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3 hrs ago | AmericaJR

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

7 hrs ago |

Field Guide: 5 Best Shops and Sights in Princeton

Come summer, Princeton's collegiate crowd clears out, making this the perfect time to enjoy the area's quaint, brainy charm.


Related Topix: Princeton, NJ, Watches, Fashion, Designers, Givenchy

10 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Child immigrant crisis: Is it 'emergency' enough for Congress to act?

Will the child immigrant crisis on the border turn into the Obama administration's version of superstorm Sandy - a regional emergency that becomes caught in the throes of gridlock? As with the White House request for relief assistance after the 2012 storm that devastated the Northeast, some Republicans in Congress object to the $3.7 billion in ... (more)


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Lamar Smith, Texas Government, Texas

14 hrs ago | Psychology Today

Why Email Is The Worst Way To Communicate

Few will argue that the Internet era has done wonders to enhance our ability to communicate in ways never before never imagined.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science

17 hrs ago | The American Scholar

Describing a Visual World Without Vision

Like any other infant, one born blind must learn to map the words she hears from her caregivers onto things in the world.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food

Wed Jul 09, 2014

New Jersey Supreme Court won't review Dinky case at Princeton University

PRINCETON - The state Supreme Court has rebuffed an attempt by a residents group to block the transfer of the Dinky train easement to Princeton University.


Related Topix: Princeton, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Roselle schools administrator named superintendent of the year finalist

ROSELLE - Superintendent of Roselle Public Schools, Kevin West, has been named as a finalist for the 2014 Superintendent of the Year award sponsored by the National Association of School Superintendents.


Related Topix: Education Etc., University, FL, Seton Hall University, Nova Southeastern University, Southeastern University (Florida)

Podcast: A Conversation with Aqil Shah

Pakistan's newly appointed army chief General Raheel Sharif and outgoing army chief General Ashfaq Kayani talk during the change of command ceremony at the army headquarters in Rawalpindi on November 29, 2013.



Employment: PhD overdrive

The low unemployment rate for people with a PhD in science, technology, engineering or mathematics in the United States is misleading.


Town Topics

Story Hours for Children At Community Park Pool

The Red Umbrella/La Sombrilla Roja will host a series of story hours for young children at Princeton's Community Park Pool at 4:30 p.m. every Thursday from July 10 through August 21. Stories will be read in English and Spanish.


Ed FitzGerald submits new nomination for Cuyahoga County treasurer

Two weeks after withdrawing his previous nominee in light of council opposition, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald has submitted his new choice to serve as county treasurer.


Related Topix: Cuyahoga County, OH, Harvard University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Art Daily

Getty Museum presents a retrospective exhibition of works by photographer Minor White

Minor White , Vicinity of Rochester, New York, negative 1954; print no later than 1957 Gelatin silver print Image: 18.4 x 23.2 cm Promised gift of Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser Reproduced with permission of the Minor White Archive, Princeton University Art Museum.


Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Photography, Columbia University

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Living and giving ethically: if you can only do a little, what should you do?

Peter Singer is optimistic about our capacity to alleviate poverty around the world, and refugee David Nyuol Vincent is giving back by working for peace.



Orchid Advisors Strategy Practice Accelerated with Hire of Seasoned...

Jeff Grody, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for Colt Defense and Colt's Manufacturing Company, joins Orchid Advisors to accelerate its Strategic Business Consulting Practice.


Related Topix: Columbia University


Dr Ken Taylor appointed Chief Executive

Ken was appointed NTCELL Program Director in February and became Acting Chief Executive in April.


Related Topix: Australia, New Zealand, World News, Parkinson's Disease, Health, Medicine, Pharmacology, Johns Hopkins University

Encyclopaedia Britannica

Richard P. Feynman

The other cowinners of the Nobel Prize, of Japan, had independently created equivalent theories, but it was Feynman's that proved the most original and far-reaching.


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Alamogordo, NM

Roll Call

'Assault on Science' Tired Partisan Rhetoric | Commentary

A June 24 Roll Call op-ed, ' The Far Right's Assault on Science Won't Help Economy ' made numerous unfounded charges against Republicans on the House Science Committee.


Related Topix: UC Santa Barbara


Ramadan, Day 11: Faith and Reason

The holy month of Ramadan is a time of deep reflection for Muslims worldwide. Over the 30 days of Ramadan, Imam Sohaib Sultan of Princeton University will offer contemplative pieces on contemporary issues drawing from the wisdoms of the Qur'an - the sacred scripture that Muslims revere as the words of God and God's final revelation to humanity.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Religion, Islam

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Mahwah Students Among 'Distinguished' UNICO Scholarship Winners

The following was submitted to Patch by UNICO. The Greater Ramsey chapter of UNICO recently awarded eight scholarships to deserving 2014 graduates from four local high schools.


Related Topix: Mahwah, NJ, Ramsey, NJ, University of Tampa, Boston College, Iona College


Timothy N. Taft, M.D. inducted into AOSSM Hall of Fame

Timothy N. Taft, MD will be inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Hall of Fame at its' Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA on Friday, July 11th.


Related Topix: Sports Medicine, Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, North Carolina, University of Missouri