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Mar. 23, 2011

Vol. 111, No. 9

Cover Story
Rockefeller College master Jeff Nunokawa, center, with students at lunch.

Flyin’ Hawaiian

On a campus full of large personalities, ‘Master Jeff’ has one of the largest

By Merrell Noden ’78

It’s tough keeping up with Jeff Nunokawa as he breezes through the bustling dining hall of Rockefeller College. It’s lunchtime, and Master Jeff, as the students call him, is in his element, dispensing jokes and kind words in equal measure, ­riffing on...

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Princeton in the Confederacy’s service

150 years after the Civil War, Rebel ties remain little-known

Published in the Mar. 23, 2011, issue

The “northernmost outpost of Southern culture” — that’s how a letter to the editor of the Prince   described the University in 1935. The letter was a joke — signed by “Jefferson Davis ’36” and four Confederate colleagues — but its sentiment rang true: For...Read more

Reversing course, Princeton to offer early-action option

Published in the Mar. 23, 2011, issue

Princeton will return to an early-admission process next year after a four-year experiment with a single application deadline that drew ­little support from the University’s peer ­institutions. “In eliminating our early program four years ago, we hoped ...Read more

Report from a revolution

My view from Tahrir Square

Published in the Mar. 23, 2011, issue

Ahmed Ozalp ’95 is a founder and managing director of Akanar Partners, a corporate-finance and mergers-and-acquisitions ­advisory firm. He serves as chairman of the Alumni Schools Committee in Egypt. My family and I live on an island on the Nile called ...Read more
Woodrow Wilson Award winner Denny Chin ’75

Alumni Day: Lectures, honors, and memories

Keynote speakers highlight the personal in their talks

Published in the Mar. 23, 2011, issue

In his Alumni Day lecture Feb. 26, Woodrow Wilson Award winner and federal judge Denny Chin ’75 discussed his reverence for the law and examined some of the memorable cases he had presided over in more than 16 years on the bench. But the most poignant part...Read more
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Reading 'Jeffbook'
A selection of English professor Jeff Nunokawa's recent Facebook postings, chosen from more than 3,100 he has written.
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Watch highlights of the program (including "The Orange and the Black") that's a perennial crowd-pleaser at Alumni Day.
Slide show: Egypt in revolt
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Q&A with Dean Janet Rapelye
Princeton's dean of admission explains why the University decided to offer an early-action option once again.
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Hear a chorus sing a Japanese alma mater borrowed from Princeton's songbook.
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