News & Features

LGBT Center welcomes new director

Judy Jarvis, former LGBTQ Center and Women's Center director at Vassar College assumed her new role as director of Princeton's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Center on Jan. 18.

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Princeton Hidden Minority Council receives award

The Princeton Hidden Minority Council received the Martin Luther King Journey Award for Special Achievement during the University's annual King Day Celebration on Jan. 18.  

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King's legacy honored

Princeton honored the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during its annual celebration on Jan. 18.  Professor Wesley L. Harris *68, the Charles Stark Draper Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology delivered the keynote address. 

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Wilson legacy discussions set to begin

The special trustee committee examining the legacy of Woodrow Wilson will hold open forums and attend the Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) meeting on February 15.

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Wilson Legacy Review Launched

The Board of Trustees has appointed a special committee to examine the legacy of Woodrow Wilson.

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"Ain't I a Woman: My Journey to Womanhood"

The Carl A. Fields Center, LGBT Center, and Women*s Center welcomed actress and activist Lavern Cox to campus for a talk on Tuesday, Nov. 17 in Richardson Auditorium.

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Staff Essay Contest Announced

The second annual Princeton Writes Prize, an essay contest open to all academic professional, administrative, and support staffs, invites essays on diversity in our community. 

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New deputy dean of the college named

Elizabeth Colagiuri will succeed Clayton Marsh as deputy dean of the college on Nov. 9.

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Celebrating Asian and Asian American Alumni

Asian and Asian American Alumni return to campus for the "We Flourish" conference.

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UMatter health and well-being initiative launched

Be an active bystander - make healthy choices - care for others - take action! The new UMatter initiative helps students, faculty and staff promote a healthier and safer campus community.

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Reflections on PUPP

For nearly 15 years, the Princeton University Preparatory Program (PUPP) has been supporting student academic success and cultural enrichment. This years cohort reflects on what PUPP means to them.

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African American Studies department approved

The University's Board of Trustees approved the establishment of the Department of African American Studies effective July 1.

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Implementation Update

The Special Task Force on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion has submitted its report. Several changes are underway.

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We Are Listening

The University asked for your opinions and experiences of campus climate, diversity and inclusion.  The feedback is used to inform decisions about programs, policies and initiatives.

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Make Your Voice Heard

The Task Force on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is collecting feedback regarding the University's policies and practices, as well as providing opportunities to discuss national events.

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Number of gender-neutral bathrooms increasing

The process of creating more gender-neutral bathrooms across campus is underway.

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Faculty hiring, graduate recruiting programs among diversity initiatives

In response to the 2013 Report of the Trustee Ad Hoc Committee on Divesity, initiatives are underway to diversify the faculty, graduate student, postdoctoral and staff populations.

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Eisgruber reflects on why service matters

President Christopher L. Eisgruber reflects on his service as an undergraduate and why he feels volunteerism is an important part of the Princeton student experience.

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Native Americans at Princeton

For more than two centuries after its founding, the University excluded most minorities, but a handful of Native Americans proved an exception.

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