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...
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...
Melissa Scheiber (BA, 2015) Connects People With the Natural World

Melissa Scheiber (BA, 2015) Connects People With the Natural World

From Melissa Scheiber ’15 Connects People With the Natural World by Glenn Jochum on Stony Brook University News, May 12, 2020 As a child growing up in the hamlet of Bay Shore, Long Island, which adjoins the Great South Bay, Melissa Scheiber ’15 didn’t have to travel...
2020 Earthstock Festival: A Virtual Celebration of the Earth

2020 Earthstock Festival: A Virtual Celebration of the Earth

From 2020 Earthstock Festival: A Virtual Celebration of the Earth by Glenn Jochum on Stony Brook University News, April 22, 2020. Stony Brook University’s Earthstock celebration, a much anticipated campus tradition since 2002, is taking place in a much different...
Ashley Schiff 50th Anniversary Ecological Art Performance Walk

Ashley Schiff 50th Anniversary Ecological Art Performance Walk

On October 2nd, Stony Brook University students celebrated the 50th ANNIVERSARY of the ASHLEY SCHIFF NATURE PRESERVE by gathering together to appreciate the nature preserve on campus and to honor the memory of Prof. Ashley Schiff (1932–69), whose sudden death on Oct....
Koppelman Documentary Premiere

Koppelman Documentary Premiere

Photo above:  Documentary film creators Anna Smith and Megan Gallagher with Dr. Lee Koppelman SoMAS undergraduate students Megan Gallagher, an Environmental Humanities Major with a Biology Minor, and Anna Smith, an Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Major with...
The Ashley Schiff Preserve turns 50!

The Ashley Schiff Preserve turns 50!

Join our celebration activities! All events are open to the public! Friday, September 13 – Friday October 4. Ashley Schiff Park Preserve Treasure Hunt. Are you up for the challenge? You have three weeks to find 10 beloved plants of the park and document your...
SoMAS Students Honor A Long Island Legend in Documentary

SoMAS Students Honor A Long Island Legend in Documentary

Photo composite above shows Lee Koppelman with student documentarists Anna Smith, center, and Megan Gallagher. From “SoMAS Students Honor A Long Island Legend in Documentary” by Glenn Jochum on Stony Brook News, September 17, 2019 Anyone who lives, works...
SoMAS Students Release Preview of Lee Koppelman Documentary

SoMAS Students Release Preview of Lee Koppelman Documentary

Picture above: Teaser image for SoMAS Documentary on Dr. Lee Koppelman SoMAS students Megan Gallagher and Anna Smith have created a documentary about Long Island Urban Planner and Stony Brook University Professor Emeritus Lee Koppelman.  They recently released the...
Stony Brook Celebrates the Earth in Annual Festival

Stony Brook Celebrates the Earth in Annual Festival

From “Stony Brook Celebrates the Earth in Annual Festival” on Stony Brook News by Emma Cesario on May 6, 2019. In celebration of Earth Day, Stony Brook University held its annual week-long Earthstock celebration, culminating with the Earthstock Festival on...
New Student BBQ 2018

New Student BBQ 2018

Thank you to everyone who came out to the New Student Barbeque on Friday! It was a humid day, but a great one for a cookout! We went through a whole lot of burgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers and all the fixings! Special thanks to all the volunteers, including: Diane...
SoMAS Shines at Earthstock

SoMAS Shines at Earthstock

SoMAS had great, enthusiastic participation at Earthstock this year.  Thank you to everyone at SoMAS who helped with the event in some way: Interim Dean Larry Swanson kicked the week off with his lecture, “Dredging Stony Brook Harbor,” at the Three Village Historical...
Souper Bowl IV Competition Continues and Everyone Wins

Souper Bowl IV Competition Continues and Everyone Wins

Souper Bowl IV continued as a gustatory and financial success, raising $349.00 for the Nuria Protopopescu Memorial Fund. Congratulations and thanks to the culinary contributers: Josie Aller – Turkish Lentil Soup. Megan Hahn – Kale, Sausage, and Bean Soup....
Retrospective Banquet 2017

Retrospective Banquet 2017

Interim Dean Larry Swanson thanks everyone who joined us at our Retrospective Event: This wonderful event brought us all together to reminisce, reflect, and look hopefully to the future.” Many thanks to our colleagues who helped put the evening together. They...
Celebrating 50 Years With The Risk Of Saying Nothing

Celebrating 50 Years With The Risk Of Saying Nothing

Photo above:  At the keynote for our “Risk of Saying Nothing” environmental media conference, five Deans stand with proclamations from local government officials.  From left, Valerie Cartright, Town of Brookhaven Councilwoman, Dr. Malcolm Bowman, Dr....

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