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Unemployment data chart showing unemployment claims over the past year. Unemployment has skyrocketed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. PUBLIC DOMAIN

SBU professor helps pen research detailing COVID-19’s damage to the US labor market

Claudia Motley May 19, 2020

Stony Brook University economics professor David Wiczer helped conduct a 2-part research study that detailed how the US labor market has been impacted as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic....

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How the CARES Act affects students and higher education

Alek Lewis April 3, 2020
A student who lost their job because of the coronavirus epidemic, however, may qualify for unemployment under the CARES Act.
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The COVID-19 virus. PUBLIC DOMAIN

It’s our civic responsibility to do our part in containing COVID-19

Alek Lewis March 22, 2020
This is a war; people must recognize that this fight is only winnable as a community. Everybody has a common enemy and we, as citizens, must take the responsibility of the foot soldiers on the front lines.
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Libya lecture. MATTHEW YAN

Dartmouth professor discusses genocide and tourism under fascist Italy in Libya

Matthew Yan March 1, 2020
Graziella Parati discussed that agenda and the reasons behind it in her lecture, “Concentration Camps, Architectural Projects and Tourism in Italo Balbo’s Libya” on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at Stony Brook University.
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CET class strives to ease unemployment on Long Island

Ryan Wolf October 15, 2013
On Oct. 1, 75 participants graduated from Stony Brook’s Corporate Education Training program, a course created in 2009 following the “Great Recession” of 2008, which caused 15 million people to lose their jobs.
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Unemployment rates down, part-time employment up

Christine Powell October 8, 2012

In a struggling economy, simply finding a job can be more of a priority than finding a job that requires you to use your college degree or maximize your full potential. According to the Bureau of Labor...

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College Democrats and College Republicans Battle Issues Out

Nicole Siciliano April 10, 2011

In the left corner, representing the Donkeys, were Adam Peck and Brian Lee from the College Democrats. In the right corner were the Elephants, Aditya Ramanthan and Jonathan Pu from the College Republicans.   Democrats...

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