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Advancing Scholarly Knowledge
Feb. 22, 2024

Jacobus Fellows: Toscano, Montaño López, Smith, and Unger win Princeton’s top graduate student honor

Dean Priestley's spring message thanks students for remarkable commitment to scholarship and community
Feb. 6, 2024

"As Princeton scholars, we share endless curiosity and courage to learn and discover, better serve our world, imagine expansively, and think big... I want to remind us all to be inspired by our opportunities to do the work that we do."

From Eno Hall to Peru to eBird, John Fitzpatrick *78 helped lead the field of ornithology to new heights
Jan. 30, 2024

A flick of wings. The flutter of a heart. When a black-and-orange bird perched at eye level in a tree outside a home in the countryside near Saint Paul, Minnesota, little did the boy inside who spied it suspect that this chance encounter would lead to a revolution in birdwatching and conservation.

John Fitzpatrick *78, known today as …

President Eisgruber’s annual State of the University letter, 2024
Jan. 19, 2024

Princeton University President Christopher L. Eisgruber on Thursday, Jan. 18, sent his annual State of the University letter to faculty, students and staff, calling Princeton “stronger than ever” and urging all Princetonians to serve as ambassadors for the University and for the value of higher education in America.

University Housing video previews Meadows apartments for graduate students
Dec. 22, 2023

A new video from University Housing provides a peek into the amenity-packed, apartment-style residences for graduate students set to open soon in the Meadows Neighborhood. 

Adding 600 beds, the Meadows complex will significantly expand the University’s inventory of graduate student…

Designing yeasts to make cleaner fuels earns grad student an innovation award at COP28
Dec. 12, 2023

Genetically reprogramming synthetic yeast strains to produce advanced biofuels has won Princeton graduate student José de Jesus Montaño Lopez a top prize at Prototypes for Humanity, a research convention held last month in Dubai.

Physicists ‘entangle’ individual molecules for the first time, bringing about a new platform for quantum science
Dec. 7, 2023

Congratulations to graduate students Yukai Lu (Electrical and Computer Engineering) and Connor Holland (Physics), co-authors with Lawrence Cheuk, senior author and assistant professor of physics, on their breakthrough work. Their paper was published in the journal, Science.

Princeton Graduate School will host Civic Science Fellow to explore diverse Ph.D. career paths
Dec. 1, 2023

Postdocs are encouraged to apply by December 15 for fellowship with GradFUTURES team.

Judge Nusrat J. Choudhury, MPA *06, will be Baccalaureate speaker
Nov. 27, 2023

Judge Nusrat J. Choudhury of the Eastern District of New York, the first Muslim woman and first Bangladeshi American to serve as a U.S. federal judge, will be Princeton’s Class of 2024 Baccalaureate speaker. Choudhury earned her master’s in public affairs from the Princeton School of Public and…

University website features resources for difficult times
Nov. 20, 2023

The following message was sent via email to the campus community, including graduate students, undergraduates, faculty, and staff.

Dear colleagues and students,

In response to requests from students, faculty, and staff, several administrative offices have worked together to assemble a new website that compiles in one place…