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At orientation, talented graduate students from around the world prepare to extend their horizons
Sept. 7, 2022

Denise Valenti, Office of Communications

Sept. 6, 2022, 11:11 a.m.

Princeton University welcomed 743 graduate students from 55 countries for the 2022-23 academic year during orientation activities held Aug. 31 to Sept. 1. These incoming graduate students are the Graduate…

Access, Diversity and Inclusion announces the first ever Inclusive Academy Symposium
March 31, 2022

Princeton, NJ- In recent years, Princeton University's Graduate School has made significant progress in creating an inclusive community as well as diversifying its population of scholars. Since underrepresented minorities (URMs) are a population that is conspicuously and notoriously poorly represented in the upper echelons of academia, the…

Rodney Priestley named dean of Princeton’s Graduate School
March 9, 2022
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Written by Denise Valenti
Rodney Priestley, the Pomeroy and Betty Perry Smith Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and vice dean for innovation, has been named dean of Princeton University’s Graduate School. He will begin in his new role on June 1.
Princeton will significantly increase stipends to support graduate students
Jan. 25, 2022
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Written by Emily Aronson, Office of Communications
Princeton University will increase graduate fellowship and stipend rates by an average of 25% to about $40,000 for doctoral candidates during the 10-month academic year. It is the University’s largest one-year increase in graduate student stipend rates.
Princeton provides annual update on diversity, equity and inclusion efforts
Oct. 13, 2021
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Written by Emily Aronson, Office of Communications
As part of the University-wide effort to combat systemic racism, Princeton has published its first annual report highlighting diversity, equity and inclusion work across campus. The report provides a snapshot of projects, programs and initiatives during the 2020-21 academic year, and also includes demographic and climate data about students, staff, faculty and postdoctoral scholars.
Princeton’s new pre-doctoral fellowship aims to help diversify academic pipeline
Aug. 18, 2020
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Written by Emily Aronson

 

Princeton’s Graduate School has launched a new pre-doctoral fellowship, which will fund students to study at Princeton for a year before they enroll as first-year Ph.D. students. Students from groups historically underrepresented in higher education are especially encouraged to apply for…

Princeton eliminates GRE test requirement for 14 graduate programs
Sept. 17, 2019
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Written by Emily Aronson, Office of Communications

Fourteen Princeton University departments will no longer require the GRE test for graduate admission. Princeton is among other universities across the country that have eliminated the standardized test requirement for graduate study. 

The decision to make the Graduate Records Examination (GRE) optional is among Princeton’s efforts to…