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2018-2019

The fellowships support their final year of study at Princeton and are awarded to one Ph.D. student in each of the four divisions (humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering) whose work has exhibited the highest scholarly excellence.

Princeton University seniors Mikaela Gerwin, a concentrator in History, and Rachel Linfield, a concentrator in History of Science, have been awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarships.

Natasha Wheatley's article "Spectral Legal Personality in Interwar International Law: On New Ways of Not Being a State" won the 2018 Surrency Prize from the American Society for Legal History.

The story of the “attempt at a system of elements,” as Mendeleev titled his initial publication, has been laid out clearly by science historian Michael Gordin in a special issue of the journal Science.

The Hastings Center is a nonpartisan, nonprofit research institution that addresses fundamental ethical questions in medicine, science, and technology.

Margarita Fajardo *15, who received her Ph.D. from Princeton University in 2015, has been awarded a grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Theodore Rabb, professor of history, emeritus, founder of Princeton’s “Humanities Sequence” and an innovative teacher of generations of students, died Jan. 7 at Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center. He was 81.

History of Science Annual Workshop
February 8-9, 2019
210 & 211 Dickinson Hall

Published this week by W.W. Norton & Company, Fault Lines pinpoints the country’s entrenched political polarization to the mid-1970s, a time when Kruse and Zelizer argue multiple rifts began to occur in the social order.

Princeton researchers Rachel Selinsky and Professor Thomas Conlan are using modern materials analyses to learn about medieval metallurgical practices in Japan.

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