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Dennis Assanis will step down as provost

Dennis Assanis will step down as provost

Arielle Martinez November 18, 2015
Dennis Assanis will step down from his positions at Stony Brook University to become the next president of the University of Delaware, both universities announced Wednesday.
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Say yes to single stream recycling on campus

Alexandrea Van Loo November 16, 2015
The convenience of single stream recycling will improve participation throughout university faculty, students and staff.
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Stony Brook junior running back Stacey Bedell (No. 21, above) in the immediate aftermath of scoring a touchdown against the Central Connecticut Blue Devils in Stony Brooks first football game of the 2015 season. Bedell would end up out of play for the rest of the year due to a shoulder injury. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/THE STATESMAN

Bedell named CAA Player of the Week

Chris Gaine September 14, 2015
Stony Brook running back Stacey Bedell was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week on Monday, Sept. 14.
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Scientists have started to get an idea about how helicase is loaded and how it functions in DNA replication machinery. (PHOTO CREDIT : MCT CAMPUS)

Under the microscope: unraveling a key component of DNA replication

Ricardo Raudales November 11, 2014
To better understand DNA replication, Huilin Li and his colleagues, along with Brookhaven scientists, teamed up with researchers from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and Imperial College in London.
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The speed limit on Nicolls Road between Stony Brook University’s south entrance and Route 25A is 45 miles per hour, a change university officials pushed for in an effort to make the road more pedestrian friendly for those crossing from west campus to east campus. (REBECCA ANZEL / THE STATESMAN)

University using education to promote campus safety

Rebecca Anzel November 10, 2014
At 10:12 p.m., University Police officer Salvatore Casaccio jumped a lane of traffic and hit Brianna Bifone with his police cruiser, pinning her underneath the vehicle for about 30 minutes
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Under the Microscope: Quantum fluctuations in an unconventional superconductor at SBU

Ricardo Raudales October 2, 2014
While temperatures have started to drop on campus, they are nowhere near those being achieved in one professor’s laboratory.
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Off-campus housing.

Town of Brookhaven weekly community court to crack down on illegal off-campus housing cases

Kelly Zegers September 9, 2014
The Town of Brookhaven set aside one day a week, Thursday, for a Community Housing Court with the goal of expediting housing violations cases.
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Sidewalk initiative brings hope to area surrounding campus

Michael Newcomer October 23, 2013
Let’s face it. Stony Brook is not a college town. Then again, most schools renowned for their science and math programs are not making the Princeton Review list of party schools. But the issue here is not just curriculum. The infrastructure for such a prospect simply is not there.
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Crackdown on illegal off-campus rental housing

Kelly Zegers October 3, 2013
In the midst of the Town of Brookhaven cracking down on illegal rental houses used by Stony Brook students, residents do not place the blame for major problems on students. For Bruce Sander, founder of the group known as Stony Brook Concerned Homeowners, the issue lies with landlords who allow more than four unrelated renters in a home, a policy which is against the town code.
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Food waste, the future of recycling at Stony Brook

Chris Woods October 1, 2013
Stony Brook University may soon be converting its food waste into electricity thanks to plans for a new waste processing plant pending regulatory approval.
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Local residents near Stony Brook University are unhappy with landlords not complying with town codes with student renters. (WESLEY ROBINSON/THE STATESMAN)

Locals complaining about SBU students

Giselle Barkley April 8, 2013

Local residents have a number of issues with off-campus housing that could jeopardize housing options for students if left unresolved. According to News 4 New York, Brookhaven residents are unhappy...

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New plan aims to turn Stony Brook into a college town

The Statesman September 24, 2012

Stony Brook University and the Town of Brookhaven announced earlier this month that they are seeking to develop a shopping strip along Route 25A near the Long Island Rail Road station in Stony Brook and...

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