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Featured Stories Archive – October, 2010

Creatures abound on Princeton's campus

As the Halloween season conjures visions of ghouls and goblins, those in the holiday spirit may enjoy a striking collection of creatures adorning buildings all across the Princeton campus.

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Perspective on: Nature vs. culture in environmental change

Emmanuel Kreike, an associate professor of history and associated faculty member of the Princeton Environmental Institute, discusses his research on how the perception of environmental change has evolved in the 20th century.

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Admission Dean Rapelye has 'Conversation With…' students on Facebook

More than 100 students posed questions to Dean of Admission Janet Rapelye, the first featured host for Princeton's interactive "Conversation With…" video series on Facebook. Visitors to the Facebook page post questions to the comment thread after watching an introductory video, and then return to Facebook to view responses in a follow-up video.

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Video feature: 'Discover Princeton Environmental Institute'

Stephen Pacala, director of the Princeton Environmental Institute, provides a visual tour of the University's interdisciplinary center for environmental research, education and outreach. In this video Pacala discusses the institute's mission, world-class faculty, interdisciplinary research and unique educational opportunities, including internships.

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Video feature: 'Plastic Electronics'

New developments in plastic electronics potentially could change the quality of human life in a wide range of ways, according to Princeton engineering professor Yueh-Lin (Lynn) Loo.

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Artists explore concept of 'free time' in lecture series

What is "free time"? To examine the simple question of free time invites many answers, making it a fertile topic for examination through the arts. The Lewis Center for the Arts is undertaking this examination this fall as it presents a lecture series that will illuminate how people acknowledge and value free time.

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Novelist Vargas Llosa imparts writing insights to students

**SEE RELATED STORY: Vargas Llosa wins Nobel Prize in literature** Acclaimed Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa will spend this semester introducing Princeton students to his philosophy of writing, offering an intimate opportunity to gain insights into the thinking of an internationally celebrated author.

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