The five-year survival rate for people with lung cancer in the U.S. is only 17 percent, but patients treated at Stony Brook Cancer Center are living substantially longer than the national average because they are treated by a multidisciplinary team.
By her own admission, Samantha Romano ’19 was painfully shy in high school. Now she is ready to embark on a legal career, a profession that requires, and often inspires, confidence. Samantha credits her transformation to the University Scholars program.
Stony Brook University alumnus Jarvis M. Watson, who has served as Assistant Dean for Multicultural Affairs in the Division of Student Affairs, will now serve as Interim Chief Diversity Officer and will serve on the University’s leadership team.
Patricia C. Wright founded Centre ValBio, a modern research campus in the rainforest of Madagascar where she has combined her research with efforts to preserve the country’s endangered forests and the many species of plants and animals they harbor. She was the driving force behind the creation of Ranomafana National Park, a 106,000-acre World Heritage Site there, which is home to many endangered species, including several species of lemur that she almost certainly saved from extinction.