Schools in Stony Brook include the College of Arts and Science, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the Graduate School, the Harriman School of Management and Policy, the Health Sciences Center and the Marine Sciences Research Center. Libraries in the university contain nearly 2 million bound volumes and 4 million publications in microformat.
Several doctoral programs at the university are highly ranked nationwide. In recognition of strong integration of research and education, it received an award from the National Science Foundation of the United States. Stony Brook co-manages Brookhaven National Laboratory making it one of the few universities that run federal laboratories. In the year 2002, Stony Brook was one of only two universities invited to join the elite, invitation only, Association of American Universities (AAU).
Stony Brook has various names including: University at Stony Brook (USB), Stony Brook University (SBU) and of course the State University of New York at Stony Brook (SUNYSB).
The sports teams are known as the Seawolves