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An attendee purchasing a Korean stationary item at Korean Culture Day held at the Charles B. Wang Center on Nov. 10. COURTESY OF HEEJEONG SOHN

The center for Korean studies hosts an immersive Korean marketplace

Jenna Zaza November 14, 2023
The Center for Korean Studies hosted Korean Culture Day at the Charles B. Wang Center on Nov. 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The festival was aimed at Stony Brook University students taking Korean language courses to help develop their conversational skills while learning about the culture.
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President Maurie McInnis (left) and guest speaker (right) at the Presidential Debate friday

Stony Brook hosts Environmentalist Jeff Goodell in Presidential Lecture

Sky Crabtree, Assistant News Editor November 2, 2023
On Wednesday, Oct. 25, Stony Brook University hosted award-winning journalist and author Jeff Goodell to discuss climate change in the school’s presidential lecture series. President Maurie McInnis hosted the discussion in which the two discussed Goodell’s work in documenting climate change.
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2/22 100,000 lives saved  BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook celebrates more than 100,000 lives saved through blood donations

Beth Gatto March 1, 2023
On Wednesday, Feb. 22, the celebration took place at the Zodiac Gallery in the Charles B. Wang Center and was attended by about 50 students, faculty, New York Blood Center representatives and local legislators. 
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Art critic discusses postmemory generation in South Korea

Art critic discusses postmemory generation in South Korea

Jenna Zaza October 6, 2022
On Sept. 28, Dr. Dong-Yeon Koh, an established art critic from South Korea, held a discussion in the Humanities building on her book, “The Postmemory Generation in South Korea: Contemporary Korean Arts and Films on the Memories of the Korean War."
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Trans rights activist Aydian Dowling visits the Wang Center

Daniel Wu October 1, 2022
On Sept. 21, transgender rights activist and model Aydian Dowling gave a presentation on his journey as a transgender man at the Charles B. Wang Center. The presentation conveyed Dowling’s experience of coming out as transgender.
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The Mid Autumn Festival at the Jasmine food court in the Wang center.

SBU welcomes fall with Mid-Autumn Festival traditions

Sydney Riddle September 18, 2022
The Mid-Autumn Festival, which took place on Sept. 10, was one of the first cultural events celebrated on campus. During this event mooncakes and harvest-based food were served at Jasmine, located at the Wang Center.
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Students marching with signs during Walk of Hope on Sept. 29.  JULIA HEMING

Students march for mental health at fourth annual Walk of Hope

Viola Flowers October 17, 2021
Stony Brook University students, faculty and staff gathered at the SAC Plaza on Sept. 29 for the fourth annual Walk of Hope, hosted by the Center for Prevention and Outreach to raise mental health awareness during National Suicide Prevention Month.
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A map of Stony Brook University marked with the locations of crimes that occurred on campus from Friday, Sept. 10 to Friday, Sept. 7. GRAPHIC BY KAT PROCACCI

SBU Crime Watch: Sept. 10-19, 2021

Sonya Gugliara September 26, 2021
Search and explore the crimes between Sept. 10 and Sept. 19, logged by the University Police Department.
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Our Stories Carried Us Here brings immigrant and refugee visionaries to the Wang Center

“Our Stories Carried Us Here” brings immigrant and refugee visionaries to the Wang Center

Michelle Chen September 14, 2021
Anyone who has visited the Wang Center since the beginning of the fall semester has probably seen passing students slow down or stop completely to take in head-turning walls of illustrated graphic panels about the intricacies of the immigration process and refugee experience.
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An Anti-Asian violence vigil in April 2021 on Stony Brook University campus.  JOCELYN CRUZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook University hosts Asian American and Pacific Islander anti-racism forum

Alek Lewis May 6, 2021
Over 200 people attended “Breaking Silence: A Public Forum on Anti-Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Racism” over Zoom on May 5, prompted by the national conversations around the increase in hate incidents against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
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The Charles B. Wang Center, above, ... FRANCIS YU/STATESMAN FILE

Art and trauma meet in new virtual art gallery presented by the Charles B. Wang Center

Amaya McDonald August 23, 2020
The Charles B. Wang Center unveils a new virtual exhibit, "Forgotten Faces: Visual Representation of Trauma and Mass Killings in Asia"
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Posters for broadway shows. ALPHAB/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

Annual Lunar New Year celebration at SBU canceled

Melissa Azofeifa February 13, 2020
The coronavirus outbreak — now called COVID-19 — is causing growing anxieties around the world, and cancellations of these important festivities are becoming a national trend.
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