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“Worm lab” provides unique opportunities for undergraduate research

Matt Venezia March 9, 2023
The path to finding research experience at Stony Brook, especially without prior training, is often a difficult one for undergraduates. In 2015, Stony Brook professor Sharon Pochron hoped to change that with the "worm lab." Now, eight years later, her lab continues to have a positive impact on student growth.
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A headshot photo of Dr. Farzana Ali.  PHOTO COURTESY OF FARZANA ALI

Intersectional identities in medicine and research: Dr. Farzana Ali’s journey

Lori Saxena February 14, 2023
For Ali, an international student a woman of color who uses a wheelchair, the path to finishing her doctorate was neither linear nor traditional.
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The online form sent out by the Office of the President for the presidential search committee. Nominations will be taken into consideration until 5 pm on July 31. PHOTO COURTESY STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Nominations for Presidential Search Committee are open

Maya Brown July 14, 2019
The President’s Office started taking open nominations for the presidential search committee. The announcement was sent in an email on Friday, July 12 at 1 p.m.
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When financial aid gets in the way of education

When financial aid gets in the way of education

Cindy Mizaku May 5, 2019
In Fall 2017, I started my first semester at Stony Brook University on the pre-med track. Like many undergraduate students on similar paths, I rely on financial aid to pay for college.
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The increased mandatory Comprehensive Fee for the 2018-19 academic year covers expenses in technology, transportation, recreational activities for students and more. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

SBU proposes Comprehensive Fee increases in response to rising costs

Gary Ghayrat April 8, 2018
Stony Brook University is proposing raising the mandatory Comprehensive Fee for the 2018-19 academic year to $1,027.50 per semester for full-time undergraduate students.
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SBU offers first Korean Teacher Certification program in the US

Christopher Cameron September 24, 2015
The Stony Brook University Center for Korean Studies is now offering the first Korean Teacher Certification program in the United States.
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A screenshot from a 1989 issue of The Statesman. Undergraduate Scott Staub responds to an earlier article about the National Rifle Association. STATESMAN FILE

ARCHIVES: Don’t Make Gun Control What It’s Not (1989)

October 26, 1989

Originally published on Oct. 26, 1989 I would like to take up the issue of gun control with the student who wrote in complaining about the cartoon on the National Rifle Association. The article...

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