Recent News

Monday, May 24, 2021

By Emily Aronson, Office of Communications

Princeton University held its 274th Commencement on Sunday, May 16, with an outdoor ceremony that celebrated the accomplishments of students and marked the challenges of the last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Extreme heat is among the most concerning and potentially deadly effects of climate change, especially for the rapidly growing and urbanizing populations living in the tropics. Yet, climate models tend to be unclear when projecting how high temperatures will climb on a regional scale, and often overlook the point at which heat is a risk to...

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Beginning Thursday, May 6, Princeton University will host a series of COVID-19 vaccination clinics that will be available to all members of the University community and to the public at large.

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Monday, May 3, 2021

A professorship in Indigenous studies, grant programs for anti-racism research and new partnerships with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are some of the initiatives launched this academic year as part of Princeton’s campus-wide commitment to combat systemic racism.

Friday, Apr 30, 2021

“What has music meant to you during the COVID-19 pandemic?”

Thirty Princeton University undergraduate and graduate students reflected on this question for Princeton University Concerts’ seventh annual Creative Reactions Contest. Participants were encouraged to use a...

Tuesday, Apr 20, 2021

Madison's Notes is the official podcast of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions. The podcast features lectures by and conversations with leading scholars and public figures on topics related to politics, philosophy, religion, history, and more. 

Monday, Apr 19, 2021

With the goal of enhancing and expanding Princeton University’s fundamental commitment to the college success of talented students from first-generation, lower-income and underrepresented backgrounds, Bloomberg Philanthropies has made a significant gift that will establish the Emma Bloomberg Center for...

Thursday, Apr 15, 2021

COVID-19 has been associated with increases in opioid overdose deaths, which may be in part because the pandemic limited access to buprenorphine, a treatment used for opioid dependency, according to a new study led by Princeton University researchers.

Wednesday, Apr 14, 2021

Building upon the historical legacy and impactful work of Princeton’s Women*s Center and LGBT Center, a new center for gender and sexuality at Princeton University will launch in fall 2021, allowing staff to better serve individuals and groups across campus, said LaTanya Buck, dean for diversity and inclusion in the Office of the Vice President...