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Princeton campus mourns victims of New Zealand mosque shootings

Members of the Princeton University community gathered Friday, March 15, on the lawn outside Murray-Dodge Hall to honor victims of the shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Photo by Denise Applewhite, Princeton University Office of Communications Princeton, NJ: Office of Communications report - Nearly 100 members of the Princeton University community gathered Friday afternoon to honor the memory of those killed in the March 15 terror attack in Christchurch, New Zealand. The vigil was held following the killings of at least 49 people at two mosques during midday prayers.  Princeton faculty, staff and students stood in a circle…
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Juan Maldacena Receives Galileo Galilei Medal

Princeton, NJ: Institute for Advanced Study reports - Juan Maldacena, Carl P. Feinberg Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, will be the first recipient of the Galileo Galilei Medal, established by the National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN) in collaboration with the Galileo Galilei Institute. The award recognizes Maldacena for “his pioneering ideas in theoretical physics, and in particular for the discovery of duality between gravity and quantum field theory, with far-reaching implications.” The award ceremony will take place on May 2, 2019 at the Galileo Galilei Institute in Florence. The Galileo Galilei Medal will be awarded every two years to scientists who have…
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Demonstration at Palmer Square ends without incident

A demonstration at Palmer Square by people protesting a white supremacist group that had been expected to march in the town of Princeton Saturday, Jan. 12, ended without incident. Share More: Planet Photo Princeton, NJ: Princeton University reports - A demonstration at Palmer Square by people protesting a white supremacist group that had been expected to march in the town of Princeton Saturday, Jan. 12, ended without incident. More than 500 people chanting and holding signs marched around the square for more than an hour early this afternoon. They went ahead with their demonstration even though the white supremacist group did not…
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The Funeral of former President George HW Bush 41

    The funeral procession of former President George Bush passes in front of the White House Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, en route to the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour) A man pauses to pay his respects in front of the casket of former President George H. W. Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church during the state funeral in Houston, Texas, Dec. 5, 2018. Nearly 4,000 military and civilian personnel from across all branches of the armed forces, including Reserve and National Guard components, provided ceremonial support during the state funeral of George…
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A Princeton Degree For a Yalie: George H.W. Bush Visits Princeton, 1991

Princeton,NJ: President George Bush dedicates the University Social Science Complex at Princeton University. UPI Photo by Stanley Brick. Princeton, NJ: by Princeton edu - On May 10, 1991, President George Bush came to Princeton’s campus to receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree and dedicate the University’s Social Science Complex. This $20 million dollar project included the newly constructed Bendheim and Fisher Halls, as well as a renovation of Corwin Hall. President Bush’s visit was notable for several reasons. This ceremony was Bush’s first appearance outside of Washington DC after suffering atrial fibrillation while jogging at Camp David. In addition,…
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