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Grand marshal Jean Telljohann ’81 with next year’s grand marshal, Daniel Lopresti *87

Going Back

Reunions 2015

By Jennifer Altmann

It was eerily quiet when grand marshal Jean Telljohann ’81 and Daniel Lopresti *87 first walked the P-rade route on the Saturday of Reunions. At...

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Conversation: A Defense of Higher Ed

Princeton-educated campus chiefs, on college and its discontents

Illustrations: Serge Bloch; Peter James Field (portraits) In a 1996 lecture on “University Presidents — Then and Now,” then-Princeton President...

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The front campus was filled with umbrellas and ponchos in this view of Commencement from Nassau Hall.

Commencement: For ’15, Rainy Farewell

Graduates urged to ‘dream audaciously’ on the path beyond FitzRandolph Gate

By Allie Wenner and Louise Connelly ’15

A steady shower persisted throughout Princeton’s 268th Commencement ceremony, with graduates and guests wearing rain ponchos and holding umbrellas...

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In Noemi de la Puente *86’s musical, the Statue of Liberty is portrayed as an opponent in a boxing ring where immigrants must take her on.

Noemi De La Puente *86: A Song of Immigration

A new musical about immigration was inspired by an undocumented Princeton student

By Maurice Timothy Reidy ’97

In 2006, the remarkable life story of a Princeton undergraduate received national attention: Dan-el Padilla Peralta ’06, who was selected as...

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A task force report on diversity, equity, and inclusion was “just the first step,” Vice Provost Michele Minter said.

An Inclusive Campus

Task force proposes series of actions to foster climate of support, respect

By Allie Wenner

Princeton is moving quickly to act on recommendations of a task force charged with developing ways to foster a more inclusive campus climate. In...

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John and Alicia Nash

Nash *50, Wife Killed in Car Crash

‘Courage In the Face of Daunting Challenges’

John F. Nash Jr. *50, the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician whose struggle with severe mental illness was portrayed in a book and popular film,...

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Olympic hopeful Julia Ratcliffe ’16 finished second in the NCAA hammer throw.

Track and Field: Silver Lining

Princeton’s national title streak ends, but Ratcliffe ’16 returns to NCAA podium

By Dave Hunter ’72

Last year, Julia Ratcliffe ’16 — school record-holder and world-class performer in the women’s hammer throw — went to the NCAA Outdoor Track &...

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Todorov has found that faces with more feminine features (top left) are perceived as more trustworthy, while faces seen as untrustworthy tend to have more masculine features (top right).  Faces with more mature features (bottom left) are perceived as more dominant, while baby-face features are seen as submissive (bottom right).

Psychology: First Impressions

How much can we learn by judging other people from their faces?

By Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux ’11

It’s advice frequently given before a job interview: To project confidence and elicit trust, look your interviewer in the eye. But how much can we...

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