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....
Stony Brook Celebrates as Ashley Schiff Preserve Turns 50

Stony Brook Celebrates as Ashley Schiff Preserve Turns 50

From Stony Brook Celebrates as Ashley Schiff Preserve Turns 50 on Stony Brook News on October 3, 2019 by Glenn Jochum Some students know it as a scenic shortcut from the Main Campus to South Campus and back. Others use it as a “living laboratory” to study its...
Ashley Schiff Nature Preserve Art Procession at Stony Brook University

Ashley Schiff Nature Preserve Art Procession at Stony Brook University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  ART PROCESSION BY STONY BROOK UNIV. STUDENTS, FACULTY, AND STAFF WEDNESDAY, OCT. 2nd, 2019  On October 2nd, Stony Brook University students will be celebrating the 50th ANNIVERSARY of the ASHLEY SCHIFF NATURE PRESERVE by gathering together to...
Ashley Schiff Nature Preserve Art Procession at Stony Brook University

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 Convocation 2019

SoMAS Convocation 2019

Photo above: Dean Shepson welcomes the Class of 2019 at the SoMAS Convocation. Congratulations to our graduates!  The annual SoMAS Convocation occurred on Friday, May 24, 2019 at the Center for Leadership and Service. Students gathered with their friends and family...
SoMAS Students Receive End of Year Honors

SoMAS Students Receive End of Year Honors

The end of every school year is an opportunity to highlight the work, honors, and accomplishments of our students, and this year we are celebrating their success again! The SoMAS Undergraduate Environmental Essay Award recognizes and rewards Sustainability Studies and...
Building a Bee-Friendly Campus

Building a Bee-Friendly Campus

Photo above: Apis mellifera, the common honeybee From Building a Bee-Friendly Campus on Stony Brook News by Glenn Jochum on April 15, 2019 Bees are considered the world’s most important pollinator of food crops. In fact, it’s estimated that one-third of the food we...
SoMAS Faculty and Staff Honored at Annual Awards Dinner

SoMAS Faculty and Staff Honored at Annual Awards Dinner

Photo above (from left): Honorees Dr. Hyemi Kim and Dr. Lesley Thorne with Chancellor’s Award Recipient Dr. Sharon Pochron. Last July, it was announced that fourteen faculty and staff at Stony Brook University received the 2017-2018 State University of New York...
Highlights From Our Recent Graduates

Highlights From Our Recent Graduates

This Friday, the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences will celebrate our graduating students at Convocation, where 101 undergraduate and 36 graduate students will have their degrees conferred.  Profiles for a few of our graduating students are highlighted below....
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...
Earthworm Lab Students Receive Undergraduate Recognition Awards

Earthworm Lab Students Receive Undergraduate Recognition Awards

Students Mateo Mezic and Sajjad Hussaini working with Dr. Sharon Pochron in the Earthworm Toxicology Lab received Undergraduate Recognition Awards for Excellence and Outstanding Achievement in the category for Academic Excellence. Mateo earned this award in part...
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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