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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Featured Stories Archive – July, 2005

Programs immerse students in language and culture

FEATURED STORY: Programs immerse students in language and culture

Many Princeton students are spending their summers abroad in internship and language-study programs. Sophomore Stan Gabryszewski is working as a nursing assistant in a clinic for cancer patients receiving radiotherapy. Not only is he learning this challenging position, but he's conducting his work in a second language and in a different culture.

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Community House camp builds more than computer skills

FEATURED STORY: Young newscasters hone skills at computer camp

Outside the Fields Center on a scorching morning last week, the topic of discussion was, naturally, the weather. Rather than complaining about the heat in Princeton, however, 11-year-old Sahmone was delivering a weather report for a newscast writte...

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Learning to tell a story

FEATURED STORY: Learning to tell a story

In "Bookcrafting: Animals in the Picture," a unique workshop at the Cotsen Children's Library taught by Princeton professor Henry Horn, 15 young students learned about Horn's hobby of photographing hand-crafted animal characters in natural environments. The children each received a wooden bear, which they sanded, stained and posed for photographs with other animals. By week's end, each youngster will have created a book of photographs connected by a story.

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Science teachers become students again in summer workshop

FEATURED STORY: Science teachers become students again

Wearing identical white lab coats, 20 high-school teachers huddled around bluish gels they just had subjected to electrophoresis, a process that enabled them to visualize and study DNA fragments. For two weeks every summer, teachers become students again in a Princeton workshop that helps spread enthusiasm for science.

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In focus: Research at Princeton

FEATURED STORY: Research pushes frontiers of knowledge

Princeton University is unique in combining the strengths of a major research university with the qualities of an outstanding liberal arts college. Pushing the frontiers of knowledge and addressing real-world problems, Princeton scientists and scholars publish research across the spectrum of intellectual inquiry.

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In focus: WPRB radio station

FEATURED STORY: WPRB overpowers other college radio stations

Broadcasting with 14,000 watts of stereo power, Princeton’s student-run radio station is one of the world’s strongest college stations, reaching Delaware, Philadelphia and New York's outskirts.

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In focus: Prospect House

FEATURED STORY: Prospect House combines beauty and history

Prospect House, known for its picturesque gardens, is one of the University's most historic buildings and a major destination for Princeton campus community members and visitors alike.The magnificent Italianate Victorian mansion was built around 185...

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Exhibition celebrates artist's gift to museum

FEATURED STORY: Exhibition celebrates artist's gift to museum

An exhibition celebrating the art of longtime Princeton resident Thomas George will be on view at the University Art Museum from June 25 through Sept. 11.

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