Bookstore Newsletter Special Events and Sales Contact Information Store Manager Boon Teo 631-632-6551 Campus Lifetime Events - Wednesdays at 1:00 pm Join us at the University Bookstore on Wednesdays during Campus Lifetime for these free events! All faculty, staff and students are welcome. Light refreshments will be served. Stony Brook University Textbook Manager Kristin Dischley 631-632-6614 Win Two Stony Brook VIP Game Tickets General Merchandise Sue Jones 631-632-4500 Order your textbooks online from January 1st through February 15th and you could win two VIP reserved tickets to the Stony Brook Men’s Basketball game on March 3rd against Albany at 2pm. VIP tickets include food and beverages in the Club Corporate VIP Lounge 30 minutes prior and during half-time of the game. General Books Kate Baroni 631-632-9747 Bookstore Newsletter Managing Editor Alyssa Carroll 631-632-1150 Assistant Editor Michael Cusanelli First Week of Classes 1/28-2/2 No shipping costs when you order your textbooks online from the University Bookstore’s website at whywaitforbooks.com and then pick up your order at the bookstore. Monday-Thursday 8:15am-9:00pm Friday 8:15am-5:00pm Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm Regular Hours (beginning Monday 2/11) Monday-Thursday 8:15am-6:00pm Friday 8:15am-4:00pm Saturday 12:00pm-4:00pm Sunday CLOSED SBUbookstore For bookstore hours, sales, promotions, events, and more visit our website: www.stonybrook.edu/bookstore Volume 22, Issue 1 Faculty Spotlight on Professor Jennifer Anderson Professor Jennifer Anderson has spent her entire life surrounded by a family of historians and scholars. Now, as a full-time mother and full-time professor, she can proudly say that she is able to share her knowledge with her son and her students. The Pennsylvania native gained a love of history and historical culture from her parents and grandparents, who taught her the importance of balancing research and teaching. “It’s that combination that I really love,” she explained. As an Atlantic Historian, Professor Anderson focuses her research on American, European, African and Caribbean history and how all these vastly different societies interact with one another. After spending a year in Finland with her mother’s family during high school, Anderson by Alyssa Carroll History Professor Jennifer Anderson returned to the United States to complete her undergraduate work at Barnard College in New York City. After graduating, she earned her master’s degree in Early American and Atlantic Histor y from the prestigious Winterthur Program at the University of Delaware. She eventually won the Nevins Prize for Best-Written Dissertation in 2007 from the Society of American Historians when complet(Continued on Page 2) The Provost’s Liaison’s Office Student Staff Spotlight Sophia Dang is one of the newest members of the team at the Provost’s Liaison’s Office, joining the staff in August of 2012. Sophia graduated from Stony Brook in December 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in studio art and art history, and has re-enrolled as a post-baccalaureate pre-health student. Sophia has collaborated with the Provost’s Liaison’s Office before, helping to create the gorgeous mural project on the lower level of the Melville Library, which features a total of 15 individual Stony Brook inspired panels created by different Stony Brook student artists. All orders placed online Ms. Dang’s sculptures can also be seen on disfor textbook and logo play in the Chemistry building. merchandise will be automatically entered to win! Dang first came to Stony Brook University in the fall of 2007 after graduating from New Utrecht High School. She quickly became an Winner will be active member of the Seawolves community announced on working as a Resident Assistant and as a studio Februar y 20th! monitor and Art Gallery Assistant at the Staller Center for the Arts. You can view your course schedule in SOLAR and buy your textbooks directly though the bookstore’s website with just a few clicks. Students can even select payment options including credit, debit, Barnes & Noble gift cards, financial aid, or your Bookstore Campus Account (BCA). Sunday CLOSED Februar y/March 2013 Staff Assistant Sophia Dang In the Provost’s Liaison’s Office, Sophia works on ordering complimentary desk copies for professors and assists with course material requisitions and Campus Lifetime events. She is an important member of the student staff and loves to tackle challenging new tasks with her creativity and organizational skills. When Sophia is not working or studying, she enjoys running, biking, and volunteering with children’s’ groups such as Youth for Change Revolution in New York City. Sophia plans to attend medical school and would like to work in the field of pathology.