Students in two humanities courses this spring are examining the idea of evil through close reading and discussion of literary and philosophical texts from Plato to Flannery O’Connor.
Stressing that college is a “difference maker” in people’s lives, Princeton University President Christopher L. Eisgruber focused on ways to improve college access and success for low-income and first-generation students during a visit to the Bay Area last week.
Before the Class of 2021 arrives on campus in the fall, Princeton’s newest students will be asked to examine a timely topic — populism — and prepare to discuss it with their peers.
China’s smog has created a public health crisis that has led the Chinese government to declare a war on air pollution. In addition, as part of the Paris climate agreements, China has committed to peaking its CO2 emissions by 2030 or sooner. A new study led by researchers at Princeton University analyzes a conflict between these goals in China’s plans to use synthetic natural gas.
More than 300 members of the Princeton University and local communities joined together last week for Celebrating Service at Princeton. This inaugural event was organized by the University’s Service and Civic Engagement Steering Committee to honor the service and civic engagement endeavors of Princeton faculty, undergraduate students, graduate students, staff and community partners.
Thousands of people from the University and local communities enjoyed activities, performances, food and more at the 47th annual Communiversity Artsfest celebration last weekend.
A photo of a lone white rhinoceros is projected onto a screen behind Jacob Dlamini, a Princeton University assistant professor of history, as his students argue the justification of using violence against the poachers and criminal syndicates who illegally hunt the animal for its iconic horn.
Academy Award-nominated film director, screenwriter and producer Baz Luhrmann has been selected to deliver the keynote address at the University’s Class Day ceremony on Monday, June 5.
Princeton and the 30 other colleges and universities who filed a friend-of-the-court brief last month supporting a legal challenge to the Trump administration’s March 6 revised executive order on immigration filed a similar brief Thursday, April 20, in another challenge to the order.
Princeton University has made public a preview version of a new design for its main website, www.princeton.edu, and is seeking comment from the University community and other visitors to the site. The preview site is at beta.princeton.edu.
Campus Dining exposes students to new cuisines and cultures, reflecting the different tastes of students who come to Princeton from all over the country and the world.
Princeton University’s trustees have approved recommendations to name West College, a prominent and central campus building, for the Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, an emeritus faculty member at Princeton, and to name the major auditorium in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs for Sir Arthur Lewis, a Nobel laureate in Economics, who served on the school’s faculty from 1963 to 1983.
The opening of Princeton’s AccessAbility Center on April 13 marked a significant step in the University’s efforts to ensure equal access to its curricular and co-curricular opportunities for students with disabilities.
Forty-six people from 28 countries became citizens of the United States during a naturalization ceremony held Wednesday, April 12, at Princeton University. The new citizens live in 27 New Jersey communities and include two members of the University’s faculty and one student.
A study in the journal Nature Communications has now found that an Earth-like planet orbiting two stars could be habitable if it were within a certain range from its two stars — and it wouldn’t necessarily be the desert of Skywalker’s native world.
“A Conversation with Four Nobel Laureates: Reflections on Resilience Through Challenges,” part of the “Last Lectures” series organized by the senior class, took place on Thursday evening, April 13.
Princeton University has identified a potential site for a new undergraduate residential college south of Poe Field and east of Elm Drive and potential sites for the expansion of engineering and environmental studies on lands along the north side of Ivy Lane and Western Way, west of FitzRandolph Road.
Drastic changes in climate policy under the Trump administration should not cause environmental advocates to lose hope, a panel of experts said at a recent symposium at Princeton University’s Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment.
Princeton University’s trustees have adopted the University’s operating budget for 2017-18, which includes an 8.7 percent increase to $161.2 million in the undergraduate financial aid budget to continue to ensure that a Princeton education is genuinely affordable for every admitted student.