Sovereign Bank, part of Banco Santander, has signed a three-year funding agreement with Princeton University to support international scholarly initiatives.
Investment executive Mitch Julis, a member of Princeton’s class of 1977, has made a substantial gift to create the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
Is free will an illusion? How do we make decisions? What is the nature of the mind? These are some of the questions addressed in “The Neural Basis of Free Will and Consciousness,” a freshman seminar that combines philosophy and neuroscience and immerses freshmen in the theory and technology of both disciplines.
On April 16 Princeton dedicated the Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education, named in honor of Dennis J. Keller ’63 and his wife, Constance Templeton Keller.
Currie C. and Thomas A. Barron ’74 have given $4.5 million to the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) to support work at the intersection of environmental studies and the humanities.
Nine projects contributing to the University’s new Sustainability Plan will go forward with the help of a gift from the High Meadows Foundation, cofounded by Princeton trustee Carl Ferenbach III ’64 and his wife, Judy W. Ferenbach.
A $4 million gift from Anthony H. P. Lee ’79 will enhance the study and performance of jazz at Princeton.
Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs has selected the first five "Scholars in the Nation’s Service," a new program created to encourage students to pursue careers in the U.S. federal government.
The University’s distinguished program in African American Studies, founded in 1969, has been transformed into the Center for African American Studies, a research and teaching center that is home to some of the nation’s foremost African American studies scholars.