Norman Xiong

Contributor

November 14, 2016

Fiske, Lamont, Kanbur discuss inequality in wake of presidential election

University psychology professor Susan Fiske, Harvard European studies and sociology professor Michèle Lamont, and Cornell economics professor Ravi Kanbur met in a panel discussion on the afternoon of Nov. 14 to discuss inequality in the world and the impact of inequality on the recent presidential election. Lamont was … Read More

November 9, 2016

Chen ’09, Jawaid ’10 discuss inclusion in campus iconography projects

Isometric Studio partners Andy Chen ’09 and Waqas Jawaid ’10 discussed their recent graphic design projects in conjunction with the University and their effects toward inclusion and belonging in a lecture on Nov. 9. Chen and Jawaid are members of the Advisory Group to the Princeton Campus Iconography … Read More

October 11, 2016

Dillon Gymnasium renovations near end of phase II, include gender-inclusive locker rooms

The multi-year renovations project on Dillon Gymnasium’s locker rooms, support spaces, and pool is nearing a close in the fall of 2016, according to Renovation Program Manager Dave Howell and Project Manager Jarett Messina. The renovations are estimated to reach completion Dec. 8th, 2016. The renovations are currently … Read More

October 10, 2016

Easterly discusses impact of US, EU foreign aid on immigration, xenophobia

New York University professor of economics William Easterly discussed foreign aid and development programs and their effects on immigration and xenophobia in the developed world in a lecture delivered on Oct. 10. The talk referenced his book The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights … Read More

October 10, 2016

Breaking: Hart GS ’74 awarded Nobel Prize in Economics

Oliver Hart GS ’74 has been awarded the 2016 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for his contributions to contract theory, according to a press release by The Nobel Foundation. Hart was jointly awarded the prize with Bengt Holmstrom, economics professor at the … Read More

October 5, 2016

LeBlanc ’99 discusses privacy, consumer protections in telecommunications

Chief of the Federal Communications Commission’s Bureau of Enforcement Travis LeBlanc ’99 discussed the necessity of privacy and consumer protections in a lecture and Q&A session on Wednesday afternoon. LeBlanc’s talk underscored the need for both preventative and enforcement measures against violations of rights for American consumers online … Read More

September 28, 2016

Unfamiliar Street: Ritchie Highway, Annapolis to Baltimore, Maryland

The Governor Ritchie Highway (informally known as Ritchie Highway) is a 41.1-mile long street encompassing all segments of America’s socioeconomic spectrum. From the run-down row-houses of inner-city Baltimore to the historic waterfront mansions of Annapolis, the piece of Route 2 located directly between Baltimore and Annapolis is truly an … Read More