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Elon Musk at a TEDxTalk in 2017. STEVE JURVETSON
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Billionaires and charitable organizations must work together to end world hunger

Justin Chassin November 7, 2021
#OPINION The World Food Programme (WFP) needs continued funding from billionaire investors such as Elon Musk. However, as the cost of addressing world hunger increases, the WFP must do a better job of communicating specific spending plans to convince donors.
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The Institute for Advanced Computational Science, located next to the Life Sciences Building. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook University’s Advanced Computing Institute Receives $11.3M Philanthropic Boost

Maya Brown August 31, 2019
The Institute for Advanced Computational Science (IACS) at Stony Brook University received a $6.3 million anonymous donation in early August that will advance data-driven research for the department.
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Stony Brook, NY; Stony Brook University: Jen Green, External Scholarships Fellowships Advisor in The Graduate School shows students donated business clothing to the Red Hot Career Closet and Mentoring Program.  PHOTO COURTESY OF JOHN GRIFFIN

Pilot program provides mentorship and attire for students seeking jobs

Maya Brown April 16, 2019
The Red Hot Career Closet and Mentoring Program provides clothing and mentoring to students from low-income families for interviews, internships or their first work experience after college.
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Stony Brook Universitys Freewheel Collectives shop in Sanger College in Tabler Quad. Students learn to maintain, repair and build bikes. FREEWHEEL COLLECTIVE

Cyclists connect at SBU Freewheel Club

Sanket Desai February 3, 2019
Bicycle enthusiasts meet at Stony Brook University’s Freewheel Collective’s shop every Thursday night in Sanger College in Tabler Quad.
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Stony Brook, NY; Stony Brook University Health Science Center: Stony Brook University held a donation event honoring Frances L. Brisbane, PhD, MSW, Vice President for Health Sciences Workforce Diversity. She donated 1.5 Million dollars to the University. COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

SBU Health Sciences VP endows education fund for custodial staff

Brianne Ledda October 30, 2018
Frances Brisbane, Stony Brook’s vice president for Health Sciences Workforce Diversity, has pledged $1 million to the university to start a fund to benefit SBU custodial staff.
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Campaign for Stony Brook fundraiser brings in $630.7 million

Gary Ghayrat September 9, 2018
Stony Brook University has raised $630.7 million through its “Campaign for Stony Brook” fundraiser over the past seven years, according to a release from late August. 
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Glenn Dubin announces $5 million matching challenge grant

Glenn Dubin announces $5 million matching challenge grant

Andrew Eichenholz October 19, 2015
On Thursday, Glenn Dubin and his wife Eva announced the allocation of a $5 million matching challenge grant to be put toward the construction of a new Indoor Training Center.
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Christiane Amanpour donates $50k to Marie Colvin Center

Emily McTavish February 11, 2013
Christiane Amanpour, an international correspondent for CNN and ABC News, knew Marie Colvin, a former war correspondent who grew up on Long Island—the two worked extensively to secure an exclusive interview with the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi in Tripoli two years ago. That was the last time Amanpour saw Colvin before she was killed in Homs, Syria, last February.
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