Spotlight News

Monday, October 11, 2021
Princeton alumni Card and Angrist win the 2021 Nobel Prize in economic sciences
David Card and Joshua Angrist, who earned their Ph.D.s at Princeton, have been awarded Nobels for providing “new insights about the labor market.”
Thursday, September 16, 2021
Graduate Students Grow Interest in Pandemic Plants
A popular pandemic hobby has taken root at Princeton’s graduate school, and no, it isn’t baking sourdough bread. This summer, Student Life Coordinator Ellen Kellich and Assistant Director of Residential Life Kevin Fleming hosted monthly gardening events.
Monday, August 30, 2021
Graduate School welcomes most diverse class in school history as Princeton resumes full, in-person teaching
Princeton University hosts 713 new graduate students from 54 countries during orientation activities Aug. 25-26.
Thursday, August 19, 2021
President’s Blog: Welcome Back to Campus
"The beginning of a new academic year always brings fresh energy, and I feel especially excited to welcome you back to Princeton this month." Click here for full article from the President's Blog.
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Graduate students Musslick and Ristroph named Schmidt Science Fellows
Graduate students Sebastian Musslick and Kurt Ristroph, both in their final year at Princeton, are among 28 new Schmidt Science Fellows.
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Four graduate students in the humanities and social sciences named Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows
Four Princeton Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences have been named Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows for 2020 and 2021.
Monday, May 24, 2021
Princeton recognizes advanced degree recipients in a time of ‘unprecedented challenges’
The Graduate School honors its newly minted alumni in myriad ways — both in person and virtually.
Friday, May 21, 2021
2021 Virtual Graduate School Hooding
Princeton University held the virtual Graduate Hooding ceremony to honor the extraordinary achievement of all students receiving advanced degrees on Monday, May 24, 2021, 4 p.m. ET. 
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Graduate students honored for excellence in teaching
The Graduate School has presented 34 graduate students with its annual Teaching Awards in recognition of their outstanding abilities as teachers.
Monday, May 17, 2021
Four faculty members honored for excellence in mentoring graduate students
Four Princeton University faculty members have been named recipients of the Graduate Mentoring Awards and will be honored during the Graduate School’s virtual Hooding ceremony at 4 p.m., Monday, May 24.

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