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The University in hosting World Cup Day on campus Tuesday, July 8, as the semi-finals get underway in Brazil. Wear your gear and come to the following photo sessions to showcase Stony Brook University diversity: West Campus, Staller Terrace Photo Opportunity at 12:30 pm East Campus, HSC Galleria Photo Opportunity at 4:30 pm Then you can watch the game at the following locations: HSC Galleria, Campus Recreation Center Multipurpose Room, West Commons (sponsored by USG) and in the SAC Commuter Lounge, Lower Level. Game time is at 5 pm.

Herrnsteins Donate $3M to Establish Global Health Institute, Simons Match Raises Total Impact to $6M On one of Jim Herrnstein’s early visits to Centre ValBio, a frantic mother rushed into the Madagascar research station carrying her four-year-old daughter. The little girl was burning with fever. It wasn’t malaria, but, beyond that, the cause of her sickness was anyone’s guess. A staff member sped the child to the nearest hospital, hours away, but the little girl didn’t survive the trip. Jim, having watched the events unfold, was deeply struck by the loss of the little girl. “There’s just an enormous need,…

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