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Princeton University Art Museum Celebrates the Dedication of its New Gallery Space, Art@Bainbridge, with Neighborhood Block Party

Art@Bainbridge Nassau Street Princeton hours are Sunday to Wednesday, 11 to 5 and Thursday to Saturday, 11 to 8 Princeton Strong news - Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Art Museum reports Work by contemporary artist Jordan Nassar to be featured in first installation at Art@Bainbridge in historic downtown Princeton PRINCETON, – Following extensive restoration and preservation efforts, storied Bainbridge House, one of the few remaining 18th-century structures in downtown Princeton, has been transformed into a compelling public venue being programmed by the Princeton University Art Museum. Called Art@Bainbridge, the new gallery space will feature the work of contemporary artists in an…
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Princeton University sustainability plan aims for net zero emissions by 2046

Princeton Strong news - Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Emily Aronson, Office of Communications reports Princeton University’s new Sustainability Action Plan sets bold targets to further reduce greenhouse gas emissions and outlines innovative strategies to engage all faculty, staff and students in creating a sustainable campus and future. Princeton will aim to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2046, which is the University’s 300th anniversary. The plan builds on the University’s significant progress during the last 10 years in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, designing efficient buildings, encouraging alternatives to single-occupancy vehicles, and adopting award-winning practices in sustainable dining, construction and other University operations. All…
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PRINCETON BOARD OF HEALTH ADOPTS CLIMATE ACTION PLAN

Princeton Strong news -Princeton, NJ: Princeton Board of Health reports PRINCETON BOARD OF HEALTH RESOLUTION OF THE PRINCETON BOARD OF HEALTH SUPPORTING THE ADOPTION OF THE DRAFT CLIMATE ACTION PLAN BY PRINCETON COUNCIL WHEREAS, Sustainable Princeton has drafted a climate action plan for the municipality outlining Princeton’s goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions contributing to our planet’s warming; and WHEREAS, the Climate Action Plan continues the critical process of considering Health in All Policies by outlining processes to protect the health of all who live and/or work in Princeton during extreme weather events; and WHEREAS, recognizing climate change is contributing…
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‘100-year’ floods will happen every one to 30 years, according to new coastal flood prediction maps

PRINCETON STRONG news - Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Jen A. Miller for the Office of Engineering Communications reports A 100-year flood is supposed to be just that: a flood that occurs once every 100 years, or a flood that has a 1% chance of happening every year. But Princeton researchers have developed new maps that predict coastal flooding for every county on the Eastern and Gulf Coasts and find 100-year floods could become annual occurrences in New England; and happen every one to 30 years along the southeast Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico shorelines. “The historical 100-year floods may change…
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NJ Governor Murphy Orders Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Observation of 9/11 Anniversary

Princeton 9/11 Garden dedicated to 13 Alumni Lost September 11th NEW JERSEY STRONG news – TRENTON, NJ: Office of the Gov reports– Today, Governor Phil Murphy ordered that and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, in remembrance of the nearly 3,000 innocent people, almost 700 of whom were residents of New Jersey, who lost their lives in the 2001 terrorist attacks.“Eighteen years ago, our nation endured the most devastating attack our country has ever seen,” said Governor Murphy. “Today, and every day, we honor the lives that were taken from us far too soon…
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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…
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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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