The event was coordinated by lead organizers Annabelle Jin, a junior in high school and co-president and founder of the chapter of Period at Moorestown High School; Tanvi Koduru, a sophomore in college and the chapter leader and founder of Period at Rowan University; and Chai Kim, a senior in high school and co-president of Period at Moorestown.
A website addressing controversial issues in Japanese history from a right-wing perspective has called itself the Princeton Institute for Asian Studies (IFAS) and presented its website in an orange-and-black color scheme despite being unaffiliated with the University.
The University Library recently opened a new exhibition in the Ellen and Leonard Milberg Gallery, titled “Gutenberg & After: Europe’s First Printers 1450–1470.” Curated by Scheide Librarian Paul Needham and Curator of Rare Books Eric White, it is the first exhibition to focus on this early period of European printing, featuring loaned items from the United Kingdom never before seen in the United States and items from U.S. collections displayed outside their home libraries for the first time.
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.