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Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017
Princeton University has a substantial impact on the New Jersey economy, generating an annual total of $1.58 billion in economic output as an employer, research and innovation leader, sponsor of construction projects, purchaser of goods and services, and financial and civic contributor to local communities. That total supports an estimated 13,450 jobs with $970.7 million in earnings. The economic and other benefits the University generates within the town of Princeton and neighboring communities, Mercer County and the state of New Jersey are presented in a new report, "Education, Innovation and Opportunity: The Economic Impact of Princeton University."
Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
Robert Pagels had three minutes to pitch his team's new method to cram several months' worth of medicine into a single injection at the Keller Center’s 12th annual Innovation Forum on Feb. 15. "We like to describe it as a cluster of grapes," said Pagels, a graduate student in chemical and biological engineering who collaborated with fellow student Chester Markwalter. "Each nanoparticle is a grape with its own skin, and we're clustering them together into microparticles. Microparticles are small enough where they can still fit through a needle, but big enough that you can really load a lot of drug." Pagels and Markwalter took the top prize at the Innovation Forum, an event for University researchers to present potentially marketable discoveries, with their technology to package multiple doses of medicine into microscopically small particles for controlled release in a patient.
Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
For decades, among the most enduring questions for ecologists have been: "Why do species live where they do? And what are the factors that keep them there?" A Princeton University-based study featured on the February cover of the journal Ecology could prove significant in answering that question, particularly for animals in the world's temperate mountain areas. If species are bound to where they live by temperature, they are going to be much more controlled by temperature moving forward than we may have thought. Where they live in the future will likely directly track local temperature changes resulting from global climate change.

Upcoming Events

Mon, Jan 23, 2017, 3:00 pm to Sun, Mar 19, 2017, 5:00 pm
The installation comprises paintings of the late 1960s through 1970s by the Dutch-born American artist Willem de Kooning (1904–1997), on loan from The Willem de Kooning Foundation in New York.
Wed, Feb 22, 2017,
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
The battle against the recidivism of youthful offenders is one of Los Angeles County’s most difficult struggles. In 2015, The Los Angeles County Juvenile Probation Outcomes Study found that one-third of youth on probation from the county’s juvenile delinquency system are re-arrested within a year of their release. Rev. Gregory J. Boyle, S.J. (Society of Jesus), an advocate for formerly gang-involved and previously incarcerated men and women, will deliver a public talk, “Lessons from the Field: Kinship as an Intervention.”
Sat, Feb 25, 2017,
10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Join us on Saturday mornings for family fun in the Art Museum. Drop in anytime between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. and enjoy an engaging gallery activity followed by a related art project. Each week has a different theme. Come for fifteen minutes or two hours—whatever your schedule allows! All ages are welcome; no tickets or reservations are needed. This week, examine The Hartley Family by Henry Benbridge. How will you dress the members of your family when you create your group portrait?