E-ffiliates meeting: Three megatrends inspire hope in fight to solve climate change .
The annual E-filliates meeting Nov. 10 at the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment featured discussions on leading-edge energy and environmental solutions and the science and policy for preparing coastal regions against damaging storms and rising sea levels.
New leadership initiative for students focuses on civil discourse and citizenship engagement .
During Princeton University's fall break, a cohort of undergraduates met with leaders of think tanks, philanthropies and elected officials to cultivate their capacity for citizenship and leadership on campus and to prepare them for service and success in a global society.
Brent Colburn named Princeton vice president for communications and public affairs .
Brent Colburn, a former senior communications and public affairs official at several cabinet-level federal agencies and currently the vice president for communications at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, has been named Princeton University’s vice president for communications and public affairs, effective Feb. 1. He succeeds Robert Durkee, who is stepping down from his position as the University’s vice president for public affairs while remaining in his position as vice president and secretary.
Breakthrough could launch organic electronics beyond cellphone screens .
A discovery by an international team of researchers from Princeton University, the Georgia Institute of Technology and Humboldt University in Berlin points the way to more widespread use of an advanced technology generally known as organic electronics.
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