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Coronavirus Pandemic – PPPL Public Events Suspended

Princeton Strong news - Princeton, NJ: US Department of Energy Office of Science PPPL reports - To help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19, and to help protect the health and safety of our community and staff, all public events at Princeton Plasma Physics Lab have been suspended until further notice. In an abundance of caution around the coronavirus pandemic, and in light of presumptive cases in the Princeton area, the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is curtailing operations and sending employees home to work effective 5 today, Friday, March 13, until further notice, Laboratory Director Steve Cowley announced today.…
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QUESTIONS REGARDING POLICING IN PRINCETON

Princeton Strong news - Princeton, NJ: Princeton New Jersey Government reports July 15, 2020. The current Princeton Police Department (PPD) was created in 2013 when the former Princeton Borough and the former Princeton Township consolidated. The new department embraced a guardian rather than warrior mentality as reflected in President Barack Obama’s 21st Century Policing philosophy. The PPD has proactively sought to model responsive, community-oriented policing and has, since its inception, strived to be diverse, transparent, data-driven, and bias-free. The very issues currently at the forefront of the calls for policing reform in the United States have been core to the…
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RWJF Richard Besser, MD, on Racial Injustice, Violence, and Health In America

Princeton Strong news - Princeton, NJ: RWJF reports The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation stands in solidarity with those speaking out against anti-black racial violence and seeking racial justice in America. The brutal killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers and the unconscionably long list of black victims who preceded him must unite us and embolden us. We echo the voices of outrage and the demands for change.   Words are not adequate today, as the nation has a painful history of talking our way out of our moments of strife and discomfort. Only action will place us…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Preventing the next pandemic

Princeton Strong news - Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Office of Communications reports APolicy Forum articlepublished today inScience shows that an annual investment of $30 billion should be enough to offset the costs of preventing another global pandemic such as COVID-19. Thus far, COVID has cost at least $ trillion and may cost 10 times this amount. It is the largest global pandemic in 100 years. Six months after emerging, it has killed over 600,000 people and is having a major impact on the global economy. “How much would it cost to prevent this happening again? And what are the principal…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Princeton faculty members receive grants for COVID-19 research from C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute

Princeton Strong news - Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Office of Communications reports The Digital Transformation Institute has awarded $ million to 26 projects to accelerate artificial intelligence research to mitigate COVID-19 and future pandemics. Princeton faculty members Matthew Desmond, Simon Levin, Stefana Parascho, H. Vincent Poor, Corina Tarnita and Mengdi Wang are among researchers to receive funding for their projects. Princeton University is a member of the Digital Transformation Institute, a $367M research consortium dedicated to accelerating the benefits of artificial intelligence for business, government and society, founded by Chair and CEO Tom ; DTI, jointly managed by the University of…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Princeton Health Reports COVID-19 Disease Cases

Princeton Strong news - Princeton, NJ: Princeton Health Department reports Covid-19 disease outbreak information. CASE DATA STATUS REPORT Total positive cases: 195*Active positive cases: 32Cases in the past seven days: 0 (Highest seven day total: 30 – 4/20-26)Cases in the past 14 days: 1 (Highest 14 day total: 55 – 4/24 to 5/7)Probable positive: 0**Positive cases isolation complete: 133Negative test results: 433Deaths: 18Probable positive deaths: 12***Positive cases by gender: male, 91; female, 104Positive cases by age:Age 11 and under, 3Ages 12-17, 2Ages 18-25, 13Ages 26-35, 15Ages 36-45, 39Ages 46-55, 26Ages 56-65, 22Ages 66-75, 16Ages 76-85, 19Ages 86 and older, 39Average…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Trump Administration Rescinds Rule Threatening to Deport International Students

Boston Strong news – Boston, MA: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Attorney General reports AG Healey Statement on Today’s Win in Student Visa Case. Trump Administration Rescinds Rule Threatening to Deport International Students, One Day After AG Healey Files Lawsuit. Attorney General Maura Healey today issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement that the Department of Homeland Security has withdrawn a federal rule that threatened to bar hundreds of thousands of international students from studying in the United States. “For the hundreds of thousands of international students across this country who enrich our institutions and strengthen our communities –…
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