The Stony Brook University Graduate School recently announced the 2018 Graduate Award Winners.
According to Dr. Charles Taber, Dean of the Graduate School, “the winners represent the very best of Stony Brook.” A committee of faculty covering a variety of departments on campus sorted through the numerous applications. Dean Taber noted that the committee, which included SoMAS Professor Anne McElroy, received “many impressive applications,” making their work “very challenging.” He thanked all of those who nominated students for awards.
Molly Graffam, a PhD student advised by Dr. Nils Volkenborn, has received the Dean’s Alumni Association Leadership Award. Molly nomination was supported by several people at SoMAS, including Dr. Volkenborn, Graduate Director Dr. David Black, Graduate Program Coordinator Ginny Clancy and members of her lab. Molly will accept her award at the Graduate School’s Annual Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.