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SBU taps top nephrologist as med school dean

Long Island Business News

A nationally recognized nephrologist is the next dean of Stony Brook University’s Renaissance School of Medicine. Dr. Peter Igarashi will begin his tenure as dean on Sept. 12.

Accurate Hominin Data: Getting the Fossil Record Right on Human Evolution

Science Tech Daily

Uncovering the evolution of any set of living creatures is a complex and highly meticulous task for researchers, and various theories and approaches that may differ over time may indeed change the fossil record. But paleoanthropologist and Stony Brook University Professor Carrie S. Mongle, PhD, and co-authors urge researchers to take caution on their findings.

More Sharks? ‘Dangerous Marine’ Activity Shuts Down Popular Long Island Beach Again

WNBC-TV

“There are a lot more sharks than 10 or 15 years ago,” Christopher Paparo, manager of Stony Brook University’s Marine Sciences Center, told Newsday. “We’re spotting sharks, whales and dolphins here. In the 1960s, we did not have sharks, whales and dolphins.”

Shark Sightings at New York Beaches Have Increased — Here’s Why That’s a Good Thing

Travel and Leisure

“There are a lot more sharks than 10 or 15 years ago,” Christopher Paparo, manager of Stony Brook University’s Marine Sciences Center, told Newsday. Paparo added that his team has spotted not only sharks but several whales and dolphins too, which would have been unheard of just a few decades ago.

5 Foam Rolling Exercises for Skeptics

New York Times

When stiff or misaligned fascia prevent muscles and joints from moving effectively, exercise can be uncomfortable and risky. “If you can’t move your shoulder because your joints or muscles are tight, you’ll usually end up with an injury when you try to strengthen it,” said Theresa Marko, a physical therapist based in New York City and an adjunct professor at Stony Brook University.

Experts: Shark sightings, while unnerving, actually mean the ecosystem in the body of water is very healthy

WCBS-TV

A shark sighting is not what we hope for when we go to the beach, at least not for most, but Stony Brook University Marine Sciences Center manager Chris Paparo says it’s good news.

Long Island seeing more sharks; experts say it’s a good sign

Associated Press

“There are a lot more sharks than 10 or 15 years ago,” Christopher Paparo, manager of Stony Brook University’s Marine Sciences Center, told Newsday. “We’re spotting sharks, whales and dolphins here. In the 1960s, we did not have sharks, whales and dolphins.”

Lectures in History – Slave Labor in 19th Century Virginia

C-SPAN

Stony Brook University president Maurie McInnis teaches a class about slave trade in Richmond, Virginia, and enslaved labor at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

SBU study: Cancer screenings drop during pandemic worldwide

Newsday

A new review of cancer screening data conducted by researchers at Stony Brook University’s Renaissance School of Medicine found that across the globe, fewer people received these vital and possibly lifesaving procedures during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Expanding Stony Brook arts program gets a new identity

Newsday

Stony Brook University, the SUNY system’s premier four-year college best known for its science, business and engineering programs, is writing a new chapter.

Southampton Arts, on the Stony Brook Southampton campus, has outgrown its name and will be known as The Lichtenstein Center to reflect its expanded mission, according to Robert Reeves, associate provost of the Southampton Graduate Arts Campus.

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