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“Weekly Ice Melts” offers an interactive opportunity for visitors to observe a project that is ongoing and reflective of a climate research project.

“Weekly Ice Melts” art installation offers interactive look at climate change

Melanie Navarro September 18, 2022
Open from July 21 to Oct. 29, the group exhibition “Connecting the Drops: The Power of Water” is on display at the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery. The most recent event at the gallery was “Weekly Ice Melts” on Sept. 16.
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East Side Dining on Sep. 2 after students were evacuated from their buildings due to flooding. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

As New York floods, SBU residents face Ida’s wrath

Niki Nassiri and Maria Lynders September 2, 2021
Remnants of Hurricane Ida flooded several buildings on campus, mostly impacting Mendelsohn Community. Residents of Mendelsohn Community were evacuated on Sep. 2 around 2 a.m.
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A screenshot of the homepage for the Center for Clean Water Technology. SCREENSHOT OF WWW.STONYBROOK.EDU/CLEANWATER/

New update to septic system will remove nitrogen and dioxane from Long Island water

Maya Brown April 3, 2021
Stony Brook University’s Center for Clean Water Technology (CCWT) has revealed an updated septic system that removes water contaminants at a high rate. 
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Photojournalist Noam Bedein during his speech ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Saving the Dead Sea: A symbol of water diplomacy

Anna Correa November 17, 2018
In 2017, Bedein founded the Dead Sea Revival Project (DSRP), an organization that aims to restore the water levels of the Dead Sea and educate people on preservation of other “water treasures” around the world.
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A cup of water from a Stony Brook University tap.  SHAHAAN SHAHEEN/THE STATESMAN

Tap water should not be murky

Michael Adams September 3, 2017
It’s a lot sexier to take to a podium and tell the world “we built a fancy new dorm,” than it is to say “we fixed the plumbing.” There’s no ribbon-cutting ceremony for fixing the pipes.
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Big names shouldnt lead to big fear

Big names shouldn’t lead to big fear

Andrew Goldstein September 4, 2016
We hear or read about some seven syllable chemical and shudder, wondering about it's toxicity while those charged with testing these products declare them to be healthy.
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Rage against the latrine

Rage against the latrine

Andrew Goldstein April 14, 2016
I reach over and push the flush button that so many have pushed before me and so many will push after me, effectively invalidating the purpose of an automatic flush toilet.
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, above, during a news conference at Stony Brook University on Feb. 18,

Gov. Cuomo visits SBU, announces water quality initiative

Arielle Martinez February 18, 2016
Gov. Cuomo visited the Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology on Thursday to announce a series of initiatives to protect water quality on Long Island.
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The Mars Curiosity rover, above, has been studying the Martian surface for over three years. Recently, liquid saltwater was discovered near Mars equator. PHOTO CREDIT: MENDHAK

Understanding Mars’ wetness

Timothy Sarro October 7, 2015
We’ve known about water on Mars for a while—frozen water is all over its poles. But this time, the water is liquid.
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