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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...
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 ...
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...
Monday, May 11, 2015
Video feature: Resident graduate students live and learn with undergrads
At Princeton, resident graduate students are part of core advising groups within the six undergraduate residential colleges, helping to create the vibrant intellectual and social life within each college's network of...
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Summer Concerts: When the Sun is High the Music Turns Up
Celebrating 24 years of community recitals, the Princeton University Carillon at the Graduate School located at 88 College Road West, Princeton, NJ 08544 will again host a season of  international summer concerts for the surrounding community.  All concerts...
Thursday, April 30, 2015
The Edwards Collective Explored
Before entering Princeton as a freshman in Fall 2013, I had wondered whether I would find my “ideal community.” The phrase, which illuminated nothing, was ill-defined and formless. I was an optimistic writer searching for an enclave of fellow esthetes. Instead, I developed my first friendships on...
Friday, April 24, 2015
Three graduate students awarded Rome Prize in arts and humanities
Katharine Huemoeller is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Classics, and her scholarship focuses on Greek and Roman social history, Roman law and gender in the ancient world. Mali Skotheim, also in classics, is writing her dissertation on Greek dramatic festivals under the Roman Empire. John...
Thursday, April 23, 2015
VIDEO: Laser work informs Shepard's study of polymer materials
Using laser beams to create thin films of material, graduate student Kimberly Shepard studies the physics and behavior of polymer glasses, or materials that do not have a crystal structure. Shepard, a doctoral student in the Department of Chemical and...
Friday, April 17, 2015
Trevino named Graduate School associate dean for diversity and inclusion
Dale Trevino, whose career has focused on promoting diversity in higher education, will become the associate dean for diversity and inclusion at Princeton University's Graduate School. His appointment is effective July 1. Trevino is currently the...

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