Faculty in the News
Robert Hollander, preeminent scholar of Dante, ‘pioneer’ of the digital humanities and Princeton alumnus, dies at 87 .
Robert Hollander, professor of European literature, and French and Italian, emeritus, and renowned scholar of Dante, died peacefully of natural causes at his family’s home in Pau'uilo, Hawaii on April 20. He was 87.
Ferris Professor of Journalism Deborah Amos receives Berlin Prize Fellowship .
Deborah Amos, Ferris Professor of Journalism in Residence and international correspondent for National Pubic Radio, is among the 22 recipients of the Berlin Prize Fellowship for the fall 2021 and spring 2022 terms.
Commencement 2021: Watch graduation events May 15-16 .
Baccalaureate, featuring speaker Ruth Simmons, will be shown at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 15. The Class Day ceremony, featuring speaker Trevor Noah, will debut at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The live broadcast of Commencement will begin at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 16. The procession will begin at 10:30 a.m. and the ceremony will start at 11 a.m.
New evidence for electron’s dual nature found in a quantum spin liquid .
New experiments conducted at Princeton University provide evidence for a decades-old theory that, in the quantum regime, an electron behaves as if it is made of two particles, one particle that carries its negative charge and the other that gives it a magnet-like property called spin. The Princeton team detected evidence for this theory in materials called quantum spin liquids.