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Friday, July 30, 2021
Princeton chemists discover a key to greener food production
Princeton University's Paul Chirik and his research team have found the vital first step toward creating fertilizer without generating tons upon tons of carbon dioxide, a major greenhouse gas. Their work could be the key to ending world food scarcity in a carbon-neutral way.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
'Less than 1% probability' that Earth’s energy imbalance increase occurred naturally, say Princeton and GFDL scientists
Earth’s 'energy imbalance' is growing, and there is less than 1% probability that this trend can be explained by natural variations in the climate system, report a team of researchers from Princeton University and the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory.
Monday, June 14, 2021
Jamal named next dean of the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs
Amaney Jamal, the Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Politics and director of the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, has been named dean of the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA). Her appointment is effective Sept. 1.
Friday, June 11, 2021
A better understanding of 'wet markets' is key to safeguarding human health and biodiversity
To help policymakers distinguish benign markets from dangerous ones, a team of Princeton researchers led by Bing Lin and David Wilcove analyzed the different types of so-called 'wet markets,' how they function, and the risk they pose to people and wildlife. 
Friday, April 30, 2021
The meaning of music during a pandemic: Princeton University Concerts names winners of Creative Reactions Contest
Thirty Princeton undergraduate and graduate students reflected on the question "What has music meant to you during the COVID-19 pandemic?" for Princeton University's Concerts' Creative Reactions contest.
Thursday, April 8, 2021
Princeton faculty Bialek, Dennehy, Mian, Perry, Ralph and Taylor and three graduate alumni win 2021 Guggenheim Fellowships
Six Princeton faculty members and three graduate alumni have received 2021 Guggenheim Fellowships.
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Princeton chemists grapple with 'Karma'
Researchers working with Robert Cava use a “rare and crazy” machine known as Karma that subjects materials to the kinds of intense temperatures and pressures that occur deep underground, allowing them to discover materials and structures that don't exist on Earth's surface.
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Ph.D. alumnus Wigderson receives Abel Prize
Avi Wigderson, a 1983 Ph.D. alumnus, shares this year's Abel Prize, considered the Nobel Prize of mathematics.
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
The Graduate School announces the launch of new features in My Financials
My Financials is a centralized home for student financial information accessed via the Student Financials Center in TigerHub...
Friday, February 12, 2021
Yoshiaki Shimizu, distinguished scholar who ‘transformed the study of Japanese art’ and Princeton graduate alumnus, dies at 84
Yoshiaki Shimizu, the Marquand Professor of Art and Archaeology, Emeritus, and a renowned scholar of Japanese art history, curator and Princeton graduate alumnus, died on Jan. 20, 2021, of lung cancer at home in Portland, Oregon. He was 84.

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