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Princeton Names Inaugural Cohort of International Streicker Fellows

April 22nd, 2015 / Office of Inter...

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.

$10 Million Gift from Alumnus Funds Music Building at Princeton

April 13th, 2015 / Development Com...

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.

Gift Establishes the Thomas M. Siebel History of Science Professorship

February 25th, 2015 / Development Com...

A $4 million gift from technology entrepreneur and philanthropist Thomas M. Siebel has created the Thomas M. Siebel Professorship in the History of Science. “This generous gift from Tom Siebel will significantly advance our efforts to interpret the development of scientific ideas and to understand their historical importance,” said President Christopher L. Eisgruber.

Annual Giving Recognizes Volunteer Service

February 24th, 2015 / Annual Giving

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.

Scheide Donates Rare Books Library to Princeton

February 13th, 2015 / Development Com...

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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