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The Marine Sciences Research Center located in Stony Brooks Southampton campus. MELISSA AZOFEIFA/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook faculty lead study on the performance of local oysters

Maria Lynders December 1, 2020
New York Sea Grant, a cooperative program of Cornell University and the State University of New York, has awarded over $2.1 million to support six coastal science research projects, three of which are being led by Stony Brook University faculty. 
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Staying productive while working from home

Melissa Azofeifa April 1, 2020
There is a whirlwind of change happening as the world tries to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19); we cannot underestimate the importance of maintaining good mental health to be able to stay productive as people transition to working from home and remote learning.
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“Need a Break”: Quarantine Edition

Melissa Azofeifa March 25, 2020
We know being in self-isolation is hard. In case you need something to distract you or something to do in between online classes, take a break and check these out!
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The Staller Center for the Arts closes their doors through May 15

Melissa Azofeifa March 22, 2020
COVID-19 is disrupting life as we know it and Inkles wanted people to know that The Staller Center for the Arts is committed to doing their part for the common goal, which is keeping everyone safe and healthy.
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Lauterbur Hall in Kelly Quad. ERIC SCHMID/STATESMAN FILE

Campus residents question the future

Melissa Azofeifa March 16, 2020

Resident students on campus are wondering if they should pack their bags and go home as Stony Brook University transitions to online-only courses in an effort to contain COVID-19. Although the university...

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School of Journalism updates students as SBU goes remote

Melissa Azofeifa March 15, 2020
The School of Journalism (SoJ) sent students a curriculum-update on March 11, about 40 minutes after Stony Brook University officially announced that it would be moving classes online.
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26 SUNY students undergo mandatory 14-day quarantine at Stony Brook Southampton

Alek Lewis March 8, 2020
Twenty-two students from State University of New York (SUNY) study abroad programs are undergoing mandatory quarantine for the coronavirus at Stony Brook University’s Southampton campus, school officials confirmed in an email to The Statesman.
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Annual Lunar New Year celebration at SBU canceled

Melissa Azofeifa February 13, 2020
The coronavirus outbreak — now called COVID-19 — is causing growing anxieties around the world, and cancellations of these important festivities are becoming a national trend.
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“Rare” by Selena Gomez celebrates recovery and self-love

Melissa Azofeifa January 19, 2020
Selena Gomez’s latest album “Rare” is a celebratory album, having been released on Friday Jan. 10., five years since the release of “Revival” in 2015. The album celebrates Gomez surviving a tumultuous couple of years.
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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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SBU professor charged with theft granted trial delay

Melissa Azofeifa December 4, 2019
At a Dec. 3 court status conference, Stony Brook Associate Professor Geoffrey Girnun was granted a speedy trial waiver due to “ongoing plea negotiations.”
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The Marine Sciences Research Center located in Stony Brooks Southampton campus. MELISSA AZOFEIFA/STATESMAN FILE

New marine map study provides guidance on where to place marine protected areas

Erika Peters November 23, 2019
A study published last month and conducted by a team including researchers from Stony Brook University has revealed that a large portion of the world’s most important marine areas remain unprotected.
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