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Stony Brook Raises $4M at Gala Honoring Conservationist and Lemur Expert Patricia C. Wright


On Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in New York City, Stony Brook University honored one of its own, long-time conservationist and lemur expert Dr. Patricia C. Wright at its 15th annual Stars of Stony Brook Gala 2014.  On top of being feted by her University, Dr. Wright was also riding the wave of stardom as her work with lemurs is the central storyline of the new IMAX® documentary Island of Lemurs: Madagascar. -  More »

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Stony Brook Southampton's Annie Baker Wins 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

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Stony Brook Raises $4M at Gala Honoring Conservationist and Lemur Expert Patricia C. Wright

Stony Brook University Commemorates Opening of Newly Refurbished Recreation Fields with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Everyone on Earth is Invited to Earth Day Tweet-Up and Can Now Watch What Happens Live During Meet and Tweet with Stony Brook University's Three Indianapolis Prize Finalists

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04/18/2014/ (Long Island.com) Governor Cuomo Announces $250,000 In SUNY Awards to Support Medical Research and Innovation

04/17/2014 (News 12 ) Mets outfielder Eric Young Jr. visits children at Stony Brook University Hospital cancer center

04/17/2014 (NY Daily News) Mets outfielder Eric Young Jr. visits kids at Stony Brook Hospital on day off

04/17/2014 (Newsday) Fan tweet brings Mets outfielder to visit sick kids

04/16/2014 (Huffington Post) Federal Investment in Research Still Essential

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SBU to Host Earth day tweet-up honoring three indianapolis prize finalists


On Earth Day—Tuesday, April 22—the Stony Brook campus community, and the global twitter-verse are invited to meet and tweet – virtually and in person – with Stony Brook University’s three  Indianapolis Prize  finalists: Russell A. Mittermeier; Carl Safina; and, Patricia C. Wright, during the University’s first ever “Tweet-Up” – an official event of the  2014 Earthstock celebration .  The  #IndyAtSBU Tweet-Up  combines short talks by the extraordinary conservationists with the power of social media to connect communities around a common cause.    More »




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