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Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014


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Video feature: Welcome to the new academic year, students!

From Professor of English and Wilson College master Eduardo Cadava and senior Sarah Yerima, to Campus Dining chefs and deans from the School of Engineering and Applied Science, this video features some of the friendly faces that students will encounter during their upcoming year at Princeton.

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Eisgruber urges students to fill Princeton story with meaning

Princeton University President Christopher L. Eisgruber welcomed the incoming Class of 2018 at Opening Exercises on Sunday, Sept. 7, urging students to start the first chapter of their Princeton story with a sense of adventure.

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Campus construction efforts include focus on sustainability and housing

Scattered among the peaceful wooded paths across the Princeton University campus, bulldozers and scaffolding hint at the many construction projects underway to support key initiatives such as sustainability, arts education, international experiences and housing.

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Video feature: Music unites University and middle school students

This spring, Princeton University students found common ground with Princeton-area middle school students over a shared love of music. The two groups, from Princeton University Sinfonia and Community House After School Academy, met once a week to play their instruments and learn from one another.

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High school students embark on scientific journeys through Princeton summer program

Thirty-nine high school students conducted research at Princeton this summer through the University's Laboratory Learning Program.

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Student startups: Demo Day shows off entrepreneurial ventures

This year's presentations for eLab Demo Day marked a first for Princeton's student business accelerator— in addition to demonstrations on campus Aug. 11, the teams traveled to Manhattan the next day to pitch their ideas before an audience and an expert panel.

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Video feature: 'Princeton's Trees' offers look into campus history

The landscaping on Princeton University's campus offers clues about the history of the University and beyond, showing the evolution of a campus from the United States' earliest days to the present.

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Video feature: 'Gardens in China and Japan'

A highlight of the spring 2014 course "Gardens in China and Japan" was a weeklong trip to Kyoto, Japan, to visit gardens and temples. This video captures the group's experiences in Japan through photographs taken by several of the students and interviews with the professors and students.

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Video feature: A towering sound peals forth from Princeton's carillon

Installed in 1927, the carillon has long been part of Princeton's soundscape, played every Sunday from 1 to 1:45 p.m. and often on Wednesday afternoons as well, except during Ph.D. exam periods. During the summer, its music comes from a series of guest musicians, sitting in as part of Princeton Summer Carillon Series, now in its 22nd year.

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Build it and they will come: Princeton architecture at the Venice Biennale

This year's Venice Architecture Biennale, an international showcase of trends and research, showcases the work of a number of Princeton faculty and students. It marks the greatest number of invitations Princeton has received to participate in the Biennale, reflecting the University's strength in pioneering research.

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