University - Top Stories Chemist Car wins DOE funding for computational chemistry center 2018-09-20T11:53:59.000000000-04:00 Roberto Car has won funding for a "Computational Chemical Science Center: Chemistry in Solution and at Interfaces." 'Les Voix dans la ville': Voices in the City 2018-09-20T09:30:00.000000000-04:00 This summer, 24 rising sophomores participated in a language immersion program in Aix-en-Provence and left with a deeper understanding of how language intersects with social, political and cultural issues. From crystals to climate: New ‘gold standard’ timeline connects volcanic eruptions to climate change 2018-09-19T14:00:02.000000000-04:00 Princeton geologists use tiny zircon crystals to rewrite the timeline for the eruptions of the Columbia River flood basalts, a series of massive lava flows that coincided with an ancient global warming period 16 million years ago. Resource Recovery ‘upcycles’ Princeton University office furniture to the public 2018-09-18T11:31:22.000000000-04:00 Resource Recovery, previously known as University Surplus, aims to divert waste from landfills as part of the University’s overall sustainability goals. Science at sea: Bess Ward teaches and researches from the Pacific Ocean 2018-09-18T10:03:00.000000000-04:00 Bess Ward had to find a way to teach her undergrads while aboard a research vessel off the Mexican coast for five weeks. New Princeton University Art Museum envisioned as 'cultural gateway'; architects selected 2018-09-18T10:00:01.000000000-04:00 Sir David Adjaye of Adjaye Associates has been selected as design architect, in collaboration with Cooper Robertson as executive architect, for the new Princeton University Art Museum. The new museum building, located on the museum’s current site in the center of campus, will present dramatically... University gift honors decades-long ties with Princeton Community Housing 2018-09-17T13:28:00.000000000-04:00 The University recently contributed $50,000 to Princeton Community Housing's capital campaign. Princeton’s first AI4ALL summer program aims to diversify the field of artificial intelligence 2018-09-17T12:00:01.000000000-04:00 Princeton’s inaugural AI4ALL summer program brought 32 rising 11th-graders to campus for an immersive residential camp with the aim of bringing young people from underrepresented groups into the growing field of artificial intelligence. Raj wins graduate student fellowship from DOE to study lithium ion batteries 2018-09-17T11:12:55.000000000-04:00 Abhi Raj, a Ph.D. candidate in electrical engineering, has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as one of 47 recipients of a fellowship from the Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program. China’s energy policies require integrated, strategic approach to balance air quality, carbon emissions and water scarcity goals 2018-09-14T11:35:00.000000000-04:00 To address its severe air pollution, China is attempting a shift from coal to natural gas and is considering a variety of sources, including domestic and imported gas options as well as creating its own synthetic gas from coal.