By Jamie Saxon, Office of Communications
In a special video produced for Class Day, Department of Spanish and Portuguese (SPO) concentrators from the class of 2018 reflect on their favorite memories and experiences.
The Program in Latin American Studies (PLAS) is hosting members of the academic and artistic communities of Puerto Rico as visitors at Princeton University in summer 2018. The program is sponsored by PLAS and the Office of the Provost, with the endorsement of the Princeton Task Force on Puerto Rico.
Professor Pedro Meira Monteiro was featured in the article “Summer Reads 2018: What are Princeton professors reading this summer?” as one of six Princeton professors who were interviewed to discuss their favorite books on their shelves.
Read the article here.
Myesha Jemison '18 has recently been elected to serve on the Princeton Board of Trustees. Jemison was elected by the junior, senior and two youngest alumni classes to serve four years as a young alumni trustee.
Graduating concentrator, Patrick Dinh ’18 was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Macau at the Macau Polytechnic Institute.
Princeton's valedictorian Kyle Berlin, a Spanish and Portuguese major from Arroyo Grande, California, delivers his remarks. A member of Rockefeller College, Berlin was awarded the George B. Wood Legacy Junior Prize in 2017, the Freshman First Honor Prize in 2015 and the Shapiro Prize for Academic Excellence in 2014-15.
Photos from the Class Day reception can be accessed here.
Photo credit: Daiane Tamanaha
The Department announced the following prizes which were awarded to undergraduates at the Class Day reception held June 4, 2018:
This spring Cara Zampino ’17 joined Asymptote, an international journal for literature in translation, to help develop teaching material on pieces published by the magazine.
Berlin, who is concentrating in Spanish and Portuguese languages and cultures and is pursuing certificates in creative writing, Latin American studies and theater, is the valedictorian of the Class of 2018. He will deliver an address at the University’s Commencement ceremony on June 5. A member of Rockefeller College, Berlin was awarded the...