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I am not sure if you received my reply on April 4. I am sending it to you again. The citation has been revised as per your suggestions (my previous try apparently did not get saved). The reason that the new MART building was selected is because the Stony Brook officials felt strongly about putting the plaque there .Far more people will see it than if it were placed in the Chemistry building. The Chemistry building is not too accessable.