In a column Tuesday, New York Times columnist David Leonhardt reported on the efforts Princeton has made and the gains it has made in enrolling and graduating first-generation and low-income students.
A baby’s babbles start to sound like speech more quickly if they get frequent vocal feedback from adults. Princeton University researchers have found the same type of feedback speeds the vocal development of infant marmoset monkeys, in the first evidence of such learning in nonhuman primates.
It was Grant Storey’s love of languages that drew him to computer programming in middle school and Latin in high school. But it was his time at Princeton that allowed him to examine the intersections between these two seemingly unrelated fields — computer science and classics.
Sanjeev Kulkarni, dean of the Princeton University Graduate School and a professor of electrical engineering, has been appointed dean of the faculty effective July 1.
When campus tour groups and international visitors make their way to Nassau Street, many stop in awe and pull out their cameras to capture the view that is distinctly Princeton University. While Nassau Hall might be the main attraction, the iconic building is framed by FitzRandolph Gate.
Grant Storey’s time at Princeton allowed him to examine the intersections between these two seemingly unrelated fields — computer science and classics.
Starting with the decision to attend college halfway around the world from her native Hong Kong, Jin Yun Chow’s journey at Princeton has been shaped by purposeful choices that have taken her into unfamiliar spaces to feed her curiosity about the world.
Reunions weekend attracts nearly 25,000 alumni, family and friends for walks, talks, community service projects, Alumni-Faculty Forums, picnics, parties, concerts, dancing, meeting old friends, making new ones, and, of course, marching in the One and Only P-rade!
Several University activities for undergraduate and graduate degree candidates and their families are planned for June 4-6.
Princeton University has launched a redesigned main website that features improved search capabilities, streamlined navigation and greater emphasis on photos and videos. Its flexible format adjusts to screens of all sizes. The new design, which had been available in a public preview for the past month, went live last week.
An international team of researchers, including those from Princeton University, reported an increase in anthropogenic nitrogen deposition, or the deposition from the atmosphere of fixed nitrogen, resulting from human activities on Dongsha Atoll.
In the spring course “The Environment: Science and Policy,” Professor Michael Oppenheimer, one of the world’s foremost experts on climate change, teamed up with ecology expert David Wilcove to examine a number of environmental concerns — from warming seas to air pollution to deforestation to natural disasters — through a policy lens.
The paradox of a veteran Republican addressing a university audience on a conservative plan to mitigate the effects of climate change was not lost on James A. Baker III as he spoke to a full audience in Princeton University’s McCosh Hall last week.
Shirley M. Tilghman, president of the University, emeritus, and a professor of molecular biology and public affairs, has created a new freshman seminar, “What Makes a Great Experiment?” Each week, first-year students in this Richard L. Smith ’70 Freshman Seminar examine studies Tilghman has selected for being thoughtfully and creatively designed and written for publication.
Warren’s 2016 book, “New England Bound,” explores the lived experience of chattel bondage — enslaved people held as property — in 17th-century New England. The book was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize this year and won the Organization of American Historians’ 2017 Merle Curti Social History Prize.
From Aristotle explained through the lens of a soccer match to a technique for measuring a human’s heart rate by using a webcam, the second annual Princeton Research Day served up a day full of intriguing findings from across the University.
Members of the University’s communications and technical staffs are readying the new design of the main Princeton website for launch as scheduled on Thursday, May 18.
A new University initiative is bringing together researchers and administrators to apply insights from behavioral science to tackle campus challenges and advance research in that field.
Senior Edwin Rosales, a first-generation college student who emigrated from Guatemala with his parents when he was a child, drew on his own family stories and extensive research to write not one but two senior theses.
The same technology that adds fizz to soda can now be used to remove particles from dirty water. Researchers at Princeton University have found a technique for using carbon dioxide in a low-cost water treatment system that eliminates the need for costly and complex filters.