Music Major Used Grant to Celebrate Ashley Schiff Preserve

Music Major Used Grant to Celebrate Ashley Schiff Preserve

Photo above: Jay Loomis roams the Ashley Schiff Preserve. From Music Major Used Grant to Celebrate Ashley Schiff Preserve on Stony Brook University News by Glenn Jochum, July 9, 2020. In 2017, when Jay Loomis was working on his MA in the Department of Music, he won...
SoMAS Students Recognized with 2020 Undergraduate Awards

SoMAS Students Recognized with 2020 Undergraduate Awards

Congratulations to the SoMAS students that are 2020 Undergraduate Recognition Award Recipients. The full list is available as a PDF. Academic Excellence Students whose passion for learning has extended beyond the classroom (demonstrated, for example, by excellence in...
SoMAS-led Research Suggests African Dust Decreases Hurricane Activity

SoMAS-led Research Suggests African Dust Decreases Hurricane Activity

Photo above: One of the largest plumes of Saharan dust in 2019 blowing across the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, as Tropical Storm Dorian passed over the Lesser Antilles. Credit: NOAA Does a giant plume of dust from the Saharan desert making its way across...
SoMAS Alum Celebrates Release of First Book

SoMAS Alum Celebrates Release of First Book

Laurie Zaleski has found a way to communicate her science to new audiences and published her first book. A graduate from the lab of Dr. Roger Flood, she earned her M.S. degree from the Marine Sciences Research Center (now SoMAS) at Stony Brook University in 2002. A...
SoMAS Photo Competition 2020

SoMAS Photo Competition 2020

The SoMAS photo competition is an annual event where students (graduate and undergraduate), faculty and staff share their pictures with the SoMAS community and the general public. This year we have changed our categories to better represent our SoMAS diversity and...
SoMAS Sustainability Film Wins Telly Awards

SoMAS Sustainability Film Wins Telly Awards

From Sustainability Film Wins Telly Awards by Glenn Jochum on Stony Brook University News, July 16, 2020. David Taylor, an assistant professor in the Sustainability Studies Program, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, has produced an award-winning documentary...
SoMAS Study Projects More Intense Rain During Future Hurricanes

SoMAS Study Projects More Intense Rain During Future Hurricanes

Photo Above: A visible image of Tropical Storm Cristobal on June 5 over the Gulf of Mexico and surrounding areas. New research suggests future storms that make landfall over eastern U.S. coasts may carry more intense rain totals per hour (credit: NASA Worldview) From...
Celebrating the Class of 2020 – SoMAS Convocation

Celebrating the Class of 2020 – SoMAS Convocation

Congratulations to our graduates!  The annual SoMAS Convocation occurred virtually for the first time on Friday, May 22, 2020 on the SoMAS website, Facebook and YouTube. Students gathered with their friends and family and SoMAS faculty, staff, and fellow students to...
Research Updates from SoMAS Faculty

Research Updates from SoMAS Faculty

Photo above: An automated mesocosm called the Red Sea Simulator that will be used by Dr. Karine Kleinhaus for her NSF-funded project. The end of classes at the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences is when research projects kick into full gear. Here are some of...
Postdoctoral Associate/Sr Postdoctoral Associate – 2001514

Postdoctoral Associate/Sr Postdoctoral Associate – 2001514

The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences invites applications for the Postdoctoral Associate/Senior Postdoctoral position. The title/rank will be contingent upon the selected candidate’s skills and experience in their area of expertise. A Postdoctoral...
Stony Brook Experts Featured on Kids’ Game Show

Stony Brook Experts Featured on Kids’ Game Show

From Stony Brook Experts Featured on Kids’ Game Show on Stony Brook University News, June 3, 2020. Several of Stony Brook’s “know-it-alls” are being tested on their expertise — by kids. The Disney+ channel recently launched a streaming educational kids’ show, The Big...
Updates from the Flax Pond Marine Laboratory

Updates from the Flax Pond Marine Laboratory

Stephen Abrams. Curator at our Flax Pond Marine Laboratory has released the May 2020 Newsletter with updates on the facility. With the summer fast approaching, the interior phase of the Flax Pond Laboratory renovation is reaching its conclusion.  The interior drain...
SoMAS MCP Program Prepares Grad for Influencer Role

SoMAS MCP Program Prepares Grad for Influencer Role

Photo above: Alan Alda, center, with Rachael Coccia, left, and her graduate advisor Kate Fullam. From Master’s Program Prepares Grad for Influencer Role by Glenn Jochum on Stony Brook University News, May 27, 2020. Helping to clear our shores of unsightly and...
Graduating SoMAS Senior featured in URECA Researchers of the Month

Graduating SoMAS Senior featured in URECA Researchers of the Month

From Researchers of the Month May 2020 on the URECA website, May 2020 Graduating senior and Marine Vertebrate Biology and Applied Math and Statistics double major Delphine Mossman, mentored by Dr. Jeffrey Levinton, has been selected as one of the URECA Researchers of...

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