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Dr. Heather Lynch on “How many Adélie penguins are there? and other mysteries solved by satellites”

On September 18, Dr. Heather Lynch, of the Department of Ecology and Evolution, presented the first lecture of the fall 2018 University Libraries STEM Speakers Series with her talk, “How many Adélie penguins are there? and other mysteries solved by

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University Libraries Presents: STEM Speaker Series by Dr. Heather J. Lynch

The University Libraries is very pleased to announce its first lecture of the fall 2018 STEM Speaker Series presented by Dr. Heather J. Lynch from the Department of Ecology and Evolution.   Title: “How many Adélie penguins are there? and

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Celebrating Earthstock: “Green” Special Collections and Library Research Guides

For the past 15 years, Earthstock has been a SBU annual tradition in celebration of Earth Day. The festivities will take place on the Academic Mall today, Friday, April 20. Special Collections has several important collections that document environmental history and

Posted in Biology, Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, Environmental Humanities, Geosciences, Manuscripts, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Special Collections & University Archives, Sustainability

University Libraries Presents: STEM Speaker Series, Dr. Liliana M. Dávalos

The University Libraries is very pleased to announce its third lecture of the spring 2018 STEM Speaker Series presented by Dr. Liliana M. Dávalos, Department of Ecology and Evolution. Her talk, “Extinction, extinction: how it was and how to stop

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Dr. Krishna Veeramah on Ancient European Dog Genomes

Dr. Veeramah presented “Ancient European Dog Genomes Reveal Continuity Since the Early Neolithic” for the University Libraries STEM Speakers Series on October 3, 2017. By analyzing two genomic sequences of 7,000 and 4,700 year old dog remains from two German

Posted in Biology, Ecology and Evolution, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Special Collections Highlights International Darwin Day

Among the rare books in Special Collections is Charles Darwin’s The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, published by Appleton and Company in 1897. International Darwin Day is Sunday, February 12 and commemorates the birth of Darwin in 1809. 

Posted in Biology, Ecology and Evolution, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Special Collections & University Archives

Conservationist and Author Carl Safina Captivates at Writers Series

In his spirited presentation and book of the same title “Beyond Words: How Elephants, Wolves, and Killer Whales Think and Feel,” Carl Safina shared how he spent time working with researchers who have dedicated decades to studying particular families of wild

Posted in Anthropology, Author Series, Biology, Communicating Science, Ecology and Evolution, Events, Journalism, Library Outreach, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Special Collections & University Archives, Sustainability

University Libraries Presents: STEM Speakers Series

The University Libraries is pleased to announce its second lecture of the fall 2016 STEM Speakers Series presented by Dr. Joshua Rest, Department of Ecology and Evolution. His talk, “Survival and evolution in a changing world: lessons from genomes, transcripts,

Posted in Biology, Science and Engineering Library, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

SBU Librarians Present at METRO Science Librarians Research Forum

Jennifer Lyon (Biomedical & Translational Research Librarian) and Clara Tran (Science Librarian) presented “Faculty Use of Author Identifiers and Researcher Networking Tools” at the METRO Science Librarians Research Forum on Wednesday, April 27, 2016.  The research forum provided an excellent

Posted in Biology, Chemistry, Health Sciences Library, Scholarly Communication, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

What is Sound? Taking on the Alda Center “Flame Challenge”

The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science has announced its 2016 Flame Challenge question: What is sound? For scholars hoping to take on the task of explaining science to an eleven year old, SBU Libraries are the place to start your

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