Alumni in the News
Princeton marks more than 50 years of kosher dining on campus .
In 1971, Princeton was one of a few schools in the country to open a university-sponsored kosher kitchen on campus. Today, the Center for Jewish Life's dining hall is a popular campus spot for students from all backgrounds.
Princeton awards five honorary degrees .
Princeton University awarded honorary degrees during Commencement exercises Tuesday, May 24, to five individuals for their contributions to civil rights, higher education, healthcare, neuroscience and business.
Baccalaurate speaker Wendy Kopp ’89: The path to happiness is to align our lives with our values .
Princeton's Baccalaureate service, one of the University's oldest traditions, offers seniors a chance to look back and think ahead. Kopp, who founded Teach For America and Teach For All, told them, “Our society’s injustices are solvable, but they are also massive and complex, and it takes a lot of time to make a meaningful impact in the face of them — so the path of no regrets is to start early.”
2022 Princeton Baccalaureate address by Wendy Kopp .
Wendy Kopp, Class of 1989, founder of Teach For America and Teach For All, addressed Princeton University's Class of 2022 at their Baccalaureate service on Sunday, May 22, 2022.