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Portrait of celebrated actor and director José Ferrer, Class of 1933, unveiled
May 10, 2024

A portrait of the pathbreaking actor and director José Ferrer, a member of Princeton University’s Class of 1933, was unveiled on campus May 9 in a ceremony in Chancellor Green Rotunda.

Dean Jarrett’s selections for Black History Month, plus University events for learning and discovery
Feb. 16, 2024

Dean of the Faculty Gene Jarrett, the William S. Tod Professor of English and a 1997 Princeton graduate, offers reflections and insights on Black History Month, along with recommended readings and film.

Diversity, equity and inclusion report highlights ways Princeton builds community, supports success and belonging
Jan. 29, 2024

Princeton has released its third annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion report, which shares the important work of students, faculty, staff and alumni to build community and support success and belonging at the University.

Criticism of higher education in the U.S. Congress
Dec. 12, 2023

In his remarks to the Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC), President Christopher Eisgruber addressed the congressional hearing on antisemitism that took place on Dec. 5, 2023.

Civil Discourse on Difficult Topics
Nov. 29, 2023

Princeton and Columbia policy school deans came together on Tuesday for a robust conversation on navigating difficult conversations about the Israel-Hamas war.  The conversation between Princeton’s Amaney Jamal and Columbia’s Keren Yarhi-Milo was moderated by Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber.

Princeton-HBCU research collaborations continue with 10 new projects
Oct. 26, 2023

The projects proposed by Princeton faculty members and colleagues at Howard University, Jackson State University, Prairie View A&M University and the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore represent a second round of projects that PACRI has funded since the program began in 2022. It was developed in partnership with UNCF (United Negro…

Princeton Voices on Israel and Gaza
Oct. 10, 2023

Princeton’s scholars provide insights and context on the Hamas attack, Israel’s response, and the geopolitical context. On Thursday at 4:30 p.m., watch SPIA’s panel discussion with former U.S. ambassador to Israel Daniel Kurtzer, former prime minister of the Palestinian Authority Salam Fayyad, and guest Mona Yacoubian of the United States…

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.