In events surrounding the September 27 Princeton-Yale field hockey game, the University celebrated the nearly completed two-year project to renovate the lacrosse and field hockey facilities.
Princeton freshmen face a difficult choice. Should they learn how cells age or how to curate a museum exhibition? Should they study ethics in financial markets, the tipping points of global warming, or whether there is life on Mars? More than half of each year’s entering class enrolls in freshman seminars.
The first Princeton Brazil Global Fellows are returning from São Paulo with research material that will define their senior theses and doctoral dissertations, and experiences that will shape their lives as scholars and citizens of the world.
One sunny day in 1970, accompanied by conga drums and a rock and roll band, Princeton’s first dance students presented their inaugural performance. They called it “To Dance Is to Live!” Today, somewhere on campus, a Princeton student will reaffirm those words -- en pointe or in a backspin, in a choreography class or a tap-dance troupe.
Carrico “Carra” Torres ’14 was raised with a deep appreciation for the role of individual agency in the world. The daughter of two professional relief workers, she and her younger brother often accompanied their parents on trips from their home in northern New Mexico to overseas disaster relief sites.
Princeton’s Graduate School has been attracting some of the world’s most promising scholars for more than 100 years. These talented students collaborate with the University’s distinguished faculty, produce their own original scholarship, and teach undergraduates, all in preparation for taking their place in the classrooms, laboratories, boardrooms, and government halls of tomorrow.
When William Shakespeare’s The Tempest opened on campus in February, not all the “many goodly creatures” on stage were quite what the Bard envisioned. Half the roles were played by wooden marionettes, less than two feet tall and operated by strings.
Princeton's pioneering financial aid program allows students from all backgrounds and from all around the world to pursue their aspirations without being encumbered by debt.