News

Four faculty members honored for excellence in mentoring graduate students
May 31, 2017

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 5, on Cannon Green.

Award winners include Christopher Achen, the Roger Williams Straus Professor of Social…

Princeton Research Day introduces innovative work to new audiences
May 15, 2017

From Aristotle explained through the lens of a soccer match to a technique for measuring a human's heart rate by using a webcam, the second annual Princeton Research Day served up a day full of intriguing findings from across the University.

The Thursday, May 11, event on campus featured more than 140 presentations by undergraduates,…

Ten graduate students celebrated for excellence in teaching and service
April 23, 2017

The Graduate School has presented nine graduate students with its annual Teaching Awards in recognition of their outstanding abilities as teachers. An additional one-time Service in Teaching Award also was granted this year.

The recipients of the Graduate School Teaching Awards are Daniel Blank from the Department of English, Jorge…

Three Ph.D. candidates and two alumni awarded fellowships for new Americans
April 19, 2017

Princeton Ph.D. candidates Laura Chang, Bernardo Gouveia and Ashvin Swaminathan and recent alumni Mariana Olaizola and Shivani Radhakrishnan have been awarded the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, a graduate school fellowship for outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants in the United States. 

The Princeton…

Deadline for Admission Decision is April 15
April 12, 2017

Please click here to submit your response.

The deadline to submit an admission decision is April 15 by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.   Students experiencing technical difficulties are encouraged to contact the Office of Admission at

Jacobus Fellows' research spans empathy to superconductivity
March 20, 2017

Earlier this year, the Graduate School named the winners of the Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship, Princeton University's top honor for graduate students.

The fellows are Adam Lerner in philosophy, Alexander "Sasha" Philippov in astrophysical sciences, Henry Shapiro in history and Neereja Sundaresan in electrical engineering. The…

Pilot programs build bridges, add diversity for promising scholars interested in graduate study
Feb. 28, 2017

As part of Princeton University's ongoing efforts to increase diversity and inclusion, three academic departments have created pilot programs that build bridges between undergraduate coursework and doctoral programs for promising young scholars from underrepresented backgrounds.  

The pilot programs in astrophysical sciences, physics…

Princeton Named Top Producer of U.S. Fulbright Students
Feb. 21, 2017

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs recently announced the U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2016-2017 Fulbright U.S. Students.  The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.  Top-producing institutions are highlighted annually in The…

Four win Jacobus Fellowship, top graduate student honor
Feb. 15, 2017

Adam Lerner, Alexander "Sasha" Philippov, Henry Shapiro and Neereja Sundaresan have been named the winners of the Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship, Princeton University's top honor for graduate students. The fellowships support their final year of study at Princeton and are awarded to one Ph.D. student in each of the four divisions …

Princeton Graduate Students Prepare for Teaching in Partnership with Mercer County Community College
Feb. 15, 2017

By Wendy Humphrey

In an exciting and innovative new partnership that promises major benefits for both institutions, Mercer County Community College (MCCC) and Princeton University (PU) have launched a Community College Teaching Partnership program this spring.  Under the agreement, four MCCC faculty members are mentoring four PU…