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


Starting this fall, the Program in Music Theatre was established in collaboration with the Program in Theater, the Program in Dance and the Department of Music.

Princeton Correspondents on Undergraduate Research

Princeton Correspondents on Undergraduate Research (PCURs), is a cohort of sophomore, junior, and senior students who blog about all things related to the research experience.

Image of student artwork and Monet painting

Anya Klepikov, a lecturer in Theater and the Lewis Center for the Arts and a New York based set and costume designer, offered an exciting new freshman seminar this spring: “Creative Exploration of Color in Life and Artistic Expressions”.

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.