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Panel of SBU Experts Takes on Vaccine Myths and Concerns

More than 150 million Americans have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. But even as that number approaches fifty percent of the U.S. population, misinformation and misconceptions about the vaccine and the science...

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SBDC: Birthplace of Million-Dollar Dreams

Stony Brook University fared well in the annual New York State Business Plan Competition this past spring, earning first and second place awards. Joshua Zhu ’24, enrolled in the Stony Brook Medicine track, and...

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Stony Brook Doctors Help Kenyan Teen Begin a New Life

Saline Atieno developed a dangerous and disfiguring bacterial necrosis called Noma as a young child in Kenya. Though the disease has a 90 percent mortality rate, Saline somehow survived, only to face an extremely...

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Student Entrepreneurs Rise to WolfieTank Challenge

While college is a stepping stone to greater things for many people, a growing number of Stony Brook students have dreams that include launching businesses of their own, some even while still in school. WolfieTank —...