News Archive 2017

Assistant Professor Ilana Witten to Receive 2017 Daniel X. Freedman Award

The Daniel X. Freedman Prize for Exceptional Basic Research is presented annually by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation to recognize the NARSAD young investigator who has made the most significant advances in basic research related to mental health.   Professor Witten's research has implications for understanding the mechanisms of drug addiction and other brain disorders.

Professor Betsy Levy Paluck to Receive Graduate Mentoring Award

Professor Betsy Levy Paluck has been selected as a recipient of the annual Graduate Mentoring Award.  Sponsored by the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning and the Graduate School, this annual award honors one Princeton faculty member from each academic division (humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering) who is exemplary in supporting the development of his or her graduate students as teachers, scholars, and professionals.  Professor Levy Paluck will be presented the prestigious award at the Graduate School's Hooding Ceremony on Monday, June 5th.

Professor Eldar Shafir Named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Professor Eldar Shafir is one of seven Princeton faculty members recently named fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of the country's oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers, convening leaders from the academic, business and government sectors to respond to the challenges facing the nation and the world.  Professor Shafir will be inducted into the Academy at a ceremony on October 7 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.