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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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$10 Million from Alumnus Establishes Louis A. Simpson Center for the Study of Macroeconomics at Princeton

A $10 million gift from Louis Simpson, an alumnus of Princeton’s Graduate School, has established the Louis A. Simpson Center for the Study of Macroeconomics in the University’s Department of Economics.
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Annual Giving Recognizes Volunteer Service

On Friday, February 20, at the traditional Annual Giving dinner prior to Alumni Day more than 120 Annual Giving volunteers gathered at the mid-point of the 2014-15 campaign. During the evening, Annual Giving Chair Louise S. Sams ’79 presented several distinguished achievement awards to the leaders of last year's Annual Giving campaign.
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Scheide Donates Rare Books Library to Princeton

Musician, musicologist, bibliophile, and philanthropist William H. Scheide, a 1936 Princeton University alumnus who died in November at age 100, has left his extraordinary collection of some 2,500 rare printed books and manuscripts to Princeton University. With an expected appraised value of nearly $300 million, it is the largest gift in the University’s history.
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Head Coaching Position for Men’s Squash Named for Bob Callahan ’77

The head coaching position for Princeton’s men’s squash team will be named for Bob Callahan ’77, who was inducted into the U.S. Squash Hall of Fame in 2012 for his contributions to the game as a Princeton player and as the University’s men’s squash coach for 32 years.
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Recent People and Priorities

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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Stacey Roth Goergen ’90 Finds an Artful Connection to Princeton

Although Stacey Roth Goergen ’90 had been steeped in the art world as a curator, collector, and art museum board member, she wasn’t all that familiar with what was happening at Princeton’s own art museum. That changed several years ago, after meeting Frances Winston Levy ’79 at a gathering of Princeton alumnae in New York.
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Princeton Pause February 2015: Five Years of “This Is Princeton”

Each winter since 2010, we’ve been asking alumni, parents, and friends to share their photos that best say, “This Is Princeton.” Here’s a look at some of our favorites from the past five years. We hope you enjoy these great Tiger memories!

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