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Vol. LXII, No. 25
Wednesday, June 18, 2008
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COINS AS HISTORY AND ART: Princeton University Curator of Numismatics Alan M. Stahl was one of 190 recipients chosen from a pool of 2,600 applicants to win a Guggenheim Fellowship award this year.

Firestone Library’s Curator of Numismatics Is Looking Forward to Research in Venice

Ellen Gilbert

“A medal can be a work of art,” observed Alan Stahl, Princeton University Library’s Curator of Numismatics, recently. “It can also be pretty trashy and commercial.” With its nobler aspects in mind, Mr. Stahl, who was just named a 2008 Guggenheim Fellow, is hoping to encourage university president Shirley Tilghman to begin the practice of issuing medals to mark special university events such as endowment campaigns.

Minority Education Committee Previews “The Color of Fear”

Ellen Gilbert

The Minority Education Committee watched and discussed a documentary movie about race relations at its Monday evening meeting, giving it a two-thumbs up, and recommending that it should not only be used in the Princeton Regional Schools, but should be required viewing for municipal officers and members of the Chamber of Commerce as well.

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