News

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Princeton updates its policy regarding sexual and romantic relationships between faculty and graduate students

During the Faculty Meeting on Monday, April 1, faculty voted to approve a policy that prohibits all faculty from initiating or engaging in romantic or sexual relationships with graduate students.
Saturday, March 9, 2019

Ecologists find a ‘landscape of fearlessness’ in a war-torn savannah

A team of Princeton ecologists took advantage of a rare opportunity to study what happens to an ecosystem when large carnivores are wiped out.
Saturday, March 9, 2019

Doctoral research helps develop tool to probe plastics’ behavior down to the molecular scale

Consider the humble tire. Sitting outside on a frigid winter day, it’s hard as a stone, yet when spinning under a drag racer, a tire becomes warmly pliable. For everyday materials, from glass to rubber to plastic, these fundamental changes in behavior are determined by the glass transition... Read More
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Princeton teaching week

Friday, March 1 - Thursday, March 7 A new initiative from the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning
Thursday, February 21, 2019

Tokita receives Graduate Student Policy Award from Ecological Society of America

The Ecological Society of America has awarded Christopher Tokita one of 10 Graduate Student Policy Awards.
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Princeton-Rutgers M.D.-Ph.D. program trains future physicians in scientific research

For Thomas Pisano, the motivation to become a doctor and scientist was personal. A skiing accident left his legs paralyzed, fueling his aspiration to become a physician and biomedical researcher who could both conduct scientific investigations and apply that knowledge to saving lives in the clinic.
Monday, February 4, 2019

Students explore technology policymaking through CITP’s Tech Policy Boot Camp

The three-day Tech Policy Boot Camp, organized through Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP) and held over fall break, introduced the students to governmental agencies, private organizations and key decision-makers that hold sway over how data and technology are used and... Read More
Friday, January 25, 2019

Classics for All

The University’s classics department, responding to what some are terming a crisis in the field, is offering a new predoctoral fellowship seeking applicants who would contribute to diversity at Princeton.
Thursday, December 20, 2018

Graduate student Myefski, alumni win 2018 Best of Design awards

The Architects Newspaper has selected the work of Christopher Myefski, a first-year graduate student in Princeton’s School of Architecture, for a Best of Design Award. The sixth annual awards program showcases outstanding buildings, interiors and installations across 45 categories.
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Biologists turn eavesdropping viruses into bacterial assassins

Princeton molecular biologist Bonnie Bassler and graduate student Justin Silpe have identified a virus, VP882, that can listen in on bacterial conversations — and then, in a twist like something out of a spy novel, they found a way to use that to make it attack bacterial diseases like E. coli and... Read More

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