Blog Archives

Library Concert Series: Fall Chamber Music Festival 2016

SBU Libraries was proud and honored to host the final concert of the fall 2016 semester on Wednesday, December 14th in the Melville Library Galleria. These amazing musicians are graduate students from the Stony Brook University Department of Music. They

Posted in Events, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Music, Stony Brook University

SBU Libraries & CAPS presents PALS! Stressed? Pet a dog!

On Wednesday, December 7, 2016, SBU Libraries & CAPS, Counseling and Psychological Services, held a popular event, Pet Away Life Stress! (PALS) through animal assisted interactions. Belle, an 11 year old black lab,  Jesse, a 5 year old golden retriever, and Ellie, a 4

Posted in Events, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University

Create Your Own Zen Garden Event

Wednesday, November 16th, SBU Libraries invited the students to “take a moment” and create their own personal Zen Garden. Using the libraries’s promotional Frisbee, sand, “special” rocks which were collected by 5 year old Riley at local West Meadow Beach,

Posted in Events, Get Your Read On, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University

Conservationist and Author Carl Safina Captivates at Writers Series

In his spirited presentation and book of the same title “Beyond Words: How Elephants, Wolves, and Killer Whales Think and Feel,” Carl Safina shared how he spent time working with researchers who have dedicated decades to studying particular families of wild

Posted in Anthropology, Author Series, Biology, Communicating Science, Ecology and Evolution, Events, Journalism, Library Outreach, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Special Collections & University Archives, Sustainability

SBU Libraries & Counseling and Psychological Services Presents: “PALS”

On Wednesday, November 9, 2016, SBU Libraries & CAPS, Counseling and Psychological Services, held a popular event, Pet Away Life Stress! (PALS) through animal assisted interactions. Beau, a border collie mix, Sophie, a golden retriever, and Lucy, a Cavalier King Charles spaniel came to

Posted in Events, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University

SBU Libraries Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

On November 2, 2016 the University Libraries hosted a display and educational exhibit as part of the First Native American Heritage Awareness Program Series.  Five tables were set up on that beautiful fall day just outside the Melville Library.  Jay

Posted in Events, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University

University Libraries Presents: “INCIPIENT” 2016 Fine Arts Organization Student Exhibition

University Libraries is honored to exhibit the talented works of Stony Brook student artists as part of the grand opening of the renovated reading rooms, the Stony Brook Foundation Knowledge Commons. To highlight the student-centered vision for the recently completed renovation, University Libraries designated student art exhibit space

Posted in Art, Events, Featured, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University

Dr. Sotirios Mamalis on Internal Combustion Engine Research

The inaugural lecture in the SBU Libraries STEM Speakers Series presented by Dr. Sotirios Mamalis, Department of Mechanical Engineering was held on Wednesday, September 14 in the Special Collections Seminar room, second floor of the Melville Library. An audience of

Posted in Engineering, Events, Melville Library, Research, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM

Alec Baldwin Among Esteemed Faculty for Southampton Theatre Conference

  You may have heard about Stony Brook University Libraries official partnership with the world renowned Southampton Writers Conference (if you haven’t read the article!). But what you might not be aware of is that the Southampton Theatre Conference happens

Posted in Events, Featured, Library Outreach, MFA Theatre & Film, MFA Writing & Literature, Southampton, Writing and Literature

SBU Libraries Partners with Prestigious Southampton Writers Conference

For over 40 years (41 to be exact), aspiring and prestigious writers have flocked to Southampton to take part in what is now one of the most well-known writers conferences in the world. While over those years the landscape has

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Author Series, Events, Featured, Library Outreach, MFA Theatre & Film, MFA Writing & Literature, New and Notable, Southampton, Spotlight, Uncategorized, Writing and Literature, Writing and Rhetoric