Princeton University News Releases


23rd December, 2004
Graduate School to reimburse fee for newly admitted international students by Lauren Robinson-Brown International students enrolling in a graduate degree program at Princeton University for the first time next fall will be reimbursed for the new $100 SEVIS fee required by the federal government, Dean William B. Russel announced this week. On Tuesday (Dec. 21),...
20th December, 2004
Psychological association honors Gross by Tom Bartus The American Psychological Association has chosen Charles Gross as a recipient of its annual Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award. The association will present the award, which includes a $1,000 prize, at its annual convention in August. Gross,...
20th December, 2004
Enquist receives Javits award by Tom Bartus Neurobiologist Lynn Enquist has received a Sen. Jacob Javits Award, which provides up to seven years of research funding from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Enquist was among eight investigators who received the award, which...
15th December, 2004
Study: Desires for fatty foods and alcohol share a chemical trigger by sschultz A brain chemical that stokes hunger for food and fat also triggers thirst for alcohol and may play a role in chronic drinking, according to a study led by Princeton University scientists. The study showed that rats injected with galanin, a natural signaling agent in...
14th December, 2004
Frist festival celebrates winter holidays from around the world by Eric Quiñones A celebration of holidays from around the world, hosted by the Frist Campus Center, offered a warm send-off for students about to leave for winter recess. In addition to a diverse collection of winter holiday desserts and drinks, the Dec. 8 festival included a...
30th November, 2004
West defies classification to reach beyond the academy by quinones Cornel West believes he can't be true to his calling as a teacher and a scholar if his career is limited to classrooms, publishing houses or the traditional academic lecture circuit. "People want to put you in boxes," West said. "But I don't like to be classified in...
30th November, 2004
Wilentz receives Grammy nomination by pallen Professor Sean Wilentz has received a Grammy Award nomination for his album notes that accompanied Bob Dylan's two-CD set released in the spring. Wilentz, the David-Stockton Professor of History and director of Princeton's Program in American Studies, wrote an essay that...
30th November, 2004
Chou cited for nanotechnology research by tbartus The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers has selected Stephen Chou to receive its 2004 Cledo Brunetti Award for his invention of groundbreaking techniques in nanotechnology. The institute will present the award Dec. 14 at its International Electron...
30th November, 2004
ABC News correspondent to discuss women in power, Dec. 8 by rstevens ABC News correspondent Lynn Sherr will speak at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, in Whig Hall's Stokes Lounge at a gathering for members of the University community sponsored by the Organization of Women Leaders . Sherr is expected to talk about women in power...