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Thursday, April 27, 2017
 

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Sharing new tastes through cultural heritage dining

Campus Dining exposes students to new cuisines and cultures, and also reflects the different tastes of students who come to Princeton University from all over the country and the world. 

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Earth Day 2017: Environmental engagement and action

As Earth Day 2017 approached, we documented this moment in history on Princeton's campus among undergraduates, graduate students and faculty, with a special focus on the University community's engagement in service around environmental issues. 

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University names West College for Toni Morrison; Wilson School auditorium for Arthur Lewis

Princeton University's trustees have approved recommendations to name West College, a prominent and central campus building, for the Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison, an emeritus faculty member at Princeton, and to name the major auditorium in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs for Sir Arthur Lewis, a Nobel Laureate in Economics, who served on the school's faculty from 1963 to 1983. The name of former University President Harold Dodds will be transferred from the auditorium to the adjacent atrium that serves as the entryway into Robertson Hall. The new names will take effect on July 1.

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'At Home in the World': DiBattista and Nord reframe female literary tradition

In their new book, "At Home in the World: Women Writers and Public Life, from Austen to the Present," Princeton professors Maria DiBattista and Deborah Nord re-evaluate the past two centuries of female novelists as their characters leave the threshold of home. The scholars turn their attention to how these characters engage with the most pressing issues of public life: economic and social justice, slavery, warfare, democratic reforms, globalization and the clash of cultures. DiBattista is the Charles Barnwell Straut Class of 1923 Professor of English and comparative literature. Nord is the Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature and Professor of English.

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Princeton-Fung Global Forum asks if liberty can survive the digital age

Understanding the balance between privacy and security — and how it affects liberty and democracy — was the theme of the fourth Princeton-Fung Global Forum held March 20-21 in Berlin.

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Princeton's annual financial aid budget grows 8.7 percent to $161.2 million

Princeton University's trustees have adopted the University's operating budget for 2017-18, which includes an 8.7 percent increase to $161.2 million in the undergraduate financial aid budget to continue to ensure that a Princeton education is genuinely affordable for every admitted student.

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¡Adelante Tigres! conference celebrates Princeton's Latino alumni

Recalling their Princeton experiences and looking forward to new ones, more than 750 Princeton University undergraduate and graduate alumni and guests returned to campus March 30-April 1 for the alumni conference "¡Adelante Tigres! Celebrating Latino Alumni at Princeton University."

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"¡Adelante Tigres! Celebrating Latino Alumni at Princeton University" conference includes video premiere

More than 750 Princeton University undergraduate and graduate alumni and guests are registered to participate in the conference "¡Adelante Tigres! Celebrating Latino Alumni at Princeton University" on campus this week. In this video, alumni discuss their experiences with Princeton, from organizing on campus to staying involved after graduation.

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Princeton Profiles: Camden Olson, training service dogs to change lives

Camden Olson, a sophomore ecology and evolutionary biology major, wants to dedicate her career to helping those with disabilities by raising and training service dogs.

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Jacobus Fellows' research spans empathy to superconductivity

Princeton's four Jacobus Fellows and their advisers describe the research that earned them the University's top honor for graduate students. 

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