Eleven Princeton faculty elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences .
Princeton faculty members Rubén Gallo, M. Zahid Hasan, Amaney Jamal, Ruby Lee, Margaret Martonosi, Tom Muir, Eve Ostriker, Alexander Smits, Leeat Yariv and Muhammad Qasim Zaman have been named members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Visiting faculty member Alondra Nelson also was elected to the academy.
Britt Adamson named 2020 Searle Scholar for studies of genome editing .
Britt Adamson, an assistant professor in the Department of Molecular Biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, has been named a 2020 Searle Scholar. The program supports bold research programs with the potential to discover fundamental insights and improve health.
‘We Roar’: Cecilia Rouse considers pandemic policy amid an economic pause .
The?latest episode?of “We Roar” features Cecilia Rouse, dean of Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
To combat COVID-19, behavioral pitfalls must be addressed .
During any crisis, timely, and sometimes life-altering, decisions must be made, requiring an extreme amount of sound judgment under uncertainty. The COVID-19 pandemic is no different. In a commentary piece for The Lancet, Professor Eldar Shafir?from Princeton?and Dr. Redelmeier from the Sunnybrook Research Institute review eight behavioral pitfalls that challenge these judgments. Among the issues they explore are fear of the unknown, personal embarrassment?and hindsight bias.
Princeton is led by Christopher L. Eisgruber, a constitutional scholar who became our?20th president in 2013. The trustees?are responsible for the overall direction of the University. Our?academic officers and officers of the corporation oversee various aspects of University governance. ??
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- 1896Name officially changed to Princeton University
- 1900Graduate School established
- 1969Trustees vote to admit women undergraduates
- 2001Financial aid policy changes, replacing loans with grants that do not need to be repaid