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33 min ago | Town Topics

Brentano String Quartet Bids Farewell to University In Concert of Music by Mozart and Shostakovich

For the past 15 years, the Brentano String Quartet, comprised of violinists Mark Steinberg and Serena Canin, violist Misha Amory and cellist Nina Lee, has been Ensemble-in-Residence at Princeton University.


Related Topix: Classical

4 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Yellen's Not on Team Krueger When it Comes to Inflation and the Unemployed

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen and Princeton University economist Alan Krueger aren't on the same page when it comes to inflation and the unemployed.


5 hrs ago | Southwest Times

Secretary of Education deliver Spring 2014 commencement address at RU

Anne Holton, secretary of education for the Commonwealth of Virginia, will be the keynote speaker at Radford University's 2014 Spring Commencement.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, US News, US Senate, Radford University, Harvard University

7 hrs ago | Lifestyles

A brief look at the life of former finance minister Jim Flaherty

Educated: Bishop Whelan High School and Loyola High School in Montreal; BA from Princeton University; law degree from York University's Osgoode Hall Law School.


Related Topix: Canada

11 hrs ago | Town Topics

Browning Desks, Tea Kettle on Display In Firestone Library, Rare Books Dept.

WOULD WOOD COULD SPEAK: The writing desk used by Elizabeth Barrett Browning as she worked on her poems in Italy is on display in the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections at Princeton University Library.


Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel, Arts, Literature

12 hrs ago | Town Topics

The Garden Club of Princeton Marks French Market Centennial

Back in an earlier era, The Garden Club of Princeton's French Market was stocked with truckloads of blooms brought by gardeners from estates in and around the town.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Princeton, NJ

17 hrs ago | Slashdot

Study Finds US Is an Oligarchy, Not a Democracy

An anonymous reader writes "Researchers from Princeton University and Northwestern University have concluded, after extensive analysis of 1,779 policy issues , that the U.S. is in fact an oligarchy and not a democracy .


Related Topix: Northwestern University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Huffington Post

U.S. Policies Favor The Wealthy, Interest Groups, Study Shows

U.S. government policies reflect the desires of the wealthy and interest groups more than the average citizen, according to researchers at Princeton University and Northwestern University.


Related Topix: Northwestern University, W., 9, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama


Another Call to Reform Biomedical Research and Training

"The training pipeline produces more scientists than relevant positions in academia, government and the private sector are capable of absorbing."



Europe's deepening muddle

By Ashoka Mody former mission chief for Germany and Ireland at the International Monetary Fund, is currently Visiting Professor of International Economic Policy at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University.


Secretary of Navy to welcome Navy ROTC back to Princeton U.

File photo of Princeton University's campus. Princeton will hold a ceremony today to welcome the Navy ROTC back to campus.


Related Topix: US Navy, Princeton, NJ, Rutgers University


Three Expensive Milliseconds

Nobel Prize-winning Economist Paul Krugman, professor of international trade and economics at Princeton University, pauses during a Bloomberg Television interview in New York, U.S., on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013.


Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Lateral hires with tenure 2013-14

*John Borrows from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities back to the University of Victoria.


Related Topix: New York University, University of Minnesota, University of Southern California, St. Louis, MO, UC Irvine


Study Could Resolve Controversy Over...

Image Caption: Princeton University graduate student Andrew Babbin prepares a seawater collection device known as a rosette.


Related Topix: University of Washington, Oceanography, Science, Boat Disaster


Roger Waters in 5.1

On Saturday, April 12, John Atkinson and I fought our way through toll plazas, endless New Jersey traffic and one really annoying traffic jam to go to a listening session in McAlpin Hall in the Woolworth Building on the campus of Princeton University, that was part of an interdisciplinary conference, Pink Floyd: Sight, Sound, and Structure.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Roger Waters, The Pink Floyd, Pink Floyd

Christian Newswire

Central Presbyterian Church Celebrates the Installation of Jason Harris as Senior Pastor

Central Presbyterian Church will celebrate the installation of The Reverend Jason Harris as its Senior Pastor at a special service to be held on Sunday, April 27, at 5:00 p.m., New York time, in Central's sanctuary.


Related Topix: New York, University of Virginia

Centauri Dreams

Remembering 'Saturn by 1970a 2

One day in the late summer of 1958, at a time when the Jet Propulsion Laboratory was still in the hands of the U.S. Army , Freeman Dyson and Ted Taylor showed up at the facility outside Pasadena.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Space

Nerve News

Ancient Mars not warm enough for liquid water: Study

Evidence suggest that Mars was wet, but it was probably not consistently warm enough for making the water flow, a thrilling study reveals.


The Day

Impressions of Old Lyme's cosmopolitan artist

Lucien Abrams painted subjects as diverse as an Arabian girl in Algeria, the Brazos River in Texas, a ferry at Marseilles, and "Opening Tea" at the Lyme Art Association.


Related Topix: Texas, Albany, TX, Painting, Arts

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Montgomery Advertiser

Historian 'all-stars' honor Hackney

On Sunday at Auburn University Montgomery, an "all-star lineup" of Southern historians gathered to talk, with topics ranging from the Civil War's significance today to the historical poignancy of letters between a budding historian in civil rights-era Alabama and his mentor.


Related Topix: Auburn University Montgomery, Montgomery, AL, Yale University, Tulane University