The next big thing from Princeton's MacMillan lab: an ‘improbable’ mechanism for a difficult chemical bond .
Nobel Prize winner David MacMillan’s team has found a new way to use ordinary blue light shining on an iron catalyst to create carbon-carbon bonds that are otherwise difficult to form, a mechanism with promise for pharmaceuticals.
Two Princeton seniors and one Oxford student named Sachs Scholars .
Princeton seniors Nathnael Mengistie and Sydney Hughes, and University of Oxford student Elise Doumergue, have been named recipients of the Daniel M. Sachs Class of 1960 Graduating Scholarship, one of Princeton University’s highest awards.
How to volunteer with intention during Princeton's Month of Service and all year .
Help your community service have more impact and meaning with these best practices from Princeton University’s John H. Pace, Jr. ’39 Center for Civic Engagement.
Three Princeton faculty members awarded NEH grants to support advanced research in the humanities .
A major international project to digitize a “lost archive” from an 18th-century convent in Manila and two faculty book projects have received research grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Princeton is led by Christopher L. Eisgruber, a constitutional scholar who became our 20th president in 2013. The trustees are responsible for the overall direction of the University. Our academic officers and officers of the corporation oversee various aspects of University governance.
- 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
- 2001Financial aid policy changes, replacing loans with grants that do not need to be repaid