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Workshop Reading and Symposium on 'Hoodwinked' in Princeton

The Lewis Center for the Arts' Program in Theater at Princeton University is partnering with McCarter Theatre to present a workshop reading and symposium on Hoodwinked , a new documentary-style drama by acclaimed playwright Emily Mann, on Saturday, April 26 from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the James M. Stewart '32 Theater at 185 Nassau Street.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Fort Hood, TX, University of Utah

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Go Local

Leonardo Angiulo: Money in Politics

April has been a big month for money. Taxes are being paid, the Supreme Court has said campaign contributions are protected by the First Amendment and some college professors allege documentary evidence proves economic elites have an outsize influence in U.S. Government policy decisions.


Related Topix: Northwestern University

For Professors, Online Presence Brings Promise

The same day, Jeff E. Nunokawa, a professor of English at Princeton University, published a short literary essay as a "note" on Facebook-his 5,167th such post on the social-networking site.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania

Melissa Harris-Perry, Scholar and TV Host, Joins Her Alma Mater

"I'm in the part of my career where I'm interested in building the kind of lasting things that stay after you're no longer here," says Melissa Harris-Perry.


Related Topix: Wake Forest University, Tulane University, African-American, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

Daily Trojan

Women should voice their opinions more freely

Throughout my youth, I've loved to write. When I was just a kid, it made no difference to me that I still struggled with English.


Related Topix: Paulo Coelho, Vocal, Brigham Young University, Opinion

Lowell Sun

Toddlers and museums don't mix

My son almost pooped inside the late 3rd century "Cupids Riding Dolphins, Surrounded by Marine Creatures" tile fountain from Antioch-on-the-Orontes, Turkey, which is located on the bottom floor of the Princeton Art Museum in Princeton, N.J. OK fine, maybe "almost pooped" is pushing the truth a bit, but he was just out of diapers and had a dash of ... (more)


Related Topix: Toddlers, Family, Princeton, NJ, Kids

The Paramus Post

"Spring Wildflowers" With Carol Gracie

THE MASTER GARDENERS OF BERGEN & PASSAIC COUNTY "Spring Wildflowers" With Carol Gracie The Master Gardeners of Bergen and Passaic County welcome, Carol Gracie to a joint education program: "Spring Wildflowers of the North East".


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Hackensack, NJ

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Riots Force Out Top US Rabbi from Temple Mount

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik's tour of the Temple Mount was cut short this morning when violent rioting broke out at the holy site.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Religion, Judaism, Tampa, FL, Israel, World News, Middle East

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Rutgers Scarlet Knights

Women's Track: Larry Ellis Invitational Results

The Rutgers women's track and field team was back in action this weekend at the Larry Ellis Invitational hosted by Princeton University.


Related Topix: Rutgers University, Whitehouse Station, NJ, Ringoes, NJ, Parsippany, NJ

Jules Bailey and Loretta Smith for Multnomah County Board of Commissioners: Editorial endorsement

Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith, left, and Terri Carter of Community Vision, inspect a newly refurbished house in Northeast Portland, which will soon offer affordable-living options for a family of modest means.


Related Topix: Multnomah County, OR, Lewis & Clark College, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Opinion

The Raw Story

Study: Popular movements strangled by influence of the wealthy elite in Congress

A forthcoming study found that ordinary citizens exert little influence on the political process, even when they form coalitions to compete against corporate interests.


Related Topix: Northwestern University

Nature Neuroscience

Postdoctoral Research Associate

A postdoctoral or more senior research position is available in the Neuroscience of Attention & Perception Laboratory, led by Dr. Sabine Kastner in the Department of Psychology and Princeton Neuroscience Institute at Princeton University.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Finding Ukraine on a map, revisited

Joshua Tucker: Last week's guest post from political scientists Kyle Dropp , Joshua D. Kertzer and Thomas Zeitzoff concerning Americans' ability to place Ukraine on a map - and the relationship between the accuracy of this placement and attitudes toward the appropriate U.S. policy response to the Ukraine crisis - was the most viewed in Monkey Cage ... (more)


Related Topix: Dartmouth College, Harvard University, US News, US Politics

The Huffington Post

Why Being Rejected By Your Dream School Isn't The End Of The World

Everyone's had nightmares about that classic thin envelope. It's something you dread from the time college is a mere blip on your radar, to the moment you wait with your own children to hear from the school of their dreams.


Related Topix: Columbia University, New York University

Princeton Univ. students who received meningitis B vaccine are recruited for research study

PRINCETON -- Princeton University students who received a previously unapproved meningitis vaccine in response to a campus outbreak are being recruited to participate in a study of the vaccine's impact.


Related Topix: Princeton, NJ, Drexel University, Infectious Diseases

Ex-Princeton University President Named To Presidential Debate Commission Board

Shirley M. Tilghman, former President of Princeton University, has been named to the Commission on Presidential Debates Board of Directors.


Related Topix: Purdue University

Daily Record

Shining a light onNorman Rockwell

N orman Rockwell is having another moment in New Jersey this spring. The Newark Museum is hosting "American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell" through May 26 and the Yankee Doodle Taproom inside the Nassau Inn in Princeton is presenting "A Norman Rockwell Easter" buffet under the glow of the establishment's 1935 Rockwell mural, "Yankee ... (more)


Related Topix: Princeton, NJ, Painting, Arts, South River, NJ, North Brunswick, NJ

University of Michigan president-elect Mark Schlissel appointed to medical school faculty

University of Michigan President-elect Mark Schlissel before Michigan's game against Michigan State, Sunday, February, 23, 2014.


Related Topix: 9, Biology, Science, Immunology, Microbiology, Johns Hopkins University

The Real Deal

How a student saved Citicorp Center from potential collapse

A design flaw in the 1970s almost led to the demise of Citicorp Center, now known as Citigroup Center, at 601 Lexington Avenue.


Thu Apr 17, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

PROFESSOR: There Is A Big, Gaping Flaw In The New Satoshi Study

Yesterday, we wrote up a study from Aston University in Birmingham, England that broke down linguistic matches between 13 individuals "regularly referred to as candidates" and Satoshi Nakamoto, the apparently pseudonymous inventor of Bitcoin.


Related Topix: Worcestershire County, England, World News, Warwickshire County, England, United Kingdom, West Midlands County, England, Bitcoin, Economics News, Science / Technology, Inventions