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Travel restrictions delay semester for about 40 students

Brianne Ledda January 29, 2020
Stony Brook University is working with students on a “case-by-case basis” and faculty has been alerted to not penalize late arrivals.
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The Center for News Literacy office, located on fourth floor of the Frank Melville Memorial Library. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

SBU School of Journalism spreads news literacy curriculum

Jocelyn Cruz December 8, 2019
Stony Brook University’s curriculum from the Center for News Literacy is spreading to other schools and universities across the globe.
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Professor lectures on hostility towards immigrants

Professor lectures on hostility towards immigrants

Fanni Frankl September 27, 2019
A professor of philosphy from Strasbourg University gave a lecture at Harriman Hall regarding the history of hostility aimed at immigrants.
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Stony Brook professor charged with stealing cancer research funds

Stony Brook professor charged with stealing cancer research funds

Brianne Ledda and Melissa Azofeifa September 12, 2019
A Stony Brook University Professor was arrested on charges of stealing from cancer research funds. He could be facing up to 20 years in federal prison.
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In the next five years, there will be an increase in tuition for all four State University of New York (SUNY) research universities, including Stony Brook University, by 30%.
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What the Princeton Review study fails to represent

Courtney Kidd October 26, 2016
A good teacher prepares you for more than class; igniting your yearning for more knowledge, even if it is outside a topic of interest to you.
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Endangered bees in the U.S.: Why should we care?

H. Resit Akçakaya October 11, 2016
Wild bee species are declining, not just in the U.S., but worldwide.
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Deadline—March 10, 2014

Deadline—March 10, 2014

The Statesman March 10, 2014
Deadline is The Statesman’s weekly podcast, bringing you the top stories from Stony Brook University in News, Arts & Entertainment and Sports every Monday.
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Legendary Watergate journalist speaks at fiftieth lecture of series

Ryan Wolf October 16, 2013
Stony Brook students caught a glimpse into the past, present and future of the American press through the eyes of world-renowned journalist Carl Bernstein at the fiftieth “My Life As” presentation on Tuesday night.
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The Million Dollar Professor

David Morris April 10, 2011

Distinguished professor John Milnor, co-director of the Institute of Mathematical Sciences, will receive the Abel Prize for 2011. Described as the Nobel Prize for math, the Norwegian award carries a cash...

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Pekarsky (center, with clipboard) has returned to Stony Brook to help with the professor shortage.  (Kenneth Ho / The Statesman)

Effects of Professor Shortage Felt in the Art Department

Jennifer Long February 25, 2010
Mel Pekarsky, a retired emeritus professor of Stony Brook University’s art department, came back to teach this semester to help the department in a time of financial struggle. Due to budget cuts and the loss of adequate professors, Pekarsky is back at the university teaching one visual arts graduate seminar required for the Master in Fine Arts program.
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Former SBU Professor Publishes First Novel

April 8, 2002

Former SBU professor, Tom Gatten, has just published his first book, The KojoHand. Gatten had this to say in an interview with the Statesman: Q: What is the story about? A: The book is about how Deanie...

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