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.
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.
A $10 million gift from two Princeton alumni will establish the Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies at the University.
Investment banking executive Benjamin H. Griswold IV '62, and his family have made a substantial gift to endow the Benjamin H. Griswold III, Class of 1933, Center for Economic Policy Studies, in honor of Griswold's father.
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.