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Princeton creating opportunities for small businesses, including diverse-owned firms, to grow through campus construction projects
Nov. 15, 2023

Princeton is using a new model for campus construction projects that partners large design and construction firms with smaller ones to help increase the number of businesses, including those that are diverse-owned, that have the needed experience and scale to bid on future capital projects at the University and elsewhere.

Princeton continues working to expand its pool of suppliers
Nov. 3, 2023

Princeton University recently welcomed nearly 40 businesses from the tri-state area to a showcase hosted with the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ). The October 23 event brought together representatives from across the University community and potential suppliers for a day of shared learning. 

Princeton Named Top-performing School for Water
Oct. 30, 2023

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) named Princeton the top-performing school for Water in their 2023 Sustainable Campus Index. The annual report “highlights the most sustainable colleges and universities.”

Redesigning the Public Toilet with Help from Building Services
Oct. 25, 2023

Many people encounter public restrooms day to day. And in an era when more attention is being paid to the spread of disease, a reimagination of the public toilet could help limit the future spread of pathogens. 

AccessAble Survey: Cataloging Accessibility Features of Buildings on Campus
Oct. 10, 2023

AccessAble -- a leading provider of disabled access information – is partnering with Princeton to produce detailed access guides of the buildings, parking facilities and sports venues on campus.  

Launching Electric Buses at Princeton University
Sept. 20, 2023

With this project Princeton will be among the most electrified fleets in the country.

Reynolds named Princeton’s assistant vice president of strategy management
Sept. 20, 2023

Abby Reynolds, chief operating officer for Americas infrastructure and real estate at Blackrock, has been named the assistant vice president for strategy management at Princeton University Facilities. She started at Princeton Sept. 11.

How Princeton is Taking Composting to the “Next Level”
Sept. 6, 2023

The composting efforts at Princeton were recently profiled in Waste 360. The article features Gina Talt, Project Manager, Office of Sustainability, and the various ways the office is working with campus partners to enact its composting…

New Interactive Wayfinding App Launched
Aug. 16, 2023

To better help the campus community and visitors navigate Princeton’s growing campus, a new, interactive map app has been launched with the start of the academic year. 

Tips and Tricks to a Happy Move In
July 31, 2023

Here in Facilities, we've been helping out during move in for a few years. We've assembled a list of tips and tricks that we hope will make your move in experience a bit easier. Whether you are a new or returning student, welcome to campus! Our Facilities Service Center is here all year and happy to help. Reach out to us by…

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