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2 hrs ago | CiteULike

Framing Democracy: A Behavioral Approach to Democratic Theory by...

Framing Democracy: A Behavioral Approach to Democratic Theory by Jamie Terence Kelly.


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7 hrs ago | Switched

Princeton Mom Doesn't Want 'Sugar Babies' To Sully The Good Ivy League Name

Susan Patton, better known as "Princeton Mom," appeared on NBC's "Today" show. When Susan Patton, better known as the "Princeton Mom," is not writing books or telling ladies how best to live their lives, she's apparently protecting the name of her alma mater, Princeton University.


9 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

N.J. gay rights activist to be portrayed by Steve Carell in movie: The Auditor

Comedian Steve Carell is shown delivering the keynote at Princeton University's 2012 Class Day ceremony.


Related Topix: The 40 Year Old Virgin, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Steve Carell, Gay/Lesbian, Ocean County, NJ

13 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Meryl Streep to give reading from Philip Roth's 'Everyman' at Princeton University

Actress Meryl Streep will give a reading from Philip Roth's 'Everyman' accompanied by the Takacs String Quartet on Sept.


Related Topix: 9, Princeton, NJ

13 hrs ago | Animal

Brain Scans Used To Study Movie Audiences, Darren Aronofsky Not Enthused

Princeton University psychologist Uri Hasson has presented some somewhat curious empirical studies at an event recently hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


Related Topix: Black Swan

14 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Coal plants lock in 300 billion tons of CO2 emissions

It seems straightforward to say that when you buy a new car by taking out a loan, you're committing to spending a certain amount of your income per month on that car for a specific period of time.


Related Topix: UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

18 hrs ago | Brooklynvegan

So Percussion performing at Bryce Dessner-curated concert in Brooklyn ++ other dates

While best-known as guitarist in The National, Bryce Dessner is also a world-renowned composer as you might be aware.


Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Bard College

19 hrs ago | National Center for Policy Analysis

Is the Unemployment Rate Accurate?

Many people see the unemployment rate as the main indicator of the health of the labor market, but David Leonhardt of the New York Times reports that the number may be questionable.


21 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

High-performing freshmen settle into their new lives at TCNJ, Princeton, Rider

While a student at Colts Neck High School, Nicole Gamboa worked hard to distinguish herself enough to get into a good college.


Related Topix: The College of New Jersey, Mercer County, NJ, Princeton, NJ, Rider University

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Prof's Chilling Warning: Islamic State Will Carry Out...

Princeton University professor Robert George warned Wednesday that the Islamic State will carry out "mass slaughter in the United States" if it is not soon "destroyed as a fighting force."


Related Topix: Glenn Beck, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News

Education Week

Women's Voices Lacking on School Boards

School boards have more equitable representation of men and women than any other governing group in the United States, but new studies suggest women's voices still often aren't heard.


Related Topix: Brigham Young University, Kansas City, MO, University of Missouri Kansas City, York College of Pennsylvania

Town Topics

Date Set for Mulvey, Lawn Signs Theft Hearing in Princeton

A pre-trial hearing for Princeton University Professor John Mulvey, 67, who was arrested last month and charged with the theft of business signs advertising Princeton Computer Tutor services, has been scheduled to take place in Princeton Municipal Court on Monday, September 8. The alleged thefts are said to have occurred at various times since June ... (more)


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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Exclusive: Dr. Robert P. George, Part 2: Christian Persecution, Anti-Semitism Worsening

On August 22, Breitbart News published Part I of an exclusive interview with Dr. Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University, about the importance of destroying the Islamic State terror group.


US News & World Report

Battle of the Sexes: Caring for an Aging Parent

If you want to be taken care of as you get older, your best bet is to have a daughter, not a son, according to research presented last week at the American Sociological Association's annual meeting.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Fordham University, Women's Health, Health, Long Term Care


Expanding the age of eligibility for measles vaccination could increase childhood survival in Africa

Expanding the age of eligibility for measles vaccination from 12 to 15 months could have potentially large effects on coverage in Africa, according to a new report published by Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Family, Kids, Mumps

The Five Most Important Secrets Of Great Speechwriting

I am one of America's top communication theorists and coaches. A passionate teacher, I am committed to helping people find clarity in their thinking and ideas - and then delivering them with panache.


Related Topix: University of Virginia, Lehigh University

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Princeton Prof Creates Bipartisan Petition Telling Obama Admin to Destroy ISIS

Princeton University Professor and world-renowned intellectual Dr. Robert P. George authored a petition calling upon President Obama and Congress to not stop, not contain, but destroy the Islamic State terror group.


New York Daily News

Cornel West decries President Obama as 'counterfeit'

President Obama is a political fraud, left-wing academic Cornel West charged in his latest tirade against the man he once supported.


Related Topix: Cornel West, Union Theological Seminary, Black Entertainment, John Coltrane, Jazz

Beat the Press

Do Democrats Do Better on the Economy? Robert Samuelson Gets the Story Largely Right

Robert Samuelson discusses a new analysis from Princeton University economists Alan Blinder and Mark Watson that finds the economy has generally grown more rapidly under Democratic presidents than Republican presidents.


Related Topix: US News

Photonics Spectra

Quantum Cascade Laser Tests Blood Sugar

A new laser system could eliminate the need for conventional finger-prick tests for diabetics.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health