It’s one thing to make a commitment to a good idea; it’s another to follow through. Professor Ellen Pikitch is making sure countries around the world know where and how they can honor their commitment to protect the ocean.
The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs hosted its fifth annual SBU Postdoc Spotlight competition on Thursday, Nov. 14 at the Charles B. Wang Center. The Spotlight presented a snapshot of the research and discovery conducted by Stony Brook’s postdoctoral scholars.
Leadership of the Graduate Student Organization met with New York Congressional staff in addition to Governor Cuomo’s federal relations staff in Washington, D.C. to advocate for increased funding for scientific research and the creation of policies to support green technologies.
Enhancing its promotion of diversity, Stony Brook University will receive over $957,000 in funding from SUNY over a three-year period to support six faculty members as part of the new SUNY’s new PRODiG Faculty Diversity Initiative.
Joanne Davila’s expertise is in the area of intimate relationships and mental health in adolescents and adults. She has recently developed a skills-based model of romantic competence that's based in the science of relationships. Her current research focuses on romantic competence among youth and emerging adults, the development of relationship education programs, the interpersonal causes and consequences of depression and anxiety, and well-being and relationship functioning among lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals.