News

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014
by John Sullivan, School of Engineering
Princeton University researchers have developed a new method to increase the brightness, efficiency and clarity of LEDs, which are widely used on smartphones and portable electronics as well as becoming increasingly common in lighting.
Monday, Sep 22, 2014
by B. Rose Huber, Woodrow Wilson School
If scientists want the public to trust their research suggestions, they may want to appear a bit "warmer," according to a new review published by Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. In particular, Americans seem wary of researchers seeking grant funding and do not trust scientists pushing persuasive agendas. Instead, the public leans toward impartiality.
Monday, Sep 15, 2014
by Office of Secretary of Higher Education
Congratulations to all of our talented New Jersey college and university students! As you begin this academic year, I encourage you to take full advantage of what your institution has to offer.
Friday, Sep 5, 2014
by Maura M. Fennessy
Innovation. Knowledge. Discovery. They didn't take a summer vacation at Princeton University. University investments in on-line education continue to enhance the learning experience. Researchers are making breakthrough discoveries in how cancer spreads, in using lasers to make non-invasive health diagnoses, in alternative energy sources and water consumption. Undergraduate entrepreneurs refined their pitches and business plans at the eLab summer program.
Monday, Aug 25, 2014
by Molly Sharlach, Office of the Dean for Research
Thirty-nine high school students were paired with faculty members this summer to conduct research through Princeton's Laboratory Learning Program.  While some students explored new building approaches that could reduce environmental impacts, others conducted research with potential applications to human health.
Thursday, Aug 14, 2014
by Eric Wilkens, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
On a recent Wednesday morning in July, 70 local high school students immersed themselves in Nigerian history and culture through film, food and discussion on Princeton University's campus. This event was part of the Princeton University Preparatory Program - a multiyear, tuition-free institute that fosters academic achievement and prepares low-income, high-achieving students from Princeton-area school districts for admission to and success in college.
Monday, Aug 11, 2014
by B. Rose Huber, Woodrow Wilson School
Using new data from the Measuring American Legislatures project, Wilson School Professor Nolan McCarty shows that while Congress continues to diverge, many state legislatures are actually far more polarized. His analysis examines what causes party systems to polarize and what happens to governance when they do.
Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014
by the Office of Communications
New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney visited a laboratory on the Princeton University campus Monday, July 21, where researchers are trying to understand how cancer spreads in the human body.
Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014
by Daniel Day, Office of Communications
Princeton University will broaden its online teaching and learning efforts this fall, using new approaches and technologies including the NovoEd platform to enable students on campus to collaborate with others taking a class remotely.
Friday, Jul 25, 2014
Students save time, money, receive academic credit for what they already know or learned on the job. Learn more about this initiative and news from New Jersey institutions higher education.

Pages