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Yusef Salaam talks about Donald Trump, police brutality and the power of voting

Maya Brown November 1, 2020
Yusef Salaam, a member of the Exonerated Five who was accused and convicted of a Central Park sexual assault, spoke at Stony Brook University about a wide range of issues, including racial inequality in the American justice system, on Oct. 27. 
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Outside of the Stony Brook University Hospital. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Pre-med students navigate pandemic-related disruptions

Meenu Johnkutty May 18, 2020
Traditionally, medical schools require students to submit letter grades for their prerequisite classes; however, some have begun to rethink their admissions criteria for the upcoming admissions cycle.
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Janet Mock at Commons Day. GABBY PARDO/THE STATESMAN

Commons Day celebrates speaking one’s truth

Sam Lauria October 20, 2019
On Oct. 16, Stony Brook University hosted its annual Commons Day seminar for first-year students with guest speaker, writer and transgender rights activist, Janet Mock. Commons Day is a yearly event in which the author of the first-year reading requirement comes and speaks to students and staff.
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Graduating Stony Brook students decorated their caps for the 2015 commencement ceremony. BRIDGET DOWNES/STATESMAN FILE

Winter commencement still on for December 2018

Karina Gerry March 3, 2018
“It was very upsetting to find out that they were canceling the commencement ceremony especially without even giving a reason as to why,” Saviano said.
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Students gather outside Heavy Engineering. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Despite similar acceptance rates, more men than women enroll at Stony Brook

Andrew Goldstein February 25, 2018
Women make up a smaller percentage of Stony Brook undergraduate students than they did a decade ago, despite having higher retention and graduation rates than their male counterparts.
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Education reform remains controversial

Will Welch April 1, 2014
A panel of education experts and Long Island superintendents condemned the reform agenda of the New York State Board of Regents at an event held at Stony Brook’s Wang Center.
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Charles L. Robbins, vice provost for undergraduate education and co-chair of the Self-Study Committee.

SBU prepares for re-accreditation

Nina Lin December 6, 2012

As if budget cuts, multiple construction projects and a gen-ed overhaul were not enough, students and faculty at Stony Brook University have something new to worry about. Reaccreditation may only be...

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