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A headshot of Stony Brook alum Leonard Steinbach along with The Statesman group photo in 1974. Steinbach passed away at 71 on Jan. 19. Courtesy of Ruth Bonapace.

Leonard Steinbach, a man of purpose and many passions, dead at 71

Mariam Guirgis, Assistant News Editor February 16, 2024

Shortly after graduating from Stony Brook University in 1974, Leonard Steinbach, who also went by “Lenny” and “Len,” threw a party on the Brooklyn Bridge pedestrian walkway with his friends....

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The online form sent out by the Office of the President for the presidential search committee. Nominations will be taken into consideration until 5 pm on July 31. PHOTO COURTESY STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Nominations for Presidential Search Committee are open

Maya Brown July 14, 2019
The President’s Office started taking open nominations for the presidential search committee. The announcement was sent in an email on Friday, July 12 at 1 p.m.
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Alexandra Solowinska, a freshman at Stony Brook University, enters college with the goal of being a physician. Solowinska, a cancer survivor, now volunteers at the Stony Brook Medical Center, where she had her treatment as a toddler. (MICHAEL RUIZ / THE STATESMAN)

A Survivor’s Ambition

Michael Ruiz September 3, 2013
She remembers colorful tiles and the hospital smell. She remembers the piggy bank with her name on it that someone had given her before an overnight stay. She remembers that her parents never put out many baby pictures because she had no hair.
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Stony Brook theater arts alum wins an Oscar

Elvira Spektor March 5, 2012
He wore a single-breasted Brooks Brothers tuxedo. It was very Hollywood, perfectly peppered with old-school class. He looked like a character from “The Artist”. And, as of last Sunday, he was the proud owner of an Academy Award for his work on that very movie.
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