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John Nash Awarded $800,000 Abel Award

John Nash, the Princeton University mathematician, has been awarded the 2015 Abel Prize by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Mr. Nash, 86, was recognized on March 25 for…

Unmaking the Bomb Authors to Speak at Peace Coalition Event

Co-authors of the recently published book Unmaking the Bomb, Zia Mian and Frank von Hippel, will discuss and answer questions about their work at a Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA) gathering…

Princeton Resident David Gray Is Ballet Company’s New Director

Ballet was not on David Gray’s radar when he was growing up in Princeton and attending Princeton High School (class of 1977). It was not something he thought about when…

Johnson Park Kindergarten Class Welcomes Navy Veteran Ryan Mann

When kindergartners in Susan Frenchu’s class at Johnson Park Elementary School wrote to a member of the military last November, all they knew about “their veteran” was his name: Ryan…

New Coach on Track

Olympic hopeful Rebeka Stowe has joined the faculty of The Wilberforce School as a coach and faculty aid from now until the Olympic Trials in June 2016. Ms. Stowe graduated…

On Board

VolunteerConnect, which partners with area corporations and business to support Central New Jersey non-profit groups, held a Meet and Greet Nonprofit Fair recently following its BoardConnect program, which trains professionals…

District Approves Tentative Budget, Tax Hike, Pending County Approval

The Princeton Public Schools Board of Education (BOE) voted last week to approve a tentative budget for the 2015-16 school year that would raise the property tax levy by approximately…

They Speak the Language

Seven Princeton High School students have been awarded scholarships by the Foreign Language Educators of New Jersey (FLENJ). The state-wide competition, which resulted in 10 awards overall this year, is…

Arts Council Project Recognizes Witherspoon/Jackson Neighborhood

The Arts Council of Princeton (ACP) will hold a Story Slam, the second in a series of public programs focusing on the history and transition of the Witherspoon-Jackson Neighborhood on…

Inspired by Beethoven

John Witherspoon Middle School (JWMS) eighth grader Marcelino Guevara, who moved to Princeton from Puebla, Mexico, last year stands next to his artwork titled “Ave Musical,” which he created after…

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