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Featured Stories Archive – February, 2005

Deepening the conversation on identity

FEATURED STORY: Deepening the conversation on identity

Growing up in Ghana, studying in England and working in the United States, philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah has shaped a life and a body of work that crisscrosses boundaries and re-imagines the idea of identity. Through an examination of the notions revolving around individuality and universality, he asks us to reconsider what it means to make a life of our own while being responsive to the needs of others.

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Princeton gives highest awards to top students

FEATURED STORY: Princeton gives highest awards to top students

Princeton University recognized the winners of the highest honors it awards to students at Alumni Day ceremonies Saturday, Feb. 26. Senior Amy Saltzman received the University's Moses Taylor Pyne Honor Prize, and graduate students Paul Copp, Holly Sanders, Scott Shell and Lior Silberman were honored as co-winners of the Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship.

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'Making Waves' in support for tsunami relief

FEATURED STORY: 'Making Waves' in support of tsunami relief

Several campus groups have organized an effort based on the Japanese art of origami to raise funds for areas affected by the recent Indian Ocean tsunami.

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Showcasing University talent

FEATURED STORY: Showcasing University talent

Members of the University community showcased their talent in a benefit performance, "This Is Princeton," Feb. 17 in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.

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University launches new Web site

FEATURED STORY: University launches new Web site

The University officially launched its new online presence on Feb. 17, when a redesigned home page and core Web site went live. The new site represents the culmination of efforts started in 2001 by a Web Strategy Task Force that involved broad cons...

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Students to perform in Spring Dance Festival, Feb. 18-20

FEATURED STORY: Spring in her step

Thirty-three students will perform in the Program in Theater and Dance's annual Spring Dance Festival Friday through Sunday, Feb. 18-20, at the Berlind Theatre.

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Assembling the framework for a career in engineering

FEATURED STORY: Building a career

High school students Celeste Abou Negm and Blair Ligelis had just succeeded in building fragile towers from nothing but spaghetti-stick beams and gumdrop fasteners. But what really caught their imaginations on a recent Friday afternoon was the idea of engineering as an exciting career choice that goes far beyond clever construction projects.

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In focus -- Visual arts

FEATURED STORY: In focus -- Visual arts

Whether students are interested in a program of study leading to a special major in studio arts or a certificate program -- or desire to take just one or two courses -- Princeton's Program in Visual Arts provides them with an atmosphere of serious intellectual inquiry and excellent facilities.

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Networking event strengthens University ties to local business community

FEATURED STORY: Meet the entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs, from beginners to veterans, gathered on the Princeton campus Feb. 2 to network and trade stories in an event intended to promote entrepreneurship and forge closer ties between the local business community and the University.

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