News

Thursday, Oct 22, 2020

By Jamie Saxon, Office of Communications

The University’s initial $250,000 contribution and $100,000 challenge pledge to the Princeton Small Business Resiliency Fund helped raise more than $450,000 in grant funds; new round of applications to reopen November 1.

Friday, Oct 16, 2020

By Emily Aronson, Office of Communications

Monday, Oct 12, 2020

By Adam Hadhazy, Office of Engineering Communications

For the first time, researchers have directly visualized how speaking produces and expels droplets of saliva into the air. The smallest droplets can be inhaled by other people and are a primary way that respiratory infections like COVID-19 spread from person to person....

Thursday, Oct 8, 2020

by University Advancement

Mellody Hobson and the Hobson/Lucas Family Foundation have made the lead gift to establish a new residential college at Princeton University. Hobson College will be the first residential college at Princeton named for a Black woman and will be built on the site of First College, formerly known as Wilson...

Monday, Oct 5, 2020

By John Sullivan, Office of Engineering Communications

With implications for the transmission of diseases like COVID-19, researchers have found that ordinary conversation creates a conical, “jet-like” airflow that quickly carries a spray of tiny droplets from a speaker’s mouth across meters of an interior space.

Thursday, Oct 1, 2020

By Morgan Kelly, Princeton Environmental Institute

A study of more than a half-million people in India who were exposed to the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 suggests that the virus’ continued spread is driven by only a small percentage of those who become infected.

Thursday, Sep 24, 2020

By Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

A survey of Princeton researchers who returned this summer to on-campus laboratory-based activities found a high level of compliance with the University’s health and safety protocols.

Thursday, Sep 24, 2020

Construction of a bold and welcoming new Museum building at the heart of the University campus is slated to begin in early 2021. Announced in 2018, overseen by Art Museum Director James Steward, and...

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