration pictured here). Lichtenstein joins a distinguished roster…

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.

On Monday, February 12, members of the campus community gathered to hear an Artist Talk by MFA Alumna Ha Na Lee ’08 in the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery. Lee’s artwork focuses on portraying an individual’s experience of psychological and physical trauma in a poetic narrative. Her work has been exhibited internationally in solo and group exhibitions in South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Puerto Rico, Spain, and the Netherlands. This Alumni Artist Talk was supported the by the Stony Brook University Art Department, the Simons Center Art and Science Program, and the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery, Staller Center for the Arts. To view more…

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…

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