News and Announcements

Faculty members receive President’s Awards for Distinguished Teaching
July 2, 2024

Four Princeton University faculty members received President’s Awards for Distinguished Teaching at Commencement ceremonies Tuesday, May 28.

They are Gary Bass, the William P. Boswell Professor of World Politics of Peace and War and a professor of politics and the School of Public and International Affairs; Laura Kalin, associate…

Eight faculty members receive the Inclusive Pedagogy Grants
July 1, 2024

For a third year, the McGraw Center awarded Inclusive Pedagogy Grants to faculty in support of the revision of an element of an existing undergraduate course to more strongly reflect equitable and inclusive teaching practices.  

Several faculty awarded the grant were inspired by

NJ Senator Joe Cryan visited campus to learn about opportunity and access at Princeton
June 17, 2024

On April 30, Chair of the Senate Higher Education Committee, Joe Cryan, visited campus to meet with University leadership to learn about the University's groundbreaking efforts to expand access to and opportunities in higher education at Princeton and beyond through the Emma Bloomberg Center and the Program for Community College Engagement.

Prof. Rodrick Kuate Defo's TTI EGR 150 class visited E-quad to learn about 3-D printing.
May 29, 2024

As part of Princeton’s Teaching Transfer Initiative (TTI) program partnering with local community colleges to encourage community college students to explore and transfer to four-year institutions, students from Mercer County Community College who were enrolled in TTI’s offering of EGR 150 (Foundations of Engineering) were brought to Princeton…

MCCC Honors class visited Firestone Library
May 28, 2024

Dr. Bettina Caluori, professor of English at Mercer County Community College, and her Honors English Composition students visited Firestone Library in March. In addition to enjoying a tour of the facilities, the class learned more about how community college students can access and use resources available at Princeton’s libraries.

Semifinalists Named For Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Transformative Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship
May 27, 2024

Current Teaching Transfer Initiative (TTI) program students, Bailey Gummel, Amelia Melendez, Camila Villavizar Gomez, and Nathalie Wijaya were named Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship semi-finalists. The scholarship provides up to $55,000 per year for up to three years of enrollment to complete a BA at any accredited four-year school in…

Faculty members honored for excellence in mentoring graduate students
May 21, 2024

Four Princeton University faculty members have been named recipients of the Graduate Mentoring Awards by the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning and the Graduate School.

Congratulations to McGraw's Graduates of the Great Class of 2024!
May 17, 2024

You’ve contributed so much to McGraw and to your fellow students—you will be missed!

Best of luck on your next chapter,
from the McGraw Center

Class of 2024 Academic Life & Learning Consultants

Mia Beams
Katherine Belilty
Anika Buch
Sarah Fry
Antek Hasiura
Elise Kratzer
Hank Lin
Zach Martini…

Princeton graduate students honored for excellence in teaching
May 15, 2024

The Graduate School has presented 10 graduate students with its annual Teaching Awards in recognition of their outstanding abilities as instructors.

Winners were selected by a committee chaired by Lisa Schreyer, deputy dean of the Graduate School, and composed of the academic affairs deans of the Graduate School and…

McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning to Host Inaugural Centering Mentoring Summit
April 23, 2024

On Wed. May 1, 2024 The McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning at Princeton University will host the campus' first-ever event celebrating excellent, effective, and ethical mentorship by graduate students and postdoctoral scholars, the Centering Mentoring Summit. The Graduate School and the TigerWell Initiative in UHS are generously co-sponsoring this event.

The day-long Summit will take place in the Frist Campus Center and includes two morning panels highlighting grad student-initiated and department-based mentoring programs, and two afternoon workshops open to the entire campus community: Starting a Mentoring Program: Lessons Learned, and Developing and Refining your Mentoring Toolkit.