Viviana Zelizer receives highest award from American Sociological Association

By Daniel Day The American Sociological Association (ASA) recognized Viviana Zelizer, the Lloyd Cotsen ’50 Professor of Sociology, for her pioneering contributions with its highest honor, the W.E.B. Du Bois Career of Distinguished Scholarship Award. Continue Reading →

Ecologist Jeanne Altmann and ethicist Peter Singer honored with Frontiers of Knowledge Awards

By Liz Fuller-Wright and Daniel Day Two Princeton professors, Jeanne Altmann and Peter Singer, have been awarded 2023 Frontiers of Knowledge Awards by the BBVA Foundation. The awards recognize basic research and creative work worldwide Continue Reading →

Four engineering professors receive Moore Foundation experimental physics awards

By the Office of Engineering Communications Four Princeton University researchers — Nathalie de Leon, Julia Mikhailova, Barry Rand and Jeff Thompson — have won a Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Experimental Physics Investigators Initiative award. Continue Reading →

Bryan, McComas and Buschman receive prestigious honors from the National Academy of Sciences

By Liz Fuller-Wright Three Princetonians are among the 16 scientists receiving the highest honors given by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). These major awards recognize extraordinary scientific achievements in a wide range of fields Continue Reading →

At Omenn-Darling Bioengineering Institute, quest for better lives starts with curiosity

By Jeffrey Labrecque and Steven Schultz Princeton’s new Omenn-Darling Bioengineering Institute will promote new directions in research, education and innovation at the intersection of engineering and the life sciences while serving as the home for Continue Reading →

Public-private partnership grants to speed the arrival of fusion energy

By John Greenwald An unprecedented six new public-private partnership grants have been awarded to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, which is managed by Princeton University, for research on the science and Continue Reading →

Climate research collaboration grows with renewed support

By Samantha Schuh A highly successful 50-year collaboration between Princeton’s Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (AOS) Program and the nearby Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) has been renewed for another five years by the National Oceanic Continue Reading →

Princeton Language and Intelligence initiative pushes the boundaries of large AI models

By Liz Fuller-Wright A new initiative aims to enhance our fundamental understanding of AI, enable its use in academic disciplines, and examine AI’s safety, policy and ethical implications. The Princeton Language and Intelligence (PLI) initiative, Continue Reading →