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Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

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Princeton's pursuit of socioeconomic diversity topic of panel discussion

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, 7:30 p.m. McCosh Hall, Room 50

Princeton University's dedication to socioeconomic diversity will be the topic of the panel discussion, "What Kind of Diversity: Is Princeton Too Narrowly Focused on Race and Ethnicity Rather Than Economic Diversity?," at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, in McCosh Hall, Room 50. The panel will include Princeton University President Christopher L. Eisgruber and Cecilia Rouse, Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Peter Singer, the Ira W. Decamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values, will chair the discussion. The event will include questions from the audience and a reception afterward at Prospect House. Part of the University Center for Human Values' General Public Lectures series, the event is cosponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School.

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Former President Carter to discuss religious challenges to women's rights

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, 2 p.m. Princeton University Chapel

Former President Jimmy Carter will talk about his new book, "A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power," an exploration of challenges to women's rights that are made by their own religious communities, at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, in the Princeton University Chapel. The lecture will be followed by a book-signing. The event is free but tickets and identification are required.

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Holiday outreach service initiatives planned

Friday, Nov. 21-Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, various times various locations

Members of the University community will have the opportunity to share the holiday spirit through a series of community service initiatives and special events planned for December and January.

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Fall painting and sculpture exhibition to showcase works by student artists

Nov. 18-Dec. 3, 2014 185 Nassau St., Lucas Gallery

The Lewis Center for the Arts' Program in Visual Arts will present an exhibition of work by students in fall painting and sculpture courses Nov. 18-Dec. 3 in the Lucas Gallery, 185 Nassau St. Gallery hours are weekdays 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Exhibition to feature documentary photography of Chicago's South Side

Nov. 1-Dec. 4, 2014, Robertson Hall, Bernstein Gallery

The exhibition "South Side" by documentary photographer Jon Lowenstein will be on view Nov. 1 –Dec. 4 in the Bernstein Gallery, Robertson Hall. The show — which combines photography, experiential writing, personal testimonies and short experimental films — examines the legacy of segregation, the impact of vast wealth inequality and how deindustrialization and globalization play out on the ground in the South Side section of Chicago.

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'Follow the Money' is subject of lecture series

Tuesdays, Oct. 14-Dec. 9, 2014, 8 p.m. Friend Center, Room 101

The lecture series "Follow the Money" will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 14-Dec. 9, in Friend Center, Room 101. The lectures are co-sponsored by the Princeton Adult School and the University's Office of Community and Regional Affairs Community Auditing Program. Economists and social scientists will lead lectures on topics related to income inequality. Registration for the lectures is $125 through the Princeton Adult School website.

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Historic map exhibit will mark 350th anniversary of New Jersey naming

Aug. 16, 2014-Jan. 25, 2015 Firestone Library, Main Gallery

The exhibit "Nova Caesarea: A Cartographic Record of the Garden State, 1666-1888" will run from Saturday, Aug. 16 through Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 in the Main Gallery of Firestone Library. The exhibit commemorates the 350th anniversary of the naming of New Jersey, and introduces viewers to the maps that charted the state’s development from unexplored colonial territory to the first scientifically surveyed state in the United States.

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