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#NobelPeacePrize winner @mariaressa '86 has deep roots in New Jersey beyond attending #PrincetonU. She attended Toms River Regional Schools where she learned "you can accomplish anything if you work hard enough." bit.ly/3DpG296
On October 6, professor David MacMillan learned that he won the #NobelPrize in chemistry. While MacMillan soaked in the news, his colleagues and students shared the importance of his work in organocatalysis and his passionate leadership at @PrincetonChem: bit.ly/3FvFboX
Tonight on #SharkTank, Philomina Kane '17 will be pitching her company, @kinapparel! Tigers Sharks 🤝 Philomina Kane ‘17 and her dreamstwitter.com/kinapparel/sta…I
“Maria Ressa’s courage, creativity, dedication and values are an inspiration to the Princeton community.” - #PrincetonU President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83. bit.ly/3oYPk8b #VentureForward #NobelPeacePrize
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"At the Program in Journalism, we’re honored to call her one of our own. She’s the very embodiment of the University’s informal motto: ‘Princeton in the nation’s service and the service of humanity.'" – @Joe_Stephens: bit.ly/3FreCkV #NobelPeacePrize
"The persecution she has endured reminds us of how precious our freedoms of speech and the press are, and the darkness that confronts us when they are threatened. Maria’s steadfast pursuit of the truth is a beacon for all." – @tweber '89: bit.ly/3FreCkV #NobelPeacePrize
Today, the 2021 #NobelPeacePrize was awarded to #PrincetonU graduate @mariaressa '86 for her efforts to "safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace." bit.ly/3iGqfLe
Immensely proud that @Princeton alumna @mariaressa '86 was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her intrepid reporting. Delighted that Profs Manabe and MacMillan were also recognized for their intellectual contributions. Great week to be a Tiger! #PrincetonU #GoTigers
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Inspiring, fearless and courageous. Proud alum of NJ schools and Princeton University. Do yourself a favor and take 7 minutes to listen to this @mariaressa address. #NobelPeacePrize #Fearless twitter.com/princeton/stat…
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Congratulations to Toms River High School North and @Princeton alumna @mariaressa on winning the 2021 #NobelPeacePrize for her fearless fight for freedom of expression in her native country, the Philippines!
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"Close your eyes. Imagine the world as it should be. Now go and make it happen." And that she did. Congrats to #NobelPeacePrize winner and #PrincetonU alumna @mariaressa '86! More of her remarks from Commencement 2020: bit.ly/2WXIHau
Beyond awed to learn that @mariaressa has won a Nobel Peace Prize— my sophomore year, I was one of many wide-eyed students watching her speak at Princeton, and I'm sure not one of us has forgotten her conviction & courage since. A good day to be a Tiger! reuters.com/world/philippi…
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Former @Princeton Ferris Prof of Journalism @mariaressa, the bravest human I know, just won a Nobel Peace Prize. A great day for democracy. This photo from our dinner for her in 2019 says a lot about her: smiling and cheery when her life and liberty were literally in the balance
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CONGRATULATIONS!!! Binabati kita!! ¡Felicidades! To my friend and @Princeton ‘86 classmate @mariaressa on being awarded the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. Your leadership and courage are an inspiration to humanity. twitter.com/time/status/14…
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LISTEN to this year's #NobelPeacePrize winner and journalist @mariaressa '86 as she talks about the weaponization of #socialmedia, free speech and the future of democracy itself. bit.ly/3uStLH2
#NobelPeacePrize winner @mariaressa '86 made an appearance on "Between Two Tigers," where she discussed journalism in the wake of social media, how her Princeton experience has shaped her career, the story behind Rappler’s orange and black logo and MORE! youtu.be/2OBI33nvk-o
WORLD EXCLUSIVE: The call from Oslo. Hear Maria Ressa’s reaction when she hears the news from Olav Njølstad, Secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, on being awarded the 2021 #NobelPeacePrize just before the public announcement. "I'm speechless!" #NobelPrize @mariaressa
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"Princeton taught me how to solve a problem. How to think — that’s what we pull out of this place." In spring 2019, @mariaressa '86 visited campus, talking to students about how she combats misinformation in her daily life. #NobelPeacePrize bit.ly/2Yx3Eti
"You don’t know who you are until you’re tested, until you fight for what you believe in. That defines who you are." #NobelPeacePrize @mariaressa '86 spoke at Commencement 2020 about making the choice to learn, embracing fear and building a community. bit.ly/3FszFDL
Relive the day when #PrincetonU senior meteorologist Syukuro "Suki" Manabe won the 2021 @NobelPrize in Physics — and learn more about the climate modeling research that he pioneered along the way to this prestigious honor: bit.ly/3Ahvabb
Dean of the faculty @GeneJarrett '97 shares his vivid recollections of the #PrincetonU faculty, including Nobel laureate in literature Toni Morrison, who impacted his life and career. #TellUsTigers: bit.ly/3ahze0B
#PrincetonU professor David MacMillan won the #NobelPrize for his work in organocatalysis ... so, what is it? David Nagib *11 (@nagiblab) — who studied under @dmac68 at @PrincetonChem — explains the concept at @ConversationUS. bit.ly/3mxD3EF
Just because you win a #NobelPrize in chemistry doesn't mean subgroup is cancelled. More on yesterday's celebration for professor David MacMillan: bit.ly/2Yq48Sl Photo credit: @MacMillan_Lab
.@thephillyvoice highlights #PrincetonU's first-ever back-to-back #NobelPrize winners, senior meteorologist Syukuro Manabe and professor David MacMillan, who won for Physics and Chemistry, respectively. bit.ly/3Dqytix
Still celebrating our newest #NobelPrize laureates! Read up on their research, why they won and what Princetonians have to say about them ⤵️ Senior meteorologist Syukuro Manabe, Physics: bit.ly/2YvkKaE Professor David MacMillan, Chemistry: bit.ly/3AwEYOZ
"These two brilliant scientists have both advanced our understanding of the world and also helped build centers of excellence in environmental science and chemistry in our university." President Eisgruber congratulates #NobelPrize winners Syukuro Manabe and David MacMillan.
Here's a toast — to the newest member to join this prestigious group of Princeton’s Nobel laureates — Professor David MacMillan. View the list of faculty, staff and alumni who have received the @NobelPrize: bit.ly/305jQmf
“We have way more ideas than ever succeed — but this one took off, and it took off like gangbusters.” The idea of organocatalysis took off — and led to a #NobelPrize win for #PrincetonU professor David MacMillan. bit.ly/3uLQJQe
Congratulations to UofG graduate David MacMillan for winning the 2021 Nobel Prize for Chemistry along with Benjamin List for his work on organic catalysts 👏 We are so proud of you David!#UofGWorldChangerss#TeamUofGGZ
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“Their lives and work reflect our academic mission and speak to our informal motto, ‘in the nation’s service and the service of humanity.’” Unable to be on campus, President Eisgruber shares a message to #PrincetonU’s newest Nobel laureates Syukuro Manabe and David MacMillan.
Messages of congratulations are coming in from both sides of the Atlantic — and beyond — in celebration of #PrincetonU Professor David MacMillan's @NobelPrize win in Chemistry. 👏 twitter.com/i/events/14457…r
Professor MacMillan is @PrincetonChem's first faculty member to be awarded a #NobelPrize. Learn more about the 2021 Nobel laureate in chemistry. ⬇️ bit.ly/3ahsfox
"I've had a lot of mischievous co-workers over the years so I just assumed it was one of them having a prank." David MacMillan couldn't believe he had been awarded the #NobelPrize in Chemistry - he even bet his co-laureate Ben List a thousand dollars that it wasn't true.
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Our alumnus (PhD '96 from the Overman group) has won this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Congratulations @dmac68! news.uci.edu/2021/10/06/uci…
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The news conference comes to a close with a standing ovation for Professor MacMillan. #NobelPrize
"Without science, we wouldn’t have anything. Society, ways of being, interacting - we’d have nothing. So, we need science. Once you get to that basic level of understanding, you have to get back to trusting the facts, trusting the truth." -Prof. MacMillan on the value of science
“We don’t think this is being done anywhere else — in the U.S. or the world.” Prof. MacMillan on the #PrincetonU Catalysis Initiative, which brings together #PrincetonU scientists, engineers and scholars. More on PCI: bit.ly/3lgOLE6
"#PrincetonU is pretty remarkable, what it does for young people ... It goes the extra mile to bring everyone through – scientists and otherwise. I wouldn’t say that if I didn’t believe it." -Prof. MacMillan on educating younger generations of scientists
"You can learn to be creative. If you talk to the people in @PrincetonChem … they come up with the questions as much as the answers. When you’re surrounded by people like that, you’ll learn to do the same thing." Prof. MacMillan with some advice for younger grad students.
What kind of impact will MacMillan's work and #NobelPrize have on the world? "The impact on the world is that @MacMillan_Lab is going to have to work even harder!"
How does it feel to win the #NobelPrize? "How does it feel? I would say dazed and confused, incredibly excited, incredibly surreal. I'm still trying to feel my feet underneath me right now," says Professor MacMillan.
"There is this world outside of your own world and there are these frontiers that you can be a part of." Professor MacMillan gives credit to his parents and his siblings - particularly his brother, the first in his family to attend college - for inspiring him.
MacMillan begins the conference saying that while he's not normally short of words, he's finding it difficult to describe the meaning of winning the #NobelPrize.
"Ever since David arrived to #PrincetonU in 2006, it's been his mission to make Princeton's chemistry departments one of the best in the world - and clearly, he's leading by example." -Gregory Scholes, @PrincetonChem department chair and professor
President Eisgruber shared, "David MacMillan is a brilliant chemist whose transformative insights and accomplishments have enhanced the power of organic chemistry to benefit human health and address other practical problems" and has built @PrincetonChem to the world's best.
"This is a special occasion, for Professor MacMillan, his family, and his country – both the Americans and the Scots get to cheer today." #PrincetonU Provost Deborah Prentice begins the news conference celebrating Professor MacMillan. #NobelPrize
We're here at Richardson Auditorium for a news conference celebrating #PrincetonU Professor Daniel MacMillan's #NobelPrize win. Follow this thread for quotes & photos. 📸Q
Watch LIVE: News conference with #PrincetonU professor David MacMillan who has been awarded the 2021 #NobelPrize in chemistry "for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis." twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…
Faculty, staff and students from @PrincetonChem gathered this afternoon to honor Professor MacMillan, including professor Martin Semmelhack and department chair Gregory Scholes. MacMillan thanked his family, colleagues, mentors and @MacMillan_Lab.
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