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Princeton University has signed a five-year renewal of its strategic partnership with the University of Tokyo to further support collaborative research and teaching and boost interdisciplinary scholarship.

When Yi Wang rang the New York Stock Exchange opening bell on Sept. 27, Princeton Dean of Engineering Emily Carter and computer science professors Jennifer Rexford and Kai Li cheered along with his other invited guests. Wang, co-founder of the Shanghai-based LAIX Inc., received his doctorate in computer...

When a staging of the classic Chinese opera “Farewell My Concubine” performed by the Shanghai Peking Opera Company sold out at Princeton University in September 2017, Jianping Mei, a 1990 graduate alumnus in economics, had a big idea. He wondered if there were enough Princeton students interested in studying Peking Opera — in Shanghai.

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.

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