Targeted geoengineering to preserve continental ice sheets deserves serious research and investment, argues an international team of researchers in a Comment published March 14 in the journal Nature. Without intervention, by 2100 most large coastal cities will face sea levels that are more than three feet higher than they are currently.
Michael Pratt, conductor of the Princeton University Orchestra and director of the Program in Musical Performance, has been named an honorary member of the Royal College of Music in London.
After winning the Ivy League championship Sunday, the Princeton women’s basketball team learned Monday night that they will face Maryland to open the NCAA tournament.
Since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico last September, the commonwealth has struggled to return to normalcy, and since that time, Princeton faculty, staff and students have found ways large and small to help.
Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber joined 48 other college and university presidents in signing a letter urging leaders in Congress to repeal or amend a tax on endowment earnings included in a tax bill that President Trump signed into law.
In a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber expressed “deep concerns” over changes the departments are considering on immigration rules.
Princeton faculty members Emily Carter and David MacMillan have received two of the 56 national awards administered by the American Chemical Society (ACS) for 2018.
Former U.S. Sen. Bill Bradley has donated his papers to the Princeton University Library. The extensive collection documents the remarkable career of the former congressman, professional basketball player and 1965 Princeton alumnus.
Veteran television journalist Charles Gibson and author and critic Daniel Mendelsohn reflected on modern challenges to fundamental democratic values in speeches during Princeton’s annual Alumni Day.
Princeton University President Christopher L. Eisgruber joined Princeton town officials Monday, Feb. 26, for a wide-ranging discussion on topics of joint interest, including the University’s Campus Plan, town-gown partnerships, the innovation ecosystem, immigration and sustainability.
Administrators who support first-generation and low-income students at highly selective universities across the country met at Princeton for the inaugural FGLI Consortium conference.
A gift from Sumir Chadha of Princeton’s Class of 1993 has established the M.S. Chadha Center for Global India at Princeton University, which will bring together scholars and students from all disciplines to broadly explore contemporary India, including its economy, politics and culture.
Women have been told for years that if they don’t have children before their mid-30s, they may not be able to. But a new study from Princeton University’s Coleen Murphy has identified a drug that extends egg viability in worms, even when taken midway through the fertile window, which could theoretically extend women’s fertility by three to six years.
Jeffrey Eugenides, professor of creative writing in the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Climatologists are often asked, “Is climate change making hurricanes stronger?” but they can’t give a definitive answer because the global hurricane record only goes back to the dawn of the satellite era. But now, an intersection of disciplines — seismology, atmospheric sciences and oceanography — offers an untapped data source: the seismic record, which dates back to the early 20th century.
Princeton seniors John “Newby” Parton and Maggie Pecsok have been named co-winners of the University’s 2018 Moses Taylor Pyne Honor Prize, the highest general distinction conferred on an undergraduate.
Deborah Berke Partners, an award-winning architecture practice known for designing inventive and enduring buildings and spaces that enable community engagement and advance institutional mission, has been selected for a new residential college project at Princeton University.
President Christopher L. Eisgruber has selected “Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech” by Princeton politics professor Keith Whittington as the book for this year’s Pre-read.
Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber sent his second annual “State of the University” letter to faculty, students and staff Wednesday, Feb. 7, recounting advances over the past year and focusing on priorities for the year ahead.
Princeton University researchers report that in mice, fructose, a sugar found in fruit, is processed mainly in the small intestine, not in the liver as had previously been suspected. Sugary drinks and processed high-sugar foods overwhelm the small intestine and spill into the liver for processing.