2019 Evan Liblit Memorial Scholarship Winners Announced

2019 Evan Liblit Memorial Scholarship Winners Announced

The winners of the 2019 Evan R. Liblit Memorial Scholarships have been announced! The Evan R. Liblit Graduate Scholarship is a supplement to any form of financial aid, and is given to a promising graduate student demonstrating excellence in academic achievement and...
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...
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...
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...
Dr. Sara Hamideh Joins SoMAS

Dr. Sara Hamideh Joins SoMAS

SoMAS is excited to welcome Sara Hamideh as a new Assistant Professor starting in Fall 2019. Dr. Hamideh comes to Stony Brook from Iowa State University where she was previously an Assistant Professor of Community and Regional Planning since 2015. Dr....
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...
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...
Lucy DiBenedetto (BS, 2019)

Lucy DiBenedetto (BS, 2019)

From WISE Student Is an Activist for Local Water Quality on Stony Brook News by Glenn Jochum on May 29, 2019. If you ever want to start a conversation with Lucy DiBenedetto ’19, just ask her about her backpack. It’s festooned with lanyards, pins and hand-stitched...
SoMAS Faculty Awarded NCAR Early Career Faculty Innovator Award

SoMAS Faculty Awarded NCAR Early Career Faculty Innovator Award

From Interdisciplinary Program to Examine Potential Coastal Impacts of Climate Change, Natural Hazards by David Hosansky on NCAR & UCAR News, May 16, 2019 The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is launching a significant new program this summer,...
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...
Do Animals Think and Feel?

Do Animals Think and Feel?

Photo above: Carl Safina with Erica Cirino and friends. From Do Animals Think and Feel? on Stony Brook University News by Glenn Jochum on February 22, 2019 What, if anything, are your pets thinking? Do they value you beyond your reliability as a source of food? What...
SoMAS Adjunct Receives SUNY Chancellor’s Award

SoMAS Adjunct Receives SUNY Chancellor’s Award

Above photo: SoMAS Adjunct Lecturer Maria Brown (left) with students and Dr. Donna Selch (right) at the ESRI 2017 conference. From “Two SBU Adjuncts Receive SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence” on Stony Brook News on January 24, 2019 Maria Brown, from...
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...
Using GIS to Find the Perfect Summer Internship

Using GIS to Find the Perfect Summer Internship

About the Author: Lucy DiBenedetto is a fourth-year student in SoMAS Sustainability Studies Program. She currently serves as a mapping intern with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, a GIS Technician for the Shinnecock Bay Restoration Program, and as a...

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