In his senior thesis, Volcker criticized how the Federal Reserve dealt with inflation in the wake of WWII. Thirty years later, becoming Chairman of the Federal Reserve among economic turmoil, he began a crusade against inflation that would define his career.
The Office of Admission mailed letter notifications to student applicants on Dec. 12, and the admissions decisions can also be viewed by the applicants through online access starting at 7 p.m.
He joined the faculty of the Wilson School in 1988, becoming the first Frederick H. Schultz ’51 Professor of International Political Economy and transferring to emeritus status in 1997.
Maria Ressa ’86, an acclaimed journalist and 2018 Time Magazine Person of the Year, has been announced as the Class of 2020 Baccalaureate speaker, according to an email sent out to the members of the 2020 graduating class by the 2020 class government.
Samuel Hynes, a World War II veteran, as well as the University’s Emeritus Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature and emeritus professor of English, passed away at his home in Princeton on Oct. 10 at the age of 95.
“Tonight’s discussion addresses a topic — truth-seeking — that resides at the heart of this university, and indeed, at the center of any research university worthy of the name,” said University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83.
The initiative aims to bring together over 30 faculty members from the Departments of Chemistry, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Physics.
In June, Lithuanian start-up company Planner 5D filed a lawsuit against the University and Facebook over alleged illegal appropriation of the firm’s proprietary dataset, which consisted of three-dimensional objects and scenes.
Prominent theoretical physicist and professor of physics Steven Scott Gubser ’94 died in Chamonix, France, on Saturday, Aug. 3.
Nobel Prize-winning author and U. professor Toni Morrison dies at 88.