Staff in the News
‘I believe in the power of solidarity.’ Our Year of the Tiger series continues. .
Mami Akiyama grew up in the city of Nara, Japan. At age 10, she and her family immigrated to Astoria, Queens. She is now the assistant to the chair of the Department of Astrophysical Sciences and a member of two Employee Resource Groups: Asian Staff at Princeton, where she is an officer, and the International Employee Group at Princeton.
USA Today’s Peter Barzilai named new editor of Princeton Alumni Weekly .
Peter Barzilai has been named the new editor of the Princeton Alumni Weekly and will begin on July 18.
Juneteenth: Opportunities to celebrate and reflect on the holiday .
A federal and University holiday, Juneteenth will be formally recognized this year on Friday, June 17. There are a number of events to celebrate the holiday and resources that offer reflection on the day's significance.