Princeton’s grandest Reunions tradition—a living timeline of passing generations cheered by thousands of spectators—has inspired writers of memoir and fiction, and the P-rade has marched into immortality on the printed page.
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One sunny day in 1970, accompanied by conga drums and a rock and roll band, Princeton’s first dance students presented their inaugural performance. They called it “To Dance Is to Live!” Today, somewhere on campus, a Princeton student will reaffirm those words -- en pointe or in a backspin, in a choreography class or a tap-dance troupe.
Carrico “Carra” Torres ’14 was raised with a deep appreciation for the role of individual agency in the world. The daughter of two professional relief workers, she and her younger brother often accompanied their parents on trips from their home in northern New Mexico to overseas disaster relief sites.
Princeton’s Graduate School has been attracting some of the world’s most promising scholars for more than 100 years. These talented students collaborate with the University’s distinguished faculty, produce their own original scholarship, and teach undergraduates, all in preparation for taking their place in the classrooms, laboratories, boardrooms, and government halls of tomorrow.
Two Princeton University research projects -- a new tool for visualizing drug therapy in the brain and a method for aiding the search for planets outside our solar system—have been selected to receive grants from Princeton's Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund.
Christopher L. Eisgruber, Princeton's provost for the past nine years, has been named the University's 20th president, effective July 1. He succeeds Shirley M. Tilghman, who last fall announced her intention to step down at the end of this academic year after completing 12 years in office.
Peter Trent ’54 has more in common with today’s students than a penchant for orange and black. The scholarship he created allows him to extend a helping hand to an undergraduate each year -- just as one was extended to him.
Remembrance is important to Herb Hobler '44. It led him to create two charitable remainder unitrusts at the University. “I want my name remembered at Princeton, which I strongly support with a belief and faith carried on by an annual gift,” he said.
Howard “Scott” McCue III ’68, retired from the international law firm Mayer Brown LLP, shares his expertise on recent tax law changes and their possible ramifications for charitable giving.