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Princeton campus mourns victims of New Zealand mosque shootings

Members of the Princeton University community gathered Friday, March 15, on the lawn outside Murray-Dodge Hall to honor victims of the shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Photo by Denise Applewhite, Princeton University Office of Communications Princeton, NJ: Office of Communications report - Nearly 100 members of the Princeton University community gathered Friday afternoon to honor the memory of those killed in the March 15 terror attack in Christchurch, New Zealand. The vigil was held following the killings of at least 49 people at two mosques during midday prayers.  Princeton faculty, staff and students stood in a circle…
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Juan Maldacena Receives Galileo Galilei Medal

Princeton, NJ: Institute for Advanced Study reports - Juan Maldacena, Carl P. Feinberg Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, will be the first recipient of the Galileo Galilei Medal, established by the National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN) in collaboration with the Galileo Galilei Institute. The award recognizes Maldacena for “his pioneering ideas in theoretical physics, and in particular for the discovery of duality between gravity and quantum field theory, with far-reaching implications.” The award ceremony will take place on May 2, 2019 at the Galileo Galilei Institute in Florence. The Galileo Galilei Medal will be awarded every two years to scientists who have…
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The Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce presents the 23rd Annual Albert Einstein Memorial Lecture

Princeton, NJ – March 20, 2017 – The Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce welcomes Nobel Prize Winner Princeton Professor F. Duncan M. Haldane for the 23rd Annual Albert Einstein Memorial Lecture. The event will take place at Princeton University’s Robertson Hall. This event is free and open to the public; however, individuals must register online at , due to limited seating.   Duncan M. Haldane is a Eugene Higgins Professor of Physics at Princeton University, where he has taught since 1990. He was born in London in 1951 and studied at Cambridge University, where his Ph. D. advisor was Philip…
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Tigers Taste Technology

Heilongjiang Province, China: Feb 22, 2017 What happens when you combine ferocious Siberian tigers with modern technology? Bouncing, pouncing, and even a bit of trouncing. Video footage of a habitat for these rare felines in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province shows them meandering about until they catch sight of a reporter's drone used to film with a camera buzzing around. The chubby tigers played cat and mouse with the drone until a two or three-year-old tiger swiped at the camera, a large paw filling its screen before losing signal. The group proceeded to tear the drone apart, with one literally chewing on…
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Higher Education, Harvard, and others Suing US Dept of Homeland Security, President Trump over immigration executive order

Princeton University joins court challenge to federal immigration executive order Princeton, NJ: from the Princeton University Office of Communications - Princeton University and 16 other universities (Brown University, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Chicago, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Duke University, Emory University, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northeastern University, University of Pennsylvania, Stanford University, Vanderbilt University and Yale University) filed a friend-of-the-court brief Monday supporting a legal challenge to the Trump administration's Jan. 27 executive order on immigration. The universities filed the amicus curiae brief in a civil action which the attorney general of…
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WORLD: France Terrorists Attacks ! 128+ Dead. Soccer Stadium Blast, Hostages at Concert Hall, Gun Fire, BORDERS CLOSED

Paris, France: Multiple terror operatives set off explosions and gun fire at multiple France locations. Entertainment Venues were targeted including a Paris restaurant, a Soccer Stadium blasted while 80,000 fans watched Germany play France. Another Concert Hall entertainment site's guests are being held hostage. Shooting started unannounced. French borders have been closed and the Army is clearing streets. Businesses are also closing. Police Security forces have an assault underway to rescue hostages and remove terrorists. Residents are in lockdown. Paris, France: Terrorist Bombings 11/13/2015: Additional reports state that 7 terrorist have blow up their waste bomb and 1 terrorist has been…
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