Latest Princeton University News Releases


31st March, 2011
Two seniors win $250,000 Hertz fellowship for graduate study Princeton University seniors Cameron Myhrvold and Kay Ousterhout have a new opportunity to deepen their passion for science after receiving $250,000 each in no-strings-attached research funding. Myhrvold, a molecular biology major, and Ousterhout, a computer science major, are two of 15 students...
31st March, 2011
Employees honored for dedication and service Five Princeton staff members were recognized for their commitment to excellence and exceptional performance during the University's annual Service Recognition Luncheon on March 24 in Jadwin Gymnasium. In addition, two staff members were honored for their leadership potential. Those honored...
31st March, 2011
Telling the story of Asperger's -- with music As a girl dancing in her living room along to the cast recording of the show "My Fair Lady," Andrea Grody dreamed of the Broadway stage. Now, as a Princeton senior, Grody has written her own musical -- on Asperger's syndrome -- that will be performed this spring on campus. Grody wrote the...
30th March, 2011
Video: Student work: 'House of Blue Leaves' To view the multimedia features on this page, you will need to download the latest version of Flash Player and/or enable JavaScript.Jeffrey Kuperman '13 profiles a senior thesis production of "The House of Blues Leaves," which continues March 31 and April 1-2 at the McCarter Theatre...
30th March, 2011
Princeton makes offers to 8.39 percent of applicants in record admission cycle Princeton University has offered admission to 2,282 students, or 8.39 percent of the record 27,189 applicants for the class of 2015 in what may be the most selective admission process in the University's history. This compares with Princeton's final admission rates of 8.8 percent for the class of...
30th March, 2011
Video: Student work: 'Ballet Folklórico presents "Detrás del Sombrero"' To view the multimedia features on this page, you will need to download the latest version of Flash Player and/or enable JavaScript.Student troupe Ballet Folklórico's production, "Detrౠdel Sombrero" ("Behind the Hat"), pays tribute to the vibrant cultures of Mexico April 1-2 in...
29th March, 2011
Harris-Perry to speak at 'Take Back the Night' event Melissa Harris-Perry, an associate professor of politics and African American studies at Princeton, will be the featured speaker at the "Take Back the Night" event for sexual violence observance at 7 p.m. Friday, April 15, at the Frist Campus Center South Lawn. This event is intended for members...
29th March, 2011
Connell to discuss anthrax letters investigations-CANCELED This event has been canceled. Nancy Connell, professor and vice chair for research in the Department of Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey's New Jersey Medical School, will give a talk titled "Review of the National Academies' Investigation of the FBI's Investigation...
29th March, 2011
Campus climate for LGBT community is focus of Rankin talk Education scholar Susan Rankin, co-author of the 2010 "State of Higher Education for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People" report, will present the report's findings at 2 p.m. Monday, April 25, in Frist Campus Center, Multipurpose Room B.
29th March, 2011
Greening Princeton hosts 5K run Greening Princeton will host a 5K run and walk to benefit the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 16, beginning at Forbes College.