In what they called a promising experiment, University researchers and local farmers grew an impressive crop of sugar kelp during the winter and spring in shallow bay waters, giving hope the emerging specialty crop could become a financial boost to Long Island's burgeoning aquaculture industry while improving water quality.
The roughly 14,000-square-foot, two-story facility, located on County Road 39 in Southampton, houses two oncology, units, one for radiation oncology and the other for medical oncology—chemotherapy, targeted therapy, immunotherapy and hormonal therapy—in addition to offering counseling space, a pharmacy, and facilities for education and wellness programs.
The University will award an honorary degree to trailblazers at its 2019 commencement ceremony: actor and polymath, Alan Alda; Me Too Movement founder Tarana Burke, and Crittercam inventor Greg Marshall (SBU ‘88 MS Marine Science), announced President Stanley.
In a record-tying performance, 11 Stony Brook students – including nine women – have been awarded prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships (NSF GRFP) by the National Science Foundation. Another six SBU students earned Honorable Mentions.
University MD/PhD student Tyler Guinn has been selected for a highly competitive National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship. Guinn is in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) dual-degree track in the Renaissance School of Medicine and the Biomedical Engineering PhD graduate program.
Dr. Gatteau leads the Division of Student Affairs and serves all undergraduate and graduate students. He supports the safety and health of students, strengthens the quality of student life, and focuses on building experiential learning opportunities to ensure student satisfaction, retention, and graduation. He also teaches in the Higher Education Administration graduate program, including courses focused on research and writing, advising and counseling, and the history and foundation of the student affairs profession.