The "Culture of Violence Summit," a half-day policy forum held May 28, 2013, at Princeton University, took a broad, nonpartisan look at gun violence in America as a public health imperative.
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Archive – May 2013
Princeton University alumnus David Donoho, the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Humanities and Sciences and a professor of statistics at Stanford University, today was named the 2013 Shaw Laureate in mathematics.
Though critics depict the AP subpoenas as an unprecedented threat to the freedom of the press, Princeton Assistant Professor Rahul Sagar finds that the government's actions are consistent with the Constitution's intent.
Should you cover your sleek smartphone with a clunky but protective rubber case? Bloomberg.com checks in with Sigrid Adriaenssens, a materials expert and assistant professor at Princeton's School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Princeton University senior Sofia Quinodoz conducted two thesis projects: uncovering how bacteria communicate to coordinate group behaviors, and exploring the impact of Argentina's Dirty War.
Speaking to a capacity audience in Dodds Auditorium, Burns outlined what he views as the three interconnected elements needed for positive change in the Middle East: support for democratic change; economic opportunity; and regional peace and security.
Princeton professors Scott Burnham and Peter Schäfer have received the University's Howard T. Behrman Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities.
A roughly 3.5-mile high Martian mound that scientists suspect preserves evidence of a massive lake might actually have formed as a result of the Red Planet's famously dusty atmosphere. If correct, the research would have important implications for understanding Mars' past habitability.
Researchers have demonstrated that 3-D printing is an effective strategy for interweaving tissue with electronics.
The U.S. electric utility industry faces a critical juncture as new technology and declining prices allow a more "distributed" system of small-scale generators, renewable energy installations and energy-efficiency strategies, according to a group of high-level energy industry executives and regulators who met at Princeton University recently.
Major Milestone: PPPL completes first quadrant of the heart of the National Spherical Torus Experiment Upgrade
The U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, which is managed by Princeton University, has completed a major first step in the $94 million upgrade of its experimental fusion reactor, the National Spherical Torus Experiment (NSTX).
Princeton University's Council for International Teaching and Research has selected faculty proposals to create global networks to allow scholars to focus on interdisciplinary research in the humanities and experimental methods in political economy.
Three Princeton University students with diverse interests in computer networks, machine learning and the basic physical processes of the brain were among 15 recipients of this year's Hertz Fellowship for graduate studies in the sciences.