Prof. Chris Gobler says any effort made to reduce plastic on land or in oceans is an effort well spent because “we have too much plastic ending up in our service water and our oceans. Ocean plastic is becoming a crisis.”
Teens’ depressive symptoms were associated with screen-based activities, including social messaging and web-surfing, and were brought about by sleep deprivation and insomnia. “We are excited about our findings because they merge three important areas of adolescent research: screen time, sleep disturbances and depressive symptoms,” said Professor Lauren Hale.
Southamptonite Edith “Edie” Windsor, who passed away in September 2017, will always be remembered for being the catalyst in overturning Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, paving the way for same-sex marriage in the United States.
Dr. Gatteau will lead the University’s Division of Student Affairs to foster the success of Stony Brook’s more than 26,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. He has been serving in the position on an interim basis since January 2018.
To advance AI research on campus and beyond, the Institute for AI-Driven Discovery and Innovation was founded in 2018 within the CEAS to serve as an intellectual hub to coordinate and encourage faculty AI research and educational initiatives across the University.
Nancy Hiemstra is a political geographer whose research focuses on the consequences of immigration enforcement policies. In particular, she conducts research on the effects of U.S. detention and deportation policies in Latin America (specifically Ecuador), and critically considers the relationship between ideas of homeland security and daily experiences of insecurity. She recently initiated a project called the "internal material economies of detention," focusing on the interior realities of detention facilities, including those located in New York.