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Inside the Stony Brook Hospital. BOREUM LEE/STATESMAN FILE

SBU School of Medicine renamed after Renaissance Technologies

Brianne Ledda November 25, 2018
Stony Brook University School of Medicine has been renamed the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University, President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. announced on Wednesday, Nov. 21.
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Stony Brook, NY; Stony Brook University Health Science Center: Stony Brook University held a donation event honoring Frances L. Brisbane, PhD, MSW, Vice President for Health Sciences Workforce Diversity. She donated 1.5 Million dollars to the University. COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

SBU Health Sciences VP endows education fund for custodial staff

Brianne Ledda October 30, 2018
Frances Brisbane, Stony Brook’s vice president for Health Sciences Workforce Diversity, has pledged $1 million to the university to start a fund to benefit SBU custodial staff.
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The seating in Stony Brooks Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. NARA HWANG/STATESMAN FILE

The Onion Bagel: Steroids are the answer to athletic apathy

Mike Adams May 6, 2018
We might not ever get to see the Loch Ness monster in person, but if we could just stuff our rosters with athletes that are closer to being Klingons than human beings, then that’s good enough.
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Senior attacker Kylie Ohlmiller works the ball around the back of the Cornell net in a game on April 3. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Kylie Ohlmiller breaks two NCAA records in 22-7 victory over UMBC

Gregory Zarb April 22, 2018
Now that Murphy and Ohlmiller have gotten their respective records out of the way, them and the team can focus on what’s been driving them for the entire season: an NCAA championship.
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Delays are expected on the Long Island Rail Road.LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

LIRR suspended between Smithtown and Port Jefferson

Joseph Konig April 18, 2018
Train service is suspended in both directions between Smithtown and Port Jefferson “due to a track condition near Stony Brook,” the Long Island Rail Road announced on Twitter.
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Emergency responders at the scene of the chemical spill in the Chemistry Building on April 5. Nitric acid was spilled in a fourth floor lab of the building around 8 p.m. GARY GHAYRAT/ STATESMAN FILE

Dangerous chemical spills in the Chemistry Building

Gary Ghayrat April 8, 2018
Nitric acid, a highly corrosive chemical, was spilled in a fourth floor laboratory of the Chemistry Building around 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, according to University Assistant Chief of Police Eric Olsen.
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Part of Stony Brook Universitys main campus. DIANNA ROMAN/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook enacts hiring freeze to help balance budget

Rebecca Liebson March 1, 2018
Stony Brook University is implementing a hiring freeze to help mitigate an $18 million budget shortfall, President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. announced on Thursday.
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Suffolk County Sheriff’s election too close to call

Joseph Konig November 8, 2017
“We did not concede,” Herman wrote in a text.
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New York voter registration papers distributed by Stony Brooks Vote Everywhere group in partnership with the Andrew Goodman Foundation. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Take the time to vote

Andrew Goldstein October 29, 2017
Ask your district and county candidates, what are they going to do to help students here at Stony Brook?
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A satellite image of Hurricane Irma on Sept.

Keep your eye on the cause of these hurricanes

Andrew Goldstein September 24, 2017
“During its life cycle a hurricane can expend as much energy as 10,000 nuclear bombs!" That is what we are dealing with.
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Assistant Chief of Police Lawrence M. Zacarese, above, SAHER JAFRI/STATESMAN FILE

Zacarese beats out Boyle in Suffolk County Republican primary

Joseph Konig September 13, 2017
Assistant Chief of Police and the Director of Campus Emergency Management Lawrence Zacarese came out on top against State Senator Philip Boyle in the Republican primary for Suffolk County sheriff on Tuesday night.
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Senior running back Stacey Bedell in a game against Sacred Heart in 2016. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook Football takes No. 19 ranked South Florida to the brink

Joseph Konig September 3, 2017
Stony Brook Football’s 2017 season began Saturday afternoon with the Seawolves taking top-25 FBS team to the edge, losing 31-17 to USF on the road in a game that the Seawolves led at the half.
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