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Guyot Hall

Gift from Eric and Wendy Schmidt to create a new home for computer science at Princeton University

May 29th, 2019 / Advancement

Historic Guyot Hall will be substantially rebuilt and expanded to create a new home for Princeton’s Department of Computer Science, thanks to a gift from Eric Schmidt ’76 and his wife, Wendy Schmidt. Planned for completion in 2026, the building will be renamed as the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Hall and will consolidate the computer science department — which is currently spread out over nine different buildings — into one purpose-built space.

Edward W. Felten, Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs. Director, Center of Information Technology Policy. Director, Program in Information Technology and Society

Gift Expands Impact of Center for Information Technology Policy

November 8th, 2018 / Advancement

Princeton will establish a technology and democracy program within the University’s Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP), a leading authority on issues related to artificial intelligence, internet privacy and security, big data, cryptocurrencies and the impact of digital technologies on society. The new program, made possible by a gift from an anonymous donor, will include a first-of-its-kind technology policy clinic that will enable technical specialists to provide nonpartisan studies and expertise on emerging technologies to federal, state and local policymakers so that elected officials can make better informed decisions on behalf of the public. 

Louis A. Simpson International Building

M. S. Chadha Center for Global India Established at Princeton

February 16th, 2018 / Pat Coen

A gift from Sumir Chadha of Princeton’s Class of 1993 has established the M. S. Chadha Center for Global India, which will bring together scholars and students from all disciplines to broadly explore contemporary India, including its economy, politics, and culture. The center is named in honor of Chadha’s grandfather, a distinguished physician who served as the director general of Health Services for India.

Lin Endowment

Why I Established the Edward Y. T. and Ho-Chi Huang Lin Family Endowment for Asian-American Studies

January 11th, 2018 / Advancement

By Nancy H. Lin ’77 S76 P10

My father received his graduate degree in economics from Princeton 1935. He was a Boxer Rebellion Indemnity Scholar, and while he enjoyed his studies, he seldom spoke about his years at Princeton, although he did ask me not to join an eating club or play golf.  He became an interpreter, often acted in a paralegal capacity, and community social worker for Chinese immigrants, mostly in New York City’s Chinatown. My father had high, challenging standards and a kind heart.

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