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Encyclopedia > Stony Brook University
State University of New York at
Stony Brook

Established: 1957
Type: Public
Endowment: US$110 million (FYE 2006)[1]
President: Shirley Strum Kenny
Provost: Eric Kaler
Faculty: 1,902
Students: 22,527
Undergraduates: 14,851
Location: Stony Brook, NY, USA
Campus: Suburban, 1,364 acres (5.5 km²)
Athletics: 18 sports teams
Colors: Red
Mascot: Seawolf
Website: www.stonybrook.edu

State University of New York at Stony Brook, commonly known as Stony Brook University, is a public research university located in Stony Brook, New York, United States (on the north side of Long Island, about 55 miles (89 km) east of Manhattan, New York). Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... The term public school has three distinct meanings: In the USA and Canada, elementary or secondary school supported and administered by state and local officials. ... A financial endowment is a transfer of money or property donated to an institution, with the stipulation that it be invested, and the principal remain intact. ... USD redirects here. ... A fiscal year (or financial year or accounting reference date) is a 12-month period used for calculating annual (yearly) financial statements in businesses and other organizations. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Shirley Strum Kenny is the current President of Stony Brook University, and the first woman to hold that position. ... Provost is the title of a senior academic administrator at many institutions of higher education in the United States and Canada, the equivalent of Vice-Chancellor at certain UK universites such as UCL, and the head of certain Oxbridge colleges (e. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... For other uses, see Student (disambiguation). ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Stony Brook is a hamlet (unincorporated community) (and census-designated place) located in the Town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County, New York. ... This article is about the state. ... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... Seawolf can refer to: Seawolf (fish), also known as the wolffish or the sea cat Orca (killer whale), sometimes called sea wolves The Sea-Wolf, novel by Jack London USS Seawolf, four US Navy submarines of that name Seawolf class submarine, class of the fourth USS Seawolf Sea Wolf missile... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Stony Brook is a hamlet (unincorporated community) (and census-designated place) located in the Town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County, New York. ... This article is about the state. ... This article is about the island in New York State. ... This article is about the borough of New York City. ... This article is about the state. ...


Stony Brook is one of the four university centers in the State University of New York system, and has an enrollment of more than 22,000 students. The University operates two SUNY-wide research centers (the Institute for Theoretical Physics, and the Marine Sciences Research Center). The University also operates Brookhaven National Labs under contract from the U.S. Department of Energy. Not to be confused with University of the State of New York. ... The United States Department of Energy (DOE) is a Cabinet-level department of the United States government responsible for energy policy and nuclear safety. ...

Contents

History

The university was founded in 1957 as the State University College on Long Island with about 100 students enrolled.[2] The first temporary campus was at the William Robertson Coe Planting Fields estate in Oyster Bay.[2] Originally, Stony Brook was a college for preparing secondary school teachers in mathematics and the sciences.[2] Since 1962, the campus has been located on land donated by philanthropist Ward Melville.[2] The original donation consisted of over 400 acres (1.6 km²), but the campus has since grown to about three times that size.[2] Among the four SUNY University Centers, Stony Brook is the only one that was founded after the SUNY system was established. Planting Fields, estate of William R. Coe, Oyster Bay, New York . ... John Ward Melville (January 5, 1887 - June 5, 1977) was an American philanthropist, and businessman. ...

The main alley of Stony Brook West Campus
The main alley of Stony Brook West Campus
Left-Student Activity Center, Right-Ward Melville Student Library
Left-Student Activity Center, Right-Ward Melville Student Library

The Stony Brook campus was initially concentrated around what was called G-Quad (now Mendelsohn Quad), and almost all offices were located here. Classes took place in the Humanities building, and some classes were still offered at Oyster Bay. However, the 1960s and 1970s witnessed rapid growth under university president John S. Toll. More buildings were erected on campus, and academic programs and enrollment grew. John S. Toll is a physicist and well-known educational administrator. ...


During the Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam War, Stony Brook was a hotbed of activism.[citation needed] Historically, the civil rights movement was a concentrated period of time around the world of approximately one generation (1960-1980) wherein there was much worldwide civil unrest and popular rebellion. ... Combatants Republic of Vietnam United States Republic of Korea Thailand Australia New Zealand The Philippines National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam Democratic Republic of Vietnam People’s Republic of China Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea Strength US 1,000,000 South Korea 300,000 Australia 48,000...


In the 1990s the school underwent a project to revitalize the campus. Numerous buildings were renovated, including the Student Activities Center, as well as each residential quad. More recently, the school completed construction of a massive Charles B. Wang Asian American Center that was funded, in part, by a $50 million dollar donation from Charles Wang.[3] The university also constructed Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium for $22 million in 2002.[3] Recently new apartments have been added for undergraduates. Renovations were recently completed on the original Humanities building, and new apartments continue to be built. Recently, a donation of $60 Million was made by retired math professor Dr. James Simons for the construction of the Simons Center for Physics and Geometry. The Charles B. Wang Center located at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York that is dedicated to understanding Asian and American cultures, and the interactions of these cultures with other world cultures. ... Charles B. Wang (王嘉廉, pinyin: Wáng Jiálián) (born August 19, 1944) is the founder of Computer Associates International, Inc. ... The Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium is the main stadium for Stony Brook University. ...


Due to its long history as a concert venue it was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame on October 15, 2006. The Long Island Music Hall of Fame is an organization located in Lake Grove, New York. ...


Although Stony Brook is a state institution, private philanthropy plays an ever-increasing role in the development of the university. Stony Brook's endowment, managed by the Stony Brook Foundation, currently amounts to over $110 million.[4]


Academics

The Main area of Campus Life
The Main area of Campus Life

The University is divided into numerous schools:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • School of Dental Medicine
  • School of Health Technology and Management
  • School of Journalism
  • School of Marine & Atmospheric Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Professional Development
  • School of Social Welfare

Stony Brook is also one of only ten national universities awarded a 1998 National Science Foundation recognition award for integrating research and education. In 2001 it became a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), an invitation-only organization of the top 62 research universities in the U.S.[3] In the last three years two Nobel Prizes were awarded to professors for their work conducted at Stony Brook.[3] The University generates $160 million annually in external research funding and has an annual $2.5 billion economic impact on the region.[5] Stony Brook co-manages Brookhaven National Laboratory through Brookhaven Science Associates, a 50-50 partnership with Battelle Memorial Institute.[6] Stony Brook is also one of only two public schools in New York to have a medical school and a dental school, the other being University at Buffalo, The State University of New York.[citation needed] The logo of the National Science Foundation The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent United States government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering. ... The Association of American Universities (AAU) is an organization of leading research universities devoted to maintaining a strong system of academic research and education. ... The Nobel Prizes (pronounced no-BELL or no-bell) are awarded annually to people who have done outstanding research, invented groundbreaking techniques or equipment, or made outstanding contributions to society. ... ≠ Aerial view of Brookhaven National Laboratory. ... Headquarters in Columbus The Battelle Memorial Institute is a private not-for-profit applied science and technology development company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. ... State University of New York at Buffalo, commonly known as University at Buffalo (UB) is a coeducational public research university, which has multiple campuses located in Buffalo and Amherst, New York, USA. Offering 84 bachelors, 184 masters and 78 doctoral degrees, it is one of the four comprehensive...


State University of New York Research Centers

The Marine Sciences Research Center (MSRC) is the State University of New York's center for marine and atmospheric research, education, and public service. More than 200 graduate and undergraduate students from 16 different nations currently work and study at MSRC. The Center's students study coastal oceanographic processes and atmospheric sciences in a natural and academic setting that offers abundant opportunities for conducting field work, solving real problems in both local and distant environments, and learning to express their opinions in the weekly seminars. The Marine Sciences Research Center was incorporated into the new School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SOMAS) on June 15, 2007. The new school also includes the newly approved marine undergraduate majors and faculty at Southampton. Marine Sciences Research Center is a research center at Stony Brook University. ...


Also, the University co-manages Brookhaven National Laboratory, joining an elite group of universities – including Berkeley, University of Chicago, Cornell, MIT, and Princeton – that run federal laboratories. In the Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering area, some of the research centers of Stony Brook University are the Institute for Mathematical Sciences, the C. N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, the Nuclear Theory Institute, among others. In the biomedical sciences, the Center for Biotechnology, the Institute of Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery, among many others. ≠ Aerial view of Brookhaven National Laboratory. ...


In July 2007 Stony Brook "won a grant from the Department of Defense to devise ways to prevent terrorists from corrupting computers, and another from the Department of Homeland Security to design a system to detect radiation without triggering false alarms."[7] The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a Cabinet department of the federal government of the United States that is concerned with protecting the American homeland and the safety of American citizens. ...


The campus

Main campus

Stony Brook University Hospital
Stony Brook University Hospital
Other view of the Stony Brook University Hospital
Other view of the Stony Brook University Hospital
The Psychology Building on the West Campus
The Psychology Building on the West Campus

The main campus is located at the geographic midpoint of Long Island, approximately 60 miles (97 km) east of New York City and 60 miles (97 km) west of Montauk. It is split into three portions: West Campus, East Campus, and South Campus. This article is about the island in New York State. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Montauk is a hamlet (and census-designated place) in Suffolk County, New York on the South Shore of Long Island. ...


The West Campus houses the majority of academic buildings and campus housing. It is the location of the original buildings at the Stony Brook site, including Mendelsohn Quad, which now serves as a residential quad. In addition to this quad, there are five other residential quads located on the West Campus, in addition to apartments for both graduates and undergraduates. The residential quads surround the Academic Mall, which contains the academic buildings. The center of the mall is the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library, and around this building are academic buildings housing the arts, sciences, and engineering departments. The Student Activities Center is the focus of campus life and is located across from the library. The Staller Center sits adjacent to the library and contains the largest movie screen in Long Island's Suffolk County. The Stony Brook Sports Complex holds various facilities for athletics and the largest gym in Suffolk County with a capacity of more than 5,000 people. Behind the Sports Complex sits the Kenneth P. Lavalle Stadium, which seats 8,136. Front view of Melville Library Frank Melville Jr. ... Staller Center The Staller Center for the Arts is the main arts building in Stony Brook University. ... This article is about the island in New York State. ... Suffolk County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... Stony Brook Sports Complex is a 5,226-seat multi-purpose arena in Stony Brook, New York. ... The Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium is the main stadium for Stony Brook University. ...


The East Campus is separated from the West Campus by Nicolls Road. It is home to the Stony Brook University Medical Center. The hospital is the largest in Suffolk County, and the attached Health Sciences Center (HSC) and Basic Science Tower (BST) houses numerous laboratories, the medical school, and numerous Allied Health programs. The Chapin Graduate Apartment Complex and the Long Island High Technology Incubator can also be found on the East Campus. Hospital (L) and the Clinical Sciences Tower, not pictured is the Basic Sciences Health Tower Stony Brook University Hospital is one of the largest hospitals on Long Island, and is part of the State University of New York at Stony Brook. ...


The South Campus is the smallest of the three and is separated from the West Campus by the Ashley Schiff Forest Preserve. It is home to the School of Dental Medicine, the Marine Sciences Research Center, and the Cody Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities.


Branch campuses

Manhattan

Main article: Stony Brook Manhattan

In 2002 the University established a presence in Manhattan with the opening of Stony Brook Manhattan. It is located on the 2nd floor of 401 Park Avenue South. The 18,000-square-foot (1,700 m²) facility allows Stony Brook to offer professional and graduate courses targeted towards students in the city, as well as undergraduate courses during the summer and winter sessions. It is currently being expanded with another floor in an adjoining building. Stony Brook Manhattan was established in 2002 as a branch campus of State University of New York at Stony Brook. ... This article is about the borough of New York City. ... Stony Brook Manhattan was established in 2002 as a branch campus of State University of New York at Stony Brook. ...


Southampton

On March 24, 2006, the University completed the purchase of the 81 acre Southampton College (on the east end of Long Island) property from Long Island University with the intent to develop it as a full college campus focusing on academic programs related to the environment and sustainability.[8] Since then Stony Brook expanded its program originally started in the fall of 2005 when it started offering an undergraduate marine sciences program, with teaching and research facilities at the campus leased from Long Island University. An enrollment of about 2,000 students is expected within the next five years. Professor Martin Schoonen was appointed interim dean of Southampton campus on August 3, 2006. Stony Brook Southampton logo Southampton College in May 2006 Northeast entrance to Southampton College in May 2006 before the signage was to change to SUNY. Stony Brook Southampton, is a liberal arts college in Southampton, New York that is affiliated with the State University of New York at Stony Brook. ... is the 83rd day of the year (84th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Southampton College of Long Island University is a small liberal arts college located in Southampton, New York, founded in 1963. ... Long Island University (LIU) is a private university located on Long Island in the U.S. state of New York. ...


Research and Development Campus

On November 3, 2005, the University announced that it had formally acquired 246 acres (1.00 km²) of the adjacent Flowerfield property, originally owned by the Gyrodyne Company of America, through eminent domain, three years after the University had expressed its desire to acquire the property.[9] is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Gyrodyne was also the name of a compound helicopter design by Fairey Aviation The Gyrodyne Company of America was founded in 1946 by Peter J. Papadakos (26 July 1914 â€“26 May 1992), using the assets he bought from the bankrupt Bendix Helicopter Company that was developing a one-man synchronized... Eminent domain (United States), compulsory purchase (United Kingdom, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland), resumption/compulsory acquisition (Australia) or expropriation (Canada, South Africa) in common law legal systems is the inherent power of the state to seize a citizens private property, expropriate property, or rights in property, without the owner...


Stony Brook intends to use this property as a Research and Development Campus, similar to other university-affiliated science parks around the country. The campus will ultimately house ten new buildings. Set for completion in 2008 is the Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology. Construction for the Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center is scheduled to commence soon and is expected to be completed by 2009. A science park is a property development designed for a concentration of high tech or science related businesses. ...


Athletics

Main article: Stony Brook Seawolves

The varsity sports teams were formerly known as the Patriots, but were renamed and are currently known as the Seawolves. The basketball and volleyball teams play at the Sports Complex, while the football, soccer and lacrosse teams now play at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. There are numerous other fields located in the northern portion of West Campus that are used by the baseball and softball teams, as well as track, tennis and other sports. The Stony Brook Seawolves represent Stony Brook University in NCAA Division I athletics. ... Seawolf can refer to: Seawolf (fish), also known as the wolffish or the sea cat Orca (killer whale), sometimes called sea wolves The Sea-Wolf, novel by Jack London USS Seawolf, four US Navy submarines of that name Seawolf class submarine, class of the fourth USS Seawolf Sea Wolf missile... This article is about the sport. ... For the ball used in this sport, see Volleyball (ball). ... The Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium is the main stadium for Stony Brook University. ...


Stony Brook joined NCAA Division I in 1999 and all varsity sports teams compete in the America East Conference with the exception of football. The football team will compete as a Division I-AA Independent in 2007, after leaving the Northeast Conference at the end of the 2006 season. Stony Brook will join the Big South Conference as an associate football member in 2008. NCAA redirects here. ... Division I (or DI) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ... The America East Conference is a college athletic conference whose members are located mainly in the northeastern United States. ... NCAA Division I-AA independent schools are four-year institutions in the United States whose football programs are not part of a football conference. ... The Northeast Conference (NEC) is a college athletic conference which operates in the northeastern United States. ... The Big South Conference is a college athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA’s Division I. The conferences football teams are part of the Division I Football Championship Subdivision (formerly Division I-AA). ...


Recent successes include the men's soccer team winning the 2005 America East Championship and reaching the 2nd round of the NCAA tournament, and the football team sharing the 2005 Northeast Conference Championship with Central Connecticut State University. 2006 NEC CHAMPS BABY! GO CCSU BLUE DEVILS WHOOO!!! Central Connecticut State University is a state university in New Britain, Connecticut. ...


The athletics department produces a weekly television news show called The Sports Report, and is available as a podcast. A podcast is a series of digital-media files which are distributed over the Internet using syndication feeds for playback on portable media players and computers. ...


Stony Brook joined the National Collegiate Roller Hockey Association (NCRHA) for the first time in 2005-2006 in its inauguaral season.In the 2006-2007, The University won its first Regional and National Championship in the NCRHA in Division II. In the 2007-2008 season, the Seawolves concluded to move up to Division I. Finishing as regular season champions in their region Seawolves, ranked #8 in The Top Ten in the Country with teams such as Lindenwood, Michigan State, SUNY Buffalo, Towson,UC Irvine, UM-St.Louis, Eastern Michigan, and Rutgers. In 2008, the Seawolves finished in the Top 16 at the National Tournament hosted in Colorado.


Rankings

In 2005 "Stony Brook was one of 33 universities in The Center's Top American Research Universities that ranked 26th through 50th nationally in at least one of the measures, and the University scored better in the category than such institutions as the University of Massachusetts, Tufts University, the University of Tennessee, and Indiana University."[10]


In August 2007 U.S. News & World Report, for the sixth time, ranked SBU among the top 100 national universities in the United States and among the top 50 public national universities.[11][12] The University was tied for 96th in the U.S. News rating of "best national universities," and tied for 45th in the category of "top public national universities."[13] In January 2007 it was ranked 34th best value among the country’s public institutions for in-state students by Kiplinger's Personal Finance.[14] U.S. News & World Report is a weekly newsmagazine. ... Kiplingers magazine cover Kiplingers Personal Finance is a magazine that has been continuously published, on a monthly basis, from 1947 to the present day. ...


In 2005, the University tied for 97th in the U.S. News rating of national universities, which the magazine defines as universities that "offer a wide range of undergraduate majors as well as master's and doctoral degrees; many strongly emphasize research."[15] Stony Brook was tied for 45th in the category of top public national universities.[16] Stony Brook's engineering program was tied for 67th for universities whose highest degree offered is a doctorate; the university was one of only 36 cited by the US News for the integration of research into undergraduate education.[15] Stony Brook also ranked 24th in least debt among national universities.[15]


In 2001 it became a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), an invitation-only organization of the top 62 research universities in the U.S.[3] The Association of American Universities (AAU) is an organization of leading research universities devoted to maintaining a strong system of academic research and education. ...


The University is cited nine times as being among the best in the nation in the current rankings of graduate schools in US News & World Report’s 2007 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.” The departments with the highest rankings were Physics (22), Mathematics (26) and Geoscience (28). The Nuclear Physics program ranked No. 4 and the Geometry program (categorized as a Mathematics specialty) was ranked No. 7, just behind Columbia and ahead of Michigan, the University of Chicago, and NYU.[17] In addition, the philosophy department is considered to be among the top programs in the United States for the study of continental philosophy, particularly in the area of phenomenology.[18][2] This article is about the philosophical movement. ...


In 2006, Stony Brook was ranked as the 136th best university in the world—out of more than 8,300—by the London-based Times Higher Education Supplement.[19] The Times Higher Education Supplement, known as The Times Higher for short, is a newspaper based in London, United Kingdom, that reports specifically on issues related to education. ...


The University was also ranked among the top 152 universities in the world by the Institute for Higher Education in Shanghai.[20] It was also ranked among the top 100 universities in North and Latin America, with the Institute grouping it in the category of number 58-77. Joining Stony Brook in that grouping were such institutions as Dartmouth, Massachusetts, and Virginia.


The Princeton Review (not associated with Princeton University) ranked Stony Brook #1 for least happy students, #12 for Diverse Student Population, and is listed as one of the "Best Northeastern Colleges" and "America's Best Value College".[21] The Princeton Review (TPR) is a for-profit U.S. company that offers private instruction and tutoring for standardized achievement tests, in particular those offered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS), such as the SAT, GRE, LSAT, GMAT, and MCAT. The company was founded in 1982 and is based in... Princeton University is a private coeducational research university located in Princeton, New Jersey. ...


Public safety issues

There have been talks among SBU officials, including the University Police Assistant Chief, about the trend of rising crime at Stony Brook over the past few years.[22] It included one robbery at knife-point,[23] a false report of an armed gunmen on campus[24] and a dorm invasion.[25] According to a report by CBS News there is a rising crime wave.[26] There has also been a rise of date rapes on campus.[27] The title Date Rape is a very general term which has come to represent some very different situations. ...


In addition there are long-standing issues with the surrounding volunteer fire departments involving their response to the University. Since the 1970s, Setauket and Stony Brook Volunteer Fire Departments have both complained of the extremely high false alarm rate at the University overtaxing their limited resources.


Names and logos

Throughout its first 50 years, Stony Brook has undergone a number of changes in its logo and on how it is named. In 1957, while it was still located in Oyster Bay, it was officially called the State University College of Long Island at Oyster Bay. A year after, it was changed to State University Center on Long Island at Oyster Bay.


When it moved to its present campus in Stony Brook in 1962, it became officially known as the State University of New York at Stony Brook, or SUNY-Stony Brook (SUNY-SB). Another form used in documents was University at Stony Brook (USB) as can be seen in one of the previous logos.


Today, the university is more popularly known and marketed as Stony Brook University, with the new logo designed by Milton Glaser. Milton Glaser, 2003 I Love New York campaign by Milton Glaser. ...


Notable faculty and alumni

For greater information, see People associated with State University of New York at Stony Brook This is a list of people connected to State University of New York at Stony Brook. ...


Notable research and discoveries at Stony Brook

There have been many notable research projects and important scientific discoveries at Stony Brook.[28]

Years Research/discovery
1969 Dated Moon rocks and estimated the age of the Moon[3]
Created a new ultrasound method that speeds up the healing of bone fractures
Discovered the link between emphysema and smoking
Developed the drug that is recommended for all cardiac angioplasties (abciximab)
1974 Created the first MRI image of a living organism[4]
Discovered the Golden Bamboo Lemur
Identified and cataloged 328 distant galaxies
Using a single electron, created the smallest electric switch in the world
1976 Discovery of supergravity
1982 Found the cause of Lyme disease[5]
Invented virtual colonoscopy
1998 FDA approved abciximab and Periostat (doxycycline), SUNY's first two drugs[6]
1998 Discovered important fossil linking birds to dinosaurs[7]
2002 Synthesized the first virus, in vitro, polio[8]
August 2007 Homo erectus may not have evolved from Homo habilis[9]
October 2007 Three Stony Brook Professors Shared Nobel Prize Awarded for Climate Change Panel[10]

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See also

The Stony Brook Press is a biweekly, student-run feature newspaper at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. ... The Stony Brook Statesman is the primary student newspaper serving Stony Brook University in New Yorks Long Island. ... WUSB is the State University of New York at Stony Brooks radio station. ... SBU TV, standing for Stony Brook University Television, is a student-run, student-operated closed-circuit television station at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. ... AA E-Zine is a news and events ezine aimed at the Asian American community in the Metro NY and Long Island areas of New York. ... The Stony Brook Independent is an upstart online news publication serving the students of Stony Brook University. ... Sigma Beta is a honor society for students at the State University of New York at Stony Brook that is devoted to academic excellence and university service. ...

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Stony Brook University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1795 words)
Stony Brook is one of the four university centers of the State University of New York.
Stony Brook has also been ranked the 136th best university in the world by The Times Higher Education Supplement, and in the top 50 in North America; ranked 10th among U.S. public universities by the Times; and ranked among the top 150 universities in the world by the Institute for Higher Education in Shanghai.
Stony Brook University students are, however, among the "Least Happy Students" according to the Princeton Review, which ranked Stony Brook 4th in the category, behind the Colorado School of Mines, the United States Coast Guard Academy, and the University of Mary Washington.
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Stony Brook University (SBU) or the University at Stony Brook (USB), or the State University of New York at Stony Brook (SUNYSB), located in Stony Brook, New York, USA, is one of the premier public universities in the United States with more than 21,000 students enrolled.
In 2002, Stony Brook was one of only two universities invited to join the elite Association of American Universities (AAU).
Stony Brook is also one of the few public schools in New York to have a medical school and dental school.
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