• Book chronicles Princeton’s rise from small college to intellectual powerhouse
• ‘Art of Science’ exhibition bridges disciplines
• Welders help students turn up the heat in architecture course
Tilghman implements changes to support diversity efforts
In response to recommendations by the University’s Diversity Working Group, President Tilghman has implemented a number of changes intended to make Princeton a more diverse and welcoming workplace for people of all backgrounds.
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English professor gives voice to unknown women writers from the 1600s
Nigel Smith is intent on correcting an injustice. It may be more than four centuries old, but for him, it is high time to make amends. A professor of English, Smith is on a mission to bring to light the work of notable British women authors from the 17th century whose writing has been lost over time.
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Book chronicles Princeton’s rise from small college to intellectual powerhouse
Q&A with James Axtell: When Woodrow Wilson took over the presidency of Princeton University in 1902, the college was a small institution with about 1,300 students and modest ambitions. Wilson’s plan for transforming the University — by radically upgrading the faculty, the curriculum and the graduate school — laid the groundwork for Princeton to become one of the nation’s pre-eminent universities.
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‘Art of Science’ exhibition bridges disciplines
The University’s second annual “Art of Science” exhibition, highlighted by three winning student entries, is now on display in the hallway of the Friend Center’s main floor. The juried show features prints, videos, poetry, paintings and sculptures — 55 works in all — produced in the course of scientific or technical research by faculty, staff and students in more than a dozen different departments.
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Welders help students turn up the heat in architecture course
Kneeling on the gravel driveway outside the Architecture Laboratory, junior Jesse Palermo leaned over a thin square of steel and steadied his grip on an oxy-acetylene torch. Standing behind him was Steve DeLeo, a welder in the University’s facilities department who was guiding Palermo and other students through their first attempts to cut metal.
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