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Vol. LXV, No. 48
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
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’TIS THE SEASON: A sure sign that the holiday season is upon us in Princeton is the sound of a horse-drawn carriage clip-clopping around the downtown area. (Photo by Frank S. Castellana)

Elephants, Magpies, and Rudyard Kipling: “Serendipity!” Lives Up to Its Name at Cotsen

Ellen Gilbert

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines serendipity as “the faculty or phenomenon of finding valuable or agreeable things not sought for.” Curators of “Serendipity!”, the new exhibit at the Cotsen Children’s Library, have added an exclamation point to make sure that no one misses the element of surprise implicit in the word.

Princeton Grad to Speak at Lewis Center About Success in Writing for Television

Anne Levin

His thesis advisor at Princeton University was novelist Joyce Carol Oates, and he graduated summa cum laude with a prestigious prize for his writing. But Alex Gansa was at a loss when he picked up his diploma in 1984. “I had absolutely no idea what I was going to do with myself,” admits Gansa, who will return to Princeton from his home in Los Angeles on Tuesday, December 6, to speak at the Lewis Center for the Arts.

Teaching Work-Related Skills in Classroom: Junior Achievement Works With Businesses

Ellen Gilbert

It’s “a vibrant organization that is systematically changing the ways students are educated about personal finance, economic, and workforce readiness skills,” said Development Manager Roslyn Chao, describing the multiple goals of Junior Achievement of New Jersey (JANJ), a Princeton-based nonprofit.


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