The Lewis Center for the Arts recently named Professor Jhumpa Lahiri Director of the University’s Program in Creative Writing.
The Tony Award for Best Musical went to Hadestown, produced by faculty member Mara Isaacs and Jordan Roth ’97. Faculty member Rachel Hauck and Lewis Center for the Arts guest artist Jessica Paz won for Best Scenic Design of a Musical and Best Sound Design of a Musical, respectively, for their work on Hadestown. Rodger and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!, produced by Roger S. Berlind ’52 and William Berlind ’95, won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical.
The Drama Desk Awards now recognize exceptional theatrical work in more than thirty categories by artists working on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway.
After graduation, Kate will pursue an MPhil in Development Studies at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar and continue thinking about the relationship between social, economic, civil, and political rights in Latin America.
The University Art Museum is currently featuring its first bilingual exhibit, “Miracles on the Border: Retablos of Mexican Migrants to the United States | Milagros en la frontera: Retablos de migrantes mexicanos a los Estados Unidos.” The exhibit showcases ‘retablos,’ a form of devotional Mexican folk art created by unknown artists.
When Valerie Bell ’77 was elected senior class president at the University, she became the first African American and the first female to hold that position in the University’s history. Recently, Bell spoke with The Daily Princetonian about her experiences breaking boundaries, bridging gaps, and becoming a leader.
Theodore K. Rabb GS ’61 was the co-founder of the Humanities sequence to introduce a group of first-year students to the literature, philosophy, and history of Western civilization.
Ty Ger, the sole administrator of the Tiger Confessions Facebook page, started the page on Oct. 30 because they wanted to compliment someone anonymously. Since then, the culture of the page has changed significantly. Anonymous compliments about fellow Princetonians morphed into more serious confessions on topics such as eating disorders, mental health, and family problems.