Princeton Strong (tm).com

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 »
AWARENESS

George Will to Princeton graduates: The antidote to the overabundance of anger in America is praise

Princeton Strong News WATCH VIDEO - Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Office of Communications reports: George Will, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and author who earned a in politics from Princeton in 1968, delivered the University's Baccalaureate address Sunday, June 2, 2019.
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / read more »

AG Grewal Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Twenty Generic Drug Companies, Alleging Conspiracy to Raise Prices on Over 100 Drugs

Defendants Include Eleven New Jersey Companies, Five New Jersey Residents. Office of the Attorney general reports – TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced today that New Jersey and a coalition of 43 other States have filed a lawsuit accusing 20 generic drug companies of conspiring to artificially inflate the prices of over one hundred generic drugs, in violation of federal and state antitrust and consumer protection laws. Filed in District Court in Connecticut, the complaint also names 16 individual defendants – drug company executives responsible for sales, marketing, pricing and operations – and outlines their alleged involvement in “one of…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / read more »