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John Wile was last seen on the Research and Development campus at approximately 8:30 Monday morning. Stony Brook Campus Safety sent an email to students, faculty and staff about Wiles disappearance on Wednesday, Aug. 9. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

Elderly man found dead near Stony Brook R&D Park

Rebecca Liebson August 9, 2018
A Stony Brook resident who suffered from dementia was found dead in the woods north of Stony Brook University's Research and Development Park on Wednesday.
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Roth Pond at Stony Brook University. REBECCA LIEBSON/THE STATESMAN

Long Island waters threatened by excess nitrogen

Rebecca Liebson June 3, 2018
Last year, toxic algae was found in nearly every major bay and estuary across Long Island, according to data compiled by the Nature Conservancy, a national environmental organization. 
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Members of Student for Justice for Palestine (left) protest the 70th anniversary of Israel in 2018. GARY GHAYRAT/STATESMAN FILE

SJP issues critique of Interfaith Center and SBU Muslim Chaplain

Rebecca Liebson May 5, 2018
Students for Justice in Palestine released a statement via Facebook which compared Zionists to Nazis and KKK members and criticized Stony Brook University's Interfaith Center's Muslim Chaplain for supporting their cause.
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The Paul Zuccaire Gallerys newest exhibit features abstract sculptures by artist couple Charley Friedman and Nancy Friedemann-Sânchez.

UPD finds Staller Center burglary suspect

Rebecca Liebson April 29, 2018
The Stony Brook University Police Department (UPD) has identified a suspect behind the April 18 burglary reported at the Staller Center for the Arts, according to an email sent to the campus community around 4:44 p.m. on Sunday, April 29.
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Final Diversity Town Hall of 2017/2018 draws mixed responses from students

Rebecca Liebson April 29, 2018
At Wednesday’s Diversity Plan town hall, a panel of Stony Brook administrators and student representatives were asked to clarify the Athletic Department’s policies for investigating allegations of abuse.
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Burglary reported at Staller Center for the Arts

Rebecca Liebson April 18, 2018
The University Police Department is investigating a reported burglary at the Staller Center for the Arts.
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Stony Brook University has cut the speech pathology program.CHANGE.ORG

College of Arts and Sciences cuts Speech Language Pathology courses

Rebecca Liebson April 16, 2018
Starting next semester, Stony Brook University will no longer offer courses in speech and language pathology.
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The snowstorm this past Wednesday blankets the ground and trees outside Benedict College. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Snow delay provokes angry response from commuter students

Rebecca Liebson March 25, 2018
Stony Brook students hoping for a second snow day this week were met with disappointment after the school announced a delay on Thursday.
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USG denounces lack of cooperation from university administration

Aleeza Kazmi March 12, 2018
Stony Brook’s Undergraduate Student Government passed a resolution during their senate meeting on Monday March 1, outlining their discontent with the lack of transparency and collaboration between the campus administration and USG.
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The Stony Brook Foundation,
 the Universitys main source of funding,

Stony Brook Foundation’s business practices called into question by State Comptroller

Rebecca Liebson March 7, 2018
Two high level Stony Brook officials received $300,000 each in housing loans from The Stony Brook Foundation (SBF) that they were not required to pay back, according to a recent New York State Comptroller’s report.
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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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Acceptance into the undergraduate program in pharmacology has been suspended effective immediately. The professors that taught courses in the program have been reassigned to different departments. MANJU SHIVACHARAN/STATESMAN FILE

College of Arts and Sciences cuts undergraduate pharmacology program

Rebecca Liebson February 25, 2018
Acceptance into the undergraduate program in pharmacology has been suspended indefinitely, due to a programmatic decision from the College of Arts and Sciences, said Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacological Sciences Michael Frohman.
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