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Research and creative works shine at Princeton Research Day 2023
Feb. 6, 2023
Written by Alaina O'Regan, Office of the Dean for Research

Where can you find talks on artificial coral reefs,

Science on Saturday at PPPL returns in person for the first time in 3 years
Feb. 2, 2023
Written by Jeanne Jackson DeVoe, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

A science-education tradition that has captivated generations of students resumes this weekend, live and in person, with the year's first lecture of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory's Ronald E. Hatcher Science on Saturday series, presented at PPPL on…

Postdoctoral scholars at Princeton to receive minimum annual salary of $65,000
Jan. 27, 2023
Written by Denise Valenti, Office of Communications

Postdoctoral scholars at Princeton will receive a minimum full-time salary of $65,000 per year, beginning March 1.

The new minimum salary, which represents a nearly 20% increase over a federally required minimum, applies to all current and future employees hired in the University’s postdoctoral ranks.

“Establishing this new…

'Stereotypes can’t hold up against lived experience.' Our Year of the Tiger series continues with June Huh.
Dec. 21, 2022
Written by Liz Fuller-Wright, Office of Communications

The Year of the Tiger that launched with this Lunar New Year is a moment of pride and reflection for Princeton’s vibrant Asian and Asian American community. Throughout the year, we are elevating the voices of faculty, staff, students and researchers in a series of thoughtful interviews exploring questions of identity, pride, hope, the lived…

Diversity, equity and inclusion report highlights many ways Princeton is working toward enriching teaching, research and community
Dec. 14, 2022
Written by Emily Aronson, Office of Communications

The University has released its second annual diversity, equity and inclusion report, which highlights how Princeton is working to be even more diverse, inclusive and accessible…

Board approves six faculty appointments
Dec. 7, 2022
Written by by the Office of Communications

The Princeton University Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of six faculty members, including three full professors and three assistant professors.


Lorgia García Peña, in the Effron Center for the Study of America and the Department of African American Studies, specializes in race and…

Princeton establishes Energy Research Fund
Nov. 29, 2022

Princeton University has established the Energy Research Fund to support fundamental and applied energy solutions research and foster collaboration with corporate partners.

Jennifer Rexford named Princeton’s next provost
Nov. 22, 2022
Written by Denise Valenti, Office of Communications

Jennifer Rexford, the Gordon Y.S. Wu Professor in Engineering, professor and department chair in computer science, and a 1991 graduate of the University, has been named Princeton’s provost. Her appointment will take effect on March 13.

Rexford, who has overseen a period of…

Princeton University-HBCU partnerships launch first research projects
Nov. 1, 2022
Written by Tracy Meyer, Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations

Ten research collaborations between Princeton University faculty and their peers at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU) have been selected to receive support through the Princeton Alliance for Collaborative Research and Innovation (PACRI). 

New biophysics graduate program draws leading faculty from across the University
Oct. 17, 2022
Written by Liz Fuller-Wright, Office of Communications

Princeton is launching a Ph.D. program in biophysics for students who want to study at the interface between living systems and physics, at every scale from molecules to ecosystems, including both experimental and theoretical work.

"Living matter organizes…