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.
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.