In the Media

The Usefulness of a March for Science

April 23, 2017
“In some sense, the evidence of the usefulness of science is all around us,” Robbert Dijkgraaf said. “It’s in our back pockets, in our blood streams. We are governed by science—everybody is, even the people who aren’t supportive of it. But we are simply not...

Press Release

Janine Purcaro Appointed Chief Operating Officer at the Institute for Advanced Study

April 21, 2017
The Institute for Advanced Study has appointed Janine Purcaro as its new Chief Operating Officer and Associate Director for Finance and Administration, effective May 1.

IAS News

Robbert Dijkgraaf on The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge at Google

April 18, 2017
Video of Robbert Dijkgraaf's Google Author Talk "The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge" now available here . The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge | Talks at Google: Robbert Dijkgraaf , Institute Director and Leon and Levy Professor Date : March 28, 2017...

In the Media

The Kantorowicz Conundrum

April 17, 2017
Jacob Heilbrunn of The National Interest reviews Ernst Kantorowicz : A Life (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017) by Robert E. Lerner , former Member in the School of Historical Studies, writing "in this, the first full-length biography of Kantorowicz, Robert E...