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July 7, 2010

Vol. 110, No. 16

Jeff Rosalsky ’85 and his daughter, Alexa.

Reunions 2010

Goin’ back: By plane, train, car, or ... kayak

Published in the July 7, 2010, issue

If anyone wondered about lengths to which a Princeton alum would go to attend 25th reunion, consider Jeff Rosalsky ’85 and his 15-year-old daughter, Alexa. The two traveled 120 miles from their home in Dingmans Ferry, Pa., to Princeton — surely not...Read more
 Standing, at center, as their degrees are awarded are, from left: Tina Zhen ’10, James Bryant ’10, Joseph Sengoba ’10, Josh Lavine ’10, David Clark ’10, and Alice Cassin ’10.

Commencement 2010

20 things we love about it

Published in the July 7, 2010, issue

THE TICKET RUSH   Requests for extra tickets are not uncommon, but this year, President Tilghman said, the ­volume seemed to spike. The reason? First lady Michelle Obama ’85 was rumored to be speaking. “I guess I need to begin by apologizing to all of those...Read more
 Class president Stewart Dill (now McBride), left, Hal Strelnick ’70, and Michael Calhoun ’70, behind, lead graduates through FitzRandolph Gate after their Commencement. Most ­seniors skipped the traditional Commence­ment gowns and wore armbands symbolizing their desire to end the Vietnam War.

The year the seniors skipped the P-rade

Forty years ago, members of the Class of 1970 had other events on their minds

Published in the July 7, 2010, issue

In that tumultuous spring four decades ago, when Princeton seniors skipped the P-rade and wore peace armbands in place of caps and gowns, when FitzRandolph Gate was thrown open and the first eight women graduated, when the cicadas whirred and Bob Dylan left...Read more

From art imaging to zapping ­cancer ... The year in ideas: A to Z

Published in the July 7, 2010, issue

Finding interesting ideas at Princeton is like finding sand on a beach. And so PAW closes the 2009–10 academic year — and its publishing cycle — with a tiny ­shovelful: 26 nuggets (one for each ­letter of the alphabet) that offer a glimpse of the many faculty...Read more
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