This issue of @princeton.edu features many of the ways in which the University teams up with Rutgers and New Jersey companies, supports entrepreneurship and efforts to transfer technology into the marketplace, and inspires the next generation of scientists to enhance New Jersey's culture of innovation.
As a major research institution, Princeton University attracts hundreds of millions of federal research dollars to New Jersey each year to develop knowledge that addresses human needs. In FY2016, sponsored research expenditures at the University and the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory totaled over $307 million; supported 1,433 research…
This issue of @princeton.edu share stories of lessons learned in the lab and in the field through research and service, provides an update on major campus construction, and, in the context of the upcoming presidential election, includes some analysis of political polls and the next four years under a new president.
Throughout the country, on college campuses, in civic venues, and at holiday gatherings, Americans - and New Jerseyans - have been engaging in conversations about race, ethnicity and discrimination. Princeton students have been no exception, with some of their conversations focusing on Woodrow Wilson - his views on race and his legacy as the 13th President of Princeton University, the 34th Governor of New Jersey, and the 28th President of the United States. In response to student concerns, President Christopher L. Eisgruber issued a message to university students, faculty, staff and alumni, noting that "We must commit ourselves to make this University a place where students from all backgrounds feel respected and valued." It is in this context that we begin this issue of @princeton.edu with the research of Stacey Sinclair, associate professor of psychology and African American studies, into "unconscious bias," or how our implicit prejudices inform our interactions in the context of racial inequality.