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- • Sloan survey team on a quest for the universe’s ‘rare birds’
- • Life of Emma Lazarus provides inspiration for Princeton’s Schor
- • Early admission offered to 597 students for class of 2011
- • Rabinowitz approaches science from dual perspective
- • Project brings new talent into focus for Princeton staff member
- • Jan. 15 King Day celebration centers on music
- • Ronald Kinchla, longtime psychology professor, dies
- • Employees recognized for completing educational programs
- • Spotlight, promotion, retirement
- • Faculty promotions, resignations
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Sloan survey team on a quest for the universe’s ‘rare birds’
High on a forested New Mexico peak sits a metallic box whose appearance calls to mind a large air-conditioning unit, or a cargo container lifted from a ship’s hold. It is perhaps appropriate that the Sloan Digital Sky Survey telescope looks unorthodox when compared to the other telescopes at the Apache Point Observatory, for the Sloan has done a great deal to change our understanding of what the universe looks like.
Life of Emma Lazarus provides inspiration for Princeton’s Schor
Q&A with Esther Schor: Many Americans don’t recognize Emma Lazarus’ name, but nearly all of them are familiar with her most famous piece of writing, penned in 1883: “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses …”
Ronald Kinchla, longtime psychology professor, dies
Ronald Kinchla, who introduced generations of Princeton students to the science of psychology as a legendary teacher of “Psychology 101,” died Dec. 8 at his home in Princeton from a heart condition. He was 72.
Early admission offered to 597 students for class of 2011
The University has offered admission to 597 students from a pool of 2,276 high school seniors who applied through early decision for the class of 2011.
Employees recognized for completing educational programs
Two educational programs recently celebrated the accomplishments of Princeton employees with graduation ceremonies.
Rabinowitz approaches science from dual perspective
Princeton NJ — Josh Rabinowitz has a scientific background that allows him to work in both the industrial and academic worlds, and sometimes the biggest challenge for a person like him can be finding the best fit.
Jan. 15 King Day celebration centers on music
The University will commemorate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with its annual King Day celebration at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, in Richardson Auditorium of Alexander Hall.
Project brings new talent into focus for Princeton staff member
What started out as a fundraiser for a nearby historical society has turned into a collaborative learning experience between a faculty member and a staff member at Princeton.