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A walk through East Williamsburg’s street art

Cindy Mizaku May 6, 2020
Before the city lockdown order on March 20, 30-year-old Ariel Coello would lead street art walks over the weekends to have folks engage with and learn about Brooklyn’s art community.
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SBU researchers work on technique that could help reduce carbon emissions

Cindy Mizaku December 1, 2019
Stony Brook researchers are using an artificial intelligence (AI) approach to reduce carbon emissions by converting carbon dioxide into methane, which will be made into a non-fossil fuel energy source.
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A satellite picture of Long Island. PUBLIC DOMAIN

SBU plans to form a 2020 Census Complete Count Committee

Cindy Mizaku November 23, 2019
As the 2020 census approaches on April 1, Stony Brook University is forming a 2020 Census Complete Count Committee
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The United Nations General Assembly Hall. CINDY MIZAKU/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook students tour U.N. with Israeli Consulate

Cindy Mizaku November 15, 2019
“There’s a lot of stuff not covered in the media about Israel, such as hospitals taking in Syrian refugees and giving them medical care, or even their humanitarian efforts across the globe, sending people to natural disasters or helping with water crises.”
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Stony Brook scientists find three tick species carry disease

Stony Brook scientists find three tick species carry disease

Cindy Mizaku October 12, 2019
A study finds that three species of ticks on Long Island carry agents threatening humans with disease.
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Stony Brook professor heads rising economic movement

Stony Brook professor heads rising economic movement

Cindy Mizaku October 6, 2019
Stephanie Kelton, professor of public policy and economics at Stony Brook University and economic advisor to Bernie Sanders, is a leading figure in the rising economic movement called Modern Monetary Theory (MMT).
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The Graduate School, located in the old Computer Science building.EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

SBU granted $1.7 million to advance minority doctoral students in STEM

Cindy Mizaku May 14, 2019
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is offering a $1.7 million grant to the Stony Brook University Center for Inclusive Education to provide career development for underrepresented minority doctoral students in STEM.
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Stony Brooks Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center (LACS) held a panel forum on immigration sanctuaries. The Director of LACS, Eric Zolov, gathered a panel of various perspectives to discuss immigration rights. CINDY MAZAKU/THE STATESMAN

LACS Center holds forum on Immigration Border Sanctuary

Cindy Mizaku May 5, 2019
The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center (LACS) at Stony Brook University held a panel forum on immigrant sanctuary activism featuring legal, activist and academic perspectives.
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When financial aid gets in the way of education

When financial aid gets in the way of education

Cindy Mizaku May 5, 2019
In Fall 2017, I started my first semester at Stony Brook University on the pre-med track. Like many undergraduate students on similar paths, I rely on financial aid to pay for college.
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A New York Fire Department Deputy Chief at the World Trade Center after the 9/11 attacks. Stony Brook University researchers may have found a link between Post Traumatic Stress Disorders and cognitive degeneration in 9/11 responders. PUBLIC DOMAIN

SBU researchers find possible link between PTSD in 9/11 responders and cognitive degeneration

Cindy Mizaku May 2, 2019
A team of researchers at Stony Brook University conducted a pilot study that suggests there may be a link between chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in 9/11 responders and cognitive degeneration, leading to diseases like Alzheimer’s.
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Pablo Calvi is a professor in Stony Brooks School of Journalism. He recently published a book called Latin American Adventures in Literary Journalism. PHOTO COURTESY OF BENJAMIN GOLDMAN

Journalism Professor Pablo Calvi talks about new book “Latin American Adventures in Literary Journalism”

Cindy Mizaku April 28, 2019
Pablo Calvi, an assistant professor at Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism, explored the relationship between Latin American journalism and the socio-political identities it embodies. Fittingly, the event took place in a room covered with photographs of an exhibit highlighting the Bracero program, a labor exchange agreement between Mexico and the United States from 1942 to 1964.
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Undergraduate Student Government Executive Vice President Abdelrahman Salama speaks to vigil participants. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Students honor victims of Sri Lanka terror attacks

Cindy Mizaku April 27, 2019
On a chilly Thursday evening, the sound of the Humanities fountain’s rippling waters felt louder than ever, as they were underscored by the overwhelming silence of students, faculty and staff coming together to pray.
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