Princeton team develops ‘poisoned arrow’ to defeat antibiotic-resistant bacteria .
Poison is lethal all on its own — as are arrows — but their combination is greater than the sum of their parts. Princeton researchers have found an antibiotic that can that can simultaneously puncture bacterial walls and destroy folate within their cells — killing like a poisoned arrow — while remaining immune to antibiotic resistance.
Update regarding new Title IX regulations June 2020 .
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‘We Roar’: Edward Felsenthal ’88, TIME editor-in-chief and CEO, considers COVID-19’s impact on journalism .
Edward Felsenthal '88, editor-in-chief and CEO of TIME, is the latest guest on Princeton University's "We Roar" podcast.
For Ph.D. students, virtual defenses brought together friends and family across the globe .
May is a busy month for many Princeton graduate students as they defend their dissertations or hold final public orals as last steps in years of work toward a Ph.D. As doctoral candidates were preparing for this rite of passage this spring, they suddenly had to make plans to conduct their defenses virtually, when Princeton moved to online instruction on March 23 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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- 1746College of New Jersey founded in Elizabeth, New Jersey, by the Presbyterian Synod
- 1896Name officially changed to Princeton University
- 1900Graduate School established
- 1969Trustees vote to admit women undergraduates
- 2001Financial aid policy changes, replacing loans with grants that do not need to be repaid