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A ‘joy ride’ of a career: Peebles wins Nobel Prize in Physics for tackling big questions about the universe

Princeton Strong news - Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Office of Communications Tom Garlinghouse reports Early in the morning on Tuesday, Oct. 8, Princeton physicist James Peebles got a call from Sweden. His first thought was, “When you receive a phone call that early in the morning, it’s usually something horrible — or it’s this!” The “this” turned out to be the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics. Peebles, the Albert Einstein Professor of Science, Emeritus, and professor of physics, emeritus, had won the prize for “theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology.” Peebles, who received his doctorate in physics from Princeton in 1962, shares the prize with…
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University dedicates marker addressing the complex legacy of Woodrow Wilson

Princeton Strong news - Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Office of Communications Denise Valenti reports Rising 39 feet above Scudder Plaza and standing adjacent to Robertson Hall, the home of Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Relations, “Double Sights,” a marker that addresses Wilson’s complex legacy, was dedicated Saturday, Oct. 5. Designed by 2019 MacArthur Fellow and Gish Prize winner Walter Hood, the installation is intended as a “stimulus to reflection and an invitation to dialogue,” said University President Christopher L. Eisgruber. “It is disruptive by design,” Eisgruber said. “‘Double Sights’ exposes the profound contradictions in Wilson’s life and character,…
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Princeton University Art Museum Celebrates the Dedication of its New Gallery Space, Art@Bainbridge, with Neighborhood Block Party

Art@Bainbridge Nassau Street Princeton hours are Sunday to Wednesday, 11 to 5 and Thursday to Saturday, 11 to 8 Princeton Strong news - Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Art Museum reports Work by contemporary artist Jordan Nassar to be featured in first installation at Art@Bainbridge in historic downtown Princeton PRINCETON, – Following extensive restoration and preservation efforts, storied Bainbridge House, one of the few remaining 18th-century structures in downtown Princeton, has been transformed into a compelling public venue being programmed by the Princeton University Art Museum. Called Art@Bainbridge, the new gallery space will feature the work of contemporary artists in an…
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2019 Commencement Address by President Eisgruber — ‘Civil Virtues’

PRINCETON STRONG NEWS - Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Office of Communications reports - Remarks as prepared. President Eisgruber - In a few minutes, all of you will march through FitzRandolph Gate as newly minted graduates of this University.  Before you do, it is traditional for the University president to say a few words about the path that lies ahead. This valedictory ritual is at once utterly common and manifestly ; If I or other speakers had sage insight into the wisdom required to navigate life’s unpredictable and sometimes tragic challenges, I guarantee you that we would have shared it long…
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George Will to Princeton graduates: The antidote to the overabundance of anger in America is praise

Princeton Strong News WATCH VIDEO - Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Office of Communications reports: George Will, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and author who earned a in politics from Princeton in 1968, delivered the University's Baccalaureate address Sunday, June 2, 2019.
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Governor Murphy Announces Tools to Spur Innovation and Growth of High-Tech Firms

PRINCETON, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy today announced two important tools - the Incubator and Collaborative Workspace Rent Initiative (ICWRI) and a modernized Research and Development (R&D) tax credit -  to support new and established high-tech companies in growing the Garden State’s Innovation Economy. The Governor made the announcement during a visit to Princeton Innovation Center BioLabs. “Both of these initiatives will allow us to take full advantage of all New Jersey has to offer entrepreneurs and startups as well as our established innovation-driven companies,” said Governor Phil Murphy. “We have everything right here at our fingertips to dominate the Innovation Economy…
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Innovation – Spring Energy. NJ’s Energy Future

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Energy Association's inaugural student-run Spring Energy Conference, "NJ's Energy Future", will be held Friday April 13th 2018 at the Andlinger Center for Energy & the Environment, Princeton University. Our energy future depends on the interplay of technology innovation, market forces, public policy (federal, state and local), and human behavior.  This is a dynamic sector and a dynamic policy environment, with huge implications for our economy, environment and energy security. Energy experts to include RALPH IZZO President & CEO Public Services Enterprise Group (PSEG), KATHLEEN FRANGIONE Chief Policy Advisor Office of the Governor, State of NJ, CHERYL LAFLEUR Commissioner Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), LYNN LOO Director, Andlinger Center for…
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