The Seawolves found out Monday afternoon that they’ll be traveling to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for the NCAA Division I Tournament, opening with a Regionals matchup against host No. 13 LSU. The last time Stony Brook played at LSU, in 2012, the Seawolves knocked off the then-No. 7 Tigers in the Super Regionals to advance to the College World Series behind a mantra of “Shock the World.”
The University held its 59th commencement Friday in Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium with 4,500 bachelor’s degrees, 2,245 master’s degrees, 630 doctoral and professional degrees and 250 certificates awarded.
Stony Brook University honored the largest graduating class in its history on May 24, celebrating its 59th Commencement at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. The Class of 2019 joins the ranks of nearly 200,000 Seawolves worldwide, united by a vision of a bold new future.
Materials scientist Mircea Cotlet, an adjunct professor and a scientist at Brookhaven National Laboratory’s Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) has been named one of seven “Inventors of the Year” by the global science and technology organization Battelle.
Timothy Glotch’s broad research interests include understanding the role of water in shaping the surface of Mars in terms of both mineralogy and geomorphology and using vibrational spectroscopy to understand the composition of Mars and the Moon. He is the Principal Investigator of the $5.5 million Remote, In Situ, and Synchrotron Studies for Science and Exploration (RIS4E) project, which is part of NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute.