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Pictured from left, Dr. Reuven Pasternak, CEO of Stony Brook University Hospital, Dr. Todd Griffin, Chair of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, Dr. Julie Welischar, attending OB/GYN who delivered #100,000 and other members of the Stony Brook clinical team stand with the Picarella family (mom and dad, Katie and Mike, Gianna (5 yrs) and Luca (3 days))  PHOTO CREDIT: Stony Brook University

University Hospital welcomes 100,000th baby born at facility

Sandhiya Kannan August 22, 2015
Luca Michael Picarella, born at 8:09 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 17, became the 100,000th child to be delivered at Stony Brook University Hospital.
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National Institues of Health grant awarded to Center for Inclusive Education

Sandhiya Kannan October 15, 2014
The National Institutes of Health awarded SBU's Center for Inclusive Education a $1.4 million grant to aide students from under-represented minorities in completing degrees in biomedical sciences.
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DNA technology can be used to help with both defense and anti-counterfeiting measures. PHOTO CREDIT: MCT CAMPUS

Applied DNA Sciences Inc. fights counterfeits with DNA

Sandhiya Kannan September 16, 2014
Applied DNA Sciences Inc. (ADNAS) has entered into a two-year $2.97 million contract with the U.S. Department of Defense on behalf of the Defense Logistics Agency.
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National Security Institute to open on Computer Science Technology Day

Sandhiya Kannan September 9, 2014
Stony Brook University is starting a National Security Institute on campus as a result of grants from the NYSUNY 2020 vision plan.
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Wolf Ride Bike Share program expands

Sandhiya Kannan September 4, 2014
Four new Wolf Ride Bike Share stations have been installed on campus this summer alone, bringing the total number of stations to eight and the number of available bikes to 60.
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What you missed at Stony Brook while you were away

Sandhiya Kannan September 4, 2014
While you were away, Campus Dining addressed complaints, two students passed away, the LIRR strike was circumvented and construction on the new residence halls and dining facility on Toll Drive began.
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Dr. Balaji Sitharaman receives $50K grant for work on MRI contrast agents

Sandhiya Kannan May 1, 2014
Dr. Balaji Sitharaman, an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Stony Brook University, is the recipient of the $50,000 grant from the SUNY Technology Accelerator Fund.
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Stony Brook designated a Groundwater Green Site

Sandhiya Kannan April 29, 2014
Stony Brook University was recently designated by the Groundwater Foundation as a Groundwater Guardian Green Site for its clean groundwater and environmental stewardship.
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Curriculum changes streamline new student degree requirements

Sandhiya Kannan April 3, 2014
To earn a degree from Stony Brook University, students need not only meet the requirements of his or her major but also those of the Diversified Education Curriculum, the purpose of which is to provide students with a general, well-rounded education to complement the narrower and more specialized focus of majors and minors offered. But for those new SBU students beginning their college career in fall 2014, the system is different.
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Physicist Dr. Michio Kaku captivates student audience

Sandhiya Kannan March 27, 2014
On Wednesday, March 26, Dr. Michio Kaku captured the minds of all 1000+ students awaiting his lecture at Staller Center. Dr. Kaku is a highly renowned theoretical physicist, teacher and promoter of science. He is the co-founder of string field theory. Additionally, Kaku is one of the scientists working closely to complete Einstein’s final unfinished work – Unified Field Theory.
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New, non-invasive method of detecting heart disease saves money as well as lives

Sandhiya Kannan March 25, 2014
About one in four deaths each year in the United States are caused by heart disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Coronary heart disease in particular is the number one killer of women, yet approximately two-thirds of women who die unexpectedly of the disease show no prior knowledge of having the disease or even symptoms.
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CIO promotes creativity and learning

Sandhiya Kannan February 13, 2014
Stony Brook University is continuing to expand its Internet presence at a rapid rate—just following the recent unveiling of its first fully online degree through Open SUNY, the Division of Information Technology launched its own new online service: SBYou.
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