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Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Seven graduate students honored for excellence in teaching and service
The Graduate School has presented seven graduate students with its annual Teaching Awards in recognition of their outstanding abilities as teachers. The awardees are Elena Dugan from the Department of Religion, Mattias Fitzpatrick from the Department of Electrical Engineering, Emma Kast from the...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Takahashi named Schmidt Science Fellow for study of complex human diseases
Eric and Wendy Schmidt announced on April 8 that Saki Takahashi is one of 20 new Schmidt Science Fellows — a program of Schmidt Futures, in partnership with the Rhodes Trust. Takahashi works to understand the spread of infectious diseases. She completed a Ph.D. this year with Jessica Metcalf, an...
Monday, March 25, 2019
Princeton Profiles: Roberts sisters study how to make the internet fairer and safer
When they were growing up in Dallas, Claudia and Laura Roberts would get frequent talks from their parents about how they might be judged by different standards in society due to prejudice. “Our father is from Panama and our mother is from Mexico,” said Claudia. “As immigrants to this country,...
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Graduate students explore the ethics of artificial intelligence
As artificial intelligence advances, the questions surrounding its use have become increasingly complex. To introduce students to the challenges the technology could present and to prepare them to engage in and lead conversations about its ethical use, the Graduate School this year is offering a...
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...

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