By 2050, the projected 9 billion people on the planet will all need one thing — food. And providing that food will be one of the greatest generational challenges facing today’s Princeton University students.
Princeton chemists have found a way to make a naturally occurring enzyme take on a new, artificial role, which has significant implications for modern chemistry, including pharmaceutical production. Their work appears in the journal Nature Chemistry.
By applying new data and Princeton’s supercomputers to the classic question of what lies beneath our feet, Princeton seismologist Jessica Irving and an international team of colleagues have developed a new model for the Earth’s outer core, a liquid iron region deep in the Earth.
In a 5-4 decision Tuesday, June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a federal order that bans travelers from certain majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States. Princeton University President Christopher L. Eisgruber issued the following statement in response to the ruling.
Princeton University has named six members to its Board of Trustees, effective July 1.
Researchers at Princeton University and NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) have been awarded up to $40 million over five years to fund a new cooperative institute that focuses on Earth system research.
Members of the Class of 1978 celebrate with a classic rock theme for their 40th Reunion. Approximately 26,000 Princeton alumni and guests were on campus for Reunions 2018, which ran from May 31-June 3.
Speaking to graduates at Princeton University’s 271st Commencement on June 5, President Christopher L. Eisgruber extended congratulations and urged the Class of 2018 to become advocates for the value of a college degree.
At Princeton’s Baccalaureate service on June 3, Eduardo Bhatia of the Class of 1986, former president of the Senate of Puerto Rico, delivers an impassioned address denouncing the “culture of lies” and calling upon the graduating class to confront it with honor and integrity.
United States Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey addressed the Princeton Class of 2018 during the Class Day ceremony on June 4. Booker told seniors their power is not in the degrees they hold or how physically strong they are, but in the small acts of kindness and love they show every day.
Princeton’s Pace Center for Civic Engagement has named 28 first-year students from across the world as John C. Bogle ’51 Fellows in Civic Service for 2018.
Princeton University is celebrating the accomplishments of its undergraduate and graduate degree candidates at year-end events Sunday through Tuesday, June 3-5.
Bonnie Bassler, who discovered the universal use of chemical communication among bacteria and proposed that interfering with bacterial cell-to-cell communication could form the basis of new antibacterial therapies, will receive the 2018 Dickson Prize in Medicine, the highest honor of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Four Princeton University faculty members have been named recipients of the Graduate Mentoring Awards by the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning and will be honored during the Graduate School’s Hooding ceremony Monday, June 4, on Cannon Green.
Clifford Brangwynne, whose research explores the hidden order within cellular liquid, has been named a 2018 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator.
Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber and Harvard President Drew Faust urged leaders of the House and Senate judiciary committees to provide legal status for people from six countries currently living in the United States under Temporary Protected Status (TPS).
With the help of a quarter-million video game players, Princeton researchers have created and shared detailed maps of more than 1,000 neurons — and they’re just getting started.
Officials gathered May 17, at the ribbon-cutting for the Princeton Innovation Center BioLabs, a shared entrepreneurial space on the Forrestal Center for science-based businesses.
Princeton University scholar Bernard Lewis, one of the world’s foremost historians of Islam and the Middle East, died May 19 in Voorhees Township, New Jersey. He was 101.
Steven Cowley, a theoretical physicist and international authority on fusion energy, has been named director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), effective July 1.