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1 hr ago | The Jersey Journal

Princeton University Art Museum official explains how arts rake in big bucks

PRINCETON - If you think the average American is more likely to be chewing a hot dog at a sporting event than gazing at a Rembrandt in a museum, think again.


Related Topix: Princeton, NJ

5 hrs ago |

The Fed Needs Truly Radical Reform, Not A Timid Taylor Rule Fix

Alan Blinder, former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve and currently a professor of economics at Princeton University, believes that the Federal Reserve's unconventional monetary policy since the 2008 financial crisis has been "one of the few national policies that is working well."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Scott Garrett, Representative Bill Huizenga

9 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

'Nova Caesarea' exhibit opens Aug. 16 at Firestone Library gallery at Princeton University

"Nova Caesarea: A Cartographic Record of the Garden State, 1666-1888" opens in the Main Gallery of Firestone Library, Princeton University, on Saturday, Aug. 16. Commemorating the 350th anniversary of the naming of New Jersey, this exhibition introduces viewers to the maps that charted the state's development from unexplored colonial territory to ... (more)


Related Topix: New Jersey, Trenton, NJ, Newark, NJ

16 hrs ago | Capital Weekly

Caponigro, father and son, at Maine Media

"Two Generations," which will feature the work of father/son duo Paul and John Paul Caponigro of Cushing, will be on view Wednesday, Aug. 6, through Aug. 30 at Main Media Gallery, 18 Central St. A reception will be held Tuesday, Aug. 12, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. "Two Generations" will feature more than two dozen images by each artist and will highlight ... (more)


Related Topix: Cushing, ME, Photography

17 hrs ago | Freshnews

S. Raja Krishnamoorthi, President of Sivananthan Laboratories, is...

The Harvard Law Society of Illinois has honored S. Raja Krishnamoorthi, President of Sivananthan Laboratories, as a 2014 Role Model for his distinguished career.


Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors

Wed Jul 30, 2014


The Art of Science

Scientific data can be as pleasing to the eye as a stunningly wrought sculpture or a delicate engraving - and once again the Princeton University Art of Science competition has produced some dazzlers.


Criminal Report Daily

2014 Art of Science Competition Winners: Photos

The Princeton University's "Art of Science" exhibition displays the work of Princetonians past and present that highlights the interplay between art and science.


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The Whitworthian

Whitworth among top 10 private schools in Pacific Northwest on...

Whitworth has landed once again on Forbes ' annual rankings of the top undergraduate institutions in the United States.


Related Topix: Williams College, Stanford University, Swarthmore College, Yale University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


The Greek summer experience, with learning to boot

Harrison Blackman had never been abroad before, but heA'd always wanted to see the ancient sites and cities in Greece, so when he saw that a professor from Princeton University would be teaching a summer class in Greece, he jumped at the opportunity to study abroad.


Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Greece Travel, Anthropology, Science, New York University, Archaeology, University of Arizona

Pickens Sentinel

Easley home to two-time gold medal winner10:22 am

Only a handful of Pickens County residents might know there is a two-time gold medal winner living in their midst.


Related Topix: Easley, SC, Pickens County, SC

Town Topics

From Ghana to Griggs Farm: Immigrant Family Finds Dream of Affordable Housing in Princeton

PRINCETON PERSPECTIVES: Elizabeth Bonnah and her children Aba, 12, and Koby, 5, are all smiles as they pose for this photograph outside the condominium they rent at Griggs Farm.


Related Topix: Princeton, NJ, Riverside, NJ, Family, Kids, Elizabeth, NJ, Skillman, NJ

Town Topics

Princeton History in Black and White in Historical Society's New Exhibit

BYGONE BARBERS: This shot of the interior of Jack Honore's Barbershop, which opened on Nassau Street around 1913, is among the 90 bringing the town's past to life in the show currently on view at the Historical Society of Princeton's two locations.


Related Topix: Princeton, NJ, Photography, Arts, African-American, Rocky Hill, NJ

US News & World Report

Get Money or College Credit for a Gap Year

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill offers a $7,500 gap year fellowship, one of a group of schools that offer financial support for gap year students.


Related Topix: North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Tufts University

The Newark Star-Ledger

Princeton antique car tour teaches history on the go

PRINCETON - With no roof or windows and barely a windshield, driving at 30 mph in a 1913 Model T Ford actually feels like it's moving much faster.


Related Topix: Princeton, NJ, Morristown, NJ, New Jersey, Lambertville, NJ, Hope, NJ

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Liverpool FC

Video: The Reds work out at Princeton

Liverpool concluded their short stay in New Jersey with a training session at Princeton University on Tuesday morning - and our cameras were there to capture the action for LFCTV GO subscribers.


The Chronicle Herald

Bright light shines on power problem

Energy Minister Andrew Younger, left, Danielle Fong, co-founder and chief scientist at LightSail Energy, and Stan Mason, president of Watts Wind Energy, announce a project Tuesday that will test a new way to store renewable energy.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power, Solar Energy, Berkeley, CA

New Scientist

Today on New Scientist

Art in science: Watermarks, whirls and spherulites Is there an art to science? Images submitted to a Princeton University competition reveal the beauty underlying some current student research Europe makes final delivery run to space station Delivering fuel, food and a game of Pong for astronauts on the ISS, the final launch of the ATV prepares the ... (more)


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space


It's Luck, Stupid! Why White House Democrats See Stronger Growth

That's why the U.S. economy has performed better when the American president is a Democrat rather than a Republican, according to a working paper released this week by Princeton University economists Alan Blinder and Mark Watson .


Related Topix: US News

The Austrian Economists

Happy Birthday to the Duncan Black Professor of Economics and Law --- Peter Leeson

Pete was recently named the Duncan Black Professor of Economics and Law at George Mason University , so besides wishinng him a happy birthday, please offer him a hearty congratulations for this honor.


Related Topix: George Mason University, Harvard University

Medical News Today

Anxiety when making win-win decisions stems from conflict in the brain

People choosing between two or more equally positive outcomes experience paradoxical feelings of pleasure and anxiety , feelings associated with activity in different regions of the brain, according to research led by Amitai Shenhav, an associate research scholar at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute at Princeton University.


Related Topix: Harvard University, Health