White House appoints Goldsmith, Pacala and two Princeton alumni to panel of science advisors .
Andrea Goldsmith, dean of Princeton University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, and Stephen Pacala, Princeton’s Frederick D. Petrie Professor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, have been appointed to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology along with two Princeton alumni.
NSF awards Princeton, University of Arizona researchers $5M to model U.S. water resources using machine learning .
Resource and landscape managers, policymakers, and the public will be able to use the models to predict stream flow, soil moisture and ground water. This information is crucial for managing wildfires, pumping water for agriculture and other important water management decisions.
Princeton researchers discover new strategy to encourage vaccinations and masking .
"It is critical to get people to behave in accordance with the CDC guidelines, not just believe that they are the right things to do," say Princeton researchers. So they found a way: By combining advocacy with mindfulness, they can create cognitive dissonance that helps people match their behaviors to their attitudes.
Faculty experts will provide scholarly advice to inform dissociation process .
A faculty panel has been established to provide impartial scholarly advice as the University works to develop and implement its dissociation process to advance action on climate change.
Princeton is led by Christopher L. Eisgruber, a constitutional scholar who became our 20th president in 2013. The trustees are responsible for the overall direction of the University. Our academic officers and officers of the corporation oversee various aspects of University governance.
- 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