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People prove adept at predicting emotional transitions

For most people, reading the emotions of those around you is second nature: Your spouse is grumpy. Your co-worker is anxious. Your child is happy.
But new work from researchers at Princeton University and Harvard University shows that people are also quite skilled at predicting others’ future emotions, thanks to a powerful mental model of emotional transitions.
“It’s one thing for me […]

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New names for campus spaces honoring Nobel laureates Morrison, Lewis take effect July 1

Effective Saturday, July 1, the West College building on the Princeton campus will be named in honor of Nobel laureate and emeritus faculty member Toni Morrison, and the major auditorium at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs will be named for Nobel laureate and former faculty member Sir W. Arthur Lewis.
Also on July 1, the name of […]

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Behind the scenes: The Princeton-Fung Global Forum asks ‘Can Liberty Survive the Digital Age?’

Americans experience daily threats to their liberty in a world filled with cyber hacks, fake news, communication silos and government surveillance.
The hacking of the Democratic National Committee during the 2016 presidential election brought home just how vulnerable we are, and more recently, the BBC reported that sensitive personal details related to almost 200 million U.S. citizens was accidentally exposed by […]

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TigerTalks in the City discuss faculty ‘Breakthrough Books’

Last month, the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council (PEC), in partnership with Princeton University Press, held a TigerTalks in the City on “Breakthrough Books,” featuring four Princeton faculty members discussing their most recent books (above) all published by PUP, in New York City.

Last month, the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council (PEC), in partnership with Princeton University Press, held a TigerTalks in the City on […]

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Kastner opens frontiers for young minds

Princeton University neuroscientist Sabine Kastner comes prepared for a meeting with her youngest collaborators, packing a model of the human brain, a collection of preserved animal brains and a video demonstrating a single neuron in action.
Those collaborators — fifth-graders at Riverside School in Princeton, shown in the video above — are prepared, too, with questions, ideas and enthusiasm.
Kastner, a professor […]

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Staff writing contest winners illuminate the overlooked and underappreciated

Four Princeton staff members have been honored for their essays in the third annual Princeton Writes essay contest.
The 2016-17 Princeton Writes essay contest invited University staff to share their thoughts on something they believe is overlooked or underappreciated at Princeton.
Out of 40 submissions across 32 academic and administrative units, an essay by Tom Dunne, deputy dean of undergraduate students, took […]

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Summer at Princeton

While most of our students are away, campus is still bustling during the summer. Check out the updated Summer at Princeton University website for news and information on activities and resources on campus and around town, including recreation, dining, libraries and more.
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O’Toole receives Orwell Prize for Journalism

Fintan O’Toole, a visiting lecturer in theater and the Lewis Center for the Arts, has been awarded the Orwell Prize for Journalism for his commentary on the Brexit referendum in articles in The Irish times, the Guardian and the Observer newspapers.
The prize is awarded annually by the Orwell Foundation for work that comes closest to George Orwell’s ambition “to make […]

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STEM event spurs interest in engineering for Harlem schoolchildren

Fourth-grade students shrieked in glee as they shot handmade rockets, built earthquake-resistant houses with candy and designed fire extinguishers with Legos. For one day, the Engineering Quadrangle at Princeton University became a scientific playground as more than 80 students from Harlem Prep Elementary School in New York City learned about the field of engineering and how it benefits society.
The May 10th […]

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Hatching a new hypothesis about egg shape diversity

Mary Caswell Stoddard, an assistant professor in Princeton’s Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, proposes a far-ranging hypothesis regarding how and why bird eggs acquire their shapes. Her research, an interdisciplinary collaboration involving multiple authors, suggests that the shape of an egg for a given bird species may be driven in part by physiological features related to its capability for flight.
In […]

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Employee retirements: June 2017

The following is an updated list of University employee retirements.
Effective May 1: in molecular biology, stockroom manager Mary Zikos, after 22 years.
Effective June 1: in building services, lead janitor Henry Baker, after 27 years; in development, events specialist Linda Clos, after 30 years; in physics, faculty assistant Helen Ju, after 16 years; in the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), engineering […]

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Employee obituaries: June 2017

The following is an updated list of University employee obituaries.
Current employees
May 2017: Theresa Autino, 52 (2007-2017, Geosciences); Edward Yuncza, 46 (1996-2017, Finance Administration).
Retired employees
April 2017: Edward Gilsenan, 69 (2003-2010, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory).
May 2017: Luise Meinerts, 92 (1974-1989, Dining Services).
 
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Princeton Summer Theater mines the past to understand the present

Princeton Summer Theater will take audiences on a journey — toggling past and present — with four main-stage plays and a children’s show in nine weeks. The season runs June 22 through Aug. 20 in Hamilton Murray Theater on the Princeton University campus.

Luke Soucy, a member of Princeton’s Class of 2019, is the artistic director for the 2017 season of […]

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Bee antennae offer links between the evolution of social behavior and communication

As bees’ social behavior evolved, their complex chemical communication systems evolved in concert, according to a study published June 20 in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
An international team of researchers, including those from Princeton University, reported that a certain species of bees, called halictid bees, have more sensorial machinery compared with related solitary species. The difference […]

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Princeton reimagines Cole Porter’s immigration-focused ballet ‘for everyone’

From Petipa to Puccini to Shakespeare, classical works of dance, opera and theater are often adapted to contemporary times. This spring at Princeton, a rarely performed pantomime-ballet — “Within the Quota,” with music by American composer Cole Porter — was reimagined to reflect the current political climate.
The original 1923 production responded to restrictive immigration quotas based on national origin that […]

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Nineteen faculty members transfer to emeritus status

Nineteen Princeton University faculty members were transferred to emeritus status in recent action by the Board of Trustees. Transfers are effective July 1, 2017.
They are:

Dilip Abreu, the Edward E. Matthews, Class of 1953, Professor of Finance and professor of economics;
Anne Case, the Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs;
Esther da Costa Meyer, professor of art and archaeology;
Benjamin Elman, […]

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Levine elected to EMBO for excellence in life sciences

 

Michael Levine

Michael Levine, the Anthony B. Evnin ’62 Professor in Genomics, is one of 65 outstanding life scientists elected June 16 to membership of EMBO.
EMBO is an organization of more than 1,700 leading researchers that promotes excellence in the life sciences. The major goals of the organization are to support researchers at all stages of their careers, stimulate the exchange […]

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In ‘The Environmental Nexus,’ students explore the many paths to saving the planet

“Tens of millions of human deaths, mass extinction, hundreds of trillions in costs.”
The words above, splashed across a massive screen in big red letters in a Princeton classroom this spring, forecast the consequences by 2050 of people continuing to burn fossil fuels and degrade the environment.
“These are eye-popping numbers, world-war levels of trouble,” said Stephen Pacala, the Frederick D. Petrie […]

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Princeton professor Tracy K. Smith named U.S. Poet Laureate

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden today announced the appointment of Princeton University professor Tracy K. Smith as the Library’s 22nd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry, for 2017-18. Smith is the Roger S. Berlind ’52 Professor in the Humanities and a professor of creative writing in the Lewis Center for the Arts. She will take up her duties in the fall, […]

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Lee gift strengthens teaching, research and access to education at Princeton

Anthony H.P. Lee

A gift from University Trustee Anthony H.P. Lee and his wife, Sharon, will strengthen Princeton’s mission of teaching and research by endowing a professorship in math, funding education and training related to high-speed computing, and creating a new scholarship.
“Anthony and Sharon Lee have long been steadfast and thoughtful supporters of Princeton,” said President Christopher L. Eisgruber. “Their latest […]

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Six elected to Princeton Board of Trustees

Princeton University has named six members to its Board of Trustees, effective July 1.
The trustees are:

Yan Huo and Laura Bilodeau Overdeck, who were elected by the board to serve four years as term trustees;
Beth Cobert, Ann Kirschner and Melanie Lawson, who were elected by alumni to serve four years as alumni trustees;
and Achille Tenkiang, who was elected by the junior, […]

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Pettit named Companion of the Order of Australia

Philip Pettit, the Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values, has been named a Companion of the Order of Australia.

Philip Pettit, the Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values, been named a Companion of the Order of Australia.
Pettit was recognized for “eminent service to philosophy through contributions […]

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Reimagining space with public art

Step foot inside the new Weickart Atrium from Scudder Plaza and you’ll experience classic Princeton University gothic architecture paired with distinctly modern beauty.
The new atrium bridges the Julis Romo Rabinowitz and Simpson International buildings, which were previously a single building — the former Frick Chemistry Laboratory — at 20 Washington Road. And while the architectural design ties the two buildings together physically, […]

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Durkee to step down from public affairs role, remain as VP and secretary

Robert K. Durkee, Princeton University’s vice president for public affairs since 1978, will step down from that role next fall while remaining in the position of vice president and secretary that he has held since 2004.
“Under Princeton’s bylaws, the vice president for public affairs is empowered to speak for the University, and it has been a great privilege to be […]

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Dennehy receives Fedora Prize for new opera

Donnacha Dennehy, an assistant professor of music and a composer, has received the Fedora Prize for his new opera, “The Second Violinist.” Irish writer Enda Walsh wrote the book for the opera, which tells the story of the second violinist of an ensemble.
The award of 150,000 euros (approximately $169,000) — given by the European Circle of Philanthropists of Opera and […]

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Rising sea levels will boost moderate floods in some areas, severe floods in others

Rising seas are making flooding more common in coastal areas around the country. Now, a new study finds that sea-level rise will boost the occurrence of moderate rather than severe flooding in some regions of the United States, while in other areas the reverse is true.
The study by researchers at Princeton and Rutgers universities found that along the southeastern coast, […]

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Highlights from Graduation 2017

This spring, Princeton held events honoring graduating students, outstanding educators and public figures who reflect the University’s values of learning and service.
From the First-generation Low-Income (FLI) Graduation to the ROTC Commissioning Ceremony, from the Hooding Ceremony to Commencement, the University community gathered with the Class of 2017, their families and their friends to recognize and celebrate their achievements, inside and outside […]

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Graduation images for friends and family

University photographers have been capturing moments of ceremony, recognition and celebration at graduation events throughout May and June.
As images are processed, we are posting links to the galleries on the Graduation Pictures website. All images are available to download for free, courtesy of the University, and print copies may be purchased.
The photographed events include the Baccalaureate, Class Day, Hooding and […]

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Princeton awards five honorary degrees

Princeton University awarded honorary degrees during Commencement exercises Tuesday, June 6, to five individuals for their contributions to athletics, education, the humanities, public service and the sciences.
Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber awarded degrees to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, basketball star, writer and social activist; Juliet Villarreal García, a pioneer in higher education; Pamela Matson, an academic leader in environmental sciences; Jeremiah Ostriker, […]

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Princeton University holds 270th Commencement

President Christopher L. Eisgruber, the 20th president of Princeton, presided over the University’s 270th Commencement on Tuesday, June 6, on the front lawn of Nassau Hall.

Princeton University awarded degrees to 1,268 undergraduates in the Class of 2017, three from former classes and 988 graduate students at its 270th Commencement Tuesday, June 6.
The University also awarded honorary degrees to five individuals […]

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2017 Valedictory Address

2017 Valedictory Address
Jin Yun Chow
“Our Unsung Heroes”
The indomitable Class of 2017, I don’t want to talk about us today. We’ve heard enough praises sung about how much we’ve accomplished, how much we’ve grown, how much coffee we’ve consumed over the past few years. And it’s true. We do deserve to be congratulated for our successes and achievements. But for these […]

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Four outstanding secondary school teachers honored at Princeton Commencement

Princeton University honored four outstanding New Jersey secondary school teachers at its 2017 Commencement on Tuesday, June 6.
This year’s honorees are Peter Drozd of Union City High School, Emily Rock of Oakcrest High School in Mays Landing, Colleen Tambuscio of New Milford High School and Cory Terry of Ocean City Intermediate School.
The teachers were selected for the award based on nominations […]

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‘Onward!’ Eisgruber exhorts Princeton graduates to work together for larger purposes

Students gather for Princeton’s 270th Commencement on Tuesday, June 6. The University awarded degrees to 1,268 undergraduates in the Class of 2017, three from former classes and 988 graduate students.

At the University’s 270th Commencement on Tuesday, June 6, President Christopher L. Eisgruber gave a tribute to former Princeton President William G. Bowen and urged graduates to learn from Bowen’s trust […]

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2017 Salutatio

2017 Salutatio
Grant Storey
Habita in Comitiis Academicis Princetoniae
In Nova Caesarea a.d. VIII Id. Iun.
Die VI Iunii
Ab Urbe Condita MMDCCLXX
Anno Communis Saeculi MMXVII
Anno Academiae CCLXX
Cane, Musa, praeclaros discipulos, qui bellantes intra bullam luteam quattuor diutinos annos ante hunc illustrem diem egerunt.
Cane multas pugnas nostras, cum commentarios apud veterem Firestonem nocte intempesta scripserimus et examinum causa studuerimus et pestilentias superaverimus atque imbres et […]

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2017 Salutatorian Address, English translation

2017 Salutatorian Address, English translation
Grant Storey
At Princeton Commencement
In New Jersey, the eighth day before the Ides of June
Sixth Day of June
2,770 years from the founding of Rome
Year 2017 in the Common Era
Academic Year 270
Sing, muse, of the brilliant students, who spent four long years warring within the Orange Bubble before this important day.
Sing of our many battles, writing papers at […]

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At Hooding, advanced-degree recipients celebrate hard, successful journey

Rain clouds could not dampen the excitement and pride of advanced-degree recipients and their supporters who gathered Monday, June 5, in Jadwin Gymnasium for the Graduate School Hooding ceremony.

The energy and excitement of the hooding ceremony were not dulled by the threat of rain, which caused the venue to change from Cannon Green to Jadwin Gymnasium. Luis Aviles, who received his doctorate […]

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Commencement 2017

The University’s 270th Commencement program will begin with the academic procession at 10:30 a.m. on the front lawn of Nassau Hall. Guests must be seated by 10:20 a.m. Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber will preside and address the graduates. Commencement will be live streamed from around 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A story and photos from the event will be […]

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Commencement 2017 simulcast locations

Princeton University’s 2017 Commencement will be held outside in front of Nassau Hall today as scheduled. Guests must be seated by 10:20 a.m., and the procession of the graduates will begin at 10:30 a.m.
The forecast calls for a temperature of around 60 degrees with the possibility of rain showers. For those not wishing to view the ceremony outdoors, several indoor simulcast locations are […]

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Film director Luhrmann encourages seniors to write the script of their lives at Class Day

At Princeton’s Class Day ceremony Monday, June 5, film director Baz Luhrmann encouraged seniors to recognize their true selves and write the script of their lives.
Riffing off a famous scene in the 1962 film “Lawrence of Arabia,” in which the title character is warned of his fate — “It is written” — and Lawrence replies, “Nothing is written,” Luhrmann challenged […]

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Kulkarni appointed dean of the faculty at Princeton University

Sanjeev Kulkarni, dean of the Princeton University Graduate School and a professor of electrical engineering, has been appointed dean of the faculty effective July 1.

Sanjeev Kulkarni, dean of the Princeton University Graduate School since 2014 and a professor electrical engineering, has been appointed dean of the faculty effective July 1.

President Christopher L. Eisgruber recommended the appointment, which the Board of Trustees […]

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Princeton reaffirms climate pledge

In 2015, Princeton University issued the statement below to express the hope that the then-upcoming United Nations Climate Negotiations in Paris would “lead to significant progress in promoting clean energy and other positive actions to address the environmental impacts of climate change.” The statement described Princeton’s leadership role in research and teaching focused on energy, sustainability, and the environment, and […]

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Students recognized for achievements and leadership at Class Day

Members of Princeton University’s Class of 2017 gathered on Cannon Green on Monday, June 5, to celebrate the conclusion of their undergraduate careers in a Class Day ceremony honoring their accomplishments and service.
The Allen Macy Dulles ’51 Award was given to Becca Keener of Pilot Mountain, North Carolina. The award recognizes a senior whose activities at Princeton best exemplify the […]

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Class Day 2017

The Class Day ceremony for seniors begins at 10:30 a.m. on Cannon Green. The event will be live streamed from around 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The speaker will be film director Baz Luhrmann. A story and photos from the event will be posted to the homepage later today.
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Baccalaureate offers seniors a reflection on service, humility and hope

Princeton’s Class of 2017 kicked off graduation events Sunday, June 4, at the University’s 270th Baccalaureate, an interfaith service that offers seniors a moment of reflection between the weekend’s revelry of Reunions and the upcoming celebrations of Class Day and Commencement.
The Baccalaureate service, one of Princeton’s oldest traditions, was held in the University Chapel and featured music, blessings and readings […]

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Baccalaureate 2017

The 270th Baccalaureate service begins at 2 p.m. in the University Chapel. The event will be live streamed from around 1:30 to 3 p.m. The speaker will be 1980 alumna Anne Holton, former first lady and secretary of education in Virginia, and lifelong advocate for children and families. A story and photos from the event will be posted to the […]

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Think global, arrive local: Princeton alumni reconnect at Reunions

They came from as far away as Thailand, India, Greece, New Zealand and Serbia — to don their beloved class jackets (and anything else orange and black), reunite with friends and enjoy the festivities. Approximately 26,000 Princeton alumni and guests are on campus for Reunions 2017, which runs Thursday through Sunday, June 1-4.

This year, returning classes range from the “Old […]

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Princeton’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter presents teaching awards to Ahmadi, Wampole

The Princeton University chapter of Phi Beta Kappa will present its annual awards for excellence in undergraduate teaching to Amir Ali Ahmadi, assistant professor of operations research and financial engineering, and Christy Wampole, assistant professor of French and Italian and the George H. and Mildred F. Whitfield University Preceptor in the Humanities.
The awards will be bestowed at the Phi Beta […]

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Christie Henry to become director of Princeton University Press

Christie Henry, who will become director of the Princeton University Press effective Sept. 1, 2017.

Christie Henry, editorial director for sciences, social sciences and reference at the University of Chicago Press, will become director of the Princeton University Press effective Sept. 1.
Henry will succeed Peter Dougherty, who has been director of the Princeton University Press since 2005 and will retire as […]

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Alumni return for Reunions 2017

Nearly 26,000 alumni and guests are expected to return to Princeton University from Thursday through Sunday, June 1-4, for Reunions 2017.
Highlights will include:

The P-rade throughout campus beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 3;
Alumni-faculty forums and department open houses Friday and Saturday, June 2 and June 3;
Performances throughout the weekend by student groups such as eXpressions, Fuzzy Dice, Kindred Spirit, Koleinu, […]

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Research identifies methods to protect against online privacy attacks

When Congress voted in March to reverse rules intended to protect Internet users’ privacy, many people began looking for ways to keep their online activity private. One of the most popular and effective is Tor, a software system millions of people use to protect their anonymity online.
But even Tor has weaknesses, and in a new paper, researchers at Princeton University […]

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