Stony Brook University 2011 Gift

The Simons Foundation is pleased to announce a challenge grant of $50M to the State University of New York at Stony Brook, in support of its Reimagining Stony Brook campaign. This gift is intended to enhance the quality of teaching and scholarship throughout the University by supporting professorships and fellowships.

This gift coincides with a private gift to Stony Brook University directly from our founders, James and Marilyn Simons, of $100M, also to the Reimagining Stony Brook Fund. This gift will support the School of Medicine and life sciences research at Stony Brook.

For more information, please see the Stony Brook University press release.

To read more about the Simons Foundation and its mission, please visit our About Us page.

Press, contact Lauren Sheprow at Stony Brook University, Office of Media Relations, 631-632-4965,; or Bruce Bobbins, DKC Public Relations, 212-981-5190 or 908-586-5742,

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