Besides working as the engineering school’s associate dean for undergraduate affairs, Peter Bogucki is a noted archaeologist specializing in Neolithic cultures of northern Europe. His recent book, The Barbarians, received the 2018 Popular Book Award from the Society for American Archaeology.
- Thursday, Aug 23, 2018
- Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018
The five-decades-long Colombian conflict weakened government institutions and left millions displaced. With a new president at the helm, many wonder about the future of the country.
- Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018
This month marks the four-year anniversary of protests over the police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Those protests were met with a heavily armed police response that sparked wide debate over the militarization of local law enforcement.
- Monday, Aug 13, 2018
Why did they do that? It’s a question we ask every day in attempting to understand the behavior of others and make meaning of the world around us. How we answer the question, however, varies depending on our moral attitudes toward the behavior.
- Friday, Jul 20, 2018
- Thursday, Jun 7, 2018
- Thursday, May 3, 2018
Each year, Princeton alumni, parents and friends make a commitment through Annual Giving to support and expand Princeton’s mission of excellence in teaching and research. A new video series, “Walking Together,” demonstrates the impact of that commitment to give back to the University.
- Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017Elizabeth Levy Paluck, a professor of psychology and public affairs at Princeton University, has been awarded a 2017 MacArthur Fellowship.
- Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017When home prices rise, households tend to borrow and spend more. But economists have had trouble identifying exactly what causes that relationship. Is it that when a house becomes worth more, borrowers are able to offer more collateral to secure a loan? Or is it that when a house is worth more, borrowers feel richer so are more willing to borrow and spend?
- Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017Researchers analyzed data from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia and found that on nights illuminated by a full moon, fatal motorcycle accidents increased by 5 percent compared to nights without a full moon. On evenings when the supermoon decorated the sky, this increased to 32 percent.