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Sunday, November 11, 2018

Princeton launches computing bootcamp for graduate students and postdocs

Princeton University held its first computing bootcamp for graduate students and postdocs on October 29 to November 1, four days of short introductory-level lectures and hands-on exercises on a variety of topics, tools and techniques necessary for modern computational research careers. Some 80... Read More
Saturday, October 27, 2018

New animation tool streamlines the creation of moving pictures

It’s often easy to imagine balloons soaring or butterflies fluttering across a still image, but realizing this vision through computer animation is easier said than done. Now, a team of researchers has developed a new tool that makes animating such images much simpler.
Friday, October 19, 2018

Community Conversation: Graduate Students meet with local Civil Rights Commission

In the warm and neighborly atmosphere of Conte’s Pizza on Witherspoon Street, six Princeton University graduate students met with the town of Princeton’s local Civil Rights Commission on Tuesday. Over pizza and cold drinks, a spirited conversation occurred concerning what issues the commission is... Read More
Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Grad school summer offers time to explore

For many grad students, summer means a quiet campus, relentless humidity, and time to finally focus on their work. However, it doesn’t always mean long days in the library or lab — for Justine Atkins, a fourth-year Ph.D. student in ecology and evolutionary biology, summer meant fitting antelope... Read More
Sunday, September 30, 2018

2018-19 Humanities Council Interdisciplinary Reading Groups

Open to the entire Princeton community, the Council's interdisciplinary reading groups "examine approaches, assumptions, and methods of inquiry; explore new practices of reading across archives; and consider how objects and texts encounter diverse publics." This year's topics include, "Translating... Read More
Monday, September 17, 2018

Raj wins graduate student fellowship from DOE to study lithium ion batteries

Abhi Raj, a Ph.D. candidate in electrical engineering, has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as one of 47 recipients of a fellowship from the Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program. The awards support doctoral-thesis research and allow students to work for up to 12... Read More
Thursday, August 2, 2018

Four Princeton graduate students receive DAAD awards for research and study in Germany

Four Princeton graduate students have received graduate scholarships from the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst — DAAD) for research and language study in Germany for the 2018-19 academic year. Ekaterina Pukhovaia A doctoral candidate in the Department of... Read More
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Princeton graduate alumnus Goyal named Schmidt Science Fellow for close view of cell behavior

Graduate alumnus Yogesh Goyal has been named to the inaugural class of Schmidt Science Fellows, a postdoctoral program that strives to “drive world-changing advances across the sciences and society. Goyal arrived at Princeton in 2012 having trained strictly as a chemical engineer. But his work... Read More
Monday, April 9, 2018

Upcoming Seminars on Publishing

The Graduate School and Princeton University Press are sponsoring two upcoming events for graduate students interested in academic publishing...
Monday, April 2, 2018

Graduate students Cabreros, Treuer selected for fellowships in science communications

The American Association for the Advancement of Science has selected Princeton graduate students Irineo Cabreros and Tim Treuer for their 2018 Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Program. The highly competitive 10-week summer program places science, engineering and mathematics students at... Read More

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