Monday, November 23, 2015
Paul Volcker - former Chair of President Obama's Economic Recovery Advisory Board among other public roles, and NJ native - has spent most of his professional life in public service. In this WooCast, he discusses the importance of public service, its role in good governance and his advice for students charting career paths in public service. He also talks about the papers he donated to Princeton’s Seely G. Mudd Manuscript Library.
Sunday, November 22, 2015
Princeton University alumna Katherine Clifton, a member of the Class of 2015, and seniors Richard Lu, Cameron Platt and Evan Soltas have been awarded Rhodes Scholarships for graduate study at the University of Oxford. They are among the 32 American recipients of the prestigious fellowships, which fund two to three years of graduate study at Oxford. Soltas, of Rumson, New Jersey, is concentrating in economics and pursuing a certificate in statistics and machine learning. At Oxford, he plans to pursue an M.Sc. in applied statistics, combined with an M.Sc. by research in his second year.
Instruments of Change: Princeton University and WWFM to host musical instrument drive for Trenton Community Music School
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Trenton children beginning music study will have their own instruments to take home for practicing, and neglected instruments will find a whole new life, as Princeton University’s Office of Public Affairs and WWFM The Classical Network host Instruments of Change, benefitting the Trenton Community Music School. From November 30 through December 4, the week after Thanksgiving, the Office of Public Affairs will open its doors for members of the community whose musical instruments are in need of a good home.
Anne-Marie Slaughter '80, President and CEO, New America; author, "Unfinished Business: Women, Men, Work, Family"
November 30, 2015 - 4:30pm
Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO of New American and former Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School, will give a public talk about her new book, "Unfinished Business: Women, Men, Work, Family". The event is open to the public but tickets are required. A book sale and signing will follow the event.
December 9, 2015 - 4:30pm
Robin Chase, the co-founder of Zipcar, Buzzcar and Veniam, will deliver a public talk on December 9, 2015 at 4:30pm. Chase is visiting Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School as part of the Dean's Innovation Science, Technology and Environmental Policy Initiative.