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President Samuel L. Stanley at the 2016 State of the University address. Wednesday he hosted a town hall meeting about diversity. JERROD WHITE/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook joins University Climate Change Coalition

Mike Adams February 11, 2018
Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. joined the launch of a multi-university coalition to fight climate change at the 2018 Higher Education Climate Change Leadership Summit on Tuesday, Feb. 6.
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A Stony Brook University student dressed in a costume made of garbage walks through the annual Earthstock celebration in protest of human-caused pollution. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Earthstock returns for another year in celebration of Earth Day

Evelin Mercedes April 29, 2017
The annual campus Earthstock event celebrated Earth Day with entertainment, music and educational opportunities on April 21.
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A slow clap for Stony Brooks Campus Residences

A slow clap for Stony Brook’s Campus Residences

Manju Shivacharan February 8, 2016
Why haven’t I heard about this? Market it! The solution is there, you created it. Now make sure everyone knows about it.
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MANJU SHIVACHARAN / THE STATESMAN

The reason behind SBU’s missing bike epidemic

Manju Shivacharan March 26, 2015
As I neared the Union entrance, I noticed many bikes missing from the bike racks—including mine.
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A Stony Brook University student recycles a plastic bottle on campus. FRANCIS YU/STATESMAN FILE

Seawolves look toward a greener future

The Statesman March 8, 2015
From the hospital to the dining facilities, different departments across Stony Brook University have started their RecycleMania endeavors.
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(MANJU SHIVACHARAN / THE STATESMAN)

Zipcar service zooms into Stony Brook’s parking lots

Sandhiya Kannan November 11, 2014
Stony Brook University’s Office of Sustainability introduced Zipcar, a rental car service, to campus, allowing cars to be rented on an hourly basis.
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Office of Sustainability addresses app concerns

Rachel Siford September 18, 2014
The Stony Brook University Office of Sustainability is trying to improve students’ transportation experience with the SBU Smart Transit smartphone application, the office said.
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Wolf Ride Bike Share program expands

Sandhiya Kannan September 4, 2014
Four new Wolf Ride Bike Share stations have been installed on campus this summer alone, bringing the total number of stations to eight and the number of available bikes to 60.
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Stony Brook designated a Groundwater Green Site

Sandhiya Kannan April 29, 2014
Stony Brook University was recently designated by the Groundwater Foundation as a Groundwater Guardian Green Site for its clean groundwater and environmental stewardship.
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Editorial: What is Recyclemania?

The Editorial Board March 4, 2014
To most of the student body, Recyclemania is still a relatively unknown occurrence. Unless you are actively involved in hall council, many residents are unaware of what is actually going on, and the student body is not fully aware of how successful the university has been in creating a more green environment. It ends up being an under-appreciated program, which is disappointing, considering how our success in this program speaks volumes on the character of the university as a whole.
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James OConnor, Director of Sustainability and Transportation Operation (STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY)

James O’Connor looks to keep Stony Brook green

Chris Woods November 12, 2013
James O’Connor works with, and through, a staggering amount of administrative tasks to maintain sustainability at Stony Brook University. As Director of Sustainability and Transportation Operations at Stony Brook University, he oversees projects ranging from electricity conservation initiatives and electric vehicle charging stations to a bike share system and solar-powered bus stops.
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Stony Brook University’s organic garden

Chris Woods October 20, 2013
Stony Brook’s organic garden is closed for the season, but plans are already underway to reopen and expand it in 2014.
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