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Featured Stories Archive – May, 2010

Seniors celebrate highlights of last four years at Class Day

Members of the class of 2010 assembled on Princeton's sun-drenched Cannon Green to recognize students' accomplishments and share laughs at the Class Day ceremony Monday, May 31.

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Choices shape lives, Bezos tells seniors

The founder and chief executive officer of the major Internet retailer Amazon.com made an impassioned plea to Princeton's graduating seniors on May 30 to pay close attention to the choices they make in life, as they will dictate not only success, but happiness. Bezos, a 1986 Princeton alumnus, delivered this year's Baccalaureate address.

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Reunions 2010 celebration is under way

Princeton's Reunions 2010 celebration is under way, with alumni, family members and friends gathering on campus for activities through Sunday, May 30.

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Alumni, families arrive on campus for Reunions

Princeton alumni, family members and friends have arrived on campus for Reunions activities, which run through Sunday, May 30.

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For valedictorian Karp, success is built upon teamwork

Princeton's class of 2010 valedictorian David Karp, who will present his valedictory address at Commencement, has embraced teamwork and creative problem-solving in his path to the top of the class.

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Scientists discover the molecular heart of collective behavior

A group of scientists seeking the answer to the mystery of collective motion has found strong evidence pointing to a third possibility -- collective behavior can arise in cells that initially may not be moving at all, but are prodded into action by an external agent such as a chemical.

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Energy is focus of 'Art of Science' exhibition

The fourth annual "Art of Science" exhibition, featuring "found art" images made by Princeton University community members during the course of scientific research, is on view in the Friend Center and in an online gallery.

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In focus: PPPL makes strides in the uncharted science of fusion energy

Research being conducted along the frontier of fusion science makes the DOE Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) a destination for young scholars and community members interested in the field of fusion energy.

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Class snapshot: 'Origins of Abstraction'

Princeton art scholars Hal Foster and Molly Warnock teamed with Leah Dickerman, a curator at the Museum of Modern Art, to develop a course on "The Origins of Abstraction" to contribute to the planning of a major exhibition on the abstract art movement.

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Exhibition showcases students' international photos

"International Eye," an exhibition of photographs taken by Princeton undergraduates on five continents, will be on view through May 31 in the Guggenheim Gallery of Whitman College and the James S. Hall '34 Memorial Gallery in Butler College.

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