Gifts from undergraduate and graduate alumni, parents, and friends are vital to sustaining Princeton’s historic mission and keeping the University at the forefront of higher education.
Lee Gift Strengthens Teaching, Research, and Access to Education at Princeton
A gift from University Trustee Anthony H. P. Lee and his wife Sharon will strengthen Princeton’s mission of teaching and research by endowing a professorship in math, funding education and training related to high-speed computing, and creating a new scholarship.
Bequest from Robert H. Taylor ’30 Supports Princeton University’s Library
In honor of a generous bequest from Robert H. Taylor of Princeton’s Class of 1930, Princeton University’s librarian will now be known as the Robert H. Taylor 1930 University Librarian. The gift will also support and expand the library’s Special Collections and establish a new position: Curator of the Robert H. Taylor Collection at Firestone Library.
Finding the Switch That Makes Cells Go Awry
For Allison Simi, a graduate student in chemical and biological engineering, a key insight for her research into breast cancer was hanging on the wall for months. Simi combines techniques from engineering and insights from biology to study how the stiffness of breast cancer tumors affects the behavior of surrounding cells.