This Saturday, alumni who have found success in the entertainment industry, as well as other industry professionals unaffiliated with the University, will arrive on campus to participate in a conference titled “Careers in Hollywood: Script to Screen & Everything in Between.” The event, which is jointly sponsored by Career Services and the Lewis Center for the Arts,will feature two panels: a creative panel from 1:15 p.m.
Rising from a lawn shared with the Springdale Golf Club, the Graduate College has become a mysterious building that eludes undergraduates, situated so far from the rest of the University that most would describe it as off-campus. The building is widely regarded as one of the finest examples of collegiate gothic in the United States, and after its dedication in 1913, it became the first university-sponsored residential system for graduate students in America, according to the Graduate College’swebsite. However,the website won’t tell you about the tense administrative conflict that fractured the authority of then-University president Woodrow Wilson, Class of 1879, over the school and created the Graduate College as we see it today. According to historian W.
The musical genre of jazz embodies so many of the things that constitute a college environment. Jazz music draws from a deep tradition, while at the same time prompting innovation by recontextualizing certain intellectual and theoretical structures.
Princetonians’ hearts should rejoice when they sing in praise of “Old Nassau,” according to the University’s centuries-old alma mater. Presently, although Nassau Hall — the namesake of the song — stands triumphantly in the center of the colonial district of campus, Princeton students rarely set foot in the historic building, given its modern ceremonial and administrative functions.However, that shouldn't stop students from “rejoicing,” because Nassau Hall is much more than an office building, albeit an office building that is also a National Historic Landmark: It is a powerful symbol of American higher education. Constructed in 1756, Nassau Hall was named for King William III of Orange at the suggestion of the University’s (then referred to as the College of New Jersey) major benefactor, Governor Jonathan Belcher, according to the Princetoniana website. The trustees suggested the building be named after Belcher, but he modestly declined, a decision that paid off—“In Praise of Old Belcher” wouldn’t have made the best University anthem. The building was monumental for its time.
Although the Food Gallery at Frist Campus Center stays open late on Thursdays and Saturdays, selling the infamous pizza that has become a part of going out for so many students at the University, usually when we think of food in Princeton — a town filled with expensive restaurants and small specialty shops — pizza doesn’t come to mind. Instead, students and tourists alike tend to associate the town with the arguable leader of affordable college eats: Hoagie Haven. Sal Cicero, the new owner of Iano’s Rosticceria, plans to change that by kicking off a rebranding of the pizza place, which is located across the street from Nassau Hall.
Street sat down with Dean of the Faculty/computer science professor/amateur artist David Dobkin to chat aboutthe interplay between his mathematical background and his art, being self-trained within contemporary art and computer science communities, as well as the theme of creativity within both of these worlds.