The Institute for Advanced Study

The Institute for Advanced Study has appointed Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer to its Board of Trustees, effective October 29, 2016. Lerman-Neubauer is a trustee of the Neubauer Family Foundation and owns a boutique communications practice. A corporate communications specialist, Lerman-Neubauer has always been interested in the...
The Institute for Advanced Study , one of the world’s foremost centers for curiosity-driven basic research, will be recognized by the American Physical Society (APS) and the European Physical Society (EPS) as their first Joint Historic Physics Site in the United States...
Each year, leading scientists and scholars come to the Institute for Advanced Study from around the world to interact, explore, share and discover. A new intellectual mix of researchers and ideas is created, spanning young postdoctoral fellows to distinguished senior professors, across the humanities and sciences.
Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang, Artist-in-Residence at the Institute for Advanced Study, has announced the performers for the 2016­–17 Edward T. Cone Concert Series . Titled “The Pattern Makers , Lang’s first season as Artist-in-Residence will present a range of vibrant ensembles and soloists.
The InterAcademy Partnership–the global network of national science, medical and engineering academies–launched a new three-year project on scientific advice for global policymaking. Conducted in partnership with the Institute for Advanced Study and sponsored by Carnegie Corporation of New York, the project will explore how to...
Elizabeth Boluch Wood
The Institute for Advanced Study has appointed Elizabeth Boluch Wood as its new Chief Development Officer. Wood, who was Vice President for Development at Princeton University from 2010 to 2016, and most recently served as Assistant to the President for Capital Gifts, will join the Institute in September.
Nathan Seiberg at 2015 PITP
The fifteenth annual Prospects in Theoretical Physics program will convene more than 100 graduate students and postdoctoral scholars from around the world at the Institute for Advanced Study from July 18 to 29 to explore “ Computational Plasma Astrophysics .” The 2016 Prospects in Theoretical Physics program is cosponsored by the Institute, the Max Planck Princeton Center for Fusion and Astro Plasma Physics (MPCC), and the Black Hole Accretion Theory and Computation Network (the Horizon collaboration).
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education has named the Institute for Advanced Study a silver award winner of its 2016 Circle of Excellence awards program . IAS was recognized for its brief film “An Inside View of IAS,”...
The Institute for Advanced Study has appointed Veena Das and Lorraine Daston to its Board of Trustees. Das, Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Anthropology at Johns Hopkins University, has been nominated by the Institute’s School of Social Science and succeeds Margaret Levi. Daston, who was nominated by...
“I am not unaware of the fact that I have sketched out an educational Utopia. I have deliberately hitched the Institute to a star; it would be wrong to begin with any other ambition or aspiration.” -- Abraham Flexner , Founding Director 1930–39 Flexner’s...
The National Math Festival will bring together some of the most fascinating mathematicians of our time to inspire and challenge participants to see math in new and exciting ways.
The Institute for Advanced Study has selected Steven Holl to design its new Rubenstein Commons, named after the Carlyle Group co-founder and philanthropist David Rubenstein. In choosing among the proposals, Robbert Dijkgraaf, Institute Director and Leon Levy Professor, said the commons should be like “a...