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2018 SBU Gala

In 1994, with husband Jim Simons, Dr. Simons co-founded — and became president of — the Simons Foundation. In the years since its founding, the Simons Foundation rapidly became one of the nation’s leading private funders of basic research, its president a vocal advocate for increased philanthropic involvement in high-risk, high-reward scientific research. Stony Brook University awarded her an honorary doctorate of letters degree in 2008.  More...

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20th Annual Stars of Stony Brook Gala

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, NYC
6:30 pm Cocktails
7:30 pm Dinner


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A Night to Remember


Join this annual celebration of Stony Brook! Proceeds benefit student scholarships to ensure we can continue to be a national leader in social mobility.   


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