• Valedictorian Kyle Berlin entwines compassion, creativity through ‘deep listening’ at Princeton

    Thursday, May 24, 2018

    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 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.

  • Photo by SPO alum Olivia Adechi ’16 Featured in “HYPHEN” Exhibit

    Wednesday, May 23, 2018

    A photo by SPO alum Olivia Adechi ’16 titled I Know Their Name, Chímaira I, 2014 is currently on display as part of “HYPHEN”, an exhibit located in the upper and lower hyphens, or connecting corridors, of Chancellor Green. The photos by Princeton students and recent graduates will focus on the University’s diverse student population, their experiences at home and their lives at Princeton.

  • Charlie Hankin Awarded 2018 Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones Prize

    Monday, May 21, 2018

    SPO's end of the year reception was held on Friday May 11, 2018. During the event, graduate student Charlie Hankin was presented with the 2018 Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones Prize for excellence in teaching by a graduate student in the department.


  • SPO concentrators Cecilia Hsu and Peter Schmidt and certificate student Joe McGrath selected as international Streicker Fellows

    Monday, May 14, 2018

    Cecilia Hsu, Peter Schmidt and Joe McGrath have recently been selected as international Streicker Fellows by Princeton’s Office of International Programs. In total, fifteen Princeton undergraduates have been selected and will pursue internships and conduct research abroad this summer.

    The Streicker International Fellows Fund was established in 2015 to provide undergraduate students the opportunity to carry out substantive research or educational projects while immersed in a foreign culture. 

  • SPO certificate students Christina Onianwa and Jordan Thomas named 2018 Spirit of Princeton winners

    Thursday, May 10, 2018

    Nine students have been named winners of the 2018 Spirit of Princeton Award, honoring Princeton University undergraduates for positive contributions to campus life. The award recognizes those who have demonstrated a strong commitment to the undergraduate experience through dedicated efforts in student organizations, athletics, community service, religious life, residential life and the arts.


    Read more here.

  • Website by SPO Lecturers Now Available

    Thursday, May 10, 2018

    SPO lecturers recently launched a new website to showcase and promote their work both inside and outside the university. Visitors can find a variety of class projects, community engagement events, presentations, publications, etc. that relate both to their teaching and research interests.

    View the website here.

  • Professor Angel Loureiro to retire after 17 years at Princeton

    Thursday, May 3, 2018

    By Julie Clack

    This spring, Professor Angel Loureiro is retiring from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. A scholar of modern and contemporary Spain with interests in photography and film, Loureiro has taught courses on topics ranging from “History and Memory in Contemporary Spanish Culture” to “Work and Love, Play and Politics in Spanish Cinema.”

    Loureiro, who has taught at Princeton for over 17 years, became the first chair of the department when it was formed in 2001.

  • SPO Concentrator Kyle Berlin Named Valedictorian of Princeton’s Class of 2018.

    Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018

    Kyle Berlin, a Spanish and Portuguese languages and cultures major from Arroyo Grande, California, has been selected as valedictorian of Princeton’s Class of 2018. He will deliver the valedictory address at Princeton’s Commencement ceremony on Tuesday, June 5.

    Berlin graduated from Arroyo Grande High School. He participated in Princeton’s Bridge Year Program in Peru before starting his academic program at the University.

    Along with his concentration in Spanish and Portuguese, he is pursuing certificates in Latin American studies, creative writing and theater.


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