The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory has received $4.3 million of funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop an increased understanding of the role of plasma in the synthesis of nanoparticles, which are prized for their use in everything from golf clubs and swimwear to microchips, paints and pharmaceutical products.
Learn more about the expanded research in nanotechnology
This video slideshow captures moments of students, alumni and their families celebrating Reunions and graduation activities, filling campus with spirited displays of emotion.
View photos from Princeton’s Reunions and graduation activities
Princeton is among several area colleges, universities and private schools hosting events for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games, which will be held in Mercer County June 14-21. The University will host swimming and track and field events Monday through Friday, June 16-20, at DeNunzio Pool, east of Jadwin Gymnasium; and Weaver Stadium.
Learn more the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games
Many engineering lectures concern themselves with cutting-edge technology but at a recent talk on bridge construction, Professor Branko Glišić asked his audience to go back nearly 2,000 years.
Read more about how researchers reconstructed the engineering behind an ancient bridge
Whether you want relive the celebration or experience them for the first time, this video contains highlights of the events of the past week at Princeton.
Watch the 2014 Reunions and Commencement events highlights video
Nearly 1,000 graduate students accompanied by their families and friends participated in the Graduate School Hooding ceremony on a sunny afternoon on Cannon Green.
Learn more about the Graduate School Hooding ceremony
Deborah Prentice, Princeton’s Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs and chair of the Department of Psychology, will become dean of the faculty on July 1.
Read more about Prentice’s appointment as dean of faculty
An address by President Eisgruber, remarks from fellow students, a presentation of honorary degrees and more marked Princeton’s 267 Commencement, where 2,247 undergraduate and graduate students were awarded degrees.
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Nearly 25,000 Princeton University alumni, family and friends are expected on campus today through Sunday, June 1, for Reunions 2014.
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As seniors prepared to walk out of FitzRandolph Gate at Commencement on June 3, they took some time to reflect on their favorite memories from the past four years.
Watch the ‘Our most memorable moments’ video feature
Senior Alexander Iriza, the salutatorian of the Class of 2014 with a passion for math and music, will deliver a speech in Latin at the Commencement ceremony.
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Meet senior and valedictorian of the Class of 2014, Katherine Pogrebniak, who will deliver the valedictory address at the University’s Commencement ceremony Tuesday, June 3.
Learn more about Katherine Pogrebniak, valedictorian of the Class of 2014
Several University activities for undergraduate and graduate degree candidates and their families are planned for Sunday through Tuesday, June 1-3.
Learn more about the 2014 Princeton University Commencement activities
David Dobkin, who is stepping down as dean of the faculty at Princeton at the end of June, was saluted with applause, song and pennies during the final faculty meeting of the academic year.
Learn more about the tribute to Dean Dobkin
The Mudd Manuscript Library recently acquired a photo album that features a number of photos from the early 20th century of Princeton University’s campus, the surrounding town and the Princeton Theological Seminary, as well as rare photos of Woodrow Wilson.
View more historic pictures of Princeton
The Princeton Entrepreneurship Advisory Committee, which is gathering input and exploring options to recommend a broad vision for fostering entrepreneurship at the University, has launched a website seeking feedback from alumni, students, faculty and staff.
Join the conversation about the future of entrepreneurship at Princeton
Faculty in academic disciplines across the University are embracing new technology and innovative classroom designs to engage students in novel ways and foster collaboration.
Learn more about how classes are using technology to enhance teaching
For his senior thesis, Taylor Francis applied his interests in the tech world to examine two forms of alternative educational credentials: massive open online courses and intensive occupational “bootcamps” for software engineers.
Read more about Francis’s thesis
Princeton and the international institutions with which it has strategic partnerships — Humboldt University in Berlin, the University of São Paulo and the University of Tokyo — have selected the second round of faculty research and teaching collaborations that they will support.
Learn more about the grants awarded to research-teaching collaborations
This spring, 15 Princeton undergraduate and graduate students were immersed in the art and influence of Robert Rauschenberg in “Seminar in Modernist Art and Theory: The World of Rauschenberg,” which laid the groundwork for a major upcoming exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Learn more about ‘The World of Rauschenberg’