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Tuesday, June 2, 2020
For Ph.D. students, virtual defenses brought together friends and family across the globe
May is a busy month for many Princeton graduate students as they defend their dissertations or hold final public orals as last steps in years of work toward a Ph.D. As doctoral candidates were preparing for this rite of passage this spring, they suddenly had to make plans to conduct their defenses...
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Virtual Graduate Hooding Ceremony
Princeton University held the virtual Graduate Hooding ceremony to honor the extraordinary achievement of all students receiving advanced degrees on Friday, May 29, 2020, 4 p.m. ET. Click this link to watch the...
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Four faculty members honored for excellence in mentoring graduate students
Four Princeton University faculty members chosen as recipients of the 2020 Graduate Mentoring Awards will be honored during the Graduate School’s virtual Hooding ceremony at 4 p.m., Friday, May 29.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Go ahead, ask a chemistry grad
Princeton graduate students created Chem-STEM, a virtual, half-hour Q&A session that presents their academic lives in broad brush strokes for high school students with little idea of what graduate students do all day.
Friday, May 1, 2020
Seven graduate students receive teaching and service awards
Seven graduate students have received the Graduate School's annual teaching awards for exceptional performance as teachers.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
‘We Roar’: Graduate alum Ali Nouri fights COVID-19 disinformation as Federation of American Scientists' president
Ali Nouri, a 2006 Princeton graduate alumnus and president of the Federation of American Scientists, is the latest guest on the "We Roar" podcast.
Thursday, April 9, 2020
Three Princeton graduate alumni named Schmidt Science Fellows
Eric and Wendy Schmidt announced on April 8 that Princeton Ph.D.s Ben Winer, William Witt and Evan Zhao are among 22 new Schmidt Science Fellows — a program of Schmidt Futures, in partnership with the Rhodes Trust. The year-long fellowship aims to develop the next generation of science leaders...
Monday, April 6, 2020
National Graduate Student Appreciation Week
National Graduate Student Appreciation Week is April 5-10, 2020, and even though we cannot physically be together on campus, we can celebrate our amazing graduate student community online with virtual programs and contests. Help us kick off the week with the #WithGRADitude postcard campaign. We...
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Science in the service of humanity: Princeton joins Rutgers, NJIT to advance health-related innovations
A collaboration between Princeton and two New Jersey universities aims to catalyze the translation of research discoveries into patient care.
Friday, February 21, 2020
University Administrative Fellows program prepares Ph.D.s for careers within and beyond academia
Graduate students at Princeton can explore careers and professional development in University offices through the University Administrative Fellows program.

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