Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Angus Deaton receives Nobel Prize in economics

Princeton University professor Angus Deaton has been awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in economics for his contributions to understanding consumption at the individual level and in aggregate. Deaton, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of International Affairs and a professor of economics and... Read More
Thursday, September 17, 2015

Graduate students receive prestigious external fellowships

The Graduate School strongly encourages graduate students to apply for external fellowships.  Our office, along with the Fellowship Subcommittee of the Faculty Committee on the Graduate School, must endorse or nominate applicants for the fellowships listed below. We are very pleased to announce the... Read More
Thursday, August 20, 2015

Princeton University's Graduate School admits 1,258 exceptional students

Princeton University's Graduate School admitted 1,258 of the 10,956 students who applied for the 2015-16 academic year, with the school's international reputation and generous financial support attracting exceptional students. Of the admitted students, 624 had accepted the school's offer of... Read More
Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Hooding Ceremony honors advanced degree recipients

The 2015 Hooding Ceremony was a success, recognizing 341 advanced degree recipients. Photos from the event are available at The video from the... Read More
Friday, June 19, 2015

Graduate students selected as 2015-16 Honorific Fellows

Congratulations to all of the 2015-16 recipients of Honorific Fellowships.   Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowships  Joshua Bennett, English  Kellen Funk, History  Carlee Joe-Wong, Applied and Computational Mathematics  Rajesh Ranganath, Computer Science    Myhrvold-Havranek Innovative Thinking... Read More
Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Graduate students start moving into Lakeside housing complex

Construction of Princeton University's Lakeside graduate housing complex is complete and students started moving in June 1. The 329-unit complex will be home to more than 700 residents. The Lakeside housing complex includes... Read More
Monday, June 15, 2015

Four faculty members honored for excellence in mentoring graduate students

Four Princeton University faculty members have been named recipients of the Graduate Mentoring Awards by the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning and will be honored during the Graduate School's Hooding ceremony Monday, June 1, on Cannon Green.
Thursday, June 11, 2015

Video feature: Hepler-Smith examines origins of chemical names

In studying the origins of the complex system for naming chemical compounds, Evan Hepler-Smith examines the fundamental ways in which scientific knowledge is made. Hepler-Smith, from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been a doctoral student in the Program in... Read More
Tuesday, June 2, 2015

At Hooding, advanced-degree recipients, advisers celebrate a long, successful journey

Rain clouds could not dampen the excitement and pride of advanced-degree recipients and their supporters who gathered Monday, June 1, for the Princeton University Graduate School Hooding ceremony. "Your presence here today is proof of genuine scholarly excellence," Princeton ... Read More
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Seven graduate students celebrated for excellence in teaching

The Graduate School has honored seven graduate students for its annual Teaching Awards in recognition of their outstanding abilities as teachers. The awardees are Alexander Davis from the Department of Sociology, Steven Jackson from the Department of Physics, Alexandra Piotrowski from the... Read More