Princeton continues to support graduate student imprisoned in Iran
Princeton University issued the following statement Thursday, Aug. 17, regarding Xiyue Wang, a Princeton graduate student conducting dissertation research in Iran who was sentenced to 10 years in prison after having been accused of espionage.
Entrepreneurship could benefit from cultural studies, conference finds
At a conference held in August on the Princeton campus, 50 researchers — sociologists, anthropologists, entrepreneurship specialists and journalists — discussed how research can enhance the study of entrepreneurship.
Graduate student Rale awarded Gilliam Fellowship to support diversity in science
Princeton doctoral student Michael Rale has been selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute as one of 39 new Gilliam Fellows this year. The award supports diversity in science.
Employee retirements: August 2017
An updated list of University employee retirements, as of August 2017.
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- 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
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