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.
- Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020
- Thursday, Jun 4, 2020
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.
- Monday, May 4, 2020
Research is an intense activity that can be challenging to describe. Connecting with others on what a researcher does and why it is important is a goal of Princeton researchers — undergraduates, graduate students and postdocs — as they present their work to the public at the fifth annual Princeton Research Day.
- Tuesday, Apr 28, 2020
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.
- Monday, Nov 25, 2019
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.”
- Friday, Nov 15, 2019
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.
- 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.
- Monday, Aug 26, 2019
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.”
- Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019
By Jessica Li '18
First posted on July 22, 2019 by the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment
On June 27, Andlinger Center Director, Yueh-Lin (Lynn) Loo joined executives from industry and government to discuss “Technologies Needed to Meet the Dual Energy Challenge” at the Aspen Ideas Festival.
- Friday, Jul 26, 2019The 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.