News and Announcements

Civic, Liberal, and Global Education: Designing a New First-Year Curriculum
March 28, 2024

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
4:30 - 5:45 PM
Betts Auditorium

Reception to follow.


How do we teach students the purpose and power of the liberal arts? How do we connect critical inquiry to their present – and future – lives? How do…

PTI teacher Pasquale Toscano named Jacobus Fellow
Feb. 29, 2024

José de Jesús Montaño López, Geneva Smith, Pasquale Toscano, and Ryan Unger have been named winners of the Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship, Princeton University’s top honor for graduate students.

The Jacobus Fellows will be honored at Alumni Day

Spring Semester Re-Set
Jan. 24, 2024

Each semester at Princeton affords new opportunities and poses new challenges. Mastering these requires ongoing adjustment and refinement of your learning strategies.

What can I do now to prepare for finals to make them less stressful and more successful?
Nov. 13, 2023

Preparing for (often) cumulative final exams is an ongoing process throughout the term. At this juncture in the semester, you can anticipate your future studying and practice for finals by taking doable steps that will not only be beneficial now but will be very helpful during finals period. Creating a plan for incorporating organizational and…

What Can I Do NOW to Prepare Myself for Dean's Date and Final Exams?
Nov. 8, 2023

Princeton's compressed semester and relatively little class time makes the lead up to finals particularly demanding. Given final projects and papers too, there simply isn't enough time at the end of the term—and during reading period--to do all the studying you need to do well on finals. And, Dean's Date poses its own unique challenges. At this…

Program for Community College Engagement will strengthen outreach partnerships
Oct. 24, 2023

As part of Princeton’s work to extend its academic outreach and strengthen relationships with New Jersey community colleges, the University has created the Program for Community College Engagement to oversee coordination of Princeton partnerships with two-year public institutions.

Is it time for a post-midterm re-set?
Oct. 23, 2023

Turn what you learned from your midterms into a plan for the second half of the semester.

Transfer Scholars Initiative prepares N.J. community college students to thrive at selective four-year schools
Oct. 11, 2023

The Transfer Scholars Initiative (TSI) is a new partnership between the University and New Jersey community colleges that aims to extend Princeton’s academic outreach and strengthen the outcomes for promising students considering transfer to selective four-year schools.

Acing a tough STEM test takes strategy.
Oct. 2, 2023
Princeton’s McGraw Center teaches it.

It might seem counterintuitive, but even at a place like Princeton, what you know isn’t the sole determinant of success. For exam-level problems in STEM and other quantitative courses at a high level, subject knowledge can get you only so far.

What is critical — the real key…

Middlesex College joins Princeton’s Community College Teaching Partnership
Sept. 26, 2023

Middlesex College will become the fourth school to join Princeton University’s Community College Teaching Partnership. Representatives of Middlesex and Princeton met Sept. 22 to sign an agreement formalizing the relationship.