Building, Birding and B.S.E.: Experiences in Engineering

March 9, 2021

We meet again in 2021 with a very special two-segment interview. Dean Slee and Dean Blount sit down with Claire Wayner ‘22, a civil and environmental engineering concentrator from the Baltimore area, to discuss engineering at Princeton, her passion for sustainability and finding her fellow “bird nerds” on campus. But first, Dean Blount is joined by Claire White, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, to discuss her love of teaching undergraduates "who strive to make the world a better place."


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About "Meet Princeton!"

Co-Hosts: Vivian Slee, senior assistant dean of admission, and Bryant Blount '08, assistant dean of undergraduate students and manager of strategic communications
Producers: Vivian Slee and Mary Buckley, associate dean, strategic communications, Office of Admission
Editor/Sound Engineer: Nick Donnoli, Orangebox Productions 
Sound Engineer: Molly Trueman '24
Logo Design: Esteban Aguas '19, admission officer

The theme music to our podcast was created by Molly Trueman '24. 

Molly, a rising sophomore at Princeton, plans on majoring in music with a potential certificate in Applications of Computing. Outside of class, she is part of Glee Club, Chamber Choir, and the Tigressions, a contemporary all-female a cappella group. While she has been practicing voice and piano since age six, within the past year—especially during quarantine—she has become more passionate about songwriting and music production, leading her to create music for this podcast.