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Growing up in her native Hawaii, Zoe Sims, a 2017 alumna, discovered a passion for ecology that began with exploring coral reefs.

In the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Study (PIIRS) Global Seminar “Athens Now: Culture and Politics in the Urban Space,” students experienced the Greek capital’s thriving cultural scene and gained an understanding of Athens that goes beyond ancient ruins and Aristotle.

This summer, 24 rising sophomores participated in a language immersion program in Aix-en-Provence. While they enrolled in the program to improve their command of the French language, they left with a deeper understanding of how language intersects with social, political and cultural issues. 

In a quiet corner of the Intelligent Robot Motion Lab at Princeton, Sourish Ghosh, a visiting student from the Indian Institute of Technology, is devising an algorithm to power a test-bed robot that is about the size of a dog and has the ability to run and jump.

"Never underestimate cultural barriers," said Janet Monge, a visiting professor in anthropology, to the 50 students in her "Human Evolution" course in late February — three weeks into the spring semester at...

To examine the enduring enigma of Venice, a new spring course at Princeton uses as its lens the theatricality of the city's unique topography, environment and geographic position.

This intersession, Princeton juniors concentrating in Spanish and Portuguese took a week-long trip to Spain and Portugal. A capstone to the junior seminar "Spanish and Portuguese-Speaking Worlds," the trip is designed to give students a hands-on opportunity to explore the history, language and culture...

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