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  • Princeton Announces Engage 2020, New Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference

    Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020

    The mission of Princeton University will be brought to life in a new way through Engage 2020, the inaugural innovation and entrepreneurship conference scheduled for November 4-6, 2020. Presented by the Princeton innovation and entrepreneurship team and its campus partners, Engage 2020 will offer more than 50 live, online sessions of relevance to academia, business and industry, Princeton alumni, entrepreneurs, investors, foundations and the intellectually curious.

  • ‘Race in the COVID Era: What America’s History of Racism and Xenophobia Means for Today’ conversation

    Thursday, Jun 4, 2020
    by Princeton University

    A conversation at 4 p.m. Monday, June 8, situated the racial inequities amplified by COVID-19 within the United States' long history of racism and xenophobia. Panelists discussed strategies to address acts of hate targeting those of Chinese and Asian descent and the disproportionate toll of the pandemic on Black, Native American and other historically marginalized populations. Watch the event on Facebook or below. 

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  • ‘We Roar’: Graduate alum Ali Nouri fights COVID-19 disinformation as Federation of American Scientists' president

    Tuesday, Apr 28, 2020
    by The Office of Communications

    On the latest episode of the “We Roar” podcast, Ali Nouri, president of the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) who earned a Ph.D. in molecular biology from Princeton, discusses the types of misinformation and disinformation that have been spread during the COVID-19 pandemic and how his organization is working to fight lies and distortion.

  • Princeton’s annual technology celebration spotlights innovation and societal impact

    Monday, Nov 25, 2019
    by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

    Speaking at Princeton's annual technology showcase on Nov. 14, Princeton's inaugural Vice Dean for Innovation Rodney Priestley delivered Princeton's vision for engaging in entrepreneurship in ways that have societal impact.

    "Princeton's informal motto is 'In the nation’s service and the service of humanity,'" said Priestley, who is also a professor of chemical and biological engineering. "Our innovation efforts are very much in support of that motto.”

  • President Eisgruber honored as innovation leader in New Jersey

    Friday, Nov 15, 2019
    by Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations

    Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber was recognized as the 2019 Educator of the Year by the Research and Development Council of New Jersey at the council's 40th annual Thomas Alva Edison Patent Awards. Eisgruber was honored for his leadership of the University's efforts to connect research to real-world problems and solutions.

     

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  • Princeton President Eisgruber to be honored as innovation leader in New Jersey

    Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019

    Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber has been named the 2019 Educator of the Year by the Research and Development Council of New Jersey for his leadership of the University's efforts to connect research to real-world problems and solutions. 

    New Jersey Governor Philip D. Murphy and Nokia Bell Labs Nobel Laureate Arthur Ashkin, as well as 15 patent award teams, will also be honored at the Council's November 14th Edison Patent Awards ceremony.

  • Demo Days showcase Princeton student entrepreneurs’ solutions to societal problems

    Monday, Aug 26, 2019
    by Amelia Herb, Office of Engineering Communications

    Lead and other toxic impurities plague water systems around the world, and in the U.S. have left some mayors clamoring for options.

    A team of Princeton University undergraduates is working on a solution.

    At the campus Demo Day presentation on Aug. 13, Princeton junior Dimitris Ntaras told a panel of experts that his team had produced a prototype water filter that “aggressively target[s] heavy metal contaminants,” striving “to ensure that no one has to drink from polluted water sources again.”

  • New Jersey universities to explore research collaborations and funding to make cities “smarter”

    Friday, Jul 26, 2019
    The corporate engagement offices of Princeton University; Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; New Jersey Institute of Technology; and Stevens Institute of Technology are leading the formation of a working group to explore federal and industry funding for “smart cities” research in New Jersey. Higher education institutions throughout the state will be eligible and invited to participate.

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