Current Issue

July15, 2009

Vol. 109, No. 16

Features
Meaghan Petersack ’08 with her kindergarten students in Washington, D.C.

Teaching for America

Young alumni provide a lifeline for poor schools — and get a lesson in humility

Published in the July15, 2009, issue

NEW ORLEANS — Well before the first bell rings at Walter L. Cohen High School, Emily Farley ’08 bustles around her classroom — the one with the black-and-orange PRINCETON 2008 banner on the back wall — writing the day’s “agenda” for her freshman math and...Read more

Great moments in Class Notes

Where everyone deserves 15 minutes (or 15 words) of fame

Published in the July15, 2009, issue

The item posted by the Class of 1985 in the Jan. 28 issue of PAW caught the eye. Its typeface was larger than usual for Class Notes, and it betrayed a little more breathless enthusiasm than might be considered cool, but the message came through...Read more
The Class of 1944 honors members who were killed in World War II.

Reunions 2009

Published in the July15, 2009, issue

Herb Hobler ’44 has attended every one of his reunions save for 1945, when the event wasn’t held. Twenty-two of his classmates never had the opportunity to return; they died during World War II. So Hobler, class president and reunion chairman, devoted his...Read more

Commencement 2009

Published in the July15, 2009, issue

For the Class of 2009, senior year was marked by economic turmoil. A few days after fall classes began, Lehman Brothers failed, markets plummeted, and job prospects on Wall Street and elsewhere began to vanish. On the morning of Class Day, near the academic...Read more

Stories from the front: Alumni share their wartime experiences

Published in the July15, 2009, issue

PAW invited alumni to share their accounts of a memorable wartime experience. Their responses follow, ranging from the dramatic rescue of a group of French schoolchildren to a “mini-reunion” in a cold tent in Korea. If you would like to share an experience,...Read more
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