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Bernstein at the student media briefing on Dec. 4, 2019. GARY GHAYRAT/STATESMAN FILE

Interim President Michael Bernstein confirms interest in permanent position

Gary Ghayrat December 8, 2019
Interim President Michael Bernstein confirmed his interest in running for Stony Brook University’s permanent presidency position during a student media briefing on Wednesday, Dec. 4
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Part of Stony Brook Universitys main campus. DIANNA ROMAN/STATESMAN FILE

SBU budget update plans ‘modest investments’

Brianne Ledda and Gary Ghayrat August 6, 2019
Stony Brook University will be making “modest investments” ahead of the 2019-2020 school year, Interim President Michael Bernstein said in a budget update linked to a campus-wide email sent on Thursday, Aug. 1.
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Students, faculty, and staff march to protest a raise in fees for graduate students. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook is alright, keep fighting to make it better

Mike Adams May 5, 2019
My two years at Stony Brook have been the best of my entire life. The students, professors and friends I’ve met here changed me in ways I could never have anticipated.
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Diversity town hall.  GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

The Stony Brook administration should take a timeout

Bryan Carroll November 26, 2017
A day of metanoia might be in order. A day of reflection, learning, sharing and transformation focused around important issues confronting our Stony Brook community.
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Students and adjuncts rallied in the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library.  GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

Faculty and students protest to save non-renewed adjuncts

Griffin Tokarski November 20, 2017
“I have a question,” Stony Brook University adjunct professor in the program in Writing and Rhetoric, Steven Dube, shouted into a microphone. “Do you want a geologist to teach writing?”
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Diversity town hall.  GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

Budget cuts draw concern at diversity town hall

Gary Ghayrat November 12, 2017
As Stony Brook University moves forward with its plan to promote diversity and representation on campus, some are questioning how budget cuts could impact this initiative.
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SBU Taandava, above, perform at a fundraiser on Monday, May 5, where more than 20 Stony Brook University organizations came together to provide relief for the people of Nepal, raising $4,225. The death toll of the 2015 Nepal Earthquake has now passed 7,000, making the earthquake the most devastating natural disaster to hit Nepal since 1934. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON / THE STATESMAN

Unite for Nepal brings organizations together to aid country

Jessica Carnabuci May 5, 2015
More than 20 organizations came together at the Unite for Nepal event on May 5 in order to provide relief and urgent care to the people affected.
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Marilyn Zucker (CHELSEA KATZ / THE STATESMAN)

Stony Brook professor creates safe space for Portuguese students through writing

Chelsea Katz October 9, 2013
A conflicted Marilyn Zucker stood in front of her "Autobiography" class at the University of Lisbon in Portugal. It was Yom Kippur and according to the Jewish tradition, the day was meant for her to be seeking repentance for her sins- not to be in class.
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