On Aug. 19, Danielle Sutton objected to a motion from the university in a letter to dismiss her amended complaint, filed April 15, against the university, two faculty members and former university president Samuel Stanley.
However, 80 percent of the families living in areas near Poughkeepsie are eligible to receive aid from Excelsior, whereas only 55 percent of Long Island residing families are eligible for the same grant.
Stony Brook University has teamed up with Christine Vachon, American film producer of close to 80 films, including the award-winning independent romantic drama “Boys Don’t Cry,” to create a new graduate film program.
Graduate school applications from Indian students are on the rise nationally and at Stony Brook University. According to the New York Times, Graduate Record Examinations in India increased 70 percent in 2013 and applications to American graduate schools increased 22 percent in 2013.