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Chris Crosby (BS, 2019)

Chris Crosby (BS, 2019)

From Chris Crosby ‘19 Aims to Leave the Planet Healthier Than He Found It on Stony Brook News by Glenn Jochum Maybe it was going hunting and fishing with his grandmother. Or being glued to the Discovery Channel as a kid. Either way, Chris Crosby’s love of nature was...

Saving the Sharks by way of Biological Research

Saving the Sharks by way of Biological Research

From Saving the Sharks by way of Biological Research on Stony Brook News on June 3, 2019. Global shark populations have experienced exponential declines for decades due to marine pollution, fisheries exploitation and coastal development. Oliver Shipley, a PhD student...

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 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...

SoMAS 2019 Photo Competition

SoMAS 2019 Photo Competition

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...

Charting a Path Toward Bird-Friendly Buildings

Charting a Path Toward Bird-Friendly Buildings

Photo above: Stony Brook University freshmen Garret Van Gelder and Katherine Houston. From Charting a Path Toward Bird-Friendly Buildings by Glenn Jochum on Stony Brook University News, May 6, 2019. Two Stony Brook freshmen recently took on a big issue on campus and...

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 April 19....

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...

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