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Monday, Jan. 16, 2017

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January is Month of Service at Princeton

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Students, faculty and staff can participate in a range of activities and programs during the University's Month of Service this January. Month of Service is a time to celebrate the importance of civic engagement and showcase the many ways to serve the community. A full calendar of events is available online. Month of Service is organized by the Pace Center for Civic Engagement and cosponsored by the Office of Community and Regional Affairs.

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Cutting-edge science focus of PPPL Science on Saturday lectures

Saturdays, Jan. 14-March 18, 2017, 9:30 a.m. PPPL

The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory will launch the 2017 Ronald E. Hatcher Science on Saturday Lecture Series at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at 100 Stellarator Road, Princeton, New Jersey. Now in its 33rd year, the nine-week series presents free and public talks by top scientific experts. The 2017 series ends March 18.

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Annual business attire clothing drive to be held

Jan. 25-Feb. 1, 2017, various times 350 Alexander St.

Beginning Wednesday, Jan. 25, Princeton University is conducting its annual clothing drive to collect gently used business attire for men and women. Items can be brought to 350 Alexander St. between the hours of 8 and 9 a.m. and 12:30 and 1:30 p.m., weekdays, through Feb. 1.

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Exhibition to focus on photography of 'Women Resisting Jihad in Mali'

Dec. 16., 2016-Jan. 26, 2017 Bernstein Gallery, Robertson Hall

"Women Resisting Jihad in Mali," an exhibition of photographic works by Katie Orlinsky depicting women in central Mali and highlighting the vibrant culture that resisted the al- Qaida jihadist effort to impose sharia, will be on view Dec. 16, 2016-Jan. 26, 2017, in the Bernstein Gallery, Robertson Hall. An artist's reception will take place at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, in the gallery.

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Exhibition to feature Indian art

Nov. 19, 2016-Feb. 5, 2017 Princeton University Art Museum

"Epic Tales from India: Paintings from the San Diego Museum of Art," featuring 90 paintings that represent the most significant gathering of South Asian art shown at Princeton, will be on view at the Princeton University Art Museum, Nov. 19, 2016-Feb. 5, 2017.

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Woodrow Wilson exhibit begins campus tour at Frist

Various times Various locations

An exhibit that examines the contested legacy of Woodrow Wilson is now open on the second floor of Frist Campus Center. The show, "In the Nation's Service? Woodrow Wilson Revisited," documents not only the positive but also the negative aspects of Wilson's tenure as 13th president of Princeton University and 28th president of the United States. The exhibit, which had been on display at Robertson Hall, will be on the 200 level of Frist through Nov. 30. Over the 2016-17 academic year, it will also be installed temporarily in Chancellor Green (Dec. 5-30) and at 701 Carnegie Center (Jan. 9-Feb. 3). Other stops across campus are being planned.

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Bimonthly tours of the Princeton Plasma Physics Lab

First and third Friday of the month, 10 a.m. PPPL

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the only national laboratory where scientists are trying to create "a star on Earth." The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory offers free public tours of its research facilities at 10 a.m. on the first and third Friday of the month at 100 Stellarator Rd., Princeton, New Jersey. Participants must pre-register on the tour website.

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Exhibition to feature art of South Asia

Oct. 22, 2016-Jan. 22, 2017 Princeton University Art Museum

"Contemporary Stories: Revisiting South Asian Narratives," a new exhibition featuring major works by five internationally renowned artists, explores the continuing power and role of narrative in the art of South Asia and is on view Oct. 22, 2016-Jan. 22, 2017, at the Princeton University Art Museum.

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