University - Top Stories People prove adept at predicting emotional transitions 2017-06-28T11:01:11.000000000-04:00 New work from researchers at Princeton University and Harvard University shows that people are quite skilled at predicting others' future emotions, thanks to a powerful mental model of emotional transitions. New names for campus spaces honoring Nobel laureates Morrison, Lewis take effect July 1 2017-06-28T09:30:02.000000000-04:00 Effective Saturday, July 1, the West College building on the Princeton campus will be named in honor of Nobel laureate and emeritus faculty member Toni Morrison, and the major auditorium at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs will be named for Nobel laureate and former f... Behind the scenes: The Princeton-Fung Global Forum asks 'Can Liberty Survive the Digital Age?' 2017-06-27T11:30:00.000000000-04:00 The Princeton-Fung Global Forum, held earlier this year in Berlin, Germany, addressed the timely and urgent question, “Can Liberty Survive the Digital Age?” Take a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the Princeton-Fung Global Forum, as well as highlights from each panel. TigerTalks in the City discuss faculty 'Breakthrough Books' 2017-06-27T09:03:00.000000000-04:00 Last month, the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council (PEC), in partnership with Princeton University Press, held a TigerTalks in the City on "Breakthrough Books," featuring four Princeton faculty members discussing their most recent books, all published by PUP, in New York City. Staff writing contest winners illuminate the overlooked and underappreciated 2017-06-26T13:45:03.000000000-04:00 Four Princeton staff members have been honored for their essays in the third annual Princeton Writes essay contest, which invited University staff to share their thoughts on something they believe is overlooked or underappreciated at Princeton. Kastner opens frontiers for young minds 2017-06-26T12:00:02.000000000-04:00 Princeton professor Sabine Kastner is helping explain neuroscience to curious young minds through an academic journal for children and outreach activities on campus. O'Toole receives Orwell Prize for Journalism 2017-06-23T09:35:36.000000000-04:00 Fintan O'Toole, a visiting lecturer in theater and the Lewis Center for the Arts, has been awarded the Orwell Prize for Journalism for his commentary on the Brexit referendum. Summer at Princeton 2017-06-23T08:00:31.000000000-04:00 While most of our students are away, campus is still bustling during the summer. Check out the updated Princeton Summer website for news and information on activities and resources on campus and around town, including recreation, dining, libraries and more. STEM event spurs interest in engineering for Harlem schoolchildren 2017-06-23T07:43:00.000000000-04:00 At the 4th annual Harlem Prep to Princeton Program, organized by the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering’s graduate program, schoolchildren from New York City learned about the science, technology and math (STEM) fields. The young scientists spent the day exploring multiple labs, w... Employee retirements: June 2017 2017-06-22T15:51:00.000000000-04:00 An updated list of University employee retirements, released in June 2017.