What’s new at PAW Online: April 22, 2013


This email alert from PAW comes a day after the selection of Provost Christopher Eisgruber ’83 as Princeton’s next president. Eisgruber sat down for an interview with PAW shortly after the University’s announcement; a link to excerpts from that interview appears below. See our May 15 issue for more on this story. PAW’s regular coverage begins with our feature about Dan Feyer ’99, who on most days can complete the New York Times crossword puzzle in the time it takes to brew a pot of coffee. Feyer, the champion of the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament in each of the last four years, is one of several alumni who have turned their fascination with puzzles into a competitive pursuit. Read more about Princeton’s top solvers in the April 24 issue, and follow the video link below to see them in action.

– Marilyn H. Marks *86, editor

Soon after his selection to become the University’s 20th president, Provost Christopher Eisgruber ’83 talked with PAW about President Tilghman, Princeton’s interest in online learning, and why he subscribes to Rolling Stone magazine. READ

Our video from the 2013 American Crossword Puzzle Tournament features interviews with top alumni solvers and highlights of the competition. WATCH
Browse additional images from the Princeton Art of Science exhibit in a Web-exclusive gallery. VIEW
Inspired by this issue’s Final Scene photo, our time-lapse video presents 60 minutes of footage in 60 seconds. WATCH
Columnist Gregg Lange ’70 looks at the origins of Princeton’s Honor Code and the role of honor systems in higher education. Also available as a podcast. READ MORE or LISTEN
Our PDF version is a great option for tablet users. DOWNLOAD
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A list of graduate and undergraduate alumni deaths recently reported to the University. READ MORE
Highlights from the April 24 issue:

Four down At the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, there is no match for Dan Feyer ’99.

Science as art A photo exhibition shows the beauty born in Princeton’s labs and field research.

Anne-Marie Slaughter ’80 to leave University The former Wilson School dean and State Department official will head a public-policy think tank.

A moment with … Jacob N. Shapiro An assistant professor and former U.S. Navy officer reflects on the 10th anniversary of the Iraq war.

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