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High school student Wins $250,000 for explaining Einstein’s Theory

Ohio high school senior Ryan Chester became the inaugural winner of a new college scholarship on Sunday night, winning $250,000 for his 7-minute film that uses simple props and hand-drawn graphics to explain Einstein’s special theory of relativity. Besides winning that money for himself, Chester also won $100,000 for a new science lab at his school in the Cleveland suburbs, North Royalton High, social share : 
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Entrepreneurial Hub builds ecosystem of ‘creativity, innovation and discovery’

Princeton, NJ: Speaking before an enthusiastic crowd at Princeton's new Entrepreneurial Hub on Wednesday, Nov. 11, University President Christopher L. Eisgruber said the hum of activity in the new space on Chambers Street shows that the facility was aptly named. "In the few short months since its opening, the Hub has become a nexus of entrepreneurial activity, a place where creative and talented entrepreneurs from the University and the community are coming together to learn from one another, establish connections, and make contributions to the local and regional entrepreneurial ecosystem, and ultimately to the world," Eisgruber said. Located By John Sullivan,…
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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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Quiet ‘epidemic’ of drugs, alcohol and suicide

Quiet 'epidemic' of drugs, alcohol and suicide has killed half a million middle-aged white Americans. Princeton, NJ: 11/2/2015. Despite advances in health care and quality of life, white middle-aged Americans have seen overall mortality rates increase over the past 15 years, representing an overlooked "epidemic" with deaths comparable to the number of Americans who have died of AIDS, according to new Princeton University research. The results are published in a new paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences from Anne Case, the Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, and Angus Deaton, the 2015 Nobel…
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Cancer Awareness

Princeton,NJ: Pink Ribboned trees seen across the Princeton Theological Seminary campus raise awareness for cancer. Princeton, NJ: Members of The College of NJ Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity college collect donations on Nassau Street for AEP national organization's philanthropic efforts raising awareness of breast cancer. Princeton Strong photos / Stanley Brick      
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