University News

Princeton selected to lead an NSF-funded regional consortium to advance photonics research and workforce development
May 11, 2023

The National Science Foundation has selected a Princeton-led consortium to receive one of the first-ever NSF Engines Development Awards, which provide up to two years of funding toward the planning of regional initiatives to create economic, societal and technological opportunities.

Princeton's School of Public and International Affairs to launch New Jersey public policy initiative
April 25, 2023
Written by Tom Durso, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs

The Princeton School of Public and International Affairs will launch its SPIA in New Jersey initiative with a half-day of presentations and panel discussions the morning of Friday, April 28. The event begins at…

Six Princeton professors have been elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
April 24, 2023
Written by Jamie Saxon, Office of Communications

Princeton faculty members Linda Colley, Rafaela Dancygier, Judith Hamera, Ilya Kaminsky, Fintan O’Toole and Laurence Ralph have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Also elected are two alumni: Amy Gladfelter, a member of the Class of 1996, and…

Princeton Research Day offers eclectic tour of research and creativity
April 11, 2023
Written by Alaina O'Regan, Office of the Dean for Research

Spend a few hours with Princeton’s early-career researchers, creators and artists at the May 11 in-person event at Frist Campus Center and learn about the eclectic range of topics and passions they’re pursuing.

Board approves seven faculty appointments
March 29, 2023
Written by Princeton University

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


Yarimar Bonilla, in American studies, specializes in American studies, Latino/a/x studies, and Caribbean studies. Her appointment is effective July 1…

Princeton Research Day submissions open March 30
March 29, 2023
Written by Alaina O'Regan, Office of the Dean for Research

The submissions portal opens March 30 for Princeton Research Day, an annual campus-wide celebration of research and creative endeavors that encourages students and early-career researchers to share their work in a way that connects with a general-interest audience.

Participants have…

Buzzer beaters: Princeton athletes polish a scholarly thesis amid NCAA playoffs
March 23, 2023
Written by By Daniel Day, Liz Fuller-Wright, Jamie Saxon and Denise Valenti, Office of Communications, and Wendy Plump, Chemistry

On the court and on the mat, they’re fully focused on their performances during the NCAA playoffs. Yet many of the Princeton athletes who’ve been in the spotlight at national tournaments this month have an extra buzzer to beat: completing a senior thesis, the capstone scholarly project that Princeton students produce before graduating.

USPS dedicates ‘beautiful and powerful’ Toni Morrison stamp at Princeton
March 7, 2023
Written by Denise Valenti, Office of Communications

Critically acclaimed and bestselling author Toni Morrison is a Nobel laureate and a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, among her many stellar achievements. And now the late Princeton professor, who died in 2019 at the age of 88, has been honored with a U.S. Postal Service Forever stamp.

Family, friends, fans and stamp collectors…

Historic house, new home: Our story and time-lapse video capture how Princeton’s historic 91 Prospect Ave. building crossed the road.
Feb. 22, 2023
Written by Denise Valenti, Office of Communications

After 96 years, the historic brick Tudor Revival building that once stood at 91 Prospect Ave. has a new address — 110 Prospect.

Princeton University completed moving the former Court Club, one of the University’s eating clubs, on Friday, Feb. 17, after months of meticulous preparation and eight days after first rolling the building away…

Six professors win Sloan Foundation research fellowships
Feb. 15, 2023
Written by Liz Fuller-Wright, Office of Communications

The Sloan Foundation has announced that six Princeton professors — Shane Campbell-Staton, Felix Heide, John Jimah, Anirudha Majumdar, Mikkel Plagborg-Møller and Sanfeng Wu — have been selected as 2023 Sloan Research Fellows.

“Sloan Research Fellows are shining examples of innovative and impactful research,” said Adam Falk, president…