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Princeton Names Inaugural Cohort of International Streicker Fellows

Nine Princeton undergraduates will intern and conduct research internationally this summer as the University's first Streicker Fellows. The Streicker International Fellows Fund was established in 2015 to provide undergraduate students with the opportunity to carry out substantive research or educational projects while immersed in a foreign culture.
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Princeton Students Selected to Lead Projects for Peace

Two teams of Princeton University students will spend the summer introducing chamber music to young people in New York City and bringing together budding entrepreneurs in the Philippines, thanks to $10,000 grants from the Projects for Peace initiative. The program, which supports new and creative ideas for promoting peace around the world, funded 127 proposals this year.
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$10 Million Gift from Alumnus Funds Music Building at Princeton

A Princeton alumnus and his wife have given $10 million for the Music Building that is part of the University’s arts complex under construction near University Place and Alexander Street. The building eventually will be named by the donors, who wish to remain anonymous for now.
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Oxman Family Room Dedicated

President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83 joined friends and family members of Trustee Emeritus Stephen Oxman ’67 and his wife, Patricia, on March 30 to dedicate the Oxman Family Room in 300 Wallace Hall.
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Gift Establishes the Thomas M. Siebel History of Science Professorship

A $4 million gift from technology entrepreneur and philanthropist Thomas M. Siebel has created the Thomas M. Siebel Professorship in the History of Science.
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Recent People and Priorities

Repaying a Debt to Princeton—and to the United States

In 1963, when Fernando Aenlle-Rocha was not quite two years old, his family left everything in Cuba and sailed to America. He became the first in his family to attend college. “Princeton transformed my life,” he said. “It began the process of opening my eyes to opportunities and the rest of the world.”
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Janet Morrison Clarke ’75 Discovers Another Family at Princeton

Growing up outside Worcester, Massachusetts, the oldest of five girls, Janet Morrison Clarke ’75 believed her interests in art, design, and math would serve her well in her planned profession as an architect. She knew that Princeton had a top-notch architecture school. And when she read in Mademoiselle magazine in 1969 that the University was going co-ed, she thought, “I might be able to get in.”
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James E. Crawford III ’68, Annual Giving Committee

Back in high school in St. Louis, Missouri, Jim Crawford was a ham radio operator. Then he found out about computers, taught himself to program, and has never looked back. He majored in electrical engineering at Princeton, and took as many computer science courses as he could squeeze in.
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A Home for Creativity and Connection

In designing the new Music Building and Lewis Center for the Arts complex, architect Steven Holl sought to create a collective space that would relate to the rest of the campus. In this video, he discusses his vision for the project and University Architect Ron McCoy *80 describes the connections Princetonians have with the University’s venerable buildings, and the challenge that presents for this new generation of architecture. (Video by Jon Roemer)

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