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Monday, February 25, 2019
Princeton named top producer of U.S. Fulbright students
The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs recently announced the U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Students.  The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.  Top-...
Friday, February 15, 2019
Four win Jacobus Fellowship, Princeton’s top graduate student honor
Máté Bezdek, Sarah Carson, Daniel Floryan and Matthew Ritger have been named winners of the Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship, Princeton University’s top honor for graduate students. The fellowships support their final year of study at Princeton and are awarded to one Ph.D. student in each of the...
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Machine learning could reduce testing, improve treatment for intensive care patients
Doctors in intensive care units face a continual dilemma: Every blood test they order could yield critical information, but also adds costs and risks for patients. To address this challenge, researchers from Princeton University are developing a computational approach to help clinicians more...
Monday, January 7, 2019
Princeton University instructors say MCCC students were favorite part of fall teaching assignment
Princeton University (PU) doctoral students used glowing terms to describe their experience as adjunct faculty members at Mercer County Community College (MCCC) this fall. After a mentorship semester last spring, five PU doctoral students embraced the teaching challenge: Carolyn Watts (Music), Kyle...
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Application opens for presenters at 2019 Princeton Research Day
Applications are being accepted for presenters at the 2019 Princeton Research Day, the fourth annual campus-wide celebration of research and creative endeavors by the University’s undergraduates, graduate students, postdoctoral researchers and other nonfaculty researchers. The May 9, 2019, event...
Monday, November 12, 2018
Fellowship dinner recognizes the achievements of 26 graduate students
The dean of the Graduate School hosted a reception and dinner to celebrate the academic achievements of 26 graduate students selected this spring as recipients of the honorific fellowships.  The honorific fellowships are named and endowed fellowships that support advanced Ph.D. students whose...
Monday, November 5, 2018
Uncovering Antioch
From 1932 to 1939, a team of archaeologists from Princeton University led an excavation at Antioch, an ancient city located in modern-day Turkey. The expedition uncovered a wealth of objects, ranging from marble statues and mosaics to coins and figurines. This semester, graduate students from...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Graduate student consultants explore professional options outside academe
For graduate students pursuing a Ph.D., there are many career opportunities beyond academia. Felicia Zhang (pictured), a fourth-year doctoral student in developmental psychology at Princeton, said she was concerned about the limited number of academic jobs available to her and knew early on that...
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Princeton students take a deep dive into deep learning computing
On October 16 and 17, some 60 Princeton graduate students and postdocs — along with a handful of undergraduates — explored the most widely used deep learning techniques for computer vision tasks and delved into using new parallel computing programs to dramatically speed up applications. The two...
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Princeton students develop interdisciplinary project for Newark community garden
On patch of dusty asphalt in Newark, New Jersey, sits a wooden shed topped with corrugated plastic, a safeguard from impending winter weather. But it won’t be there for long. That’s because the shed is intended to roam around the civic project Down Bottom Farms, a half-acre plot bearing a fruit...

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