Spotlight News

Monday, January 24, 2022
‘Nothing is mandatory, nothing is graded’: What we learned at Wintersession
From snow sports to bio-inspired engineering to insights from Olympian Allyson Felix, journalist Kara Swisher and ‘Morning Joe’ Scarborough, the Princeton community explored new ideas in the spirit of discovery. 
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Princeton invigorates ties with New Jersey’s community colleges
This year, Princeton will expand its Community College Teaching Partnership as part of a shared commitment to college access and innovation.
Wednesday, December 22, 2021
A Year in Review: 2021
A video that looks back on a year like no other, as students returned to campus and the Princeton community found new ways to enjoy moments of connection and celebration.
Thursday, December 9, 2021
Nobel Peace Prize-winning journalist Ressa, Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Wolfe to receive top alumni awards
Maria Ressa, co-founder of the Philippines-based online news organization, and internationally recognized music composer Julia Wolfe will be honored on Alumni Day, Feb. 19, 2022.
Thursday, December 9, 2021
Princeton breaks ground on Lake Campus Development
On Tuesday, Dec. 7, local officials joined members of the Princeton University community to break ground on the University’s Lake Campus Development in West Windsor, New Jersey.
Monday, November 8, 2021
Fellowship reception recognizes the achievements of 26 graduate students
Cole Crittenden, deputy dean and acting dean of the Graduate School, hosted a reception at Wyman Garden on October 15, 2021, to celebrate the 26 graduate students selected as recipients of the 2021-2022 honorific fellowships. Each spring, the dean of the Graduate School and the academic affairs...
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.