A local lemonade stand-turned-fundraiser brought in plenty of crowds this past Monday, raising over $40,000.Three Village Kids Lemonade Stand event took place on August 5 at Robert Cushman Murphy Junior High School, and added onto their already more than $66,000 raised for the Stony Brook Children’s Hospital.
Despite the fact that many are located close to or on the water, many New York school districts lack marine science education. The lack of these programs inspired Christine Santora, assistant director of the Institute for Ocean Conservation Science at Stony Brook University, to contact the regional leader for New York Master Teacher Program to help create a four-day immersive program to give teachers in the program experience with marine science.
As a new joint appointee at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, Eden Figueroa is getting accustomed to traversing between his roles within the Lab's Computational Science Initiative (CSI) and Instrumentation Division while also overseeing the Quantum Information Technology group as a tenured professor at Stony Brook University.
For Bassem Allam, formally invested on April 26 as the Marinetics Endowed Professor at SoMAS, the endowment means the freedom to follow his instincts as a scientist, pursuing knowledge that can help protect and restore marine resources without worrying about securing funding.
In the past decade, 15,000 scientists, medical professionals, and other researchers have learned to share their work more effectively through workshops with the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science. Thousands more have been introduced to the Center’s work through keynote addresses and introductory sessions.
Stony Brook University won Hobsons 2019 Education Advances Award in the category “Match & Fit/Admissions,” which honors an institution that has excelled in enrollment, and in particular at enrolling students who are well matched and academically fit.
Jennifer Fitzgibbon is a registered dietitian with board certification in oncology nutrition. Over the last decade, she has helped thousands of cancer patients optimize their weight, strength, and quality of life during treatment. Her expertise in oncology nutrition has earned rave reviews from conference attendees. She has well-attended survivorships series and shopping tours to help educate cancer patients and survivors find evidence-based nutrition information.