On May 6, 2022 the IAS Bamberger Medal was presented to Shelby White, IAS Trustee Emerita and Founder of the Leon Levy Foundation, at a celebration on the Institute’s campus in Princeton, NJ. Shelby has championed the Institute throughout the four decades since her late husband Leon Levy’s appointment to the Board of Trustees in 1988.
Hailing from the worlds of social theory, economics, internet technology, and comparative literature, these new Trustees bring diverse perspectives and the promise of unique synergies to the operations of the Board.
Martin Chooljian, Trustee Emeritus, longtime Friend of the
Institute, beloved personal friend to many in the community,
and one of the Institute’s most generous benefactors, passed away
this week at the age of 90.
NPR reports IAS Trustee Mario Draghi, "who is credited with saving the euro, … will be tasked with guiding the country through the twin crises of the coronavirus and a crumbling economy. Draghi, who formerly served as the head of the European Central Bank, took the oath of office with support from across the political spectrum with all but one of Italy's major parties backing him."
Schmidt Futures has awarded $1 million to the Institute for
Advanced Study (IAS) to leverage advances in high-performance
computing to understand challenging astrophysical problems. The
project, led by James M. Stone,
Professor in the School of...
The Institute for Advanced Study appointed economist Ann-Kristin
Achleitner to its Board of Trustees on October 26, 2019, effective
immediately. Achleitner is a Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance
in the School of Management at the Technical...