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The inaugural class of the Chancellors Summer Research Excellence Fund which facilitated the Universitys Summer Opportunity for Academic Research (SOAR). PHOTO COURTESY OF STONY BROOK NEWS

Stony Brook introduces SOAR, a new research pilot program

Mariam Ismail November 19, 2023
Stony Brook University’s new pilot research program for underprivileged students, Summer Opportunity for Academic Research (SOAR), made its debut on May 30 and concluded on August 4. 
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The Life Science building on Stony Brook campus. Within the building are many labs in which undergraduates can participate in research. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

SBU must increase support and advertisement of undergraduate research on campus

Matt Venezia May 1, 2022
#OPINION: There are challenges that must be addressed by the University and society at large if issues — such as a lack of funding and low participation of underprivileged students — surrounding undergraduate research are to be addressed properly.
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Screenshot of Stony Brooks website section that features PoliTech under Vertically Integrated Projects Program. SCREENSHOT OF

SBU student awarded for work on electoral redistricting system

Steven Keehner March 30, 2021
A Stony Brook University junior is developing and optimizing algorithms that construct "fairer" electoral districts in the United States.
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URECA hosts research symposium

Brianne Ledda April 26, 2018
Students and educators flocked to the Student Activities Center on Wednesday for a vast symposium of research in programs ranging from Writing and Rhetoric to Physics and Astronomy giving presentations.
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The URECA exhibit, above, is being showcased in the SAC Art Gallery. More art around SB campus can be found at the Wang Center and the Alloway Gallery in the library.

First annual Art Crawl shines a spotlight on SBU student artists

Rena Thomas April 12, 2015
The Shirley Strum Kenny Student Arts Festival was a celebration of creativity, bringing light to the hidden gems of Stony Brook’s various art galleries.
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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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Students showcase hard work in research

Kelly Frevele April 29, 2013

SAC Ballroom A was turned into a maze of posters and people this past Wednesday as students were brought together to celebrate their research for Stony Brook University’s annual URECA event. URECA’s,...

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