Lapidus Revolutionary-era Collection Digitized for 21st-Century Scholars

February 1st, 2012 / Development Com...

When Thomas Paine wrote Common Sense in 1776 he no doubt hoped his words would endure, but he might be surprised by how they are being preserved. Historians and history enthusiasts can now read one of his pamphlets on a computer screen in its original format, digitally flipping its 50 pages.

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos Donate $15 Million to Create Center in Princeton Neuroscience Institute

December 13th, 2011 / Development Com...

Princeton University alumnus Jeff Bezos, the founder and chief executive officer of, and alumna MacKenzie Bezos, are donating $15 million to the University to create the Bezos Center for Neural Circuit Dynamics in the Princeton Neuroscience Institute.

Shostack gives $10 million to endow Project X fund, giving freedom to ‘tinkerers’

June 16th, 2011 / Development Com...

Seeking to provide “tinkerers” with freedom to explore hunches and passions, businesswoman and philanthropist Lynn Shostack has given $10 million to permanently endow the Project X innovation fund in Princeton University's School of Engineering and Applied Science.


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