Vol. LXIV, No. 39
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
(Photo by Princeton University, Office of Communications, Denise Applewhite 2010)
SHARING A SMILE: Princeton University President Shirley Tilghman and Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke share a smile and a handshake just before he took the stage of Richardson Auditorium on Friday to speak about the implication of the financial crisiss for the future of economics.
The Princeton Regional Planning Board will consider pursuing Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) as an alternative to the Dinky during its open public meeting this Thursday, September 30, at 7:30 p.m. at the Township Municipal Complex.
Having whittled down the list of consultant applications to five, the Joint Consolidation and Shared Service Study Commission decided to invite two groups of consultants for interviews on Monday evening. Final decisions regarding to whom to award the contract will be made in a special public session on Wednesday, September 29, at 5:30 p.m. in Meeting Room A of the Township Municipal Building.
Chairman of the Federal Reserve System and former Princeton University Professor Ben Bernanke lectured on the repercussions and implications that the financial crisis has for the field of economics at Richardson Auditorium on Friday, while emphasizing the need for thorough and innovative economic research and analysis going forward.
It made perfect sense that Ravioli the giraffe, Littlebrook Elementary Schools mascot, was wearing an apron and chefs toque last Wednesday. In addition to their regular lunches, students (and lucky adults) were being treated that day to a tasting of fresh tomatoes and salsa.
Pete Bromberg the two most important words in my vocabulary, said Princeton Public Library Director Leslie Burger of the new Assistant Director in her summer report to the Board of Trustees. After close to a year of running both the operational and administrative side of the library along with our endowment campaign, I breathed a sigh of relief on August 2 when Pete walked into the library.
Equality under the law is not the same as equality in practice, said Liechtensteins Minister of Foreign Affairs Aurelia Frick as she set the tone for a panel on Women in Peace-Building last Saturday at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
After the tortuous journey Jordan Culbreath has endured over the last year, he wasnt about to be stopped when the Princeton University football team needed two yards to win an overtime battle against Lafayette last Saturday night.
With Princeton trailing 33-30 in double overtime and facing a third down and one at the Lafayette two-yard-line, the senior running back was thrilled to hear his number called.
After serving as a back-up last fall when the Princeton High boys soccer team won the Group III state title, Ben Davis has been thrust into a leading role this season for the Little Tigers.
With the PHS backline seeing a complete makeover in the wake of the graduation of four senior starters from the squad that went 21-0-4, Davis has stepped up into the vital sweeper position.
Janie Smukler and her teammates on the Princeton Day School girls soccer team knew they were in for a fight when they hosted Hun last week and that is exactly what they got.
It was really difficult; everyone was being really physical, said PDS junior striker Smukler, reflecting on last weeks contest between the crosstown rivals. We knew coming out that we had to win because we hadnt beaten them in a long time.
He steals what he loves and loves what he steals .
Dylan shuffles space and time like a man dealing stud poker. One moment its 1935, high atop some Manhattan hotel, then its 1966 in Paris or 2000 in West Lafayette, Indiana, then its 1927, and were in Mississipi .
Sean Wilentz on Bob Dylan
James Stewart Perry is a sculptor of import. His abstract pieces created in wood are fascinating and unique, engaging the intellect and the senses.
As Mr. Perry points out, During the process of building a piece of sculpture, I start with an initial idea, but allow it to evolve in ways that often yield surprising and unexpected results. I like making forms with wood that are pleasing to the eye but also complex and challenging.
Growing up in a Philadelphia suburb, Maria Sophocles wanted to be a doctor. I always thought about it, she explains. My uncles were doctors, and I loved the idea. First, I wanted to be a cardiologist, but then I found I liked surgery. It was more active than passive. And, I liked obstetrics and gynecology (ob/gyn).
Currently, more than 5 million Americans are struggling with the devastating effects of Alzheimers disease, and nearly 11 million more act as caretakers for a loved one with the disease.
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