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Study of Darwin’s finches reveals that new species can develop in as little as two generations

November 28, 2017 ・ Morgan Kelly

Researchers from Princeton University and Uppsala University in Sweden have found that a new species of Darwin’s finches developed in as little as two generations, which provides direct genetic evidence of a novel way in which new species arise.

University Considers Potential New Site for PEI

April 20, 2017 ・ Igor Heifetz

The University’s strategic planning identified expansion of the undergraduate student body, engineering, and ENV studies as major priorities for Princeton.

Princeton Continues Significant Progress Toward Sustainability Goals

November 15, 2010 ・ Ruth Stevens

For the second consecutive year since adopting a Sustainability Plan, Princeton University’s on-campus greenhouse gas emissions have decreased. Last year, emissions declined for the first time since the University’s energy-efficient cogeneration plant was installed in 1996 by a modest amount…

University to Showcase Green Initiatives at Sustainability Open House

October 26, 2010 ・ Douglas Fischer, Daily Climate

The latest campus and local community green initiatives will be showcased at Princeton University’s Sustainability Open House from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, in the Chancellor Green Rotunda. Organized by the University’s Office of Sustainability, the event will…

S.O.S. sign written in beach sand near beach waves hahaha

From Silos to Cultural Integration: The Evolution of Campus Sustainability

May 15, 2010 ・ Shana Weber

Higher education sometimes has been described as an “ivory tower,” with isolated academic “silos.” While these stereotypes contain a grain of truth they are mostly remnants of the past. Cross-disciplinary cooperative work is what makes campuses today such vibrant places.…

S.O.S. sign written in beach sand near beach waves hahaha

Princeton Researchers Develop Disaster Relief Technologies for Haiti

May 14, 2010 ・ Hilary Parker

Even before the Jan. 12 earthquake that devastated Haiti, killing more than 200,000 people and leaving more than 1 million homeless, the citizens of the Caribbean nation were in desperate need of access to clean drinking water and electricity. After…

Report Maps the Future of U.S. Energy Technology

August 11, 2009 ・ Chris Emery

The United States could meet projected growth in energy demand through 2030 with existing technologies, but the nation’s long-term energy sustainability will require an enduring commitment, by both the public and private sectors, to developing, demonstrating and deploying new technologies…

Noted Princeton Husband-and-Wife Team Wins Kyoto Prize

June 19, 2009 ・ Kitta MacPherson

Peter and Rosemary Grant arrive on campus Friday morning after learning they have been selected to receive the Kyoto Prize. (Photo: Denise Applewhite) Princeton University’s Peter and Rosemary Grant, whose legendary explorations on the bleak Galapagos island of Daphne Major…

Sustainability Projects Funded through High Meadows Gift

April 28, 2009 ・ Ruth Stevens

The second round of initiatives seeking to improve sustainability on Princeton’s campus have been funded under the auspices of the University’s Sustainability Plan. Supported by a gift from the High Meadows Foundation, the 16 projects range from a study of…