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Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019
by Liz Fuller-Wright, Office of Communications
Just how valuable are Yelp and Amazon ratings?
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019
Efforts at controlling the powers of concentrated wealth has been an ongoing problem within society. Some believe overcoming the issue involves looking back at the foundations of democratic societies.
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019
by Molly Sharlach, Office of Engineering Communications
What factors make a political movement successful? Can internet searches reveal patterns of economic inequality? How do racial and gender biases influence health outcomes?
Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019
Positive, prosperous, priceless, — three words that perfectly describe the Princeton University Preparatory Program and their community of young, driven scholars.
Monday, Jun 10, 2019
Alejandro Portes, the Howard Harrison and Gabrielle Snyder Beck Professor of Sociology, Emeritus, and senior scholar in sociology, has been awarded the 2019 Princess of Asturias Award in the Social Sciences. The Princess of Asturias Awards are the highest form of recognition bestowed by the Spanish Crown and among the most important prizes...
Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018
by Janet Vertesi
The scientist at the front of the room hunched over and splayed his arms out to his sides. Waddling a bit like a penguin, he shuffled his feet over to one side, then the other as he described how the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity had recently explored a part of the planet Mars. Suddenly he looked up, his eyes searching for the ethnographer in...
Thursday, May 10, 2018
by Kristin Qian, Class of 2018
Frederick Wherry, a professor of sociology at Princeton, calls himself an “accidental sociologist.”
Thursday, May 3, 2018
by The Office of Communications
The National Academy of Sciences has elected six Princeton faculty members, including our very own Dalton Conley, as new members. They are among 84 new members and 21 foreign associates in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
Sunday, Apr 29, 2018
by The Office of Communications
The CBS program “60 Minutes” featured Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber and several students Sunday evening, focusing on how Princeton and other colleges and universities are increasing college access and success for first-generation and low-income college students.

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