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Princeton celebrates 100 years of Einstein’s theory of general relativity

This month the world is celebrating the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity, which shaped our concepts of space, time and gravity, and spurred generations of scientists to contemplate new ideas about the universe. The anniversary was celebrated on Nov. 5-6 at a conference co-hosted by Princeton University and the Institute for Advanced Study in the town of Princeton. The conference was sponsored by Institute Trustee Eric Schmidt, who graduated from Princeton in 1976 and is executive chairman of Alphabet Inc., and his wife, Wendy. One of Princeton's most notable residents, Einstein was a faculty member at…
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David Rubenstein Strong Donation $20 Million for New Building at the Institute for Advanced Study

Princeton, NJ - Monday, November 9, 2015: Rubenstein Commons will be a Vital Catalyst for Intellectual and Social Exchange on the Institute Campus A $20 million gift to the Institute for Advanced Study from businessman and philanthropist David M. Rubenstein, a Trustee of the Institute, will have a transformative impact on intellectual and communal life at one of the world’s leading centers for fundamental research. This donation from Mr. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, will support the creation of a new building on the Institute campus to be known as the Rubenstein Commons. The Commons is conceived as a welcoming and flexible environment…
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Toast to Tourism Awards Breakfast Celebrates Mercer County

Princeton, NJ – September 16th, 2015 – The Princeton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau and Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted the first annual Toast to Tourism Awards, this morning, Tuesday, September 15th, 2015, from 8:00 :00 at Grounds for Sculpture. The ceremony began with a warm welcome and thank you to the tourism community from Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno. Brian Tyrrell of Stockton College and Travel and Tourism Training and Research Associates presented “The 2014 Economic Impact of Tourism in the Princeton Region” study. The study showed that Mercer County had two billion in tourism expenditure in 2014, which…
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September 11, 2001 Remembered across the Nation

Princeton, NJ 9/11/2015: The 9/11 Garden at Princeton University dedicated to the 13 Princeton Alumni who lost their lives on 9/11/2001.   Hamilton, NJ 9/11/2015: Hamilton Police monument to fallen first responders at Veterans Park 9/11 Memorial. Photograph by Stanley Brick (C)2015. Jersey City, NJ 9/11/2015: Jersey City’s Riverfront 911 Tribute displays a twisted steel beam draped with an American flag. The New York skyline stands tall with the Freedom Tower and beams of light representing the World Trade Center Twin Towers glowing in the evening skyline. Photograph by Stanley Brick (C)2015.
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Anti-Bullying Campaign

Princeton, NJ: via Planet Princeton: Tyler Clementi loved his dog, Max. He loved music, vacations at the Jersey Shore, and bicycling. He even taught himself to ride a unicycle while playing his violin. That was the Tyler his parents knew — a warm and cheerful boy the whole family cherished.  But everything changed in September of 2010 when Tyler became a victim of cyber-bullying as a freshman at Rutgers University. Tyler’s college roommate, ... Share More : AUGUST 14, 2015 BY KRYSTAL KNAPP  
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