Nirenberg Welcomes Scholars for 2022–23 Academic Year

On September 19, 2022, Director and Leon Levy Professor David Nirenberg delivered remarks as 281 new and returning scholars arrived on campus, from postdoctoral fellows at the beginning of their research careers to distinguished senior academics, in...

Celebrating Chen Ning Yang at 100

The Institute for Advanced Study extends well wishes to former Mathematics/Natural Sciences Faculty member Chen Ning Yang on his 100th birthday. During Yang’s time at IAS, he and his collaborator, fellow Faculty member Tsung Dao Lee, were awarded the 1957 Nobel Prize in Physics. He has a left tremendous legacy in our community today.

IAS Scholars on the James Webb Telescope’s First Images

“We can see the unseen. An astonishing deep-field image of crashing galaxies and bygone nebulae. A glimpse at what the death of our own sun might look like. Baby stars being born perched on cosmic cliffs. The first photographs of the JWST are breathtaking, and they will dramatically change how we understand the universe."

Institute Letter, Spring 2022

Explore the legacy of civil rights activist and educator Bob Moses from the perspective of Distinguished Visiting Professor Karen Uhlenbeck; read about the current struggle of Ukrainians and its ties to the past; and take a tour of the Institute’s intellectual heritage with IAS Director and Leon Levy Professor David Nirenberg.

Click to download a PDF of the Spring 2022 Letter or read the digital edition here