Reunions 2024 Schedule of Events

Blooming — A Fiber Arts Display

Firestone Plaza Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

The Women’s Employee Resource Group in partnership with the Disability Alliance at Princeton and Latino Princetonians are proud to sponsor “Blooming — A Fiber Arts Display” at Firestone Library East Plaza.

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150 Years of Asian and Asian American Students at Princeton

Frist Campus Center Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

The Asian American Alumni Association of Princeton (A4P) and the Princetoniana Committee invite you to Frist Campus Center to see a uniquely Princeton historical exhibit “150 Years of Asian and Asian American Students at Princeton,” installed at the Frist Vitrine Display on the first floor near the center staircase.

Princeton Presbyterians Labyrinth

Nassau Presbyterian Church, Niles Chapel, 61 Nassau St Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Self-guided contemplative space in the midst of Reunions.

“Take It or Leave It” Tent

East Pyne Hall, South Lawn Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Sponsored by the Alumni Council Committee on Princetoniana and the Alumni Council Committee on Reunions

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Ulises Carrión: Bookworks and Beyond

Firestone Library, Milberg Gallery Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Ulises Carrión Bogard was one of the most influential of all modern artists engaged in the book, and this exhibition is the largest United States retrospective exhibition of his work to date.

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Denilson Baniwa: Under the Skin of History

Art@Bainbridge 158 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ, United States

Art@Bainbridge, 158 Nassau Street In collaboration with Princeton University’s Brazil LAB and Department of Anthropology, the Princeton University Art Museum presents the work of Denilson Baniwa (Baniwa, born 1984, Amazonas, Brazil). Working in various media including drawing, painting, sculpture and performance, Baniwa grapples with legacies...

NES Reunions

Jones Hall, Room 202 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Meet and greet alumni and current NES Community.

Annual Class Officer Luncheon

Chancellor Green Rotunda Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Sponsored by the Alumni Association of Princeton University

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The Princetoniana Pin Collection

Maclean House, First Floor Library Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

The Princetoniana Committee maintains a collection of lapel pins given to alumni during Reunions or Princeton affiliated activities. Pins have been gathered from associations, committees, sport teams, regions, eating clubs, and other Princeton groups in an effort to document each pin’s history. The collection will be expanded each year as pins are re-discovered.

Princeton University Concerts Reception and Installation Celebrating the Healing with Music Series

Lewis Arts Complex, Forum Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Dasha Koltunyuk ’15 will speak about PUC's Healing with Music series — a series she conceived in 2022 and curates—and will speak about other alumni involvement in the series, including writer Suleika Jaouad ’10 and embroidery artist Diana Weymar ’91. This reception will also mark the opening of an art installation by Diana Weymar '91, on display in the Forum at the Lewis Center for the Arts through Reunions weekend. The exhibit includes work by local community members, created as part the community art project “Interwoven Stories of Healing with Music," a collaboration between Weymar and PUC. The exhibit will also include works related to Princetoniana that Weymar created in collaboration with Jaouad, John McPhee '53, and Professor Joyce Carol Oates. Refreshments will be served.

Medieval Studies Reunion Panel

Wallace Hall Wallace Hall, Room 300, Princeton, United States

Join the Program in Medieval Studies for a reunion panel featuring current and previous directors. Reunion 2024 attendees will hear about recent program developments, partnerships across the University and opportunities for future success.

Art Museum Store’s Pop-Up Shop

Murray-Dodge Hall Lawn, Art Museum Tent NJ, United States

Visit the Art Museum Store’s Pop-Up Shop for an artistic assortment of tiger gifts, including jewelry, totes, scarves, notecards, kids’ art supplies, logo merch and so much more!

Romantic Rocks, Indigenous Traces: Poetry, Geology and Empire in Early America (A GradShares Event)

Princeton University Press Lobby - 41 William St.

How did geology dictate America’s expansion westward throughout the 19th century? How did rocks prophesy Manifest Destiny, and how did indigenous peoples resist such prophecies? This talk will explore these questions through two writers who had tremendous agency over the colonial, industrial and literary development of the Great Lakes region in the early 19th century: the geologist Henry Rowe Schoolcraft and the Ojibwe poet Jane Johnston Schoolcraft.

Puzzles & Pastries

Fine Hall, B08, StudioLab NJ, United States

Join us in the StudioLab to learn more about the CST, enjoy some treats and take home your own Tiger Reunions puzzle!

Beer Tasting and Art Tours

Murray-Dodge Hall Lawn, Art Museum Tent NJ, United States

Chat with Museum staff and sip local beers at the Reunions Tent, then walk down the street to view the exhibition at Art@Bainbridge.

Gary Walters ’67 PVC Awards Banquet

Jadwin Gym Jadwyn Gymnasium, Princeton, NJ, United States

Celebrating the Princeton Athletics Class of 2024. Visit PrincetonVarsityClub.org for event tickets and more information.

Reunion Event: Alumni for Africa

Louis A. Simpson International Building Tent Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Princeton University alumni from the African continent will gather to reconnect, break bread together and share ideas to support the continent.

Katzenjammers Alumni Arch Sing

Blair Arch Princeton, NJ, United States

At this arch, seniors will be performing their solos and the senior song.

Princeton’s All-Nighter Reunions Show

Frist Campus Center, Film and Performance Theatre, Room 301 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

All-Nighter is Princeton’s first and only late-night talk show. We run five regular shows in Frist Theatre throughout the year, and each episode features interviews with a guest, as well as student performances, comedy sketches and more!

Regional Leaders Breakfast

Chancellor Green Rotunda Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Regional Leaders Breakfast, sponsored by the Alumni Council Committee on Regional Associations (CORA).

Coffee With the Friends of Princeton University Library

Firestone Library, Lobby Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Stop by Firestone Library lobby and join the Friends of Princeton University Library for coffee, juice and pastries. Learn more about how members of the Friends and Student Friends share their bibliophilic interests while contributing to the Library’s mission.

Orange Key Alumni Reception

36 University Place, Admission Welcome Center Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Celebrate and foster community amongst Orange Key Tour Guides, past and present.

TIGER Tour

TIGER Facility

Celebrate Princeton University’s transition to heating and cooling campus through the newly installed geo-exchange system with a tour of the Thermally Integrated Geo-Exchange Resource (TIGER) facility. Sponsored by the Princeton University Office of Sustainability.

Future Economic Prospects: A Markets View

Robertson Hall 100, Arthur Lewis Auditorium NJ, United States

Remarks by Blair Effron ’84, co-founder and partner, Centerview Partners, Investment Banking.Moderated by: Alan Blinder ’67, Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University, former vice chair of the Federal Reserve Board and former member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers.

Swim Team Alumni BBQ

DeNunzio Pool Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

The Swim Team will be hosting an alumni swimming BBQ event.

All-Service Military Alumni Picnic Lunch

Frist South Lawn Tent Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Join fellow military alumni of all services for a picnic lunch. We will hold the annual meetings of Alumni & Friends of ROTC and PVETS after the lunch.

Men’s Basketball Chalk Talk

McDonnell Hall - Room A01

Hear from head men’s basketball coach Mitch Henderson and his staff on a recap of the past season and a look ahead to the 2024-2025 season.

Orange Key Campus Tour

36 University Place, Admission Welcome Center Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Refresh your knowledge of campus with an Orange Key tour given by a current Orange Key tour guide.

Tigers Fan Fest 2024

Jadwin Gym Jadwyn Gymnasium, Princeton, NJ, United States

Join Princeton Athletics coaches and student-athletes for "Tiger FanFest." Highlights include carnival treats, face painter, caricature artist, balloonist, inflatable fun, giveaways and more.

Art World Alumni Networking Lunch

Chancellor Green, Cafe (Lower Level). Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Alumni working in the arts are invited to mix and mingle at this networking lunch.

BODYPUMP™ – A #PrincetonStar Event

BODYPUMP™ is a results-driven barbell class, combining traditional strength and functional training with heart pumping music for maximum results! This class appeals to individuals of all ages and fitness levels. This #PrincetonStar event is open to everyone. Sponsored by the Association of Princeton Graduate Alumni and the Recent Alumni Engagement Committee.

Class of 1970 Bird Walk

Charles H. Rogers Wildlife Refuge Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Winnie Spar, expert birder and guide.

MLP Friday Jummah Prayer

Murray-Dodge Hall, Rooms 102, 103, 104 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

The Muslim community is welcome to join in our Friday Jummah worship with Imam Abdallah.

Princeton Presbyterians Labyrinth

Nassau Presbyterian Church, Niles Chapel, 61 Nassau St Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Self-guided contemplative space in the midst of Reunions.

Reunions 2024 Tiger Entrepreneurs Conference & Startup Competition

Friend Center Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Princeton Entrepreneurship Council (PEC) cordially invites all alumni returning to campus for Reunions to join us for this year’s Reunions 2024 Tiger Entrepreneurs Conference and Startup Competition featuring several panel discussions and workshops that explore purpose-driven entrepreneurship and other topics of interest to founders, funders, and the entrepreneurially curious. Click for details & registration!

“Take It or Leave It” Tent

East Pyne Hall, South Lawn Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Sponsored by the Alumni Council Committee on Princetoniana and the Alumni Council Committee on Reunions

Reception: Introducing SPIA’s Program in Law and Public Policy

Robertson Hall, Bernstein Gallery Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Princeton’s Program in Law and Public Policy (P*LAW) invites alumni and guests—lawyers and law-curious alike—for champagne and dessert at a reception launching the new program. As part of the School of Public and International Affairs, P*LAW follows in the tradition of Princeton’s great law and public affairs programs engaging leading legal scholars and practitioners in the work of solving the complex policy problems of the 21st century.

Princeton University Band Alumni Arch

Bloomberg Arch Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Princeton University Band alumni are invited to participate in a traditional Arch Gig with the current membership. Come dance to the band’s cadences!

Reunions Tiger Entrepreneurs Conference: Innovation in the Academy – Princeton Faculty Solving Policy and Social Challenges

Friend Center, Auditorium 101 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Princeton faculty are leading groundbreaking research and making positive societal impacts across a range of policy and social entrepreneurial endeavours. This panel is comprised of several faculty members who will talk to their entrepreneurial efforts. Sponsored by the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council.

What’s “New” in The New Princeton Companion

East Pyne Hall, Room 010 NJ, United States

In 2022, Princeton University Press published Bob Durkee’s “New Princeton Companion,” an encyclopedic excursion through Princeton history, traditions, personalities, turning points and idiosyncrasies. This talk will uncover some of the book’s hidden gems and reveal some of its surprising discoveries.

Princeton Women’s Network Reception

Louis A. Simpson International Building, Atrium - 171 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Welcome back, alumnae! Come mix and mingle with Princeton Women’s Network and show your Tigress Spirit!

Office of Religious Life (ORL) Focus Group: Spirituality and Faith After Princeton

Murray-Dodge Hall - Room 210

Join our focus group to reflect on how your understandings of faith and spirituality were shaped by your time on campus. All members of the Princeton community, of any religious identity or of none, are welcome. For questions, please contact Estela B. Diaz at ebdiaz@princeton.edu.

Math Alumni Open House

Fine Hall, Common Room Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Math Alumni Open House.

Intime/PUP’s Pippin

Murray-Dodge Hall, Hamilton Murray Theater Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Presented jointly between PUP and Theatre Intime, Pippin follows the son of Charlemagne as he wrestles with his calling in life and his royal lineage. In a thrilling adventure which blurs the line between reality and fantasy, Pippin journeys between the battlefield, the countryside and the circus as he searches for his “corner of the sky.”

Classics Alumni Brunch

East Pyne Hall, Prentice Memorial Library, Room 143 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Sponsored by the Department of Classics

Building Solidarity without Hate: Contending with Antisemitism and Liberation Movements

Frist Campus Center Rm. 302 NJ, United States

Moderator: Aron Goldman*01, trainer/advisor, ABFE: A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities. Panelists: Nyle Fort *21, assistant professor, African American and African Diaspora studies, Columbia University; David Mednicoff ’82, director, Middle Eastern studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Andrew Wilkes, chief policy and advocacy officer, Generation Citizen.

“Did You Hear the News? Is Local Journalism Dead?”

Carl C. Icahn Laboratory, Room 101 and Atrium Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

With Ken Hall ’71, former editor of the Brattleboro (VT) News; Robbie Shell ’71, essayist with the Wall Street Journal and teacher of writing at the University of Pennsylvania; Bob Warner ’71, reporter formerly with the Philadelphia Inquirer and now Board president of the Chestnut Hill Local weekly.

Petey Greene Reunions Event: “Tell Your Story”

Frist Campus Center - North Arcade

The Giving Tent will be a networking opportunity for alumni to reconnect with the Pace Center and the Petey Greene Program, the organizations they volunteered with during their tenure at Princeton.

Battle of the Alumni Bands

U-Store Courtyard Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Bands participating include: P.U.R.E: undergrads; Scanderlous: grad alumni P.U.R.E: Alumni 2019; Jonathan Rusch: 1974; Jim Freund (90th Birthday): 1956; Pardon my French: grad school; Your Nightly Zeitgeist: 2009; The Funstigators: 1984. Sponsored by the Alumni Association of Princeton University.

Art Museum Store’s Pop-Up Shop

Murray-Dodge Hall Lawn, Art Museum Tent NJ, United States

Visit the Art Museum Store’s Pop-Up Shop for an artistic assortment of tiger gifts, including jewelry, totes, scarves, notecards, kids’ art supplies, logo merch and so much more!

Outdoor Action: 50 Years of Leadership

Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Bowl A17 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

For the past 50 years the Outdoor Action Program has been building leaders who go on to serve in leadership positions around the world. Join us as we celebrate 50 years of Outdoor Action and discover the traits and behaviors that make leaders effective. Our panel brings together Outdoor Action alumni from diverse fields and current OA student leaders to explore what makes leaders effective and how to enhance your own leadership. Bring your own experience and questions for a robust discussion.

Chemistry Reunions Events

Frick Chemistry Laboratory, Taylor Auditorium Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Panel discussion and audience Q&A with new faculty members, graduate student research project talk, exciting chemistry demo with lights and colors and a Grad Student Awards program, followed by a reception for all alumni.

Reunions Tiger Entrepreneurs Conference: Developing Creativity: Everyone Has It

Friend Center, Bowl 004 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

This workshop will help you to understand how, when, why, where and with whom you are creative and how to use your creativity to be innovative. It will also extend your understanding of creativity and innovation to be able to work with those around you to design more desirable futures for yourself and others.

EAS Panel: Getting Students to East Asia

Jones Hall, Room 100 Princeton, United States

The Department of East Asian Studies invites you to attend a panel discussion on getting students to East Asia in the post-pandemic period.

Creating a Rewarding Retirement: A Discussion with ’79 Classmates

Madison Hall, Mathey Common Room

An informative interactive session to explore enriching and rewarding activities one might do in retirement. A “living room like” conversation with discussion leaders from the Class of ’79 covering topics including volunteerism, new careers, travel, leisure and hobbies.

Understanding Keys to Board Effectiveness – A #PrincetonStar Event

Frist Campus Center, Room 330 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Join us for a training on non-profit board service led by Lisette Nieves *01,  President at Fund for the City of New York, and learn how to effectively manage change and make a positive impact in your community. Enhance your skills and knowledge in governing a non-profit organization and become a more effective board member. This #PrincetonStar event is open to everyone.

Princeton Alumni Real Estate Network Meet-up

Frist Campus Center, South Lawn Patio Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Come say hello to some fellow members of the Princeton Alumni Real Estate Network at our annual Reunions get-together.

Finding Faith at Princeton

Frist Campus Center Rm. 302 NJ, United States

Stories of Christian faith at Princeton University. Come hear from alumni how the Christian community has made an impact on students.

CISS Reunions Alumni Mixer

Joseph Henry House, Patio Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

CISS Alumni Mixer for alums and current CISS students.

Annual Giving Volunteer Reunions Reception

Lewis Library Atrium Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Annual Giving volunteers are invited to attend this informal reception to connect with fellow volunteers and the Princeton Annual Giving staff, and to celebrate progress on the current campaign. No formal program — drop in any time.

AI in Precision Health: Translating Big Data Into Clinical Outcomes

Carl C. Icahn Laboratory, Room 101 and Atrium Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Olga Troyanskaya, director of Princeton Precision Health, professor of computer science and the Lewis Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, will discuss how current advances in data science and AI can be used to transform human health at all levels: from molecular to social to environmental, with the goal of enacting smart, equitable and ethical policy and evidence-based clinical practice. Refreshments to follow (4:00-4:30 p.m.).

Tiger Tales Story Time: “Latte’s Broadway Boogie Woogie” Picture Book Reading and Craft

Cotsen Children’s Library, Firestone Library Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Join us for a very special story time in the Cotsen Children’s Library in Firestone! Author and illustrator Laura Ann Trimble Elbogen ’07 will be reading her book, “Latte’s Broadway Boogie Woogie,” followed by a creative hands-on craft! Intended for children ages 3-5, the program is first-come, first-served as space allows.

Crisis for Israel, Crisis for American Jews: What’s Next?

Scharf Family Chabad House, 15 Edwards Place 15 Edwards Place, Princeton, NJ, United States

A discussion with Owen Alterman ’99, senior correspondent, i24 News; Ilya Shapiro ’99, director of constitutional studies, Manhattan Institute; and Leah Powell ’26, vice president of the Chabad Student Board.

Great Minds Matter: Western Civilization and the Liberal Arts

McDonnell Hall, Room A02 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

A Princeton University Reunions lecture with Ben Sasse, President of the University of Florida and former United States Senator from Nebraska, in conversation with Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program.

America the Beautiful, from Sea to Shining Sea

Robertson Hall, Bowl 16 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

Moderator: Professor Ariel Rogers '08. Speakers: Marielle Villar Martiney '14, Regis Pecos '77, Dr. Kevon Rhiney, Peggy Shepard (Ex Dir WE ACT). Sponsored by Concerned Black Alumni of Princeton (CBAP).

The Future of U.S.- China Relations

McCosh 50 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

A fireside chat featuring Christopher L. Eisgruber '83, president; Raja Krishnamoorthi ’95, congressman, and Rory Truex ’07, associate professor of politics and public affairs.

SPIA Alumni Reception

Robertson Hall, Dodds Atrium and Shultz Dining Room Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States

A reception for all SPIA alumni.