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The inaugural class of the Chancellors Summer Research Excellence Fund which facilitated the Universitys Summer Opportunity for Academic Research (SOAR). PHOTO COURTESY OF STONY BROOK NEWS

Stony Brook introduces SOAR, a new research pilot program

Mariam Ismail November 19, 2023
Stony Brook University’s new pilot research program for underprivileged students, Summer Opportunity for Academic Research (SOAR), made its debut on May 30 and concluded on August 4. 
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2020 Commencement being held at Kenneth Lavalle Stadium on

Stony Brook University’s class of 2020 returns for a belated graduation ceremony

Morgan Casey September 19, 2021
Stony Brook University held an in-person commencement ceremony for the class of 2020 on Sept. 10 to celebrate their graduation achievements during the ongoing pandemic.
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Business, Healthcare and Human Services job fair in 2019. MAYA BROWN/STATESMAN FILE

Working while attending college improves time management

Fanni Frankl October 27, 2019
In U.S. colleges, where 41.6% of students experience anxiety and 36.4% experience depression, the question of whether working while attending college full time is a choice that takes careful consideration.
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The Career Center located in the Melville Library at Stony Brook University. (NINA LIN/STATESMAN FILE)

Career Center teaches students effective salary negotiation

Vincent Sparagna October 20, 2018
Assistant Director of Graduate Career Services Alfreda James and Employer Relations Associate Crystal Diaz outlined the steps to effective salary negotiation at the Career Center on Tuesday, Oct. 16.
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The Stony Brook Foundation,
 the Universitys main source of funding,

Richard Gatteau appointed interim vice president for Student Affairs

Jim Lo February 4, 2018
After several months of vacancy, Dr. Richard Gatteau was appointed as the interim vice president for Student Affairs and dean of students on Jan. 23.
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In the next five years, there will be an increase in tuition for all four State University of New York (SUNY) research universities, including Stony Brook University, by 30%.

University Senate Faculty Survey shows low ratings

Desiree D'Iorio February 22, 2017
The University Senate’s 2016 Faculty Survey revealed low ratings for much of the university, including the College of Arts and Sciences and building maintenance.
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Four ways to save after college

Four ways to save after college

Rachel Siford March 29, 2016
College graduates often find themselves moving back home after college, but financial experts are advising them to follow a strict budget to be able to move out faster.
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Stony Brook names the first Peace Corps recruiter in SUNY system

Eric Schmid October 26, 2015
Stony Brook named Helen Jolly as the university's Peace Corps recruitment officer, making Stony Brook the first school in the SUNY system to have a Peace Corps recruiter.
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Hong, above, said that her favorite designer is Alexander McQueen because of his dramatic, yet majestic styles. PHOTO CREDIT: MATT BARNEY

Student Spotlight: Becky Hong the fashion guru

Jessica Carnabuci May 13, 2015
Fashion was always something that Becky Hong found interesting, but it was not until she studied abroad that she considered it as an option for her career.
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Who you need to know at Stony Brook

The Statesman April 23, 2015
With over 20,000 graduate and undergraduate students, trying to find your niche as an incoming student can be a pretty difficult feat—but this list will make it easier.
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The Womens Leadership Symposium took place in the Charles B. Wang Center on Friday, Oct. 10. The symposium involved discussions on current womens issues and pathways to leadership positions in their careers. (BOREUM LEE / THE STATESMAN)

Women’s Leadership Symposium sheds light on women’s issues in the workplace

Rachel Siford October 13, 2014
Students and faculty from Stony Brook University and the community gathered in the Wang Center on Oct. 10 to discuss current women’s issues and ways to gain leadership positions in their careers.
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Use ZebraNet—it works

Tejen Shah August 26, 2014
Many of us like to find opportunities on our own, but many struggle. There is no shame in getting some help, especially from the world-class institution you pay thousands of dollars to to attend.
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