News and Features

Analyzing a Nation’s Transformation: The Center on Contemporary China

November 18th, 2015 / Development Com...

China—home to the largest population and second largest economy in the world—is the only superpower that is still in the process of being defined both domestically and internationally. The scope and speed of its transformation from an isolated, largely agrarian nation to one of great economic and political power is unprecedented in human history.

Gift Establishes William H. Janeway Fund to Deepen Connections Between the Study of Finance and Other Fields of Economics

August 11th, 2015 / Development Com...

A $5.6 million gift from investor William H. Janeway ’65 has established a fund that will support collaborative teaching and research in finance and other fields of economics at Princeton University.

Birkelund Gift Funds New Certificate Program in History and Diplomacy; Kotkin and Mullen to Co-direct

August 5th, 2015 / Development Com...

A $5 million gift from investment executive John P. Birkelund ’52 has established the Program in History and the Practice of Diplomacy at Princeton University. The new undergraduate certificate program, available to students beginning in the 2015–16 academic year, will provide preparation for careers in governmental and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) that preserve stability and improve lives around the world.

Gift Establishes Kahneman and Treisman Center for Behavioral Science and Public Policy at Princeton

April 30th, 2015 / Development Com...

A $10 million gift will create the Daniel Kahneman and Anne Treisman Center for Behavioral Science and Public Policy at Princeton, enabling the University to strengthen its leading role in this emerging field and improve the development of effective policymaking.

Princeton Names Inaugural Cohort of International Streicker Fellows

April 22nd, 2015 / Office of Inter...

Nine Princeton undergraduates will intern and conduct research internationally this summer as the University's first Streicker Fellows. The Streicker International Fellows Fund was established in 2015 to provide undergraduate students with the opportunity to carry out substantive research or educational projects while immersed in a foreign culture.