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SBU genetics professor named fellow for yeast cell research

Alek Lewis and James Bowen February 28, 2021
A Stony Brook University professor has received a fellowship to further her research into genetic mutations which cause infertility and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzeihmer’s, Down Syndrome and Parkinson’s disease.
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150 students came from across the country to participate in the hack@CEWIT hackathon. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

CEWIT hackathon attracts hundreds of programmers to Stony Brook University

Gary Ghayrat February 18, 2018
Hack@CEWIT 2018: IoT & Security, the second annual event of its kind, gathered around 150 students from across the country and abroad to code programs, solve challenges and showcase applications while attending workshops and tech talks over the span of three days.
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Actor Michael J Fox, above, is one of five people recieving honorary degrees from Stony Brook University. TEODOR BJERRANG/FLCKR VIA CC BY-NC 2.0

Michael J. Fox among five receiving honorary degrees

Anna Correa May 12, 2017
Along with the Class of 2017, five distinguished individuals will receive honorary degrees at Stony Brook University’s 57th commencement ceremony at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium on May 19.
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A tall classic chai tea latte. Stony Brooks newest Starbucks location opened in the basement of the library on Jan. 23.TAYLOR HA/STATESMAN FILE

The Science of College: How coffee affects the body

Andrew Goldstein February 17, 2016
If human brains were a high school movie, caffeine would be the bad boy who easily asks the receptor on a date while adenosine is still building up his confidence.
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Fundraising campaign to create scholarships will launch this month

Fundraising campaign to create scholarships will launch this month

Jessica Chin November 4, 2015
The public phase of a fundraising campaign by Stony Brook University that aims to create up to $200 million in scholarships for qualifying students will launch this month.
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PHOTO CREDIT: MELINA SAMPAIO MANFRINATTI

Under the Microscope: Professors look at risks of texting and walking

Brianna O'Neill September 24, 2015
Even during a short walk on campus, it is hard not to notice the number of people using their cellphones while walking.
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