Thursday, October 1, 2015
Casey Lew-Williams, an assistant professor of psychology at Princeton, has a doctorate in developmental psychology from Stanford University and a growing list of academic publications that focus on the ways young children's experiences and cognition interact to shape their learning — and their future. Another important qualification for his work: he knows what it takes to make fast friends with the infants, toddlers and preschoolers who make up his research participants.
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Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The public service papers of Paul A. Volcker, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, are now part of the permanent collection of Princeton University, where the economist earned his undergraduate degree in 1949. These documents, which include correspondence, speeches, reports and memos, are housed in the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library, a division of the Princeton University Library's Department of Rare Books and Special Collections.
Monday, September 28, 2015
What's New? Secretary Hendricks highlights news from colleges and universities across the state.
October 8, 2015 - 4:30pm
Admiral Michael "Mike" Mullen, AO, MSC, U.S. Navy Adm. (ret.), former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Charles and Marie Robertson Visiting Professor at the Woodrow Wilson School, will present a public talk at 4:30 p.m., on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus. Mullen’s talk will mark the inauguration of the Program in History and the Practice of Diplomacy at the University. Mullen is co-director of the new undergraduate certificate program with Stephen Kotkin, the John P. Birkelund '52 Professor in History and International Affairs at the School.
Barney Frank, former member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-MA); author, "Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage"
October 12, 2015 - 4:30pm
Barney Frank, former member of the U.S. House of Representatives (D-MA) and author of "Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage,” will present a public lecture at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus. A book sale and signing will follow the discussion. Frank is visiting the Wilson School as this year's Conor D. Reilly Distinguished Visitor. Tickets will be required.
October 21, 2015 - 4:30pm
Nancy Duff Campbell, founder and co-president of the National Women's Law Center, will present a public talk at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015 in Robertson Hall. Campbell is visiting as this year’s Judith H. Rawson and Robert Rawson Distinguished Visitor. Campbell is a founder and co-president of one of the nation's preeminent women's rights organizations. A recognized expert on women's law and public policy issues, for over forty years, Campbell has participated in the development and implementation of key legislative initiatives and litigation protecting women's rights, with a particular emphasis on issues affecting low-income women and their families.
October 29, 2015 - 4:30pm
On Thursday, October 29, 2015, Mark Brown, with the Department of Government at California State University, Sacramento, will deliver a Climate Futures Initiative seminar entitled, "Climate Change and the Politicization of Science" in Aaron Burr, Room 216.