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Coronavirus: Top U.S. universities move classes online

Mar 11, 2020 - 8:00 AM

The US government has refrained from imposing an official ban so the often privately run institutions are each grappling with how best to deal with the fast-moving outbreak

ONLINE CLASSES. In this file photo a gate in front of Harvard Yard at Harvard University is viewed on August 30, 2018 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. File photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images North America/AFP

Princeton salutes Maria Ressa, alumni in ‘Time 100’ most influential list

Apr 19, 2019 - 10:32 AM

Distinguished Princeton University alumni have also called on government officials, policy makers, and businesses to ‘press’ the Philippine government to end its harassment of Ressa and the Philippine press

TIME MAGAZINE 'ICON.' Rappler CEO Maria Ressa answers questions after she plead 'not guilty' to the 4 cases of tax evasion lodged against her and Rappler on April 3, 2019. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Abel Prize for maths awarded to woman for first time

Mar 19, 2019 - 9:01 PM

Along with the Fields Medal, the Abel Prize is one of the world's most prestigious maths prizes

FIRST TIME. This handout photo taken on March 18, 2019 in Princeton, New Jersey and released on March 19, 2019 by The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters / Institute for Advanced Study shows scientist Karen Uhlenbeck. AFP PHOTO / The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters / Institute for Advanced Study / Andrea KANE

Princeton alumni, students call for end to 'intimidation campaign' vs Maria Ressa

Feb 21, 2019 - 1:30 PM

A hundred graduates call on government officials, policy makers, and businesses to 'press' the Philippine government to end its harassment of Maria Ressa and the Philippine press

STOP HARRASMENT. Princeton graduates call for an end to the 'clear intimidation campaign' the Philippine government has mounted against fellow alumni Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

FALSE: Imee Marcos 'earned degree from Princeton'

Jan 20, 2019 - 4:52 PM

(UPDATED) 'Our records do not show that Ms Marcos was awarded a degree,' says Princeton deputy university spokesperson Michael Hotchkiss in an email to Rappler

NOT A PRINCETON GRAD. Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos is the guest at the Kapihan sa Manila Bay Forum on January 16, 2019. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Older people, conservatives more likely to share fake news – study

Jan 10, 2019 - 4:56 PM

'It is possible that an entire cohort of Americans, now in their 60s and beyond, lacks the level of digital media literacy necessary to reliably determine the trustworthiness of news encountered online,' the researchers suggest

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Teaching Filipino youth to sail

Sep 12, 2015 - 12:38 PM

La Quey’s vision for Baby Bangkas is simple: He wants to build more of them He measures his progress against the balsas bamboo rafts that Matabungkay Bay is known for

SAILING YOUNG. After building boats for several years, La Quey found it most rewarding to build very small boats for children. Photos from Baby Bangka's Facebook page

'A Beautiful Mind' mathematician John Nash dies in taxi crash

May 24, 2015 - 10:08 PM

Police say Nash and his wife Alicia died in a taxi crash in New Jersey on Saturday May 23

BRILLIANT MATHEMATICIAN. Nobel Laureate Professor John F Nash Jr speaks on 'Global Games and Globalization' during a function in New Delhi, India on Wednesday, 14 February 2007. EPA photo

The Philippines' Mayor

Aug 18, 2013 - 8:13 PM

Jesse Robredo’s life and career continues to set the standard for what effective good governance can and should look like

The Filipina who proved Einstein right

Mar 19, 2012 - 8:30 PM

Her team showed how galaxies up to 3 5 billion light years away are clustered together in exactly the way General Relativity predicts

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