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START-UP NY brings new companies to the Research and Development Park

Eric Schmid October 6, 2015
Companies Iontraxx and Web4Sign will be coming to Stony Brook’s Research and Development Park as part of Stony Brook’s involvement in the START-UP NY program.
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SoMAS talks nitrogen in Long Island waters with lieutenant governor

Kelly Saberi April 14, 2015
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul visited SBU for a presentation about the impact of excessive nitrogen on Long Island and the solutions the SoMAS developed to battle the contamination.
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Yacov Shamash to step down as CEAS dean after 22 years

Ivana Stolnik March 30, 2015
Yacov A. Shamash’s successful funding efforts helped establish the civil engineering program at Stony Brook University in 2012.
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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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Cuomo is looking too mandate experiential learning, like internships and research, in order for students to graduate. Over 60 SUNY institutions would be affected by this plan. 

Cuomo pushes for experiential learning as graduation requirement

Daniel Moloney February 19, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing for experiential learning as a new graduation requirement for all SUNY students in his proposed SUNY budget for next year.
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Biotechnology startups receive $100,000 each in grants

Ryan Wolf July 18, 2014
PolyNova and Traverse Biosciences, two Stony Brook University biotechnology startup companies, have received matching grants of $50,000 from both Accelerate Long Island and the Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund.
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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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$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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Towns presented the New York State Budget, which included scholarship money for N.Y. high school students. (BASIL JOHN / THE STATESMAN)

Governor’s cabinet member outlines state budget at SBU

Will Welch February 5, 2014
In a campaign to support the state executive budget, a representative of the governor's cabinet gave a presentation at the Wang Center.
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The bill requires universities to put any business revenue toward student financial aid. (MIKE PEDERSEN/THE STATESMAN)

SUNY campuses approve governor’s economic initative

Hanaa’ Tameez August 26, 2013
New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s plans to jumpstart the state economy are centered around SUNY campuses. And the university system could not be more elated.
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