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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, Jun 28, 2017
Princeton University neuroscientist Sabine Kastner comes prepared for a meeting with her youngest collaborators, packing a model of the human brain, a collection of preserved animal brains and a video demonstrating a single neuron in action. Those collaborators — fifth-graders at Riverside School in Princeton, shown in the video above — are prepared, too, with questions, ideas and enthusiasm.
Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017
College football, one of America's most beloved and popular institutions, is getting ready to celebrate a big birthday. And it plans to do so in style. A group of college football leaders announced plans today to launch a nationwide celebration to commemorate the game's 150th birthday. Princeton Ford Family Director of Athletics Mollie Marcoux Samaan has been selected as one of the 13 members of this committee.

Upcoming Events

Bimonthly tours of the Princeton Plasma Physics Lab

Fri, May 19, 2017, 10:00 am to Fri, Dec 15, 2017, 10:00 am
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the only national laboratory where scientists are trying to create "a star on Earth." The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory offers free public tours of its research facilities at 10 a.m. on the first and third Friday of the month at 100 Stellarator Rd., Princeton, New Jersey. Participants must pre-register on the tour website.

Princeton Summer Theater: Pippin

Thu, Jun 22, 2017, 8:00 pm to Sun, Jul 9, 2017, 2:00 pm
Princeton Summer Theater presents Pippin. A multiple Tony Award-winning musical, Pippin is a mystical coming of age tale of adventure. A mysterious troupe, spearheaded by the enigmatic Leading Player, follows a young prince as he sets out to discover his purpose in the world. Schwartz’s iconic music establishes Pippin as a breathtaking story that explores what it means to live a truly extraordinary life. PERFORMANCES June 22-24, June 29-July 1, and July 6-8 at 8pm June 24-25, July 1-2 and July 8-9 at 2pm Tickets required.

Summer Film Series: A Knight's Tale (2001)

Thu, Jul 6, 2017, 7:30 pm
Outdoor summer film series at the Princeton University Art Museum featuring A Knight's Tale shown on the adjacent lawn. All films begin at sundown. In the event of rain, films will be shown at 8 p.m. in 101 McCormick Hall.

Princeton Summer Theater: Agatha Christie's Spider's Web

Thu, Jul 13, 2017, 8:00 pm to Sun, Jul 23, 2017, 2:00 pm
World-renowned crime novelist and playwright Agatha Christie brilliantly blends the genres of mystery, comedy, thriller in this fantasia on her typical whodunit work. "Spider's Web" follows eccentric socialite Clarissa, who discovers a man murdered in her drawing room, having spent years spinning extraordinary tales of mystery to anyone who would listen. Drenched in suspense with surprising moments of levity and wit, "Spider's Web" offers a unique and rewarding departure from the usual Christie canon. PERFORMANCES July 13-15 and 20-22 at 8pm July 15-16 and 22-23 at 2pm Tickets required.