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Guggenheim Fellowship to Kim Lane Scheppele
April 12, 2024

Seven Princeton faculty members have received 2024 Guggenheim Fellowships, the largest faculty cohort since 2017. This year's recipients are...

A Drop in American Gun Violence
Nov. 2, 2023

Some progress has been made on firearm violence in recent decades.

What the Best Places in America Have in Common
Aug. 5, 2023
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And what they reveal about alleviating poverty across the country

The Gaps Between White and Black America, in Charts
June 22, 2020
In many parts of the country, black and white Americans continue to live in very different worlds. This distinctive feature of American inequality is not an accidental development but rather a result of policy choices.
Michelle Obama, Princeton Sociology Class of *85, pens letter to graduates everywhere.
June 12, 2020
Given the ongoing covid-19 pandemic, schools across the country have canceled their in-person commencement exercises. To celebrate the graduates whose final years of school have been upended, former first lady Michelle Obama and former president Barack Obama are taking part in a YouTube special. This is Mrs. Obama’s address to the Class of 2020.