Princeton University News Releases


27th December, 2010
Princeton at twilight In the subdued light just after sunset, Princeton's campus takes on a new look. Familiar buildings cast unusual shadows, and glowing lights provide distinctive beacons. The campus has evolved over the years, with innovative architecture rising to complement the historic buildings,...
27th December, 2010
Snow delays opening for non-critical staff until 11 a.m. Due to the snow storm, Princeton University has delayed its opening until 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 27, for non-essential staff. All critical and essential employees should report to work at their normal duty times. There are no classes scheduled because of winter break. A definition of critical...
20th December, 2010
FACULTY AWARD: Three at PPPL appointed to physical society Principal research physicists Jon Menard and Yevgeny Raitses of the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), along with Steven Sabbagh, a collaborating scientist on long-term assignment at the lab, have been elected fellows of the American Physical Society. The three...
20th December, 2010
Evolutionary biologist kicks off PPPL Saturday lecture series The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) will host its "Science-on-Saturday" lecture series starting Jan. 7 through March 10 in the PPPL auditorium on the Forrestal Campus.
20th December, 2010
Exhibition showcases paper money as art An effort to thwart currency counterfeiters in America's Colonial period spawned an outlet for creative expression that remains vibrant to this day: money as art. Because British Colonial policies resulted in a dearth of circulating coins, the American Colonies were the home of the earliest...
17th December, 2010
Inaugural Schmidt Fund awards enable innovative explorations in sensors and electronics Ali Yazdani (Photo by Brian Wilson)A project that could enable the development of revolutionary electronics and a separate project that could dramatically improve diabetes monitoring and treatment are the first two research efforts to be supported at Princeton University from the Eric and...
16th December, 2010
Football standout Jordan Culbreath inspires by overcoming disease Sitting in a hospital room in October 2009, Princeton senior Cart Kelly came to a realization as he tried to come up with words to help his roommate, Jordan Culbreath, through a day of potentially shocking medical news. Jo Ann Love, the undergraduate administrator in the Department of Mechanical...
15th December, 2010
Kidia wins Rhodes Scholarship in Zimbabwe Princeton senior Khameer Kidia, a French major from Harare, Zimbabwe, has been selected as one of Zimbabwe's Rhodes Scholars. The Rhodes Trust awards fellowships for graduate study at the University of Oxford to approximately 80 scholars from 14 regions around the world each year. Last...
15th December, 2010
Video: Student focus: 'Pre-rade 2010' To view the multimedia features on this page, you will need to download the latest version of Flash Player and/or enable JavaScript.In this light take on the 2010 Princeton Pre-rade, students welcome the class of 2014 with University lore, sage advice and "cautionary tales" of local...
14th December, 2010
Valerie Smith named Princeton's dean of the college Valerie Smith, a distinguished scholar of literature who led a major expansion of Princeton's interdisciplinary Center for African American Studies, has been named the University's next dean of the college. Smith's appointment as the senior officer responsible for Princeton's undergraduate...