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Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Statement on Principles of Inclusivity and Free Speech to the Princeton University Community
"We will not allow the important values of inclusivity and free speech to be pitted against each other, and we will continue to uphold both of these principles that are so vital to Princeton’s mission."
Friday, July 10, 2020
ICE announcement and Graduate School support
"Princeton University is committed to doing everything we can to address and ameliorate this situation for all of our international students." Read the latest message from Deputy Dean and Acting Dean Crittenden.
Friday, June 5, 2020
Statement on Responding to Racial Violence
"While programs and support are important, we want to acknowledge that only systemic and far-reaching structural change will finally eradicate racism and all of its tragic manifestations. Princeton has an important role to play in this work..."
Monday, June 1, 2020
Statement from President Eisgruber on the killing of George Floyd and the importance of confronting racism
“We all have a responsibility to stand up against racism, wherever and whenever we encounter it. Commitments to diversity, inclusivity, and human rights are fundamental to the mission of Princeton University.”—Christopher L. Eisgruber, President
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Princeton Service Portal
The Graduate School is now part of the Princeton Service Portal, a hub to access information and request services from our team.
Friday, May 1, 2020
New Princeton study takes superconductivity to the edge
The existence of superconducting currents, or supercurrents, along the exterior of a superconductor, has been surprisingly hard to find. Now, researchers at Princeton have discovered these edge supercurrents in a material that is both a superconductor and a topological semi-metal. This evidence for...
Monday, April 6, 2020
Tiny polymer springs give a boost to environmental cleanup
Cleaning up groundwater is no small job, but a team of Princeton researchers is on a mission to make it simpler — using microscopic springs.
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Giant umbrellas shift from convenient canopy to sturdy storm shield
In a new approach to storm surge protection, a Princeton team has created a preliminary design for dual-purpose kinetic umbrellas, which would provide shade during fair weather and could be tilted in advance of a storm to form a flood barrier. The researchers used computational modeling to begin...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Mathematics Ph.D. alumnus Furstenberg receives Abel Prize
Hillel Furstenberg, a 1958 Ph.D. alumnus in mathematics, shares the Abel Prize — the mathematics equivalent of a Nobel Prize — with Gregory Margulis.
Thursday, March 5, 2020
Geneticists pump the brakes on DNA, revealing key developmental process
Researchers at Princeton have revealed the inner workings of a gene repression mechanism in fruit fly embryos, adding insight to the study of human diseases.

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