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Asset Allocation Strategies for the New Decade

Martin Leibowitz, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley; Robert Litterman, Retired Partner, Goldman Sachs & Co.; and John L. (Launny) Steffens, Founder, Spring Mountain Capital
June 17, 2010

The Einstein Legacy Society recognizes those friends of the Institute who have made a planned gift or who have included a commitment to the Institute in their estate plans.The Society honors the memory Albert Einstein, one of the Institute’s first Faculty members, serving from 1933 until his death in 1955. The Einstein Legacy Society was created in 1996, and is co-chaired by Trustee Emeritus Martin A. Chooljian and Charles and Rosanna Jaffin.

Return to Space

Charles Simonyi
Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Institute for Advanced Study
May 6, 2010

Charles Simonyi, Chairman of the Institute’s Board of Trustees and President and CEO of Intentional Software Corporation, is the first and only “space tourist” to fly twice: first in 2007 and most recently in 2009, for a combined total of twenty-eight days in space. In this talk, Dr. Simonyi discusses daily life in a spacecraft and on the International Space Station, and shows footage of the dynamic return trip from orbit to the ground in Kazakhstan.