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Reunions Program on Wise Giving: Families and Philanthropy

The choices you make about philanthropy can have a lasting effect on your best asset—your family—for generations. Panelists James (Jay) E. Hughes Jr. ’64, a retired attorney and author of the landmark Family Wealth: Keeping It in the Family; Malcolm A. Moore ’59, a trusts and estates attorney; and Richard Rampell ’74, a CPA in estate and charitable gift planning, will offer thoughtful guidelines and answer your questions.
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Makela-Goodman Named Director of Gift Planning

Rochelle Makela-Goodman, a fundraising professional with 19 years of development experience, has joined the Princeton University Office of Development as director of gift planning.
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Celebrating Gifts to the Center for African American Studies

Five alumni who joined together to name seminar rooms in historic Stanhope Hall, home to the Center for African American Studies, gathered on March 11 to dedicate the Hobson-Rogers Seminar Room on the first floor and the Barfield-Johnson Seminar Room on the second.
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There’s “Something Special” about Princeton: “Why I Give” by Y. S. Chi ’83

Y. S. Chi ’83 says the more he gives to Princeton, the more he receives. If his volunteer record is any indication, the relationship has been extraordinarily fulfilling. Chi is a former University trustee and has worked on behalf of the Alumni Schools Committee, the Council of the Princeton University Community, Annual Giving, Career Services, the Princeton Varsity Club, Capital Giving, the East Asian Studies Advisory Council, the Bridge Year Committee, and more. He also has given generously in support of University priorities.
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Five Questions with Kovey Coles ’15: Gaining a Global Perspective

Before Kovey Coles ’15 came to Princeton, he had limited experience traveling internationally. During the past three years, he has taken advantage of three opportunities to go abroad to four countries through the University's international initiatives. These programs have helped him choose his major in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and set him on a career path in global politics.
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Research in Molecular Biology: The First Step in Medical Breakthroughs

Princeton’s Department of Molecular Biology is home to some of the world’s leading scientists whose research holds tremendous promise for understanding the complexities of all living things. Their work may lead to discoveries that can mitigate illnesses or even extend life.
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Eric Wieschaus on Students, Science, and Society

Eric Wieschaus, Nobel laureate and Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology, talks about the importance of teaching science to non-majors and the rewarding experience of working with undergraduates.

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