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December 12, 2013

The 2014 Plasma Camp program for middle and high school teachers is now accepting applications.

November 12, 2013

More than 1,500 researchers, including scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), have gathered in Denver, Colorado, for the 55th Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society’s (APS) Division of Plasma Physics (DPP).

November 5, 2013

An image from our article, "The Use of DC Glow Discharges as Undergraduate Educational Tools" was recently featured as the cover art for the September issue of the American Journal of Physics.

October 12, 2013

It was a beautiful autumn day in Princeton, NJ. As tailgaters got ready for the football game (Princeton vs. Lafayette) in Lot 21, others took the short walk into Jadwin Gym to take part in the University's Annual Community & Staff Day.

August 14, 2013

As the summer internship programs at PPPL come to an end, students were finally able to show off all of their hard work. On Wednesday, August 14, 2013, approximately 25 students pinned their posters up and made wonderful presenations to PPPL staff, family and special guests.

June 15, 2013

Some students come into the high school internship program at PPPL already harboring an interest in plasma physics, knowing exactly what research they want to work on and what they want to learn. Others come in not really knowing what to expect.

June 9, 2013

On Sunday, June 9th, the Science Education Department welcomed a new group of students to Princeton. They were invited to and participated in, our summer undergraduate programs kick-off picnic, on Princeton University’s main campus.

May 11, 2013

The Pathways to Science program celebrated the achievements of its mentors and mentees at the final Summit Event on Saturday, May 11.

April 28, 2013

Out of 69 high school teams from all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Princeton High School Science Team placed 14th in the top 16 High School teams at the National Science bowl!! 

March 22, 2013

Over 360 young women from across New Jersey and Pennsylvania joined us today for the 12th annual Young Women’s Conference in Science, Mathematics, Technology, and Engineering. 


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