Alumni in the News
Mange in Yellowstone wolves reveals insights into human scabies and conservation biology .
Researchers combined 25 years of wolf observations and samples from 408 wolves to search for patterns in genetic diversity associated with mange. They found support for the "monoculture theory": wolves with severe mange tended to have less genetic variation than wolves with mild symptoms.
Alumnus Roger S. Berlind, former trustee and ‘visionary spirit’ of the arts and humanities at Princeton, dies at 90 .
Roger S. Berlind, a member of Princeton’s Class of 1952, former University trustee, Tony Award-winning producer, and a supporter of the arts and humanities at Princeton, died of cardiopulmonary arrest Dec. 18 at his home in Manhattan. He was 90.
COVID-19 Reduced U.S. life expectancy, especially among Black and Latino populations .
Princeton researchers have projected that, due to the pandemic deaths last year, life expectancy at birth for Americans will shorten by more than one year. That is the largest single-year decline in life expectancy in at least 40 years and is the lowest life expectancy estimated since 2003.
Forward Fest public conversation series with faculty experts and alumni continues as part of A Year of Forward Thinking .
Forward Fest Jan. 14 will focus on equity in education.