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Bayport/Blue Point School District’s Gifted Students Program visits Stony Brook University
March 24, 2018
Special thanks to Lisa Prowant for giving a wonderful presentation to visiting 4th graders based off of her dissertation research on eastern box turtles. Lisa is a PhD candidate in the Department Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Stony Brook University. Thanks also to Joan Dickinson for letting us know about this fantastic event!
Local news story!
February 22, 2018
Dan Dunaief with TBR News Media wrote an article about ongoing research and outreach activities in the lab, including our involvement with Murphy Junior Highschool. Check out the article here!
Stony Brook University’s CommUniversity Day
September 23, 2017
We had gorgeous weather and met so many wonderful families at SBU’s first annual CommUniversity Day! Our kid-focused activities taught junior scientists how to fish for termites like a chimpanzee and how to use a blow-gun to dart a baboon. Special thanks to SBU undergrads Jessica Rivera, Sarah Stalerman, and Layne Mapes for making the day a success!
Communinversity Day 2017-09-23
Recognition for our work at SBU’s College of Arts and Sciences Awards and Recognition Ceremony
April 5, 2017
We were thrilled to receive one of this year’s awards for community outreach!
Final school visit with 7th graders at Murphy Junior High
October 20, 2016
We had a wonderful time working with the 7th graders at Murphy Junior High this Fall. Thanks to the students, teachers, and interns who made this project possible and provided some much needed feedback. Looking forward to working with you again next year!

Junior High 2016-10-20

Terryville Family Fun Day
September 17, 2016
We didn’t want to miss out on the first Family Fun Day in Terryville, NY! Our table featured a range of hands-on activities for kids of all ages as well as information about SBU’s Department of Anthropology. Special thanks to Joan Dickinson, Francesco Fasano, and Lauren Petrullo!