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March 26, 2019

Wednesday, 4/3 from 5-7, DHall, SDR & MPR

Explore major, certificate and post-Princeton opportunities with upperclass peers, recent alumni and university staff!

Grab a passport and collect at least 4 stamps from different stations to be entered into a raffle for an awesome prize!

Why We Struggle to Make Good Choices... and How We Can Be Better: Lessons from Behavioral Economics, with Syon Bhanot '06
March 26, 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 5:30-6:30 in Forbes SDR

Behavioral science has taught us that human beings are not well equipped to make consistently rational decisions. In this timely, interactive talk, Syon Bhanot '06, an Assistant Professor of Economics at Swarthmore College (and a Forbes alum!), will discuss some of the behavioral biases that…

PAA Info Night 3/27
March 25, 2019

Come to the SDR at 6:00 on Weds, 3/27 to learn more about becoming a Forbes PAA!

Senior Thesis Boot Camp a Success!
March 22, 2019

Seniors made use of this spring break by making progress on writing their theses! Thanks to Forbes RGSs Jenny and Sophie for organizing this event.

Forbes Conversation Series Open to Full Houses
Nov. 9, 2018

The Forbes Conversation Series kicked off this week with two faculty favorites: Peter Singer (Tuesday) and Jeff Nunokawa (Wednesday). Thanks to those who came out to share dinner with them!

The Conversation Series is an opportunity for students to meet faculty, staff, and other University community members on an informal non-academic…

Princepedia Workshop: PAAs Populate Course Analyses
Oct. 19, 2018

Last night, our PAAs gathered in the SDR to work with Nic Vogue, of the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning to populate course analyses to assist first- and second- year students with course selections. Thanks to Nic for the workshop, and thanks to our PAAs for the curated thoughts! You can look for their input soon via

University President Christopher Eisgruber '83 Joins Dinner Discussion
Oct. 3, 2018

On Monday, October 1, Christopher Eisgruber '83, President of Princeton University, came to Forbes to engage with a group of Forbes freshmen and student leaders over dinner in the SDR. The topic was inspired by the freshman pre-read, Speak Freely, by Keith E. Whittington, but ranged beyond the parameters specific to the book, and to…

Forbes Fellow Facilitates Jazz Brunch
Oct. 2, 2018

At Sunday brunch on September 23, fellow and music director for the Lewis Center for the Arts Vince Di Mura set up his keyboard and played music while some 800 guests dined. Vince has been one of the most active fellows over his tenure, frequently playing during brunch, special dinners, or partnering with Forbes musicians to put on special…

Sunset Yoga in the Backyard!
Oct. 2, 2018

Last Friday, after a week of dreary weather, the rain stopped, and the sun even came out just in time for 20 students to enjoy a yoga class on the back patio. Part of the yoga fund established by an alumni to allow free yoga classes right on campus for our students, this is the first class that took the mat outdoors in our backyard. The class…

Welcome from the Forbes College Council!
July 17, 2018

Dear Class of 2022,

Congratulations and welcome to the Forbes family! The first day of college is nerve-wracking enough, and even more so if you were like we were and Googled everything about what past students had to say. You’ve probably heard that Forbes is the “farthest” residential college, but, what Google didn’t tell you, is how…