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Archive – April 2012

Converting a standard shipping container into a sustainable source of energy for remote or disaster-torn regions, Princeton students took top honors in an EPA national competition.
Bonnie Bassler, the Squibb Professor of Molecular Biology, was inducted into the American Philosophical Society's biological sciences class.
Led by principal investigator Yueh-Lin (Lynn) Loo, researchers have used microscopic folds on the surface of photovoltaic material to significantly increase the power output of flexible, low-cost solar cells.
On April 24 DC Water General Manager George S. Hawkins,who teaches "Enviromental Law and Moot Court", received the National Environmental Achievement Award from NACWA.
Over 80 participants attended the two-day event highlighting new projects that complement established mitigation research on Princeton campus.
In May 2011, Maddy Case ’12, an Ecology and Evolutionary Biology major earning a certificate in environmental studies, received the Becky Colvin Memorial Award from PEI.
Despite the sanctions on Iran and the threatened loss of its export production, the world has no shortage of oil.
Four University faculty members have been awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation in its 88th annual competition.
Brittany Cesarini (right), a former Development Challenge intern, and Sandra Mukasa, will establish an organization in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to target violence and HIV/AIDS.
Princeton University had one winner this year, Ashley Eberhart ’13, who is a politics major and is pursuing three certificates in environmental, urban, and American studies.
Using a unique half century of data, scientists have determined that a combination of anthropogenic climate change, nitrogen pollution, severe storms, and heavy logging interacted in a complex way to impact the inner workings of contemporary forests in north eastern United States.