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The mass vaccination site at Stony Brook University. As of March 23, 100,000 people have been vaccinated here. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook University has administered over 100,000 vaccines

Alek Lewis March 26, 2021
Stony Brook University has administered 100,000 vaccinations in their state run point of distribution as of March 23.
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A frontline healthcare worker receiving the vaccine at Stony Brook University. ALEK LEWIS/THE STATESMAN

New York state names SBU a point of distribution in COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Alek Lewis January 21, 2021
The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has named Stony Brook University a point of distribution (POD) for the state’s coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination plan, making it the largest state-run POD in Suffolk County.
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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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Three unfinished plates of food at East Side Dinning. SERENA TAUSZ/THE STATESMAN

It’s up to us to stop wasting food

Matthew Yan February 4, 2018
Why are we routinely dumping this food we’ve paid for?
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Students petition for renewable energies at SBU

Anna Correa December 10, 2017
The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit working to solve global climate change, hopes to end the fossil fuel industry’s decades-long presence on Stony Brook University’s campus.
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PHOTO CREDIT: STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

$20 million CAT Awards will boost SBU’s tech efforts

Anisah Abdullah September 30, 2015
SBU has recently received $20 million in Center for Advanced Technology, or CAT, awards from NYSTAR that will foster new innovations in energy efficiency and biotechnology.
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STORIFY: Storm causes deluge of problems for SBU, surrounding area

Arielle Martinez August 4, 2015
SBU canceled all classes before 11 a.m. and delayed opening its offices after an early morning thunderstorm caused a power outage and left downed trees and wires campus.
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The Center of Excellence in Wireless and information Technology, above, will be home to two of the five firms. MEGAN MILLER / THE STATESMAN

Five companies to join Stony Brook START-UP NY zone

Cameron Boon March 30, 2015
Five start-up companies and businesses have relocated to Stony Brook University just ten months after the initial launch of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s START-UP program.
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Campus construction plows through a harsh winter

Campus construction plows through a harsh winter

Sarah Elsesser February 22, 2015
Besides the construction of the new residence hall on Toll Drive, the renovation of Pritchard pool and the completion of the new computer science building are still on track.
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$60M appropriated to Stony Brook for Innovation and Discovery Center

Kelly Zegers May 1, 2014
Stony Brook University received a $60 million appropriation from the 2014 New York State budget to build the Innovation and Discovery Center as part of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s START-UP NY initiative.
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Campus spotlight: Landscaping Manager Andrea Petterson makes SBU beautiful

Jacqualine Ng October 7, 2013
The Landscaping Manager is in charge of the greenhouse at the Research and Development Park and she is in charge of maintaining some of the gardens on campus. The greenhouse is open to all students and she strives to make the vegetable garden available as well. Petterson is responsible for making the campus beautiful.
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Electric car stations ramp up at Stony Brook

The Statesman September 24, 2013
Five electric vehicle charging stations have been operating in relative obscurity at Stony Brook University over the past three years, and according to the Director of Sustainability & Transportation Operations, James O’Connor, the university is looking to expand.
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