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2 hrs ago | 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.


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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

Drug Researcher

Who's on the move in outsourcing?

Merck Millipore, the life sciences supplier known as EMD Millipore in the US and Canada, has announced its new President and CEO, Udit Batra.


Related Topix: Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Science


New Study Finds the U.S. Is Not a Democracy, So What Is It?

Let me offer a hint: The ruling class is far wealthier than the rest. If you guessed oligarchy, sadly, you're correct.


Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Bowman moving faster than even he expected

Being a professional baseball pitcher was not the plan all along for Binghamton Mets right-hander Matt Bowman.


Related Topix: Port St. Lucie, FL


Look beyond financial planning schools to find the next superstar

Advisory firms committed to hiring the next generation of financial advisers aren't limiting themselves to the narrow pool of financial planning degree candidates.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science


Urban Business Roundtable Spotlight On Financial Education Champion Ryan C. Mack

This week on The Urban Business Roundtable , UBR Contributor Samantha Pass sits down with the President and CEO of Optimum Capital Management and founder of the Optimum Institute of Economic Empowerment Inc., Ryan C. Mack.


Related Topix: Harvard University, African-American, Boardman, OH

Photo District News

Portraits That Tell Stories: Jocelyn Lee's "Women & Girls"

Jocelyn Lee shoots primarily portraits, taking a conceptual approach that strives to elevate them to fine art.


Related Topix: Santa Monica, CA, Photography, Arts


Runner Runner

Justin Timberlake stars as Richie Furst who attends Princeton University and finds that he is unable to pay his tuition next week.


Related Topix: Runner, Runner, Now, Pop/Rock, Justin Timberlake, Celebrities, Ben Affleck, Movies, Entertainment

Free Republic

America the Voiceless: Voters Can'T Compete with Big Campaign Cash

It's not just your imagination: The influence of money in politics has indeed drowned out the voices of American voters, a new analysis shows, with runaway corporate lobbying and a lack of campaign finance reform to blame for giving much more political weight to the wealthy.


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The Daily Princetonian

Q&A: Michael Pratt, Princeton University Orchestra conductor

The Princeton University Orchestra presents its final concert of the year on April 25 and April 26. The Daily Princetonian recently had an opportunity to interview conductor Michael Pratt about his work with the orchestra and his views on the upcoming concert.


Related Topix: Princeton, ME, Symphony, Arts, Opera

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Jim Flaherty: A political career

As the community remembers Jim Flaherty this week, it's remembering a man whose stellar career was cut short just as he was preparing to move on to the next chapter.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

The Gazette

Spring signing day for Colorado Springs-area high school athletes

Wednesday was the NCAA's spring signing day for high school athletes to sign their National Letters of Intent.


Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO