Princeton Strong (tm).com
NEWS

‘100-year’ floods will happen every one to 30 years, according to new coastal flood prediction maps

PRINCETON STRONG news - Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Jen A. Miller for the Office of Engineering Communications reports A 100-year flood is supposed to be just that: a flood that occurs once every 100 years, or a flood that has a 1% chance of happening every year. But Princeton researchers have developed new maps that predict coastal flooding for every county on the Eastern and Gulf Coasts and find 100-year floods could become annual occurrences in New England; and happen every one to 30 years along the southeast Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico shorelines. “The historical 100-year floods may change…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / read more »
AWARENESS

NJ Governor Murphy Orders Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Observation of 9/11 Anniversary

Princeton 9/11 Garden dedicated to 13 Alumni Lost September 11th NEW JERSEY STRONG news – TRENTON, NJ: Office of the Gov reports– Today, Governor Phil Murphy ordered that and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, in remembrance of the nearly 3,000 innocent people, almost 700 of whom were residents of New Jersey, who lost their lives in the 2001 terrorist attacks.“Eighteen years ago, our nation endured the most devastating attack our country has ever seen,” said Governor Murphy. “Today, and every day, we honor the lives that were taken from us far too soon…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / read more »

Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Strengthening New Jersey’s Innovation Economy, Blockchain Task Force forms

Statehouse .news reports - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Gov reports - Governor Phil Murphy today signed S2297 and A5111 into law, establishing the New Jersey Blockchain Initiative Task Force and creating the Innovation District Designation Program. Governor Murphy announced the signings while participating in a panel discussion at the Propelify Innovation Summit at Nokia Bell Labs in Murray Hill. “Growing New Jersey’s innovation economy will take more than just new and smart government policy. It will also require new and smart infrastructure that enables businesses and governments to work with greater speed and efficiency, as well as a collaborative…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / read more »

Toni Morrison, Nobel-winning author and emeritus Princeton faculty member, dies at 88. Acting Governor Oliver Directs the Lowering of U.S. and New Jersey Flags in Honor of Toni Morrison

PRINCETON STRONG news - Princeton University Communication report - Princeton, NJ: World-renowned writer and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, the Robert F. Goheen Professor in the Humanities, Emeritus, at Princeton University, died Monday, Aug. 5. She was 88. In 1993, Morrison became the first African American to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Morrison joined the Princeton faculty in 1989 and was a member of the University’s creative writing program until she transferred to emeritus status in 2006. “It is with profound sadness we share that, following a short illness, our adored mother and grandmother, Toni Morrison, passed away peacefully…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / read more »

State Sues Princeton based Cryptocurrency Pinns Tokens Blockchain owner Pocketinns, Inc.

PRINCETON STRONG news - NJ AG reports - NEWARK - Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the New Jersey Bureau of Securities within the Division of Consumer Affairs announced today that the State has filed a three-count lawsuit against Pocketinns, Inc., a Princeton-based blockchain-driven online rental marketplace, and its president Sarvajnya G. Mada. The lawsuit alleges that Pocketinns and Mada offered and sold more than $400,000 of unregistered securities from New Jersey in the form of a cryptocurrency called “PINNS Tokens.” Pocketinns and Mada, who have never been registered with the Bureau of Securities in any capacity, offered and sold…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / read more »
AWARENESS

Supreme Court to hear DACA cases – Princeton University, Microsoft issue statement

PRINCETON STRONG news - Princeton University Emily Aronson, Office of Communications reports Princeton University and Microsoft have issued statements on the Supreme Court’s decision to review cases regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The Supreme Court announced June 28 that it will hear arguments during its next term, which starts in October. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Spokesperson Ben Chang said: “As we have said before, DACA is a wise and humane policy that benefits this country in multiple ways. It has allowed talented and motivated students — including plaintiff and Princeton graduate Maria Perales Sanchez — who…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / read more »

2019 Commencement Address by President Eisgruber — ‘Civil Virtues’

PRINCETON STRONG NEWS - Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Office of Communications reports - Remarks as prepared. President Eisgruber - In a few minutes, all of you will march through FitzRandolph Gate as newly minted graduates of this University.  Before you do, it is traditional for the University president to say a few words about the path that lies ahead. This valedictory ritual is at once utterly common and manifestly ; If I or other speakers had sage insight into the wisdom required to navigate life’s unpredictable and sometimes tragic challenges, I guarantee you that we would have shared it long…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / read more »