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The Student Financial Services office located in the Student Union. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

SBU students face unique challenges with loans

Morgan Casey December 1, 2021
On top of these financial implications, there are also the looming mental and psychological effects that debt has on students’ mental health. Many students experience profound stress, anxiety and feelings related to shame when thinking about their financial situations related to school. In a 2021 survey, one in 14 student borrowers said they experienced suicidal ideation because of taxing debt situations.
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SBU researchers use social media to study unhealthy drinking habits

Sam Rowland September 20, 2020
Stony Brook University researchers in psychology and computer science have received a $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund the development of potential new treatments for addiction.
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Girnun and his attorneys on Jan. 14, 2020 outside of the Alfonse M. DAmato Courthouse. BRIANNE LEDDA/THE STATESMAN

Former SBU professor pleads guilty to funneling cancer research funds

Brianne Ledda and Melissa Azofeifa January 14, 2020
Girnun could face a maximum of 10 years in jail without parole, and “a fine to be determined,” according to a U.S. Department of Justice press release.
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Stony Brook professor charged with stealing cancer research funds

Stony Brook professor charged with stealing cancer research funds

Brianne Ledda and Melissa Azofeifa September 12, 2019
A Stony Brook University Professor was arrested on charges of stealing from cancer research funds. He could be facing up to 20 years in federal prison.
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The Institute for Advanced Computational Science, located next to the Life Sciences Building. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook University’s Advanced Computing Institute Receives $11.3M Philanthropic Boost

Maya Brown August 31, 2019
The Institute for Advanced Computational Science (IACS) at Stony Brook University received a $6.3 million anonymous donation in early August that will advance data-driven research for the department.
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Children learning about “SnappyXO,” a kit created by aims to inspire elementary, middle and high schoolers to explore creative learning in the field of robotics and mechanical design. COURTESY OF SNAPPYXO

SBU professor develops new platform for educational robotics

Ameya Kale March 9, 2019
A professor in the department of mechanical engineering, Dr. Anurag Purwar, recently earned a $225,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for developing an educational robotics kit for young students.
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SBU Grant

March 23, 2002

University President Shirley Strum Kenny announced March 19 that Stony BrookUniversity was awarded $2.5 million by the National Science Foundation (NSF)to increase minority bachelor degrees in science,...

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