University - Top Stories Six Princeton seniors awarded Schwarzman Scholarships for study in Beijing 2016-12-05T20:30:00.000000Z Princeton seniors Jacob Cannon, Preston Lim, Samuel Maron, Emery Real Bird, Molly Reiner and Kevin Wong have been named Schwarzman Scholars. The Schwarzman Scholarship covers the cost of graduate study and living toward a one-year master's program at Tsinghua University in Beijing. FACULTY AWARD: Giombi and Pretorius receive New Horizons in Physics Prizes 2016-12-05T17:11:34.000000Z Princeton University faculty members Simone Giombi, an assistant professor of physics, and Frans Pretorius, a professor of physics, have each received a 2017 New Horizons in Physics Prize. The prize, which includes a $100,000 award, recognizes early-career researchers who have already produced imp... Princeton senior Sell receives Mitchell Scholarship to study in Ireland 2016-12-05T16:30:00.000000Z Princeton University senior Ellie Sell has been named a George J. Mitchell Scholar to study gender, sexuality and culture at University College Dublin. Twelve Mitchell Scholarships were awarded to students nationwide by the nonprofit U.S.-Ireland Alliance based in Washington, D.C. Jessica Lee named director of admission 2016-12-01T18:30:00.000000Z Jessica Lee, who has served in senior admission positions at Princeton University and Barnard College, has been named director of admission at Princeton, effective immediately. Application opens for presenters at 2017 Princeton Research Day 2016-12-01T16:00:00.000000Z Applications are being accepted for presenters at the 2017 Princeton Research Day, the second annual campus-wide celebration of research and creative endeavors by the University's undergraduates, graduate students, postdoctoral researchers and other nonfaculty researchers. Strengthening, preserving energy and water resources animates E-ffiliates meeting 2016-11-29T21:15:00.000000Z Energy and environmental experts gathered at Princeton University Nov. 11 for the Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership's Fifth Annual Meeting to grapple with fundamental questions about how to build a stronger infrastructure and propose solutions for providing and using energy and water more effici... Q&A with Patten: The moral foundations of minority rights 2016-11-28T16:00:00.000000Z In an increasingly diverse America, weighing the rights of the majority versus the rights of the minority sparks debate and disagreement, both in the realm of theory and in everyday life. Princeton politics professor Alan Patten answers questions on the topic of minority rights and why they matte... Workshop for graduate students in philosophy focuses on mentoring women 2016-11-28T14:30:00.000000Z Nearly 50 graduate students from around the country and beyond gathered at Princeton University for "Athena in Action: A Networking and Mentoring Workshop for Graduate Student Women in Philosophy." Model could shatter a mystery of glass 2016-11-28T13:00:00.000000Z Princeton University researchers have developed a computational model for creating a "perfect glass" that never crystallizes — even at absolute zero. The model provides a new way of thinking about glasses that may resolve aspects of glass that have puzzled scientists for decades. University kicks off holiday outreach service initiatives 2016-11-22T20:00:00.000000Z Members of the University community have the opportunity to share the holiday spirit through a series of community service initiatives and special events planned for November, December and January.