Simon E. Gikandi says he became a professor of English because he loved books. As a child in Kenya, books were his passion; they allowed him to experience different places, people, and times. His reading ignited a second passion: the English language.
Interdisciplinary research is being conducted in all areas of engineering at Princeton. Following is a single example from each of the departments of the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
A gift of $5 million from Jane and Mark Wilf ’84 will fund the construction of Wilf Hall, a new dormitory in Butler College, and establish the Jane and Mark Wilf ’84 and Wilf Family Fund for Jewish Life, to support programming in the Center for Jewish Life (CJL).
A fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Jennifer Jordan McCall ’78 was named in Chambers USA Guide (2007) as a leading attorney in the wealth management field.
At Alumni Day 2008, Annual Giving Chair Raj Vinnakota ’93 presented awards to the year's top alumni volunteers.
A $4 million gift from Anthony H. P. Lee ’79 will enhance the study and performance of jazz at Princeton.
More than 700 alumni, parents, faculty, staff and friends gathered under banners bearing striking images and inspiring words in Jadwin Gymnasium Friday evening, November 9, to kick off Aspire: A Plan for Princeton.
Aspiring to sustain and expand its excellence in teaching and research, and to increase the University's impact on a changing world, Princeton leaders officially launch a comprehensive fundraising campaign on Friday, November 9, to raise $1.75 billion over the next five years.
Produced for the launch of the Aspire campaign in 2007, this video captures Princeton's aspiration to make the world a better place through the power of the mind and the imagination, as seen through the eyes of undergraduate and graduate students.