Research shows conversation quickly spreads droplets more than six feet inside buildings .
An international team of researchers have found that ordinary conversation creates a conical, "jet-like" airflow that quickly carries a spray of tiny droplets from a speaker’s mouth across meters of an interior space. This has significant?implications for the transmission of diseases like COVID-19.
Largest COVID-19 contact tracing study to date finds children key to spread, evidence of superspreaders .
Researchers from the Princeton Environmental Institute find?the continued spread of novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 is driven by only a small percentage of those who become infected.
Wallace Best leads the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies into a dynamic new era .
The program’s new director describes his commitment to broadening the understanding of the ways in which gender and sexuality shape human experiences ?
Undergraduate prizes awarded to seven students for academic achievement .
Princeton University celebrated the academic accomplishments of its students with the awarding of four undergraduate prizes to seven students. While the annual prizes are typically awarded at Opening Exercises, there was no ceremony this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Princeton is led by Christopher L. Eisgruber, a constitutional scholar who became our?20th president in 2013. The trustees?are responsible for the overall direction of the University. Our?academic officers and officers of the corporation oversee various aspects of University governance. ??
- 1746College of New Jersey founded in Elizabeth, New Jersey, by the Presbyterian Synod
- 1896Name officially changed to Princeton University
- 1900Graduate School established
- 1969Trustees vote to admit women undergraduates
- 2001Financial aid policy changes, replacing loans with grants that do not need to be repaid