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Featured Stories Archive – January, 2005

Firestone Library exhibition marks 75th anniversary of McCarter Theatre

FEATURED STORY:Exhibit honors McCarter Theatre's 75th

An exhibition celebrating the 75th anniversary of the McCarter Theatre Center for the Performing Arts will be on display in the main lobby of Firestone Library from Monday, Jan. 31, through Monday, May 2.

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Religion professor examines 'salvation by diet' phenomenon

FEATURED STORY: Blending diets and spirituality...

From biblical stories of Samson's muscular strength to the disciplined eating habits of Catholic monks -- Christianity has long espoused the benefits of a fit body.

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Faculty from 13 departments pool talents to examine what it means to be human

FEATURED STORY: The Science of Humanity

Even at a time when multidisciplinary research and teaching are increasingly common, it would be hard to find a course with more contributing disciplines than the latest offering from the Department of Psychology...

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Library showcases Beatrix Potter collection

FEATURED STORY: The Magic of Beatrix Potter

An extensive collection of books, letters, manuscripts and artwork by Beatrix Potter, the author of “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” and other books adored by generations of children, has been presented to Princeton’s Cotsen Children’s Library.

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Segars: King's journey must live on in fight for economic equality

FEATURED STORY: Celebrating King's journey

Americans must continue to embrace Martin Luther King Jr.'s spirit of compassion and fairness as the country struggles with a widening gulf between its richest and poorest citizens, Yvonne Smith Segars, the state of New Je...

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Campus groups raise money for tsunami relief

FEATURED STORY: Events benefit tsunami relief

A variety of campus organizations have been involved in fund-raising efforts to provide aid to countries affected by the Indian Ocean tsunami.

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Initiatives aim to boost global literacy

FEATURED STORY: Boosting Global Literacy

"Global awareness should be 'built into the DNA of Princeton,'" said President Tilghman at this year’s Opening Exercises, quoting a University trustee in her address to students. With recent high-level faculty appointments in international affairs and comparative politics and new globally focused courses and research projects, this "DNA" is being expressed in unprecedented ways at Princeton.

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