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Official poster for All the boys Ive loved before, featured on Netflix.  PUBLIC DOMAIN

“To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before: Always and Forever” review

Julia Heming March 21, 2021
To any rom-com lovers, the “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” film series should be high on the list of movies to watch. The latest installment “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before: Always and Forever” was released on Netflix on Valentine’s Day.
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Korea: A Land of Hats exhibition comes to Charles B. Wang Center

“Korea: A Land of Hats” exhibition comes to Charles B. Wang Center

Anna Correa September 19, 2019
The Charles B. Wang Center hosted a hat exhibit displaying various types of historical headwear from South Korea.
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American-Korean artist and playwright Jamie Sunwoo speaking at the Wang Center on Wednesday, March 6. Her talk was on the history of the canned meat, SPAM, in the Asia-Pacific region. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Wang exhibit illuminates the cultural significance of SPAM

Kimberly Brown March 10, 2019
Jaime Sunwoo, an American-Korean artist and playwright, came to the Charles B. Wang Center this past Wednesday to discuss the important history and dishes of the canned meat, SPAM, throughout time in the Asia-Pacific.
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Three Korean comfort women photographed in 1944 while being interrogated. The Charles B. Wang center screened I Can Speak, a film exploring the lives of comfort women in Korea under Japanese occupation. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Center for Korean Studies shows Korean film “I Can Speak”

Claudia Motley March 25, 2018
Stony Brook’s Center for Korean Studies at the beginning of the month, released in 2017, the Korean comedy-drama “I Can Speak.”
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My celebration of the Chinese New Year

My celebration of the Chinese New Year

Matthew Yan February 19, 2018
Like western New Year’s celebrations, the Lunar New Year is both a time of reflection of the past year as well as a time of preparation for the future.
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Associate professor of ----- Josipa Roska above, published a study in the Journal of Higher Education which found negative diversity experiences are highly detrimental. LYNN BELL/UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA

Study finds negative diversity experiences can harm students

Rawson Jahan February 26, 2017
The research project was inspired by a previous study administered by Josipa Roksa, an associate professor of sociology and education at the University of Virginia, and Richard Arum, dean of the school of education at the University of California, Irvine.
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The Book: A Symbol of the Proliferation of Materialism by Stephanie S. Lee, shown above, is one of the many works of Korean art now on display at the Charles B. Wang Center. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Innovative Korean art colors the walls of the Wang Center

Jessica Chin November 6, 2016
Students strolling through the Charles B. Wang Center can see and learn how Korean society has evolved over the last few centuries with the current art installation.
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A dong-heon, or main office building, of the provincial government complex in the Korean Folk Village. The dong-heon was where the governor performed his duties as administrator. (CHRISTOPHER CAMERON / THE STATESMAN)

A close-up look inside SUNY Korea: Part III

Christopher Cameron August 27, 2015
Take a look as the Study Abroad program visits the cultural attractions of the Korean Folk Village and marvels at technological advancements in the Samsung Innovation Museum.
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A Buddhist ritual signalling the end of the day being performed by one of the temples monks. Buddhism emphasizes teaching not just humans, but all life on earth. As a result, the ceremony is meant for the surrounding forest just as much as the temple itself. (CHRISTOPHER CAMERON / THE STATESMAN)

A close-up look inside SUNY Korea: Part II

Christopher Cameron August 16, 2015
You may have seen an earlier gallery of Stony Brook University’s Study Abroad program at SUNY Korea, but that was not all the campus had to offer.
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The Staller Center echoes with the sound of Opera

Peter Chen November 24, 2014
The audience burst into applause just as the sopranos of the Stony Brook Opera finished their introduction number from composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “The Magic Flute.”
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SUNY Korea offers computer science, technology systems management and mechanical engineering as majors. (PHOTO CREDIT : BLOG.SUNY.EDU)

SUNY Korea sees new growth

Sarah Elsesser October 21, 2014
SUNY Korea, a Stony Brook University affiliated campus, was the first American university to be established in Incheon, South Korea on March 3, 2012.
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Chang-Jin Lees project looks to shed light on the stories of comfort women, who were enslaved by the Japanese army during WWII and forced to engage in sexual activities with enlisted men.  (BRIDGET DOWNES / THE STATESMAN)

Behind the scenes of the Comfort Women Exhibition

Krysten Massa October 6, 2014
The “COMFORT WOMEN WANTED” art project by artist Chang-Jin Lee is now being displayed on the first floor of the Wang Center until Jan. 10.
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