Current Issue

Dec. 14, 2011

Vol. 112, No. 5


Cover Story
Earl Kim *93

The education of Earl Kim *93

A schools chief learns about reform and politics the hard way

By Merrell Noden ’78

It’s been a busy and bruising few years for Earl Kim *93, the superintendent of schools in Montgomery Township, just north of Princeton. Like other...

Read more

Tiger parenting

Lisa Belkin ’82 reflects on freshman move-in day, where parents must say farewell (or not)

By Lisa Belkin ’82

The line winds around Baker Rink on this somewhat steamy September morning, outside it feels much like a ­carnival. There are tubs of orange...

Read more

A moment with... Vladimir Teichberg ’96, on publicizing protest

By Mark F. Bernstein ’83

Just a few years ago, Vladimir Teichberg ’96 was a derivatives trader; today, he’s on the front lines of the Occupy Wall Street movement,...

Read more
Cornel West *80

West *80 to take seminary position

By Jennifer Altmann

Cornel West *80, one of Princeton’s most prominent faculty members — and a major draw for students — is leaving the University. West, a provocative...

Read more
First-year molecular biology grad students Matt Howard, front; Wenyang Li; and Whitby Eagle during the summer MOL500 course.

Biology grad programs move needle on diversity

By W. Raymond Ollwerther ’71

In the fall of 2007, Liz Johnson, a senior biology major at Spelman College in Atlanta, knew where she wanted to attend graduate school: Harvard or...

Read more
Web Exclusives
VIDEO
Parenting, from the students’ perspective
SLIDE SHOW
Accra Shepp ’84 at Occupy Wall Street
VIDEO & AUDIO
Symphony star Jonathan Vinocour ’01
ASK THE EXPERT
Which great drawing would you save?
RALLY ’ROUND THE CANNON
Tiger football’s last hurrah
PODCAST
Rally ’Round the Cannon
SLIDE SHOW
Images from the Orange and Black Ball
VIDEO
Scenes from ‘Gatz’
ASK THE EXPERT
Sam Wang answers reader questions about how the brain works
LEND A HAND
PAW’s list of nonprofits created or led by alumni.
ALUMNI BLOGS
PAW’s directory of blogs by Princetonians
INTERVIEWS
Current students share their perspectives on grad-student diversity
RECENT ALUMNI DEATHS
A list of alumni whose deaths recently have been reported to the University
READER COMMENTS
Most recent comment:
Mark Banash *92 wrote "I will miss the fireplaces in the library. I remember sitting in front of a fire on a cold day with..." in response to Slide show: Chemistry's last days in 'Old Frick'

Most comments in the last 30 days:
1) Notes On a Crisis
2) Rally 'Round the Cannon
3) Reunions Guide 2014: Major-Reunion Plans
4) Bar Mitzvah for Eisgruber
5) Princeton trails Ivy peers in enrollment of veterans
no space