Princeton University has offered admission to 13 transfer students for entry in fall 2018, the first transfer admissions since the University reinstated its transfer program. The renewed program is aimed at especially encouraging applicants from low-income, military or community college backgrounds.
Legislators, state officials and industry leaders from 10 East Coast states and Quebec, Canada, gathered May 11, at Princeton University’s Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment to discuss nonpartisan, regional solutions to reducing carbon emissions while fostering economic growth.
During the University’s annual Princeton Research Day, the audience received an eclectic tour of research at Princeton shared through presentations designed to make cutting-edge work accessible to the general public.
Rabia Khan, who will graduate in June with a degree in ecology and evolutionary biology and a certificate in global health and health policy, worked with her senior thesis co-advisers Andrew Dobson and Jessica Metcalf to understand current measles dynamics in Pakistan.
Students in this semester’s course “The Art of Paul Cézanne In and Out of the Studio” studied directly from the Princeton University Art Museum’s collections, spending class time in a concurrent exhibition titled “Landscapes Behind Cézanne.”
Robert George, the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence, professor of politics and director of the James Madison Program at Princeton, will receive a Leadership Award from the Heterodox Academy for championing a diversity of views on campus.
Nearly 200 people gathered at Princeton University on May 4, for the fourth annual Capital Region Minority Chamber of Commerce “Diversity Summit” to connect small minority-owned and women-owned businesses with institutions of higher education.
Princeton will commission eight new portraits of alumni and former faculty and administrators to reflect the diversity of the University community. The expansion of the University portrait collection already includes the portraits commissioned last year of Toni Morrison in Morrison Hall and of Sir Arthur Lewis in Robertson Hall.
Two award-winning design firms will collaborate to develop a master plan for Princeton University’s proposed Lake Campus. The project aims to transform University lands south of Lake Carnegie into a vibrant, mixed-use community that includes academic partnerships with external collaborators in an expanded innovation ecosystem.
Princeton scientists have identified more than 2,000 of these “super-Earths,” exoplanets that are larger than Earth but smaller than Neptune, the next-largest planet in our solar system. By studying how iron and silicon alloys respond to extraordinary pressures, scientists are gaining new insights into the nature of super-Earths and their cores.
Thousands of people from the University and local communities enjoyed activities, performances, food and more at the 48th annual Communiversity Artsfest celebration in downtown Princeton and on the Princeton University campus.
The CBS program “60 Minutes” featured Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber and several students Sunday evening, focusing on how Princeton and other colleges and universities are increasing college access and success for first-generation and low-income college students.
This spring, 12 Princeton undergraduates in the course “Inca Art and Architecture” learned firsthand the critical role that landscape can play in the structure of a civilization. One of several Princeton classes that incorporated a spring break excursion, the Inca course included a trip to Peru to visit Cusco, Machu Picchu and Lima.
Kyle Berlin, a Spanish and Portuguese languages and cultures major from Arroyo Grande, California, has been selected as valedictorian of Princeton’s Class of 2018. Katherine Lim, a computer science major from Atherton, California, has been named the Latin salutatorian.
Ruling in a lawsuit brought by Princeton University, one of its undergraduate students and Microsoft, a federal judge in Washington, D.C., ruled that the federal government’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was unlawful.
The Graduate School has presented eight graduate students with its annual Teaching Awards in recognition of their outstanding abilities as teachers.
Princeton faculty members approved a plan to revise the University’s academic calendar and move fall semester final exams into December from January, among other changes.
Revise Your Ride (RYR) launched last fall to reduce single-occupancy vehicles driving to Princeton and parking on campus. More than 1,000 employees now participate in an alternative commuting program, with 600 joining since October.
Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber on Wednesday, April 18, joined other presidents and chancellors whose institutions are represented by the Association of American Universities in endorsing a statement affirming the value of free speech on campus.
The Princeton University trustees have accepted recommendations to name a publicly accessible garden between Firestone Library and Nassau Street for Betsey Stockton and to name the easternmost arch in East Pyne Hall for James Collins “Jimmy” Johnson.