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The Department of Writing hosted an event on Oct. 19 in the SAC Why Lobby to celebrate the National Day of Writing. photo provided by Flicker

Writing Department celebrates National Day of Writing

Matt Venezia October 24, 2022
Stony Brook University’s Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR) hosted its first National Day of Writing event on Thursday, Oct. 20 to highlight the work of talented writers on campus.
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The emailed letter that PHOTO CREDIT: STONY’S  BROOK PRESIDENT’S OFFICE

Presidential Search Committee outlines expectations for incoming president

Brianne Ledda October 24, 2019
The Presidential Search Commitee detailed in a position profile their expectations for the next Stony Brook University president.
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News Editor Rebecca Liebson at a press conference with President Samuel L. Stanley. Liebson has been with The Statesman since her freshman year. ALEEZA KAZMI/THE STATESMAN

I’ve spent the past four years covering Stony Brook — their media relations is a nightmare for student journalists

Rebecca Liebson April 28, 2019
My meeting with Sheprow was not an isolated incident, but part of a pattern of university officials trying to suppress student journalists at Stony Brook — the only SUNY institution with a journalism school.
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Headshot of Chemistry Professor Nicole Sampson. Sampson will
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Chemistry professor takes over CAS dean position

Brianne Ledda August 26, 2018
Chemistry Professor Nicole Sampson took over as Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) on July 16.
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Professor Eugene Hammond is his office.
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From engineering to English: The journey of professor Eugene Hammond

Gary Ghayrat December 3, 2017
About a week into the semester, he changed his major to English. “I think it’s undoubtedly the most important decision of my life because that’s when I started thinking about being a teacher,” Hammond said.
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Writing and Rhetoric professors face the realities of personnel cuts

Rebecca Liebson November 7, 2017
In order to fill the demand for courses like the Intermediate Writing Workshop (WRT 102), which most students must complete, the adjuncts were told that full-time lecturers from other disciplines, including pharmacology and geology, would take their places.
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