A massive collection of fish specimens and water quality data from the Hudson River was donated to Stony Brook University. Experts say the collection, which spans 44 years, will show how an ecosystem changes over time.
In June, Diana Squitieri of Holbrook wasn’t making sense. Her son Joe noticed that she was also stumbling while her face was drooping.When he brought her to his car to take her to the hospital, she became so disoriented that he asked his wife, Erin, to call 911. That decision, and the new vehicle that arrived, may have saved her life.
Honoring more than 1700 talented graduates and sending them on their way to a world of opportunity, the University held its 22nd annual December Commencement ceremony in the Island Federal Credit Union Arena on Friday, December 20.
John Shea’s research focuses on the archaeology of human origins and evolution during the Pleistocene Ice Ages. His interests include early hominid adaptive radiations, the origin of Homo sapiens, the extinction of the Neanderthals, and lithic (stone tool) technology. He has investigated these subjects through projects in Israel, Jordan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Kenya. An expert stone-tool-maker, Shea uses the results of experiments using stone tools to improve archaeological methods for reconstructing prehistoric human behavior.