'The Sky is for Everyone': Talking with Princeton women in astrophysics .
As the James Webb Space Telescope delights stargazers with breathtaking images and groundbreaking discoveries, we connected with Princeton astrophysics luminaries Gillian “Jill” Knapp and Neta Bahcall, both contributors to a new book by women astronomers.
Princeton dissociates from segments of fossil fuel industry .
The Board of Trustees of Princeton University voted earlier this month to dissociate from 90 companies pursuant to a fossil fuel dissociation decision made last year.
Board approves 17 faculty appointments .
The Princeton University Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of 17 faculty members.
Thompson wins New Horizons Prize in Physics for neutral-atom quantum computing .
The Breakthrough Prize Foundation announced that Jeff Thompson is one of six recipients honored for developing “optical tweezers to realize control of individual atoms," useful in quantum computing.
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.
- 1746College of New Jersey founded in Elizabeth, New Jersey, by the Presbyterian Synod
- 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