News for Neighbors

When the University is developing programs that may have an impact on the surrounding area, it strives to include the community in an open, engaged way. The community can follow some projects, such as the updating of the campus plan and the creation of a new arts and transit neighborhood, on related websites, while also checking the University websites below for news and information on other matters.

Recent News

During Opening Exercises, Eisgruber invites Princeton’s Class of 2027 to ‘think critically, embrace generously’
Sept. 5, 2023

President Christopher L. Eisgruber officially greeted the Class of 2027 during Opening Exercises on Sunday, Sept. 3, urging first-years to embrace the learning and growth that await them as Princeton undergraduates.

New Interactive Wayfinding App Launched
Aug. 31, 2023

To better help the campus community and visitors navigate Princeton’s growing campus, a new, interactive map app has been launched with the start of the academic year. 

Employee school supplies drive supports local students for seventh year
Aug. 29, 2023

For the seventh year, the Office of Community and Regional Affairs partnered with W.B. Mason to offer Princeton University employees the opportunity to purchase a backpack kit, which included binders, notebooks, pens, crayons and tissues for the annual Princeton Human Services’ School Supplies Drive to benefit economically disadvantaged…

Local students participate in summer internships on campus
Aug. 25, 2023

This summer, Princeton University partnered with the Princeton Human Services Summer Youth Employment Program and Mill Hill Mayor’s Youth Workforce and Career Training Program to provide internship placements on campus for youth participating in their respective summer employment programs. Six students from Trenton and Princeton had the…

Princeton summer programs prepare first-gen and low- income students for success in college and beyond
Aug. 22, 2023

Over 360 first-generation college and lower-income (FLi) students from across the state, the country and the world benefited from four programs hosted this summer by Princeton’s Emma Bloomberg Center for Access and Opportunity

President Eisgruber’s statement on the Supreme Court affirmative action decision
June 29, 2023

The following statement by Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber was shared in an email to the University community on June 29, 2023.

Princeton Summer Theater announces its 2023 schedule
June 16, 2023

From a playful adaptation of a classic Jane Austen novel to an apocalyptic musical to an irreverent dark comedy, Princeton Summer Theater invites audiences to delve into worlds of imagination — and reimagination this year. The season includes three main-stage shows, a workshop reading of a new musical written by Princeton (and Princeton Summer Theater) alumni, as well as the return of the beloved original children’s programming. Performances run June 15-July 30 in Hamilton Murray Theater on the Princeton University campus.

Princeton trustees update strategic framework, identify additional priorities for future
June 7, 2023

The Board of Trustees has reaffirmed the strategic planning framework guiding Princeton’s core commitments in teaching and research, while also identifying additional priorities to inform University decision-making in the years ahead. The updated framework is available on the strategic planning webpage. 

PU Alumni Take Time Out from Reunions Revelry to Support Local Nonprofits
May 24, 2023

Princeton University Reunions, which will get underway later this week, call to mind images of colorful, high-spirited gatherings — eating, drinking, dancing, and marching in the  P-rade.