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A graphic showing Stony Brook Universitys ranking based on U.S News & World Report 2024 Best Colleges. ILLUSTRATED BY BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

SBU Receives Highest SUNY Ranking in History

Amen Ruth Galinato October 22, 2023
According to the most recent US News and World Report, Stony Brook University has received its highest rankings to date in State University of New York (SUNY) history. Stony Brook has not only held its ranking as the No. 1 public university in New York but it also stands at No. 58 among national universities and No. 26 among public universities.
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President Maurie Mcinnis speaks at the State of The University Address at Staller Center for The Arts on Oct. 14. STANLEY ZHENG

President Maurie McInnis gives annual State of the University address

Sky Crabtree October 16, 2023
On Wednesday, Oct. 11, Stony Brook University President Maurie McInnis gave the annual State of the University address, her second since being appointed president of the University. McInnis opened her speech by praising the progress and achievements made by Stony Brook in the past year.
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Students walking on Stony Brook campus. IRENE YIMMONGKOL/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook University achieves record-high enrollment numbers

Nayden Villorente October 4, 2023
Stony Brook University is establishing itself as a primary destination for new applicants after achieving record-breaking application rates and enrollment numbers for the 2023-24 school year.
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Stony Brook is aiming to have more LEED certified buildings like the Simons Center. (RYAN MUI/THE STATESMAN)

Stony Brook University receives record-breaking $500 million donation

Jeremy Portnoy and Sky Crabtree June 1, 2023
Stony Brook University received a gift of $500 million on Thursday. It’s the second-largest donation to any public university in U.S. history and the largest unrestricted gift to a U.S. university’s endowment.
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Rendering of an aerial view of The Exchange, the proposed bid by Stony Brook University in developing Governors Island into a start-of-the-art climate research center. The University has been selected as the anchor institution for this project on April 24.  IMAGE PROVIDED BY SOM/MIYSIS

Stony Brook University to be anchor institution in $150 million Governors Island project

Tim Giorlando and Sonya Gugliara April 24, 2023
BREAKING: After two years of deliberation, Stony Brook University has been chosen as the anchor institution to develop The New York Climate Exchange.
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Campaign for Stony Brook fundraiser brings in $630.7 million

Gary Ghayrat September 9, 2018
Stony Brook University has raised $630.7 million through its “Campaign for Stony Brook” fundraiser over the past seven years, according to a release from late August. 
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Electron movies win the second Discovery Prize Competition

Electron movies win the second Discovery Prize Competition

Taylor Ha April 17, 2017
Armed with whittled-down scientific jargon and imaginative analogies, four Stony Brook University faculty members used their scientific research to compete for the $200,000 Discovery Prize.
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University Advancement reported that it raised $82,009,774 in gifts and pledges for the 2013 fiscal year. (BRIDGET DOWNES / THE STATESMAN)

Donations to universities increase both at SBU and across the nation

Michaela Kilgallen November 18, 2014
According to the Giving USA 2014 report, between 2012 and 2013, nationally, education experienced the largest increase in donations by 8.9 percent to total $52.07 billion.
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Left: Doug Manditch, Joe Collins, Father Tom Hartman, Ernie Canadeo and  President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. unveil the new Parkinsons Research Center at Stony Brook. (PHOTO CREDIT: SBU MEDICINE)

New center on campus advancing Parkinson’s research

Steven Rossin August 26, 2013
When Thomas Hartman, affectionately known as “Father Tom,” was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, he founded the Thomas Hartman Foundation as a way of using his illness as a gift to others, raising money to support research efforts to combat the disease.
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Gargano says the Stony Brook University Hospital continues to grow and become more important to Long Island residents.  (EFAL SAYED / THE STATESMAN)

Hospital receiving $1.5 million for cardio imaging

Brandon Bennett April 1, 2013

Stony Brook Medicine is set to receive a total of $1.5 million in donations for Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging. The funds will be used to attract an accomplished, research-orientated scientist and...

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Simons Effect raises $200 million in one year

Kelly Zegers March 27, 2013

After a $150 million gift to Stony Brook University from Jim Simons, former chairman of the department of mathematics, and Marilyn Hawrys Simons, Stony Brook alumna, a challenge by the Simons Foundation...

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