Paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey, Chair of Turkana Basin Institute, Dies at 77
World-renowned paleoanthropologist and conservationist Richard E. Leakey, a professor in the Stony Brook University Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences and chair of the Turkana Basin...Read More
World Lemur Day Commemorative Stamps Feature SBU Alum Jonah Ratsimbazafy
World Lemur Day is October 29, and it was celebrated in Madagascar with the issuance of six new lemur postage stamps, including two honoring Stony Brook University alumnus Jonah...Read More
Global Standards Created for the Ethics of Ancient DNA Research
A team of scholars, including SBU's Elizabeth Sawchuk, has articulated a set of ethical guidelines regarding aDNA as a way to govern such research globally.
Google Doodle Celebrates Anniversary of Turkana Basin Discovery
The doodle marked the anniversary of the discovery of the "Turkana Human," a significant discovery made in 1984 that "revolutionized knowledge of human evolution."
Two Stony Brook Students Win Prestigious NSF-GRFP Fellowships
These Graduate Research Fellowships provide successful applicants in NSF-supported STEM disciplines with three years of funding for graduate school.
Nontraditional Anthropology Undergrad Researches Human Evolution
Nicholas Post — the URECA researcher of the month for April 2021 — is a nontraditional, first-generation college student majoring in Anthropology, currently doing an honors thesis on Hominin Phylogenetics...Read More