Faculty in the News
This will not be on the test: A new approach to learning quantum chemistry .
The implications of quantum science are extraordinary, but sometimes intimidating. So “Chemistry 305: The Quantum World" takes a new tack: Teach the nuts and bolts of quantum mechanics until the midterm, then switch from problem sets and quizzes to a seminar-style exploration.
Jennifer Rexford named Princeton’s next provost .
Jennifer Rexford, the Gordon Y.S. Wu Professor in Engineering, will become Princeton’s provost in March following the departure of Deborah Prentice, who has been named Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge.
NYU and Princeton philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah named Baccalaureate speaker .
Appiah, a renowned philosopher and cultural theorist, was awarded the National Humanities Medal for “seeking eternal truths in the contemporary world."