University - Top Stories At Freshman Families Weekend, families share in the Princeton experience 2017-10-17T16:43:42.000000000-04:00 Princeton University celebrated Freshman Families Weekend on Oct. 13-15 with lively discussions and opportunities for students to share their new Princeton home with family members. Alumni and friends gather to dedicate the Louis A. Simpson International Building 2017-10-17T15:24:46.000000000-04:00 The Louis A. Simpson International Building, made possible by a gift from Louis A. Simpson, a 1960 alumnus of Princeton’s Graduate School, and his wife, Kimberly K. Querrey, was dedicated on Oct. 16. Case elected to National Academy of Medicine 2017-10-16T15:19:30.000000000-04:00 Anne Case, the Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Emeritus, at Princeton University, was elected a member of the National Academy of Medicine. Mathematician Pardon receives Packard Fellowship for early-career scientists 2017-10-16T14:25:43.000000000-04:00 John Pardon, a Princeton University professor of mathematics, is one of 18 researchers nationwide to receive a 2017 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering for promising early-career researchers from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. Todorov explores the 'Irresistible Influence of First Impressions' 2017-10-16T13:36:28.000000000-04:00 In this Q&A, Princeton psychologist Alexander Todorov discusses his research on first impressions and the power of the human face. Princeton Profiles: So Kubota, researching family issues in economics 2017-10-16T12:00:02.000000000-04:00 As he earned his Ph.D. in economics at Princeton, So Kubota applied his perspective as a father to his research and shared his Japanese culture with his friends and host family. Scientists demonstrate path to linking the genome to healthy tissues and disease 2017-10-16T10:35:00.000000000-04:00 An international group of researchers in the Genotype-Tissue Expression (GTEx) Consortium published findings about how genetic variation affects gene regulation in 44 human tissue types. Employee retirements: October 2017 2017-10-13T15:36:13.000000000-04:00 The following is an updated list of University employee retirements, issued in October 2017. Employee obituaries: October 2017 2017-10-13T15:23:36.000000000-04:00 The following is an updated list of University employee obituaries, issued in October 2017. Princeton researchers involved in ICAN’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning work to abolish nuclear weapons 2017-10-13T12:23:53.000000000-04:00 Three Princeton University researchers are connected to this year’s winner of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize: the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN).