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Intel finalist jumps obstacles for her studies

Seth Hoffman February 6, 2012

Within the past month, 18-year-old Samantha Garvey has endured homelessness, been named a semifinalist for the 2012 Intel Science Talent Search and traveled  to Washington, D.C. for the State of the Union...

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Bullied ‘Stand Up’ to bullying

Seth Hoffman December 13, 2011

Peter Cohen died Nov. 14, 2000, after defending an employee who was being bullied. In March 2011, his son, Ben Cohen, a former English rugby player, founded the StandUp Foundation in memory of his father...

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Student dies of cardiac arrest

Seth Hoffman December 13, 2011

Susan Facini, known best by Susie, was watching a movie at home with her mom on Wednesday night when her heart started beating very rapidly, according to her mother, Bernadette. She went into cardiac...

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“Community of Awesome” finds joy of the campus

Seth Hoffman November 11, 2011

Rob Drago has found himself saying the word “awesome” a lot lately. That’s probably because Drago, a junior political science major and intern in the Office of the Dean of Students, is the co-founder...

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Chem. Dept. ranks ninth in U.S.

Seth Hoffman October 21, 2011

With 96 projects a year and $250,000 spent per project, a total of $24 million is spent annually on research and development by the Stony Brook Chemistry Department. The chemistry department ranks ninth...

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Fundraiser raises money for Tanzania orphanages

Seth Hoffman September 24, 2011

The International Academic Program held its first fundraiser ever on Saturday night. All donations went to Tanzanian orphanages in Mto wa Mbu. The fundraiser was held at Pentimento Restaurant in the...

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Enhancing Our View of Galaxies Beyond

Seth Hoffman October 14, 2010

Students and members of the Stony Brook community packed into the Earth and Space Sciences Building on Oct. 1,  for the lecture “Observing Galaxies Large and Small with the Hubble Space Telescope,”...

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