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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. 

January 5, 2013

Saturday, January 5, 2013 will mark the kick-off of our 29th Annual Science on Saturday lecture series. The speaker, James Olsen,  Professor in the at Princeton University, will give a lecture titled: “The Large Hadron Collider: big science for big questions".

November 7, 2012

Four days before the national election, and while the whole country's hairs figuratively stood on end, we were making sure that New England kids' hairs were doing it literally!

October 16, 2012

The Spot Award Program was initiated in 2000 to recognize and reward those individual staff members who have made short-term extraordinary contributions or accomplishments.  It honors those who have excelled in resolving complex problems leading to improvement or innovations resulting in co

October 1, 2012

Time flies when you’re having fun!

But new adventures await...Post-doc Stephanie Wissel is headed off to a new position at UCLA, with research assignments in Hawaii and Antarctica (!) and new post-doc Arturo Dominguez joins us after recently finishing his Ph.D. at MIT.

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