Princeton University

Princeton, New Jersey

NAS Members Honored for Contributions to Science

Jun 15, 2015 by NAS |

David Legates and Will Happer, two lifetime NAS members, were honored at the Heartland Institute's international conference on climate change. 

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Academic Freedom at U Chicago and Princeton

Apr 07, 2015 by Robert P. George |

NAS board of advisors member Robert P. George applauds two universities for embracing academic freedom. 

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Old-Fashioned Advice to Princeton Women

Jun 06, 2013 by Russell K. Nieli |

Russell Nieli argues that the backlash against Susan Patton's letter to the Daily Princetonian has misunderstood her common-sense counsel.

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The Implausible “Stereotype Threat” Excuse

Mar 28, 2013 by George Leef |

Defenders of affirmative action must work hard to explain away a serious problem: the tendency for the students admitted due to preferences to do relatively poorly in their coursework.

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Fellowship Positions with The James Madison Program

Nov 09, 2012 by Crystal Plum |

The James Madison Program invites scholars to apply for its Fellowship positions.

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Princeton and Urbana Universities: A Tale of Two Schools

Mar 05, 2012 by Richard Vedder |

Tax policies favor rich colleges, even though small, struggling liberal-arts colleges probably make far better use of incremental private donations, says Richard Vedder.

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A Glimpse of Culture Change at Princeton

Nov 17, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Princeton's sustainability open house confirmed that "it's about changing habits."

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Inadequate and Superfluous

Sep 18, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

A Princeton professor feels too white to talk about diversity.

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Gothic Arch and Ghost Town

Jun 21, 2009 by Peter Wood |

Princeton's gracious campus expresses confidence in the life of the mind; UMass Amherst's Chancellor cries uncle; a New Jersey ghost town points its bony finger.

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Princeton News

May 14, 2009 by Peter Wood |

Students protest Professor Robert George and National Organization of Marriage

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When I Squeeze You, You Make Noise!

Aug 22, 2008 by Peter Wood |

NAS executive director Peter Wood considers the rationale behind Princeton's "25 Most Influential Alumni" list. Not to miss among the "Portraits of Influence" is the man who gave us the Rubber Ducky song.

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Human Nature: NAS Attends an Environmental Justice Conference

May 02, 2008 by Ashley Thorne |

Ashley Thorne shares reflections on the "Race, Place, and Environmental Justice" conference held on campus at Princeton.

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