Princeton names campus arch for Kentaro Ikeda ’44, the University’s sole Japanese student during World War II
Sept. 19, 2023

Last year, Princeton’s Board of Trustees approved naming the Lockhart Hall archway in honor of Ikeda, Class of 1944, the University’s sole Japanese student during World War II, who was confined to Princeton’s campus as people of Japanese descent were being incarcerated across the U.S. under wartime restrictions.

Veterans transition from soldier to student at Princeton summer program
Aug. 9, 2023

Warrior Scholars Program Princeton — now in its seventh year — hosted 13 service members on campus from July 16-28, who immersed themselves in an intensive writing, humanities and STEM curriculum designed to prepare them for the rigor of full-time classwork.

President Eisgruber’s statement on the Supreme Court affirmative action decision
June 29, 2023

The following statement by Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber was shared in an email to the University community on June 29, 2023.

Princeton continues to increase spending with diverse-owned suppliers
May 8, 2023

For the first time, Princeton spent more than $100 million with diverse-owned firms in fiscal year 2022, and is on track to increase that number in the current fiscal year and beyond.

Toni Morrison’s sphere of influence celebrated at landmark Princeton symposium
April 3, 2023

The campus-wide exploration of Toni Morrison’s creative process continued March 23-25 with “Sites of Memory: A Symposium on Toni Morrison and the Archive,” gathering leading Morrison scholars, writers and artists for rich insights, inspiring conversations, performances and more.

The Office of Disability Services has made significant progress in making campus more accessible
March 28, 2023

The Office of Disability Services (ODS) was established 16 years ago with the primary mission of serving students with disabilities.Over the years, ODS’ work has grown, and there have been many changes across campus in accommodating students and improving access within the physical,…

USPS dedicates ‘beautiful and powerful’ Toni Morrison stamp at Princeton
March 8, 2023

Critically acclaimed and bestselling author Toni Morrison is a Nobel laureate and a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, among her many stellar achievements. And now the late Princeton professor, who died in 2019 at the age of 88, has been honored with a U.S. Postal Service Forever stamp.

‘Let the archive tell you what the story is’
March 6, 2023

Autumn Womack, an assistant professor of English and African American studies, has combined her deep knowledge of Morrison’s work and her passion for the archives to curate “Toni Morrison: Sites of Memory,” on view at Princeton University Library’s Milberg Gallery through June 4…

Ruha Benjamin’s selections for Black History Month, plus University events for learning and discovery
Feb. 10, 2023

Here, Benjamin, who is professor of African American studies at Princeton, offers reflections and insights on Black History Month, along with recommended books, music, podcasts, film and more.