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SBU and other SUNYs partner with NYS to improve recycling

Claudia Motley November 17, 2020
New York State has partnered with Stony Brook University, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and University of Buffalo to help improve the state’s recycling programs.
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SBU professors join statewide effort to combat ocean acidification

Brianne Ledda September 9, 2018
Three Stony Brook faculty members have signed on to a statewide task force to combat ocean acidification, which was announced by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos on Aug. 22.
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo submitted 184 vetoes on the 2015-2016 State Budget. Two of these applied to Stony Brook University, rejecting funding to Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium and a proposed indoor practice facility and exam center.  PHOTO CREDIT: GOVERNORS PRESS OFFICE

Cuomo commits $5 million to Center for Clean Water Technology

Nikita Ramos September 26, 2016
New York State has committed to investing $5 million in Stony Brook University’s Center for Clean Water Technology to develop new filtration technologies for water suppliers.
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Exploring BlaxploItalian in Italian cinema

Exploring BlaxploItalian in Italian cinema

Tom Cullen November 4, 2015
Born, raised and schooled in Italy, Fred Kuwornu, who is also Ghanaian, wanted to show the history and mistreatment of black actors in his home country.
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Curriculum changes streamline new student degree requirements

Sandhiya Kannan April 3, 2014
To earn a degree from Stony Brook University, students need not only meet the requirements of his or her major but also those of the Diversified Education Curriculum, the purpose of which is to provide students with a general, well-rounded education to complement the narrower and more specialized focus of majors and minors offered. But for those new SBU students beginning their college career in fall 2014, the system is different.
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Stony Brook University is involved in research on groundwater contamination from composting. Findings in past reports show high levels of manganese and alpha radiation. (PHOTO CREDIT: MCT CAMPUS)

SBU researches fertile grounds for controversy

Chris Woods November 26, 2013
Joint research between Stony Brook University and New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) into the chemical reactions behind large-scale mulching contaminating groundwater could heavily affect the future of composting on Long Island, specifically in relation to an announced food waste processing plant.
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Stony Brook to conduct research for state

Nujbat Meraji October 14, 2013
Groundwater on Long Island is continually tainted by high levels of manganese from large-scale composting projects, according to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
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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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