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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 – Princeton University engineering team to use NSF RAPID grant to investigate asymptomatic spread of COVID-19, test strategies for prevention

Princeton Strong news - Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Molly Sharlach, Office of Engineering Communications reports A National Science Foundation grant will support Princeton researchers studying how COVID-19 may be spread by people without symptoms through everyday social interactions involving breathing and speaking. Led by Howard Stone, the Donald R. Dixon ’69 and Elizabeth W. Dixon Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, the researchers will examine how fluid mechanics influence the transport of aerosol particles during simulations of human breathing and speaking. Their findings will help explain how interactions between individuals without symptoms may contribute to the spread of COVID-19 and other viral…
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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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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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A ‘joy ride’ of a career: Peebles wins Nobel Prize in Physics for tackling big questions about the universe

Princeton Strong news - Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Office of Communications Tom Garlinghouse reports Early in the morning on Tuesday, Oct. 8, Princeton physicist James Peebles got a call from Sweden. His first thought was, “When you receive a phone call that early in the morning, it’s usually something horrible — or it’s this!” The “this” turned out to be the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics. Peebles, the Albert Einstein Professor of Science, Emeritus, and professor of physics, emeritus, had won the prize for “theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology.” Peebles, who received his doctorate in physics from Princeton in 1962, shares the prize with…
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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…
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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…
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