Stony Brook receives $150M grant

Stony Brook University today announced the largest private donation in the State University of New York's history.

Jim and Marilyn Simons and the Simons Foundation are giving Stony Brook a $150-million grant, which will be used to fund medical research, endow professors and recruit top undergraduate and graduate students.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.) also announced the school will get $35-million in grants from the state.

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