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.
Princeton in NJ's Service
Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014
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
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.
Monday, Jul 14, 2014
About 30 Princeton middle school students got to see sparks fly this summer at the Pace Center for Civic Engagement's Community House STEM Summer Camp, which aims to get children excited in science, technology, engineering and math. And it's all free of charge.
Monday, Jan 20, 2014
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” -- The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Thursday, Dec 5, 2013
Two years ago, Reginald Murph was in prison for the second time. Today, he is a sophomore at Rutgers University. He credits Princeton University's Prison Teaching Initiative with helping give him a second chance. The Prison Teaching Initiative (PTI) offers credit-earning college courses to inmates at three New Jersey correctional facilities.
Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013
When classes end at John Witherspoon Middle School, sixth-grader Stephanie Ramirez’s day is not over.
Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013
This fall, the Pace Center for Civic Engagement kicked off the Living Service Initiative by bringing students together with faculty, staff and community leaders for a week of inspiring programs and community action across New Jersey.
Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013
In a fast-moving fire, a moment's delay can lead to extensive property damage or even lives lost. To help prevent that, a team of Princeton University students is developing an easy-to-use database that will put information about buildings and fire conditions at fire chiefs' fingertips.