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Loire Valley Wine Tasting

PA3 cordially invites to a

Loire Valley, France Wine Tasting

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021

7:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

Via Zoom

 

Cost: If you choose to buy the wine, $75 plus tax for four bottles of Loire Valley wine. You may buy as few or as many bottles as you wish.

 

For Zoom instructions, RSVP with affiliation by Tues. Feb. 2 to Mo Chen ’80 at mochen1746@outlook.com.

 

Seats (Screens): 100 due to Zoom license limitations

 

Details

 

One of our members has arranged with Public Wines, 23 Witherspoon St., to do a wine tasting for us. Our certified Sommelier and educator for the evening will be Sebastian Koncurat, who has 20 years of experience in the wine and culinary industries.

 

Here is the link about the four Loire Valley wines and how to purchase them http://bit.ly/PublicWinePA3Feb4.   Please purchase or reserve wines by noon, Monday, Feb. 1. This will help Public Wine order enough in advance. Please note that if you buy 12 bottles or more you can get a 15% discount by using promotional code PA3.

 

Public offers free delivery to the following zip codes: 08502, 08504, 08525, 08528, 08534, 08536,08540,08542,08553, and 08558. Promotional code: Freeship.  If you live outside these zip codes, please order online or call and pick up at the store. If you have questions for Public Wine, please call 609 924 0750 and they will be happy to help you. Please mention PA3 wine tasting.

 

Optional Cheese Pairings suggested by Sebastian:

 

VBC Aged Couple: This is goat milk-based cheese from Vermont. Inspired by the traditional Crottin de Chavignol' Loire Valley cheese, it has a wrinkly edible rind and shows herbal earthy flavors. Flavour profile is ideal to pair with the Sauvignon Blanc from Menetou-Salon AOC made by Pierre Clement.

 

Baechler Truffle Raclette: Sourced from cow milk from the French wine region of Aquitania, this is a medium soft cheese. Very aromatic, this cheese is packed with flavours of dried fruit, toasted  almonds and black truffles. Ideal to accompany the Pineau D'Aunis Rose wine made by Domaine Brazilier  in the area of Coteaux de Vendemois AOC.

 

Morbiere: Made from unpasteurized raw cow milk from the North East region of Jura in France, this is a semi-firm cheese showing nutty, fruity and slightly sweet flavors. Ideal pairing with the Pinot Noir from Sancerre made by Daniel Crochet.

 

Comte: Made from unpasteurized raw cow milk, this is the oldest of all regulated cheeses in France. It has a medium hard texture with a nutty and earthy note along with a spicy and savory finish. Ideal pairing with the Cabernet Franc based red from Anjou AOC made by Chateau Soucherie

 

The cheeses can be found at Olsson's Fine Foods in Princeton or wherever fine cheeses are sold.

 


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The Role That Medical Education Can Play in Helping Doctors Identify & Manage Their Implicit Biases to Improve Health Care Outcomes

Princeton Area Alumni Association (PA3) is pleased to present

 

“ The Role That Medical Education Can Play in Helping Doctors Identify & Manage Their Implicit Biases to Improve Health Care Outcomes”

David S. Kountz, MD, MBA  ’81

Co-Chief Academic Officer, Hackensack Meridian Health

Professor and Associate Dean, Diversity & Equity, Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine

 

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Please register for Zoom link: http://bit.ly/PA3Kountz81


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“ The Role That Medical Education Can Play in Helping Doctors Identify & Manage Their Implicit Biases to Improve Health Care Outcomes”
David S. Kountz, MD, MBA ’81
Co-Chief Academic Officer, Hackensack Meridian Health
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Xi for Life?

Xi for Life?

What Does It Mean for China and the World?

 

Rory Truex

Assistant Professor of Politics and International Affairs,

Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University

Jointly sponsored by Princeton Area Alumni Association and

the Association of Asian American Alumni of Princeton

 

 

 

Rory Truex's research focuses on Chinese politics and theories of authoritarian rule. His book Making Autocracy Work: Representation and Responsiveness in Modern China investigates the nature of representation in authoritarian systems, specifically the politics surrounding China's National People's Congress (NPC). He argues that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is engineering a system of “representation within bounds” in the NPC, fostering information revelation but silencing political activism. Original data on deputy backgrounds and behaviors is used to explore the nature of representation, policymaking, and incentives in this constrained system. 

His research on Chinese politics has been published in the American Political Science Review, Journal of Politics, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Comparative Political Studies, China Quarterly, and has been featured in The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. Current projects explore how Chinese citizens evaluate their political system, the relationship between media bias and credibility in non-democracies, and patterns in dissident behavior and punishment.

 

Click here to request registration

 


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Project Hero: Calling Cancer Patients and Survivors

HERO:  Health  Empowerment  & Recovery  Outcomes 

Body-mind and  Body Training  for Cancer Fighters  and Survivors 

BE STRONG: BE A HERO 

Strengthen your health and become a HERO to fight cancer through a study at  The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Our study examines the effects of  body and body-mind training on the health of cancer fighters and survivors.  Men of all physical activity levels may take part. Payment is provided for  those who participate.  

To see if you qualify, call us at 732-258-6045,  or e-mail ProjectHERO@cinj.rutgers.edu 

You may qualify if you: 

• Have ever been diagnosed with cancer 

• Are age 55 or older 

All participants will be asked to complete surveys and  assessments. Some participants may be assigned to body  or body-mind training classes (you may bring an adult  companion too).  

 


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April (was February) 2021 Propeller

This event has been recorded and may be seen here

 

PA3 INVITES YOU TO “SECOND TUESDAYS”

A PRINCETON PROPELLER ZOOM EVENT

UWMA @ QUADRANGLE CLUB

 

 

FOR ENTREPRENEURS,

NAVIGATORS & THE CURIOUS

Please Join Us with Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres

WHEREVER YOU ARE

7 P, EASTERN TIME (USA) -- Moved to TUESDAY, April 13th, 2021  

“How AI is Empowering a Non-Collision Driving World:  Possibilities, Limitations & Next Steps”  

Speaker: Artur Filipowicz, Chief Technical Officer, Soterea  

 

Since 2012, training of deep learning algorithms on large datasets using GPUs has powered another AI  revolution. This combination of technologies has been applied, with various levels of success, to everything  from driving to summarizing legal documents. What is behind this revolution? How can it make current  vehicles safer? What is left to do for cars to be fully autonomous? While deep learning can solve some  problems with perception and control, it introduces additional difficulties associated with data collection  and testing. Soterea has been developing collision avoidance systems for commercial vehicles since 2014.  Since that time, its systems have traveled more than 1 billion kilometers on over 100 different models of  vehicles. Its CTO, Artur Filipowicz ’17, will explain how collision avoidance technologies and AI intersect  and pave the way for autonomous vehicles. There will be ample time for Q & A, with priority given to viewer  questions submitted in advance to: propellers@princetonaaa.org.  

ZOOM LINK will be sent to the first 300 who register at propellers.princetonaaa.org  

 

NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER: TBA


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