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.
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Eisgruber focuses on increasing college access, socioeconomic diversity in Bay Area visit
Eisgruber selects ‘What Is Populism?’ for Pre-read
Synthetic gas would cut air pollution but worsen climate damage in China
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.
Celebrating service at Princeton
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.
Town, University celebrate Communiversity Artsfest
Rethinking the nature and history of conservation
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.
Film director Baz Luhrmann selected as 2017 Class Day speaker
Princeton supports Hawaii’s legal challenge to federal immigration order
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 unveils preview of new main website design
Sharing new tastes through cultural heritage dining
University names West College for Toni Morrison; Wilson School auditorium for Arthur Lewis
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.
University opens new AccessAbility Center for students with disabilities
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 become U.S. citizens at naturalization ceremony on campus
Earth-sized planets with two suns could still be habitable
Four Princeton Nobel laureates share wisdom, parting advice
University considers sites for residential college, engineering, environmental studies
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.