The American Dream rests on the idea that each generation will do better than the last. But fewer Americans earn more than their parents. Soledad O’Brien visits Stony Brook University to look into its groundbreaking program focused on creating upward social mobility for lower-income students.
On January 9-10, 2020, the Department of Technology and Society, Stony Brook University, hosted an NSF funded workshop entitled “Data Science Across the Undergraduate Curriculum: University-Industry Online Case Studies on Applications of Data Science.”
Sir Simon Donaldson, a permanent member of the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics (SCGP) and a professor in the Department of Mathematics, was recently named a recipient of the 2020 Wolf Prize in Mathematics for his contribution to differential geometry and topology.
Dr. Mahaffey has a strong background in clinical research related to the treatment of anxiety and stress disorders. Her current research focuses on the treatment of stress and anxiety during pregnancy and the postpartum. She earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill where she conducted research with Jonathan Abramowitz on treatments for anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder. She has extensive training in the delivery of different empirically supported treatments including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Prolonged-Exposure, mindfulness-based treatments and smoking cessation.