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Manny Pacquiao continues trend with pay-per-view boxing match against Chris Algieri in Macau

Miami Herald

A win over the heavily favored Manny Pacquiao could provide Chris Algieri a breakthrough into the pay-per-view landscape. Algieri, 30, is a promoter’s and TV network’s dream, seemingly delivered from central casting. In addition to his spotless record and world title, Algieri has a bachelor’s degree from Stony Brook University and is considering medical school as a future educational option.

Chris Algieri, in his own words: How I’ll beat Manny Pacquiao

New York Post

This is a first-person column by WBO light welterweight champion Chris Algieri of Huntington, Long Island, written as he closed training camp in Las Vegas and headed for Macau, China, where he fights Manny Pacquiao…Being part of a mega-fight like this, there has been a lot of new stuff involved. There was a long press tour followed by an endless amount of interviews. I got to ring the closing bell on Wall Street, serve as a Grand Marshall for a parade and was honored at my alma mater, Stony Brook University.

Knowing Your Purpose In Life Could Help You Live Longer, Study Says

Forbes

Researchers from University College London, Princeton University, and Stony Brook University examined the link between wellbeing and longevity. They reviewed data on three types of wellbeing:

1. Evaluative wellbeing – evaluations of how satisfied people are with their lives

2. Hedonic wellbeing – feelings or moods such as happiness, sadness, and anger

3. Eudemonic wellbeing – judgments about the meaning and purpose of life

Chris Algieri has a lot on his plate

Men's Fitness

It’s a long way from where Chris Algieri started. The 30-year-old grew up in Huntington, Long Island, earned a degree in health sciences from Stony Brook University and a master’s degree in clinical nutrition from New York Institute of Technology. Algieri, who started his fighting career in kickboxing, still works as a certified nutritionist and until his upset win against Provodnikov, he was still taking on clients.

Stony Brook partnership wins $3.2B contract to continue running Brookhaven National Lab

Newsday

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a five-year $3.2 billion contract to a partnership led by Stony Brook University to continue managing Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Mysterious’ chewing machine’ mammal lived among the dinosaurs

Fox News

Dinosaurs that lumbered around the ancient supercontinent Gondwana had a warm-blooded neighbor a "chewing machine" with big eyes, excellent hearing and an acute sense of smell, according to a new study.

Fossil offers clues to evolution of mammals

The Columbus Dispatch

Paleontologists searching for fish fossils on Madagascar four years ago came upon what proved to be a well-preserved cranium of a mammal that lived 66 million to 70 million years ago, in the closing epoch of the mighty dinosaurs.

In U.S., good medical care leads to high Ebola survival rate

Newsday

Dr. Samuel Stanley, president of Stony Brook University and an expert in microbiology, said during a symposium last week that the public should rely only on information from credible sources, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Scans find ‘odd’ mammal skull in a chunk of rock

Futurity

A newly discovered groundhog-like creature from 66-70 million years ago was massive compared to other mammals of its time, say researchers.

Stony Brook Helps Veterans Become Nurses

Human Capital Blog

Lori Escallier, PhD, RN, CPNP, is a professor and associate dean for evaluation and outcomes at the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Nursing. She is her university’s project director for a program that helps veterans earn baccalaureate degrees in nursing (VBSN) and for New Careers in Nursing, a program supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) that supports second-career nurses in accelerated master’s and baccalaureate nursing programs.

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