University - Top Stories Orange is the new green: How orange peels revived a Costa Rican forest 2017-08-22T10:56:00.000000000-04:00 Princeton researchers explore how discarded orange peels revived a Costa Rican forest. A conversation on studying migration 2017-08-22T09:00:00.000000000-04:00 Faculty members Sandra Bermann and Stephen Macedo chat about migration and Princeton's new interdisciplinary research community focused on the topic. Team to use virtual reality to help with real-world arms control 2017-08-21T13:13:00.000000000-04:00 Efforts to reduce nuclear stockpiles soon may get a boost from a team of Princeton University researchers and a socially responsible gaming company that are seeking to use virtual reality to help improve systems to discover and monitor nuclear materials worldwide. Solar eclipses explained in 90 seconds 2017-08-21T10:20:36.000000000-04:00 Professor of Astrophysical Sciences Amitava Bhattacharjee explains how solar eclipses occur, the difference between a partial and total eclipse, and how to view Monday's eclipse in the United States. Princeton continues to support graduate student imprisoned in Iran 2017-08-17T15:43:00.000000000-04:00 Princeton University issued the following statement Thursday, Aug. 17, regarding Xiyue Wang, a Princeton graduate student conducting dissertation research in Iran who was sentenced to 10 years in prison after having been accused of espionage. Entrepreneurship could benefit from cultural studies, conference finds 2017-08-16T15:52:00.000000000-04:00 At a conference held in August on the Princeton campus, 50 researchers — sociologists, anthropologists, entrepreneurship specialists and journalists — discussed how research can enhance the study of entrepreneurship. Graduate student Rale awarded Gilliam Fellowship to support diversity in science 2017-08-15T11:11:47.000000000-04:00 Princeton doctoral student Michael Rale has been selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute as one of 39 new Gilliam Fellows this year. The award supports diversity in science. Doctors trained at lowest-ranked medical schools prescribe more opioids 2017-08-15T10:28:00.000000000-04:00 Physicians trained at the United States’ lowest-ranked medical schools write more opioid prescriptions than physicians trained at the highest-ranked schools, according to a study by Princeton University researchers. Employee retirements: August 2017 2017-08-14T17:07:48.000000000-04:00 An updated list of University employee retirements, as of August 2017. Princeton Profiles: Yusuf Dahl, from prison to Princeton 2017-08-14T12:00:02.000000000-04:00 Yusuf Dahl channeled his interests in housing, entrepreneurship and domestic policy into a master’s degree in public affairs.