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Princeton Profiles: So Kubota, researching family issues in economics
Oct. 17, 2017

So Kubota earned his Ph.D. in economics from Princeton this year and is now an assistant professor of economics at the University of Tokyo. As he explains in the video above, he found the topic of his research through his roles as a father and a husband.

Kubota has examined why the female labor-force participation rate in the United…

International Graduate Exchange Students
Oct. 16, 2017

Princeton graduate students have many opportunities to study and conduct research abroad. These opportunities may come through travel fellowships, individual adviser and faculty collaborations, and more formal exchange programs. The Graduate School’s international partnerships and exchange programs allow our graduate students to study and…

Princeton Graduate School alumnus Kip Thorne is one of three recipients of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics
Oct. 4, 2017

Kip Thorne, a Princeton Graduate School alumnus, is one of three recipients of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics. Thorne joins Rainer Weiss and Barry Barish in winning the prize “for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves.”

In announcing the award, the Royal Swedish Academy called the…

Graduate School orientation focuses on academic success, community
Sept. 13, 2017

Emphasizing camaraderie, compassion and community, Princeton University welcomed 664 graduate students from 62 countries to a new academic year during orientation activities Sept. 10-11.

In a keynote address on Monday, Sept. 11, in Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall, Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber said, “Graduate…

Orientation - Graduate School welcomes new Ph.D. and master's students on September 10th and 11th, 2017!
Aug. 29, 2017

The Graduate School will welcome 664 new master’s and Ph.D. students to Princeton on Sunday, September 10th and Monday, September 11th, 2017. During the two-day orientation, new graduate students will hear from President Christopher L. Eisgruber, meet the Graduate School staff, attend various programming sessions, participate in a campus…

Graduate student Rale awarded Gilliam Fellowship to support diversity in science
Aug. 16, 2017

The awards, established by HHMI, support exceptionally promising doctoral students motivated to pursue careers in academic science. The program’s goal is to prepare a diverse and highly trained scientific workforce that can help develop the next generation of scientists.

Rale is a Ph.D. candidate in molecular biology who is advised by…

Kulkarni appointed dean of the faculty at Princeton University
June 7, 2017

Sanjeev Kulkarni, dean of the Princeton University Graduate School and a professor of electrical engineering, has been appointed dean of the faculty effective July 1.

President Christopher L. Eisgruber recommended the appointment, which the Board of Trustees approved at their June 5 meeting. Kulkarni will succeed Deborah Prentice, who…

At Hooding, advanced-degree recipients celebrate hard, successful journey
June 7, 2017

Rain clouds could not dampen the excitement and pride of advanced-degree recipients and their supporters who gathered Monday, June 5, in Jadwin Gymnasium for the Graduate School Hooding ceremony.

“This ceremony is a welcome opportunity for us to recognize the dedication, effort and intellect that you have brought to your work here,”…

Hooding will Take Place in Jadwin Gym at 4:30pm
June 5, 2017

Due to inclement weather, the Hooding Ceremony will be held in Jadwin Gym. All degree recipients and guests should go Jadwin. Please note that Jadwin Gym is a wheelchair accessible location and please let your guests know that the ceremony has been moved to Jadwin Gym.

Please report to Jadwin Gym no later than 3:45 p.m. wearing your…