‘Nothing is mandatory, nothing is graded’: What we learned at Wintersession .
From snow sports to bio-inspired engineering to insights from Olympian Allyson Felix, journalist Kara Swisher and ‘Morning Joe’ Scarborough, the Princeton community explored new ideas in the spirit of discovery.
The next big thing from Princeton's MacMillan lab: an ‘improbable’ mechanism for a difficult chemical bond .
Nobel Prize winner David MacMillan’s team has found a new way to use ordinary blue light shining on an iron catalyst to create carbon-carbon bonds that are otherwise difficult to form, a mechanism with promise for pharmaceuticals.
Two Princeton seniors and one Oxford student named Sachs Scholars .
Princeton seniors Nathnael Mengistie and Sydney Hughes, and University of Oxford student Elise Doumergue, have been named recipients of the Daniel M. Sachs Class of 1960 Graduating Scholarship, one of Princeton University’s highest awards.
Princeton is led by Christopher L. Eisgruber, a constitutional scholar who became our 20th president in 2013. The trustees are responsible for the overall direction of the University. Our academic officers and officers of the corporation oversee various aspects of University governance.
- 1746College of New Jersey founded in Elizabeth, New Jersey, by the Presbyterian Synod
- 1896Name officially changed to Princeton University
- 1900Graduate School established
- 1969Trustees vote to admit women undergraduates
- 2001Financial aid policy changes, replacing loans with grants that do not need to be repaid