News and Announcements

Profiles in Generosity - Call for Nominations
Nov. 22, 2022

President Eisgruber has said* that a key criteria by which Princeton students are selected for admission is their ability “to contribute to the education of their peers” (italics added).

Has a fellow student contributed to your learning simply out of kindness and generosity? Has a classmate, study group partner,…

Call for Proposals - 250th Fund for Innovation in Undergraduate Education
Nov. 22, 2022

The Office of the Dean of the College invites submissions to the 250th Fund for Innovation in Undergraduate Education, the University’s principal resource for supporting curricular innovation, by January 31, 2023

The purpose of the…

Online Book Conversation Series, Academic Innovation for the Public Good
Sept. 15, 2022

The McGraw Center is pleased to be one of the co-sponsors for a book conversation with Van Ton-Quinlivan, CEO of Futuro Health, in conversation with Mitchell Stevens, professor at Stanford Graduate School of Education. Join the online discussion! 

Hello and Welcome Class of 2026!
Aug. 31, 2022
 Welcome to the McGraw Center!

My name is Nic Voge. I oversee academic support offered by the McGraw Center at Princeton. I’m sure you’re excited, and a bit nervous, about all that’s ahead as you…

Four faculty members honored for excellence in mentoring graduate students
May 16, 2022

Four Princeton University faculty members have been named recipients of the Graduate Mentoring Awards.  The McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning and the Graduate School sponsor this annual award to honor Princeton faculty members who are exemplary in supporting the development of their graduate students as teachers, scholars, and…

Senior thesis: Cassidy Humphreys creates a faster, cheaper — and greener — chemical reaction
May 16, 2022

At the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning, Humphreys discovered the power of having a group to help her work through problem sets. When the pandemic ended in-person instruction, she reached out to her weekly homework group and set up Zoom study groups. Her junior and senior years, she served as a…

Graduate students honoured for excellence in teaching
May 16, 2022

McGraw Center Graduate Peer Coaches, Sooji Han and Lindsay Ofrias are listed as Graduate Student Teaching Award recipients. Soojung Han was recognized with the Collaborative Teaching Initiative (CTI) Graduate Teaching Award. 

The Graduate School has presented 29 graduate students with its annual Teaching Awards in recognition of their…

McGraw Academic Life & Learning Consultant Shruti Venkat named a 2022 Spirit of Princeton Award winner
April 28, 2022

Shruti Venkat is one of seven students named winners of the 2022 Spirt of Princeton Award, honoring Princeton University undergraduates for positive contributions to campus life.  The Spirit of Princeton Award is sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students and has been…

From Innovation to Transformation - The 2022 Pandemic Pedagogy Research Symposium
April 19, 2022

We are happy to co-sponsor From Innovation to Transformation - 2022 Pandemic Pedagogy Research Symposium being held on May 11 from 10 am to 3 pm EDT. This free and virtual event features a keynote address from alternative assessment expert Dr. Sharon Lauricella on ungrading, as…

Former McGraw Graduate Teaching Fellow Nikita Dutta *21 publishes study on the participation gap in engineering courses
March 23, 2022

Nikita Dutta (*21) did her PhD with Professor Craig Arnold as part of the MAE department and PRISM. Her doctoral work focused on characterizing structural evolution and structure-property relationships in solution-processed optoelectronic materials. At Princeton, she also pursued an interest in STEM education as a graduate fellow at the McGraw…