James Gunn, Eugene Higgins Professor of Astronomy Emeritus, was awarded the Kyoto Prize for his work on the Sloan Digital Sky Survey.
New Jersey American Water, U. professors dispute Environmental Working Group report on contaminants in Princeton water
At the University, drinking water quality is monitored by the Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines. The standards used by the Environmental Working Group raise some doubt from both EHS and other University professors.
After a brief hiatus for the summer, the Forbes Vertical Farm is set to reopen this month.
Toni Morrison, Robert F. Goheen Professor in the Humanities, Emerita, renowned author, and Nobel laureate, died on the evening of Aug. 5, 2019. She was 88 years old.
In her speech, Qu said that her husband and family had become political pawns, “innocent victims in an apparently ever-intensifying quarrel between world powers.”
After two years of operation, the Princeton Vertical Farming Project (PVFP), which introduced students to sustainable farming practices and provided fertile ground for research, has come to an end. Offshoots in Forbes College and Hopewell Elementary School will remain.
The Guyot renovation, the result of a gift from Eric Schmidt ’76 and his wife, Wendy, will consolidate the data sciences faculty into one hall but displace the University’s environmental science programs — making the possibility of additional science facilities imminent.
Charles Gordon Gross, a professor emeritus of psychology at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute (PNI) and pioneer of cognitive neuroscience, died at age 83 in Oakland, Calif. on April 13.
In February of this year, Sibley sent an email to residential college listservs with the subject line “Don’t Be Me. Graduate on Time!” Sibley warned readers about the dangers of too much screen time and offered suggestions for preserving your vision, including inverting the display colors on your computer and following the 20-20-20 rule: for every twenty minutes of staring at a screen, look twenty feet away for twenty seconds.
Wieschaus’ best-known work studied on the development of embryos in fruit flies. His findings have also been influential in cancer research.