University - Top Stories Princeton taking IT network to the next generation, improving speed, security and capacity 2018-11-15T13:00:02.000000000-05:00 The Next Generation Network project will provide more modern, resilient and secure information technology to campus. Houston's urban sprawl increased rainfall, flooding during Hurricane Harvey 2018-11-15T09:47:49.000000000-05:00 Princeton and University of Iowa researchers found that Houston's urban landscape directly contributed to the torrential rainfall and deadly flooding of Hurricane Harvey in 2017. The results highlight the human role in extreme weather events and the need to consider urban and suburban development... Breakout Princeton builds on 10 years of immersive service learning 2018-11-15T09:30:02.000000000-05:00 From wildlife conservation to health care, the Pace Center's student trips examine critical social issues across the country. Employee retirements: November 2018 2018-11-14T17:01:43.000000000-05:00 An updated list of University employee retirements, as of November 2018. Pumpkin DNA, biology of beer: Graduate students make science accessible 2018-11-14T12:00:00.000000000-05:00 Students in the Graduate Molecular Biology Outreach Program engage children and adults in understanding science. Merging memory and computation, programmable chip speeds AI, slashes power use 2018-11-14T11:14:51.000000000-05:00 By shifting a fundamental property of computation, Princeton researchers have built a new type of computer chip that boosts the performance and slashes the energy demands of systems used for artificial intelligence. McPhee receives Audubon New York Award for Environmental Writing 2018-11-13T14:40:31.000000000-05:00 John McPhee, a Ferris Professor of Journalism in Residence at Princeton, was awarded the 2018 Audubon New York Award for Environmental Writing. Smaller components could mean big savings for data centers 2018-11-13T11:09:35.000000000-05:00 Researchers at Princeton and MIT have found a way to save big on power consumption for data centers while making a key electronic component much smaller. ‘Nature’s Nation’ shows evolution of ecological consciousness in American art 2018-11-12T15:00:00.000000000-05:00 Co-curator Karl Kusserow provides an overview of the "Nature's Nation" exhibition on view through Jan. 6, 2019, at the Princeton University Art Museum. Arias to water sleeves: Students bridge performance, language through Peking opera 2018-11-12T12:00:01.000000000-05:00 In Shanghai, participants in the Peking Opera Immersion Program spent three weeks learning the history and artistry of the traditional Chinese performance art.