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Startup culture meets social good as Princeton students innovate for international prize

A group of Princeton undergraduates is determined to create a product they hope will have a life-changing impact on poor and isolated communities around the world. 

Revolutionary leader Lech Walesa calls for new generation to seek global shared values

As technology intertwines global societies and international tensions increase, the world needs political and economic structures larger than nation-states, including a possible “secular 10 commandments” of shared values, former president of Poland Lech Walesa said in a speech at Princeton University on April 23.

Katherine Lim, computer science major, selected as salutatorian

Katherine Lim, a computer science major from Atherton, California, has been named the Latin salutatorian for the Class of 2018.

Graduate students honored for excellence in teaching and service

The Graduate School presented eight graduate students, including two engineering students, with its annual Teaching Awards in recognition of their outstanding abilities as teachers.

Teams code new ideas at HackPrinceton

About 450 students and enthusiasts from around the country arrived at HackPrinceton on March 30 to spend 36 hours socializing, exchanging ideas and furiously writing computer code.

Student project seeks to help those with memory loss

A student-developed program, which shows images to users tailored to their interests, is designed to assist people with memory loss.

Symposium seeks creation beyond boundaries

The Council on Science and Technology’s 2018 Symposium, Living at the Intersection, asked participants to explore collaborations at the borders of art, engineering and technology.

Swamp microbe has pollution-munching power

A bacterium discovered by Princeton researchers in a New Jersey swamp may offer a more efficient method for treating toxins found in sewage, fertilizer runoff and other forms of water pollution.

Experts call for national and corporate action to combat disinformation on social media

The business model of American social media allows foreign adversaries to exploit our open society by spreading disinformation and amplifying disagreements, turning citizens against one another, speakers said at a Princeton University forum on Saturday.

The democratic frontiers of artificial intelligence

The Center for Information Technology Policy recently co-hosted the AI and Ethics conference, focusing on a range of topics at the intersection of computer science, public policy, political theory and philosophy.

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