The Public Safety Office has sent a warning today about an “unconfirmed report” of an armed individual on campus.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory with the Federal Green Challenge Region 2 Award in Waste Management on July 12. The laboratory was able to divert 3,766 tons of waste from landfills, increase its recycling rate by 13 percent, and save about a quarter million dollars in taxpayer money over the last fiscal year. PPPL is a Department of Energy-funded National Laboratory, one of eight run by the Office of Science.
The Office of Information Technology has implemented an additional security measure requiring duo two-factor authentication to access Blackboard.
In January the Committee on Reunions, upon reviewing upcoming contracts with several student agencies and other services in preparation for this year’s reunions, has decided to withdraw working with the Water and Beverage Student Agency.
“We’re interested in providing an outlet for students to learn about, engage with, and have a positive impact on climate change,” Jonathan Lu ’18 said, another co-founder of PSCL. The group’s inception arose from a need to address current issues surrounding just how institutions and lawmakers are handling climate change, as well as a marked lack of discussion at the time within campus itself.
The most sustainable structures that stand with us today “naturally encourage” sustainable behaviors within its occupants, director of the Office of Sustainability Dr. Shana Weber said.
It’s an exciting time to be an ecologist, said visiting lecturer Jonathan Levine from STEM university ETH Zurich who stood in front of an eager crowd of students, postdocs, and faculty gathered to hear him speak.