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Coronavirus Pandemic – Princeton faculty members receive grants for COVID-19 research from C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute

Princeton Strong news - Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Office of Communications reports The Digital Transformation Institute has awarded $ million to 26 projects to accelerate artificial intelligence research to mitigate COVID-19 and future pandemics. Princeton faculty members Matthew Desmond, Simon Levin, Stefana Parascho, H. Vincent Poor, Corina Tarnita and Mengdi Wang are among researchers to receive funding for their projects. Princeton University is a member of the Digital Transformation Institute, a $367M research consortium dedicated to accelerating the benefits of artificial intelligence for business, government and society, founded by Chair and CEO Tom ; DTI, jointly managed by the University of…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Princeton Health Reports COVID-19 Disease Cases

Princeton Strong news - Princeton, NJ: Princeton Health Department reports Covid-19 disease outbreak information. CASE DATA STATUS REPORT Total positive cases: 195*Active positive cases: 32Cases in the past seven days: 0 (Highest seven day total: 30 – 4/20-26)Cases in the past 14 days: 1 (Highest 14 day total: 55 – 4/24 to 5/7)Probable positive: 0**Positive cases isolation complete: 133Negative test results: 433Deaths: 18Probable positive deaths: 12***Positive cases by gender: male, 91; female, 104Positive cases by age:Age 11 and under, 3Ages 12-17, 2Ages 18-25, 13Ages 26-35, 15Ages 36-45, 39Ages 46-55, 26Ages 56-65, 22Ages 66-75, 16Ages 76-85, 19Ages 86 and older, 39Average…
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Princeton University Welcomes the Federal Government’s Agreement to Rescind Student Deportations

Princeton Strong news - Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Office of the President reports The University issued a statement on the rescinding of ICE’s July 6 announcement regarding international students: We welcome the federal government’s agreement to rescind its announcement of July 6 regarding international students enrolled at universities across the country, including ;We recognize the anxiety and pain this has caused across our community, and we will remain vigilant for any further policy developments that might impact our international students, faculty, or ;Princeton will continue to stand with and advocate for our international community, whose members are crucial to the mission…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Trump Administration Rescinds Rule Threatening to Deport International Students

Boston Strong news – Boston, MA: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Attorney General reports AG Healey Statement on Today’s Win in Student Visa Case. Trump Administration Rescinds Rule Threatening to Deport International Students, One Day After AG Healey Files Lawsuit. Attorney General Maura Healey today issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement that the Department of Homeland Security has withdrawn a federal rule that threatened to bar hundreds of thousands of international students from studying in the United States. “For the hundreds of thousands of international students across this country who enrich our institutions and strengthen our communities –…
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ICE FIELDS – Massachusetts AG’s Office Leads Multistate Lawsuit Seeking Nationwide Injunction Against New Visa Rule for International Students

Boston Strong news – Boston, MA: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Attorney General reports Today, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey’s Office is leading a coalition of 18 attorneys general in filing a lawsuit to stop a new federal rule that threatens to bar hundreds of thousands of international students from studying in the United States. The lawsuit, filed in the District Court in Massachusetts against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), challenges what the attorneys general call the federal government’s “cruel, abrupt, and unlawful action to expel international students amidst the pandemic that has wrought death…
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Universities and School Systems Conducting Propaganda or Acts Against Public Policy Jeopardize Tax Exempt Status

US Strong news – Washington, DC: President Donald Trump reports on Twitter Too many Universities and School Systems are about Radical Left Indoctrination, not Education. Therefore, I am telling the Treasury Department to re-examine their Tax-Exempt Status… … and/or Funding, which will be taken away if this Propaganda or Act Against Public Policy continues. Our children must be Educated, not Indoctrinated! President Donald J. Trump talks to members of the press on the South Lawn of the White House Friday, July 10, 2020, prior to boarding Marine One to begin his trip to Florida. (Official White House Photo by Joyce…
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Princeton stands firmly with international students in face of ICE announcement

Princeton Strong news - Princeton, NJ: Princeton University President Eisgruber reports Princeton exploring legal and policy options, as well as other University actions, that might solve the problems created by ICE’s announcement. To members of the Princeton community: On Monday of this week, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced a precipitous, unexpected change in policy affecting international students at Princeton and throughout the ;The announcement indicated that international students on F-1 visas would be required to leave the United States if they were taking classes entirely ;It raised questions about whether international students who are in their home countries…
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