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Five Questions with Professor Michael Cadden: The Importance of “Making Art”

July 1st, 2013 / Development Com...

Michael Cadden, chair of the Lewis Center for the Arts, has taught at Princeton for over three decades. He was the director of the Program in Theater -- previously known as the Program in Theater and Dance -- for 19 years. He is a recipient of the President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching.

Sadler Poe

Why I Give: Sadler Poe ’67

June 6th, 2013 / Development Com...

Fifty years ago, in a small high school in Rock Hill, South Carolina, an English teacher encouraged a talented student to apply to Princeton. Now that student, Sadler Poe ’67, has created the William Boyce White Jr. Scholarship Fund, to honor the teacher who set him on his path.

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Raising the Barre: Princeton’s Program in Dance

May 28th, 2013 / Development Com...

One sunny day in 1970, accompanied by conga drums and a rock and roll band, Princeton’s first dance students presented their inaugural performance. They called it “To Dance Is to Live!” Today, somewhere on campus, a Princeton student will reaffirm those words -- en pointe or in a backspin, in a choreography class or a tap-dance troupe.

Carrico Torres

Even for a Seasoned Traveler, International Internships Expand Horizons

May 8th, 2013 / Development Com...

Carrico “Carra” Torres ’14 was raised with a deep appreciation for the role of individual agency in the world. The daughter of two professional relief workers, she and her younger brother often accompanied their parents on trips from their home in northern New Mexico to overseas disaster relief sites.

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