Scholarship and Transformative Education in Prisons

NJ-STEP Students Dive Into Engineering Research at Princeton University

The Princeton’s Prison Teaching Initiative (PTI) team recruit and support a cohort formerly incarcerated undergraduate research interns each summer. In addition, PTI has brought higher education classes to prisons across New Jersey since 2006, and is a founding partner of the National Science Foundation’s STEM-OPS network, which advances STEM learning opportunities for people who are currently and formerly incarcerated. Read full article here.

Touring Princeton’s High-Performance Computing Research Center gave the group a peek inside the data hall that hosts complex computations for research such as modeling the formation of galaxies and the collisions of subatomic particles

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