The Spotlight articles showcase events and activities related to the diverse programs and offices within the Office of the Dean of the College.


Online learning highlights. Image courtesy of the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning.

During the past year, the Center’s Online Teaching and Learning Initiative began a series of pilot projects that implement key recommendations in the University’s Strategic Review of Online Education.

Cameron Platt, courtesy of Cameron Platt.

Cameron Platt '16, an English major from Santa Barbara, California, delivered the valedictory address at Princeton's 

A small shop in Havana. Photo by Dennisse Calle.

Dennisse Calle found the topic for her senior thesis along a Havana street, in the back of a stall that sells pirated movies and music.

Junior geosciences major Mitch Mitchell. Photo courtesy of the Princeton University Office of Communications.

Frist Campus Center was the center of Princeton University's research universe Thursday afternoon as more than 150 undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers presented their wor

Freshman seminar students at the home of Paul Reider. Photo courtesy of Denise Applewhite, Princeton University Office of Communications.

Paul Reider spent many years developing drugs for the pharmaceutical industry, working with top chemists to combat some of humanity's worst diseases, such as HIV.

Cameron Platt and Esther Kim, Photos courtesy of Platt and Kim.

Cameron Platt, an English major from Santa Barbara, California, has been selected as valedictorian of Princeton's Class of 2016.

Mark Fleurbaey with freshman seminar students. Photo by Denise Applewhite, Office of Communications.

Halfway around the table, it came time for freshman Ryan Ozminkowski to report on his research.

Princeton senior Joseph Scherrer. Photo courtesy of Scherrer.

Princeton University senior and physics major Joseph Scherrer is one of 12 college seniors and first-year graduate stu