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Princeton University is joining other universities around the world by responding to coronavirus in striking and innovative ways. From new, pandemic-related research to solutions-driven engineering; from philosophical and social inquiry to digital adaptations ... student support ... community service ... entrepreneurialism and more — the greater Princeton community is doubling down on our core mission and strengthening our bonds. This intimate sharing of experiences by Princeton students, alumni, faculty and staff presents perspective and knowledge as well as energy and actions in response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Princeton University is joining other universities around the world by responding to coronavirus in striking and innovative ways. From new, pandemic-related research to solutions-driven engineering; from philosophical and social inquiry to digital adaptations ... student support ... community service ... entrepreneurialism and more — the greater Princeton community is doubling down on our core mission and strengthening our bonds. This intimate sharing of experiences by Princeton students, alumni, faculty and staff presents perspective and knowledge as well as energy and actions in response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

    27. Switching Gears to Save Lives: Physicists Pause Their Research to Design an Affordable COVID-19 Ventilator

    27. Switching Gears to Save Lives: Physicists Pause Their Research to Design an Affordable COVID-19 Ventilator

    Dark matter physicist Cristian Galbiati describes how he conceived of a “very simple, cheap and effective ventilator” for COVID-19 patients that uses off-the-shelf components — and how his team went from design to production in just six weeks. Transcript: https://princeton.edu/content/transcript-galbiati

    • 8 min
    26. Reinventing Museums: The Pandemic's Challenges and Opportunities

    26. Reinventing Museums: The Pandemic's Challenges and Opportunities

    The loss of visitors and revenue has presented museums with an existential crisis, says James Steward, the director of the Princeton University Art Museum. At the same time, the pivot to digital alternatives provides an opportunity to rethink many assumptions – including new ways to diversify content while improving access and inclusion. Transcript: https://princeton.edu/content/transcript-steward

    • 10 min
    25. Celebrating and Serving: The Supreme Court Provides Relief to a DACA Doctor Fighting Coronavirus

    25. Celebrating and Serving: The Supreme Court Provides Relief to a DACA Doctor Fighting Coronavirus

    Marina Di Bartolo, M.D., ’10, is one of the 27,000 DACA recipients “on the front lines of the front lines” in the COVID crisis. She shares her gripping journey from Venezuela to Princeton to the June 2020 high court ruling that protects DACA — for now. Transcript: https://princeton.edu/content/transcript-bartolo

    • 9 min
    24. Dancing with Ourselves: Performing Arts and Movement in the COVID Era

    24. Dancing with Ourselves: Performing Arts and Movement in the COVID Era

    Social distancing has devastated the performing arts and changed how we move through public spaces. Rebecca Lazier, a Princeton senior lecturer in dance, considers the impact on artists, theaters and venues, and how we’re all navigating a new concept of togetherness. Transcript: https://www.princeton.edu/sites/default/files/documents/2020/06/RebeccaLazier_transcript.pdf

    • 9 min
    23. Fortifying the Frontlines: A Pop-Up Nonprofit Pays Vulnerable Workers to Feed Hospital Staff

    23. Fortifying the Frontlines: A Pop-Up Nonprofit Pays Vulnerable Workers to Feed Hospital Staff

    Natalie Guo ’12 took two problems — hungry healthcare professionals and unemployed restaurant employees — and created one solution: Off Their Plate, a donation-funded program paying chefs and shift workers to provide meals to health care staff. Transcript: https://princeton.edu/content/transcript-guo

    • 9 min
    22. Cutting Through the Noise: A Doctor Takes the Mic for Medicine

    22. Cutting Through the Noise: A Doctor Takes the Mic for Medicine

    Céline Gounder, M.D., ’97, an infectious diseases specialist and host of the “EPIDEMIC” podcast, knew COVID-19 was poised to cause a pandemic like the U.S. had never seen. Convincing others required her to use an unexpected tool in her medical arsenal: her voice. Transcript: https://princeton.edu/content/transcript-gounder

    • 9 min

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