Because of an endowment given by Michael Novogratz ’87 and wife Sukey Cáceres Novogratz ’89, the Bridge Year Program will be renamed the Novogratz Bridge Year Program. The program will now accept 42 students, an increase from the previous year’s 35.
During the conversation, which discussed Obama’s life from childhood to to her last day at the White House, Obama recounted her experiences at the University. She explained her thoughts on affirmative action and obstacles facing students of color.
A month after the hearings for then-nominee for the Supreme Court Brett Kavanaugh, scholars discussed implications and the future of democracy.
Award-winning columnist George Will GS ’68 has been selected as the Class of 2019 Baccalaureate speaker, according to a University statement released Tuesday.
Twenty anonymous student contributors with made-up names answer questions from students, prospective students, and even parents about anything related to Princeton University on the famous Tumblr blog called Real Talk Princeton. Whether the question is “how do I tell if a guy likes me?” or “can I bring my orgo grade up to a B?,” the contributors are ready to give their insight.
In an interview with The Daily Princetonian, Rouse explained that test scores and grades are flawed and aren’t capable of predicting someone’s future success. She believes in the importance of other personal factors that emerge through Harvard’s consideration, like persistence, aspiration, and grit.
On Monday, Oct. 15, Western and Princeton sociology professor Matthew Desmond spoke about this humanistic approach that Western took in his book. In his earlier works, Western had a stronger focus on statistical analysis.
Former First Lady Michelle Obama ’85 will begin a book tour for her upcoming memoir, “Becoming,” next month.