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Monday, Nov. 24, 2014
 

Featured Stories Archive – October, 2005

Scaring up fun for all ages

FEATURED STORY: Scaring up fun for all ages

Dragons, princesses and superheroes took over the Forbes College dining room Monday as the University hosted a Halloween brunch that bridged generations of Princeton residents through food and fun.

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Taking an arboreal tour of the campus

FEATURED STORY: Taking an arboreal tour of the campus

The Princeton University campus might be viewed as a vast arboretum -- a carefully planned garden that, with its mix of exotic imports and native species of trees, would never be duplicated in nature.

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Recounting the Wilson School's 75 years 'in the nation's service'

FEATURED STORY: Recounting school's 75 years 'in the nation's service'

As part of this year's 75th anniversary celebration, the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs has published a book tracing its history.

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Task force recommends ways to improve residential college dining

FEATURED STORY: Task force recommends college dining improvements

A task force created to examine dining and social life in the residential colleges has recommended a broad series of changes aimed at significantly improving the quality of the food and dining atmosphere in the colleges.

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Library to make Islamic manuscripts more accessible

FEATURED STORY: Library to make Islamic manuscripts more accessible

The University library is embarking on a four-year project that will make its extensive collection of Islamic manuscripts more accessible to patrons and scholars. The manuscripts, which make up the largest such collection in North America and one of the finest collections in the world, will be cataloged and digitized through an undertaking funded by the David A. Gardner ’69 Magic Project.

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Gates: Today's students will drive 'golden age' of technology

FEATURED STORY -- Gates: Students will drive 'golden age' of technology

Today's college students are poised to influence a "golden age" of technology that will change the way billions of people worldwide communicate, work and play, Microsoft Corp. founder Bill Gates told Princeton University students Friday, Oct. 14.

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New center inspires and prepares students to be leaders in a technological age

FEATURED STORY: Rethinking engineering education

Responding to a national need to rethink the teaching of engineering, Princeton University has created the Center for Innovation in Engineering Education, an initiative to better prepare all students -- both engineers and non-engineers -- to be leaders in an increasingly complex, technology-driven society.

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New space provides welcome to prospective students

FEATURED STORY: New space provides welcome to prospective students

Prospective students and their families now can begin their introduction to the Princeton campus in one of the University's most distinctive buildings. The Admission Office has established a reception area for prospective students on the second floor of Clio Hall, which is one of the two marble buildings south of Cannon Green that are modeled after Greek temples. The new space, which opened Monday, Oct. 3, can accommodate more than 90 people.

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Students bring lessons from Ghana back to campus

FEATURED STORY: Students bring lessons from Ghana back to campus

For a group of Princeton undergraduates, a trip to Ghana over the summer has not really ended, even though the students are back on campus. This fall, the 11 students are continuing to explore what they learned, and are sharing their experiences with the wider University community through various cultural programs.

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