Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine opened its Center for Implant and Digital Technology, which will serve as a state-of-the-art space for digital dentistry-focused education, patient care and research.
Cathrine Duffy, who has served as Director of Student Support in the Office of the Dean of Students at Stony Brook University, has been appointed Director of Healthier U — the University’s health and wellness program that focuses on improving the total well-being of employees.
Business Innovation MBA student Orville Davis is fighting harmful waste production with a mobile app called Scrap It! – an idea that won the first place $10,000 prize at Stony Brook’s Small Business Development Center Pitch competition.
Reşit Akçakaya is an ecologist and conservation biologist with expertise in species extinction risks. His current research focuses on assessing the vulnerability of species to extinction due to climate change, and evaluating different approaches to species conservation. He chairs a committee of IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) that develops guidelines for the global 'Red List' of threatened species, and evaluates petitions against the assessment of species as threatened.