Academy Award-nominated film director, screenwriter, and producer Baz Luhrmann has been invited to address the Class of 2017 at the Class Day ceremony on Monday, June 5, according to a University press release. Class Day takes place on the eve of the University’s Commencement and is being organized by members of the graduating class. “[Luhrmann’s] life exhibits what it is like to dream, preserve and explore the full breadth of one’s desires and passions, which is a fitting mindset to convey to graduates before entering the real world,” Class Day co-chair Deana Hamlin ’17 said in the release.
Former President of South Korea Park Geun-hye was arrested and jailed on Friday in Korea on the charges of corruption that led to her removal from office three weeks ago.
Students and members of the town gathered at Labyrinth Books to attend a poetry reading with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Paul Muldoon on Tuesday.
The Constitutional Court of South Korea ousted President Park Geun-hye on March 9 after months of unrest in the country, including protests against government corruption.
The Princeton Garden Theatre, located on Nassau Street, has been named New Jersey’s Best Movie Theater by NJ.com. According to a press release, it was the winner among five finalists.
“We wanted to be here and recognize that and stand in solidarity with all of the women in our lives and around the world that make it a better place,” said Maggie Dillon ’06, executive director of Princeton in Asia.
News and Notes: University adds website resources in response to immigration order, hosts info session
The Davis International Center will hold an open information session tomorrow for University students and scholars who have been affected by the Executive Order. Attendees will be able to hear updates and ask questions about the situation.
Princeton’s former Civil Rights Commission was active from 1968 to 1998, according to Town Topics. A subcommittee of the Human Services department introduced an ordinance last October after working for its re-establishment for two years.
Friends interviewed said they remembered Shin as a kind, humble, and hard-working person who was passionate about neuroscience, literature and history, and the state of affairs in South Korea.
Jessica Lee, who has served senior admission positions at the University and Barnard College, has been named the new director of admission.