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Summer Presentations by SoMAS Students

Summer Presentations by SoMAS Students

SoMAS students and faculty have spent some of their summer preparing for conferences, giving talks and training future scholars.  Here are a few updates: Nicholas Leonardo, Ph.D. candidate in Prof. Brian Colle‘s group, was awarded Best Student Oral Presentation...
Mobile Farm Stand Rolls into Stony Brook

Mobile Farm Stand Rolls into Stony Brook

Above: Heartbeet Farm co-founders Jennifer Ross, left, and Ann Pellegrino From Mobile Farm Stand Rolls into Stony Brook on SBU Happenings on June 22, 2018 The Faculty Student Association (FSA) is bringing fresh, local, organically grown produce through the mobile farm...
SoMAS Study Shows Threatened Sharks Still Common in Fin Trade

SoMAS Study Shows Threatened Sharks Still Common in Fin Trade

Photo above: These are randomly selected shark fin scraps derived from fin processing being prepared for DNA testing in the laboratory. This step is essential in order to determine if the fin parts are CITES listed endangered species. Credit Diego Cardeñosa From Study...
SoMAS Photo Competition 2018

SoMAS Photo Competition 2018

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. The Photo Competition will be divided into three categories with a single winner in each...
Ryan Wallace Awarded 2018 Nuria Protopopescu Memorial Teaching Award

Ryan Wallace Awarded 2018 Nuria Protopopescu Memorial Teaching Award

Above: Nuria Protopopescu Memorial Teaching Award Winner Ryan Wallace accepts his award at the SoMAS Convocation from Interim Dean Larry Swanson and Professor Bob Aller. After consideration of several outstanding nominees, Ryan Wallace has been selected as the...
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....
MBA Students Present Final Project on Waste Ash Management

MBA Students Present Final Project on Waste Ash Management

Masters of Business Administration students Andrew Sheets, Courtney Murphy, Paul Edwards and Ying Cui from the Stony Brook University College of Business presented their final research project on the economics of ash management for the Town of Babylon today at the...
Vax to Flax 2018

Vax to Flax 2018

Many thanks to those who participated and assisted with the 2018 Flax to Vax Race + BBQ on Saturday April 28th! The overall winner was student Tim Curtin with a time of 26:13. The faculty winner was Chris Gobler with a time of 26:24. The faculty “won” the...
GIS Students Win Awards at LI GIS Conference

GIS Students Win Awards at LI GIS Conference

The Long Island GIS Conference was held at Farmingdale State College on April 25, 2018. Student posters displayed were voted on by Conference attendees for the People’s Choice Award for Best Poster. Student posters from SoMAS and Sustainability Studies were...
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...
Earth Day Beach Cleanup at Warner Island Is a Success

Earth Day Beach Cleanup at Warner Island Is a Success

From Earth Day Beach Cleanup at Warner Island Is a Success on SBU Happenings, April 25, 2018 Students, faculty and staff from Stony Brook Southampton and the Stony Brook main campus celebrated Earth Day on Sunday, April 22 with the annual Beach Clean Up at Warner...
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