Princeton University News Releases


28th December, 2009
University employees join fire department in pilot program On the morning of Oct. 7, the Princeton Fire Department sent out a call -- firefighters were needed to respond to an alarm at 1 Monument Drive. Four University employees -- Bob Allen, Michael Christensen, Michael Kervan and Chris Machusak -- rushed to a University building on Alexander...
23rd December, 2009
'Science-on-Saturday' lectures offered The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory's annual "Science-on-Saturday" program -- a series of nine talks on topics including fusion energy, the first electromagnetic machine and cell-to-cell communication -- is scheduled for Jan. 9 through March 13. The talks begin at 9:30 a.m. on designated...
23rd December, 2009
Orchestra concert to feature vocal competition winners The Princeton University Orchestra will present a concert featuring winners of the 2009 University Vocal Competition at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall. The winners of the competition are senior Alexis Rodda, soprano; sophomore Matthew Prast,...
23rd December, 2009
Princeton Atelier showcases work by New Paradise Laboratories, Riot Group The Princeton Atelier will present staged readings of new work by New Paradise Laboratories in collaboration with the Riot Group on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 8-9, in the Frist Campus Center theater. The reading of "Freedom Club" will begin at 7 p.m. and the reading of "F@#k...
23rd December, 2009
Concert features music from colonial America The Practitioners of Musick will perform a concert of colonial American selections, titled "Music for Colonists, Patriots and Presidents," at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 3, in the main gallery of Firestone Library. Flutist John Burkhalter and harpsichordist Donovan Klotzbeacher founded the Practitioners...
23rd December, 2009
'Zach & Willie' presents long-form improv "Zach & Willie," a long-form improvisational performance featuring senior Zach Zimmerman and junior Willie Myers, will be presented at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, and 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 8-9, in the Class of 1970 Theater in Whitman College. The performance,...
23rd December, 2009
Bob Surace '90 named new head football coach Pinceton football coach Bob Surace '90 (center) with his wife, Lisa '92, and Director of Athletics Gary Walters '67. (Photo: Princeton Athletic Communications)Bob Surace, a key member of the 1989 Ivy League champion Princeton football team, has been named the Charles W. Caldwell Jr. '25 Head...
23rd December, 2009
Video: Scientists use bacteria to power simple machines To view the multimedia features on this page, you will need to download the latest version of Flash Player and/or enable JavaScript.Bacteria turn a pair of microscopic gears. (Video: Igor Aronson, Argonne National Laboratory) Read more.
23rd December, 2009
Scientists use bacteria to power simple machines Organisms turn microgears in suspended solution by swimming A scientist from Princeton University, working with researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory and Northwestern University, has discovered that common bacteria can turn microgears when suspended...
22nd December, 2009
American Physical Society names three Princeton fellows Two research physicists at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory and a Princeton faculty member have been named fellows by the American Physical Society. The new fellows are: Rajesh Maingi, an Oak Ridge National Laboratory researcher on a long-term assignment at PPPL; Raffi Nazikian,...