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Princeton Weekly Bulletin   October 23, 2006, Vol. 96, No. 7   prev   next   current

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Researchers seek to incorporate street psychology into economics

Adjusting his laptop, Eldar Shafir punches up a table of figures that represents the financial decisions of lower-income families in Trenton — a dozen miles down the road from his Princeton psychology lab, but a world apart in economic terms. “Look at how much extra people will pay just to cash a check someplace friendly,” he says. ...

Massey’s mentorship creates network of mathematicians

In decades of mentoring minority and women mathematicians, engineering professor William Massey has done more than foster a new, more diverse generation of mathematical scholars. He has created a community of colleagues who support and inspire each other’s research, including Massey’s own.

Community and Staff Day 2006

Residents of the campus and local communities turned out on a crisp fall evening Oct. 13 for Community and Staff Day at Princeton Stadium. The annual celebration of sports, entertainment and community service featured activities for all ages and interests...

Elizabeth Harman joins father on the philosophy faculty

As a child, Elizabeth Harman played in the hallways of 1879 Hall, home of the philosophy department, and wandered through the crowds gathered for receptions in the hall’s fabled Tower Room. These days when she strides through the building, it is as one of the department’s newest faculty members.

Family of cartoonist Darrow donates collection

The family of Whitney Darrow Jr., a 1931 Princeton alumnus and longtime cartoonist for The New Yorker magazine, has donated a collection of more than 1,000 of Darrow’s original drawings to the Princeton University Library.


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