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Thursday, Aug 25, 2016
After a decade of scanning the skies, a towering metal satellite dish located about three miles from the Jersey Shore fell into disuse and disrepair. Thanks to the vision of two Princeton University scientists, the restored dish now brings students — both from the University and local communities — closer to outer space.
Thursday, Aug 25, 2016
Objective measurements of storm intensity show that North Atlantic hurricanes have grown more destructive in recent decades. But coastal residents' views on the matter depend less on scientific fact and more on their gender, belief in climate change and recent experience with hurricanes, according to a new study by researchers at Princeton University, Auburn University-Montgomery, the Louisiana State University and Texas A&M University.
Monday, Aug 22, 2016
Three of the 13 Princeton students and alumni competing won medals at the 2016 Olympic Games that concluded Sunday, Aug. 21, in Rio de Janeiro. Rising senior Ashleigh Johnson won a gold medal with the U.S. women's water polo team, Gevvie Stone of the Class of 2007 won a silver medal in women's individual rowing for Team USA, and Diana Matheson of the Class of 2008 won a bronze medal on the Canadian women's soccer team.

Upcoming Events

10:00 am Sat, Jun 25, 2016 to 5:00 pm Sun, Sep 25, 2016
"Ansel Adams to Edward Weston: Celebrating the Legacy of David H. McAlpin" will be on view June 25-Sept. 25 at the Princeton University Art Museum.
1:00 pm Sun, Jul 3, 2016 to 2:00 pm Sun, Aug 28, 2016
Join us each Sunday at 1pm -2pm July 7 through August 28 for the annual Princeton University Summer Carillon Concert series. The carillon is program of University Chapel Music and made possible by an endowment established by the Class of 1892.
10:00 am Tue, Jul 26, 2016 to 5:00 pm Sun, Oct 2, 2016
The Princeton University Art Museum's exhibition of approximately forty photographs celebrates the pioneering legacy of David H. McAlpin, Class of 1920, whose seminal gift to Princeton of more than five hundred photographs, beginning in 1971, made this one of the earliest museums to commit to photography as a fine art form. His 1971 gift included exceptional works by acclaimed historical photographers of the nineteenth and the early twentieth century, including Ansel Adams, Alfred Stieglitz and Edward Weston.