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A headshot of new Stony Brook womens basketball team head coach Joy McCorvey. The former Tennessee assistant coach was hired by the Seawolves on Monday.

Joy McCorvey hired as Stony Brook women’s basketball’s next head coach

Alex Streinger April 15, 2024

The Stony Brook women’s basketball team has found its next leader. On Monday, Joy McCorvey was named the 11th head coach in program history by Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron and President...

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Defenders Lindsay Rongo (left) and Ella Whitehouse (middle) playing in a defensive zone while goalkeeper Hailey Duchnowski (right) anticipates a shot. Stony Brooks defense will face off with one of the best offenses in the nation on Sunday. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

No. 10 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse set for showdown with No. 9 Loyola Maryland

Alex Streinger May 12, 2023

After surviving the opening round of the 2023 NCAA women’s lacrosse tournament, the No. 10 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team will try to make it out of Baltimore alive against the hometown team. After...

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Midfielder Ellie Masera taking a shot against Michigan on Friday, Feb. 17. Masera scored four goals in the Stony Brook womens lacrosse teams opening day win over the Wolverines. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

No. 6 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse trounces No. 17 Michigan in season opener

Alex Streinger February 18, 2023
Kicking off its next quest for a national title, the No. 6 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team started off on the right foot against another ranked opponent. 
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The outside of the administration building in March 2020. The RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

SBU will decide fate of fall semester by the end of June

Matina Douzenis, Gabby Pardo, and Brianne Ledda April 28, 2020
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to rage through New York and the world, Stony Brook University will let its students know its plans for the upcoming fall semester by June 30.
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Rutgers Professor Carla Yanni discusses the history of women in co-ed dormitories

Rutgers Professor Carla Yanni discusses the history of women in co-ed dormitories

Alissa Pabon October 16, 2019
Rutgers professor Carla Yanni spoke to Stony Brook students regarding the history of women and co-ed housing.
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President Samuel L. Stanley at the 2016 State of the University address. Wednesday he hosted a town hall meeting about diversity. JERROD WHITE/STATESMAN FILE

More support for diversity

Andrew Goldstein January 29, 2017
Stony Brook has taken too long to issue a statement about President Trump's travel ban and the detention of a student.
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Professor of Political Science at Stony Brook Helmut Norpoth, above, moments after announcing his forecast at the SUNY Global Center on Feb. 22nd, 2016. Norpoths findings with the electoral cycle method show the Republican Party winning with a three point lead in the general election. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/THE STATESMAN

Before he predicted a Trump victory, Norpoth was inspired by JFK

Chris Gaine October 13, 2016
At 72, Stony Brook professor Helmut Norpoth got his first taste of fame thanks to his Primary Model, which has predicted a Trump presidency.
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Book analyzes why Americans identify as independents

Book analyzes why Americans identify as independents

Andrew Goldstein February 24, 2016
Yanna Krupnikov, an assistant professor in the political science department, published a book digging into why more Americans are identifying as independents.
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Dennis Assanis will step down as provost

Dennis Assanis will step down as provost

Arielle Martinez November 18, 2015
Dennis Assanis will step down from his positions at Stony Brook University to become the next president of the University of Delaware, both universities announced Wednesday.
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Companion safety app gathers over half a million users

Jakub Lewkowicz September 25, 2015
The Companion app, a new addition to the mobile security realm, came out just two weeks ago and has already gathered over half a million users.
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Wortman explains grief and time to heal from trauma

Sarah Kirkup September 16, 2014
By the time Camille Wortman graduated from Duke University with her Ph.D., she felt as if psychologists were not focusing enough on treating grief and traumatic losses.
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Head coach Caroline McCombs fills out women’s basketball staff

Andrew Eichenholz July 19, 2014
Shortly after Caroline McCombs was hired as head women’s basketball coach at Stony Brook earlier in the summer, the first-time head coach recently hired her staff for the upcoming season.
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