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Coronavirus Pandemic – Princeton University President Eisgruber state of the University and planning for the academic year ahead

Princeton Strong news - Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Office of Communication reports Princeton will decide in early July whether the undergraduate teaching program will be online or residential in the fall term. The University is exploring ways to safely and responsibly reopen Princeton’s laboratories, libraries, and other facilities when state law ; Message to the Princeton Community from Christopher L. Eisgruber Dear members of the Princeton community, Eight weeks ago, I asked the University to move instruction online to slow the spread of COVID-19 on ; My message promised that we would reassess the need for virtual instruction by April…
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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Provides $50 Million to Support Those Facing Greatest Strain Under the COVID-19 Pandemic

Princeton Strong news Princeton, NJ: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation reports (RWJF) will provide $50 million in immediate short-term relief to several national and community organizations to help some of the families and communities feeling the greatest strain under the COVID-19 health emergency. This includes $5 million for relief efforts in RWJF’s home state of New Jersey, hit particularly hard by the ; As the nation’s largest health philanthropy, RWJF is focused on ensuring that everyone in America has a fair and just opportunity for health and well-being. The aim of this funding is to help communities that already face…
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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC – SARS CoV Stable for 24 Hours on Cardboard Boxes, Days on Plastic

US STRONG news – Washington, DC: NIAID reports The virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is stable for several hours to days in aerosols and on surfaces, according to a new study from National Institutes of Health, CDC, UCLA and Princeton University scientists in The New England Journal of Medicine. The scientists found that severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) was detectable in aerosols for up to three hours, up to four hours on copper, up to 24 hours on cardboard and up to two to three days on plastic and stainless steel. The results provide key information about…
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US DEPT of ENERGY – A Meeting of Young Minds. Teams aren’t preparing for a baseball or basketball championship, they are preparing for a fierce battle of the minds …

Princeton Strong news - Princeton, NJ: US DOE PPPL Jeanne Jackson DeVoe reports New Jersey Regional Science Bowl comes to PPPL Feb. 21 - 22 Local rivals among state-wide competitors for championship. Like most teams preparing for a big competition, the 16 middle school teams and 32 high school teams coming to the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) on Feb. 21 and 22 are drilling their hardest, discussing strategy, and getting pep talks from their coaches. But these teams aren’t preparing for a baseball or basketball championship, they are preparing for a fierce battle of the minds…
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Novel PPPL invention could improve the efficiency of car and truck engines while reducing pollutants

Princeton Strong news - Princeton, NJ: US Department of Energy, Princeton University Princeton Plasma Physics Lab John Greenwald reports When it comes to car and truck engines, not much has changed since Nikolaus Otto invented the modern internal combustion engine in 1876. But the internal combustion engine could, at least theoretically, be in for a big change. Researchers at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have received a patent from the Patent and Trademark Office for a novel design that could increase the efficiency and reduce toxic emissions from gasoline-fueled internal combustion engines that power millions of cars…
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Thousands attended the Centennial celebration honoring the November 24, 1919 opening of the original Princeton Hospital

Plainsboro, NJ: PMPH reports Penn Medicine Princeton Health 100th Year Community Celebration. Kid watch interactive exhibit utilizing an absorbing demonstration of the da Vinci surgical robot. Penn Medicine Princeton Health marked its 100-year anniversary today with a special celebration to thank the community for its longstanding support and for helping to make Princeton Health one of the most comprehensive healthcare systems in New Jersey. “Princeton Health has been honored to provide care to our community for the past 100 years, “ said Penn Medicine Princeton Health President and CEO Barry Rabner. “We are confident that with the continued support of…
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Princeton Medical Center Celebrates 100 Years

Penn Medicine Princeton Health Kicks Off Centennial Celebration With Gala 100 Years In The Making Plainsboro, NJ: Penn Medicine Princeton Health reports Centennial Gala, members of legendary Motown group The Temptations with Penn Medicine and Princeton Health officials. Second from left, Kevin Mahoney, CEO of the University of Pennsylvania Health System; center, Kim Pimley, Chairman of the Princeton Health Board of Trustees, with Barry S. Rabner, President and CEO, Princeton Health, and J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD, Executive Vice President of the University of Pennsylvania for the Health System and Dean of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine.…
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