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Hooding 2024: ‘A mark of true excellence in scholarship and research’
May 29, 2024

Princeton’s newest Ph.D. and master’s degree recipients were honored May 27 at the 2024 Hooding and Recognition Ceremony for completing their advanced degrees during this past academic year. Because of the rain, graduates gathered indoors at Jadwin Gym, where they were surrounded by family, mentors and loved ones.

Faculty members honored for excellence in mentoring graduate students
May 23, 2024

Four Princeton University faculty members have been named recipients of the Graduate Mentoring Awards by the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning and the Graduate School. They will be honored during the Graduate School’s…

In end-of-year message, Dean Priestley reflects on challenging spring term
May 20, 2024

Marking the end of the 2023-2024 academic year, Graduate School Dean Rodney Priestley sent a message to the University's graduate students on Monday, May 20. The full text is below.

Dean Priestley's Message to All Graduate Students

May 20, 2024

Dear Graduate Students,

As the academic year ends, I want to touch base with all of…

Princeton graduate students honored for excellence in teaching
May 16, 2024

The Graduate School has presented 10 graduate students with its annual Teaching Awards in recognition of their outstanding abilities as instructors.

Winners were selected by a committee chaired by Lisa Schreyer, deputy dean of the Graduate School, and composed of the academic affairs deans of the Graduate School and…

Graduate students vote to decline representation by UE union
May 15, 2024

Princeton graduate students with appointments as Assistants in Research or Assistants in Instruction have voted to decline representation by the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE), according to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). 

In an 

Dean Priestley provides unionization update: Eligible students to vote May 13-14.
April 25, 2024

Dean Rodney Priestley has written to all graduate students announcing that the University has entered into a stipulated election agreement with the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE). Priestley had previously notified students that UE had petitioned the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) seeking an election to…

World Quantum Day 2024: Looking forward to welcoming first quantum Ph.D. students.
April 14, 2024

On this year's World Quantum Day, the Princeton Graduate School is looking forward to welcoming the University's first students in the Quantum Science and Engineering (QSE) Ph.D. program this fall…

Grad alum Avi Wigderson wins Turing Award for ‘groundbreaking insights’ in computer science
April 10, 2024

The Turing Award is considered the highest honor in computer science, often called the “Nobel Prize of Computing.”

Graduate students will now share in governance of Graduate School
April 2, 2024

Faculty votes to accept Graduate School proposal

Celebrating Graduate Student Appreciation Week April 1-5
March 28, 2024

Join us in celebrating Princeton graduate students during Graduate Student Appreciation Week, April 1-5.

Throughout the year, the Graduate School offers a nonstop calendar of events to support graduate students. But during Graduate Student Appreciation Week, we step it up a notch with even more fun.

All events below are open…