Faculty in the News
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.
Lionel Gossman, specialist in French literature and history and ‘one of the great humanists and scholar-teachers of his generation,’ dies at 91 .
Lionel Gossman, the M. Taylor Pyne Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, Emeritus, died at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania on Jan. 11. He was 91.
Princeton partners on $30 million grant to advance internet infrastructure .
Princeton University researchers will partner on a major initiative with the U.S. government to help shape the next generation of computer networks.
Kulkarni to step down as dean of the faculty, search committee formed .
Sanjeev Kulkarni, who has served as dean of the faculty at Princeton University since 2017, will step down from his position at the end of the spring 2021 term and return to the faculty.