Thursday, December 3, 2020How plants compete for underground real estate affects climate change and food production
How do plant roots store carbon? Princeton researchers found that the energy a plant devotes to its roots depends on proximity to other plants: when close together, plants heavily invest in their root systems to compete for finite underground resources; if far apart, they invest less. As about a...
Tuesday, November 17, 2020Everybody’s got a hungry heart
Researchers in Princeton's Department of Chemistry were part of a team that has completed the first comprehensive, quantitative mapping of human cardiac fuel use, reporting that the heart preferentially and voraciously consumes fatty acids.
Friday, November 13, 2020Virtual teaching with Special Collections: ‘Colonial Spanish American Literature: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz’
Nicole Legnani, assistant professor in Spanish and Portuguese, and the Digital Imaging Services team at Princeton University Library worked closely over the summer to pivot her fall graduate seminar to virtual teaching — creating 'virtual visits' of rare, exquisite first editions and manuscripts.
Monday, October 12, 2020The Task Force on Graduate Student Mentoring Report
At the beginning of the 2019-20 academic year, Sarah-Jane Leslie, dean of the Graduate School, and Sanjeev Kulkarni, dean of the faculty, charged a task force comprised of faculty, graduate students, and administrators with examining the issue of graduate student mentoring and advising by faculty...
Wednesday, September 16, 2020Seyedsayamdost lab uncovers small fratricidal molecule
A new bacterial molecule with the unsavory tendency to track down and kill others of its own kind has been discovered in the human microbiome by researchers at Princeton’s Department of Chemistry.
Tuesday, July 28, 2020Statement on Principles of Inclusivity and Free Speech to the Princeton University Community
"We will not allow the important values of inclusivity and free speech to be pitted against each other, and we will continue to uphold both of these principles that are so vital to Princeton’s mission."
Friday, July 10, 2020ICE announcement and Graduate School support
"Princeton University is committed to doing everything we can to address and ameliorate this situation for all of our international students." Read the latest message from Deputy Dean and Acting Dean Crittenden.
Friday, June 5, 2020Statement on Responding to Racial Violence
"While programs and support are important, we want to acknowledge that only systemic and far-reaching structural change will finally eradicate racism and all of its tragic manifestations. Princeton has an important role to play in this work..."
Monday, June 1, 2020Statement from President Eisgruber on the killing of George Floyd and the importance of confronting racism
“We all have a responsibility to stand up against racism, wherever and whenever we encounter it. Commitments to diversity, inclusivity, and human rights are fundamental to the mission of Princeton University.”—Christopher L. Eisgruber, President