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Dean Sampson showcasing the Book Howardena Pindell: What Remains to be Seen, a book about five decades of Pindells art.  JOCELYN CRUZ / THE STATESMAN

College of Arts and Sciences commits to diversifying faculty after internal review

Lori Saxena October 10, 2021
Stony Brook University is known for its success in recruiting and educating underrepresented minority undergraduate students. However, the increasing diversity in the student body is not mirrored by the faculty.
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The outside of the administration building in March 2020. The RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

Commencement will be in-person this spring

Alek Lewis March 21, 2021
Stony Brook University class of 2021’s commencement ceremony will be held in-person at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium — at least for graduating students.
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Students walking outside of Stony Brook Universitys Student Activities Center (SAC).SARA RUBERG/ STATESMAN FILE

Lack of minor programs is a major problem at SBU

Xenia Gonikberg March 8, 2020
There aren’t enough options for students, plain and simple. We should be able to pursue what we want without having to declare these subjects as majors and adding the stress of wondering if they will fit in our already hectic schedules.
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A screenshot of the constitutional referendum emailed to students on Nov. 9. COURTESY OF USG

USG proposes restructured constitution in referendum

Brianne Ledda November 13, 2019
A campus-wide email announcing the referendum and elections included a link to a Google Drive folder with an annotated draft with the proposed changes, a final draft of the new constitution and a document describing major changes, in addition to the current constitution.
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Discussing the fate of Stony Brook’s financial and academic future

David McKinnon June 18, 2019
From the perspectives of many long-serving faculty, the primary cause of the chronic financial problems within the university is quite clear: incentives for upper management are poorly aligned with the long-term best interests of the institution and have been for some time.
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Undergraduate Student Government president-elect Shaheer Khan poses for a headshot. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

New USG president looks forward to increasing participation

Gabby Pardo May 5, 2019
Shaheer Khan was class president in the 6th grade, senior class president in high school and now he’s set to be the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) president for the 2019-2020 school year.
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News Editor Rebecca Liebson at a press conference with President Samuel L. Stanley. Liebson has been with The Statesman since her freshman year. ALEEZA KAZMI/THE STATESMAN

I’ve spent the past four years covering Stony Brook — their media relations is a nightmare for student journalists

Rebecca Liebson April 28, 2019
My meeting with Sheprow was not an isolated incident, but part of a pattern of university officials trying to suppress student journalists at Stony Brook — the only SUNY institution with a journalism school.
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Chemistry professor takes over CAS dean position

Brianne Ledda August 26, 2018
Chemistry Professor Nicole Sampson took over as Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) on July 16.
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Roth Regatta is an annual event in which students build boats made of cardboard and duct tape to race across Roth Pond. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

CAS senator proposes cancelling classes for Roth Regatta

Brianne Ledda April 26, 2018
Stony Brook’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) is supporting an initiative to cancel classes on the day of Roth Regatta to encourage student participation in the event.
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Stony Brook University has cut the speech pathology program.CHANGE.ORG

College of Arts and Sciences cuts Speech Language Pathology courses

Rebecca Liebson April 16, 2018
Starting next semester, Stony Brook University will no longer offer courses in speech and language pathology.
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University announces Bachelor of Arts in biology program

Mike Adams March 18, 2018
Stony Brook University’s College of Arts and Sciences is expecting to add a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in biology program in time for the Fall 2018 semester.
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Dean of Stony Brooks College of Arts and Science, Sacha Kopp, announced he will resign on Jul. 1. Kopp has been the head of the universitys largest college since Aug. 2014.  PHOTO COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Sacha Kopp to resign as dean of College of Arts and Sciences

Mike Adams and Gary Ghayrat February 26, 2018
College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Dean Sacha Kopp announced that he will leave his position on July 1 in an email sent out to faculty Monday morning.
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