Professor Steven Mackey, chair of the Department of Music, is a Grammy Award-winning composer and musician. A member of the faculty since 1985, he was a recipient of the first President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching at the University in 1991.
Steven Mackey, Grammy Award-winning composer and chair of Princeton’s Department of Music, talks about teaching and the importance of music in students’ lives.
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.
Princeton began endowing preceptorships in 1949. Over the decades, they have supported hundreds of scholars and helped to shape some of the University’s finest departments.
Two Princeton University research projects -- a new tool for visualizing drug therapy in the brain and a method for aiding the search for planets outside our solar system—have been selected to receive grants from Princeton’s Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund.
For more than a millennium, the traditional teaching model of universities -- a lecturer, a select group of students, a text -- remained unchanged. Until now. Online courses are turning the whole world into a campus, creating new ways of teaching and learning. Princeton historian Jeremy Adelman is one of the University’s first faculty members to embrace the global classroom.
Under a new $3 million grant from the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research, Princeton University researchers will study the biology of aging and healthspan at the new Paul F. Glenn Laboratories for Aging Research.
A $10 million gift from Princeton alumnus and trustee William Fung of Hong Kong will substantially increase the University's engagement with scholars around the world and inspire ideas that transcend borders.
Meet Princetonians who embodied the Aspire campaign's goal to make the world a better place in this series of video portraits.