Professor Wins International Math Prize for Research That Could Predict Hurricanes
Dennis Parnell Sullivan, PhD, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Balzan Prize for Mathematics, which recognizes new or emerging fields of study or research that may have been overlooked by other international awards. Sullivan hopes to test theoretical algorithms that if applied numerically, "might predict successfully where hurricanes hit our southern coastline or the efficiency of dispersion of pollutants that turbulent winds achieve or the scale of vortex swirls created behind tips of airplane wings." Read more.
STEM Scholarships for Riverhead High School Grads
A local philanthropist has stepped in to create a scholarship fund that will benefit students underrepresented in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines. The recipients are selected from a talented pool of Riverhead High School graduates and two classes of scholarship recipients have enrolled at Stony Brook, thus far. Read more.
Excitement Builds for New Stony Brook Children's Hospital
President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, was joined by public officials, generous donors, young patients and their families, as well as hundreds of administrators, physicians and staff for a Sept. 24 ceremony showcasing the construction progress of the new Stony Brook Children’s Hospital facility. Slated to open in 2016, the facility will have 100 beds and occupy two stories of a 10-story Hospital Pavilion. Read more.
Why a Children's Hospital?
"Kids Are Not Little Adults!"
Dexter Bailey Appointed Senior Vice President for University Advancement
Dexter A. Bailey Jr. has been appointed Senior Vice President for Advancement as the University prepares to launch the “most comprehensive fundraising campaign in the history of Stony Brook University,” according to University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD. During Bailey's three-year tenure as Vice President, the Advancement Department has generated $357 million in philanthropic activity. Read more.
Chris Algieri '07 Named Wolfstock Alumni Fan of the Game
Undefeated WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri ’07 was recognized by the Alumni Association as Alumnus Fan of the Game at this year's Homecoming. During halftime, Algieri presented a replica of his WBO Jr. Welterweight Championship belt to his alma mater, which President Stanley accepted on behalf of the University. Algieri also announced that he is establishing the "Chris Algieri Championship Lifestyle Scholarship" at Stony Brook. Read more.
New State-Funded Arena Will Be a Long Island Hub for Athletics and Entertainment
The doors opened to the newly renovated 4,000-seat Stony Brook Arena, the new home of the Seawolves men's and women's basketball teams, on Oct. 3. Join your fellow Seawolves for the men's and women's home openers during "Tip-Off Weekend" Nov. 14-15. Get your tickets now for 2014-15 Seawolves Hoops!
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to get pumped up for the new season!
Join Us to Review the Latest in Career Books
We are excited to introduce our new SBU Alumni Career Book Review workshops! Each year, we will select two popular career-related books to provide you with insight into latest techniques and advice to advance your career.
This year, we selected two excellent books: "Before Happiness: The Hidden Keys to Achieving Success, Spreading Happiness, and Sustaining Positive Change" and "Life Reimagined: Discovering Your New Life Possibilities."
Read along with us and join us on campus to discuss important takeaways. For more information about Alumni Career Services, visit our website.
Six Alums to Give Talks at TEDxSBU Event - Nov. 14
Watch as Stony Brook's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives at TEDxSBU on Nov. 14. The second annual event aims to “Connect the Dots,” with 16 talks by students, faculty, staff and alumni. Buy tickets and join the conversation on Twitter with @TEDxSBU!
Thank You for Joining Us!
Wolfstock - September 27, 2014
Thanks to everyone who came out for Wolfstock 2014! It was great to see so many familiar faces when Dean Howard Schneider presented the 2014 Wolfstock Faculty Lecture "Are You Getting The Truth From The News Media?" and during our fun-filled barbecue and Homecoming football game. For additional photos from Wolfstock and from other events,
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