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Boxes of the COVID-19 Vaccine. Starting Friday, Sept 9, students are no longer required to get tested for Covid-19 on a regular basis.Sgt. Sebastian Rothwyn/ CC BY-ND 2.0

Required COVID-19 Surveillance Testing Ends

Lori Saxena September 9, 2022
Starting Friday, Sept. 9, Stony Brook University will no longer require students to participate in COVID-19 surveillance testing. 
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Students getting ready to race in Roth Regatta on April 29. DANIEL KOGAN/THE STATESMAN

Roth Regatta 2022: Racing through the Sands of Time

Lori Saxena May 8, 2022
The 33rd annual Roth Regatta took place on April 29, with the theme “Sands of Time.” Boats ranged in theme from Noah’s Ark to the Titanic, with multiple magic school buses, a Shrek-themed boat and even an army-style tank manned by ROTC students.
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Welcome flyer set up at ambulatory sites, in emergency rooms, and at registration desks, containing both the pride flag and gender flag in an effort to make LGBTQ+ patients more comfortable. PROVIDED BY ADAM GONZALEZ

Stony Brook University Hospital named an LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader

Lori Saxena April 27, 2022
Stony Brook University Hospital (SBUH) was named an “LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader” for 2022 in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 15th anniversary edition of the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI).
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The D2L logo. Stony Brook will be switching over from Blackboard to D2L Brightspace for courses. D2L, CC BY-SA 4.0

SUNY switches from Blackboard to D2L Brightspace

Lori Saxena April 17, 2022
Stony Brook University, in collaboration with SUNY, is moving from Blackboard to D2L Brightspace. In an email on April 13, Charlie McMahon, interim senior vice president and enterprise chief information officer, informed students about the transition.
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The iconic Stony Brook Spider-Man in all his glory. The costumed Wallcrawler devotes his time to bringing positivity to the campus community. LUBABA SHARIF/THE STATESMAN

Meet SBU’s friendly neighborhood Spider-Man

Lori Saxena March 20, 2022
As Stony Brook University and the rest of the world bought copious amounts of hand sanitizer and toilet paper, one man traded his N95 mask for something a little less clinical, and a little more … heroic.
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SBU medical school applicants rise during COVID-19

SBU medical school applicants rise during COVID-19

Lori Saxena February 9, 2022
According to the school's Associate Dean of Admissions, the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University saw a 15% increase in applicants for students starting medical school in the fall of 2021.
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The outside of East Side Dining at night. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

Students complain about campus dining food and services

Lori Saxena February 4, 2022
SBU students are expressing frustration about food quality on campus. Scores of students on social media sites such as Reddit, have been complaining about poor food quality, sanitation and hygiene issues and food poisoning.
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Paul Kelton, a Professor of History and the Robert David Lion Gardiner Chair, at the beginning of his Indigenous Epidemics lecture. The lecture was held for Native American Heritage Month. LORI SAXENA/THE STATESMAN

SBU professor discusses Native Americans perspective and experiences of examining epidemic

Lori Saxena November 23, 2021
The Office of Multicultural Affairs hosted Paul Kelton, a history professor at SBU, to discuss indigenous perspective and experiences of epidemics during his lecture, “Indigenous Experiences With Epidemics: From Smallpox to COVID,” on Nov. 17.
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A photo of Governors Island.  FLICKR VIA CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

SBU bids for 150 million dollar Governors Island Climate Center

Lori Saxena November 18, 2021
Stony Brook University submitted a proposal on Oct. 13 to become a candidate in a worldwide competition to select an anchor establishment for a groundbreaking climate science-related development project spearheaded by the City of New York and the Trust for Governors Island.
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A headshot photo of Professor Peng Zhang.  PHOTO COURTESY OF PROFESSOR PENG ZHANG.

SBU professor leads statewide research “AI-Grid” to improve power infrastructure

Lori Saxena October 27, 2021
A Stony Brook University-led statewide research team received a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop the world’s first microgrid, fully operated by artificial intelligence, to improve power infrastructure.
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Dean Sampson showcasing the Book Howardena Pindell: What Remains to be Seen, a book about five decades of Pindells art.  JOCELYN CRUZ / THE STATESMAN

College of Arts and Sciences commits to diversifying faculty after internal review

Lori Saxena October 10, 2021
Stony Brook University is known for its success in recruiting and educating underrepresented minority undergraduate students. However, the increasing diversity in the student body is not mirrored by the faculty.
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