Douglas Robins ʼ23, from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, talks about University access and support on episode three of our “Meet Princeton!” podcast. From a class with Eddie Glaude Jr., the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of the Department of African American Studies, to his very first encounter with a Princeton alumnus, who is a member of the Great Class of 1963, Douglas reflects on some of the more memorable moments he's had thus far.
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- Financial Aid Estimator
- No-Loan Financial Aid Policy
- Cost of Attendance
- SIFP (Scholars Institute Fellows Program)
- Study Abroad
- Bryant’s recommended sourdough bread recipe and baking guide from “Lemons and Anchovies,” blog adapted from Ken Forkish’s book “Flour Water Salt Yeast”
- Annual Giving Fund
- ASC (Alumni Schools Committee) Interviews
- Eddie Glaude Jr., the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of the Department of African American Studies
- McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning
- The Writing Center
- College Staff, First College
- Mock Trial
- Orange Key Tours
- Late Meal
- Murray Dodge Cafe
- Freshman Seminars
- Vivian’s favorite key lime pie recipe from food writer and cookbook author Melissa Clark (via Today.com)
- Princeton University Orchestra
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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
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Sound Engineer: Molly Trueman '24
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The theme music to our podcast was created by Molly Trueman '24. The outtro is brought to you by Princeton University Orchestra, featuring the end of the first movement from Bruckner Symphony No. 4 in E-flat major, Romantic. It was recorded at the 2019 Winter Concert Preview in Alexander Hall's Richardson Auditorium.
Meet 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.
About the Princeton University Orchestra
The Princeton University Orchestra (PUO) is the flagship symphony orchestra of Princeton University and is one of the most prestigious and highly acclaimed collegiate orchestras in the country. At more than 120 undergraduate-musicians strong, PUO holds eight annual performances in Alexander Hall and tour internationally in a typical year. Since 1977, Maestro Michael J. Pratt has served as the music director for the ensemble.