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The Daily Princetonian sat down with Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman before his public lecture Monday titled “Learning from Europe.” He spoke about the European recovery, midterm elections, separation from the Universityand his favorite NPR Tiny Desk Concerts.
The Arabic Twittersphere shows deep-seeded opposition to outsiders' intervention in the Middle East, professors Amaney Jamal, Robert Keohane and Dustin Tingley and Ph.D.
A student originally in the Class of 2014 launched Seniors and Youth, a cross-generational Korean language program and nonprofit project that pairs a University student who studies Korean with a retired senior citizen in Yongsan Senior Welfare Center in South Korea for weekly 15-minute Skype conversations.
Republican Congressional nominee David Brat is not the first individual to have made the assertion that he was educated in Princeton – the town, that is – while remaining ambiguous about the exact institution that he attended.
Brat, a little known economics professor at Randolph-Macon College, rose to prominence earlier this week after a surprise victory over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a Virginia Republican primary.
Amid a backdrop of intense activism, a male Columbia student is retaliating in federal court against an internal disciplinary conviction of sexual assault.
The student, who is only identified as John Doe in the suit filed Monday, alleges that Columbia administrators sought to make an example out of his case, that his rights under Title IX were violated and that administrators succumbed to external pressures from student activists in determining his guilt.
On Thursday, May 22, Princeton field hockey assistant coach David Williamson will participate in the fourth annual Unogwaja Challenge.
At the University, Bryan Bunch ’09 was one of the only open libertarians on campus. He was “not your stereotypical student,” one of his friends said.
Bunch also never joined an eating club, instead opting to live and dine in Mathey College for all four years, in one of the first classes that allowed students to live in their residential college as upperclassmen.
Arianna Huffington, chair of The Huffington Post Media Group, as well as its president and editor-in-chief, argues in her latest book, “Thrive,”that people need to redefine success by implementing the Third Metric of success —well-being, wisdom, giving and wonder.
“When a boy handed me a cup of water on the 16thtee, I could hardly hold it. I didn’t know whether I was holdin’ the putter or it was holdin’ me.”– Gay Brewer, 1967 Master’s Champion
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Humans are “intent detectors,” and, as such, judge brands and companies based on the latter's ability to project warmth and competence,Susan Fiske and Chris Malone argued in a joint presentation on Wednesday.
Fiske is a professor in the psychology department and Malone is thefounder of Fidelum Partners, a consulting firm for consumer marketing strategy.
Malone explained that humans make judgments very quickly about others based on the degree of warmth in their intention, and their ability to carry out that intention.
“We do this without thinking, almost like breathing,” Malone said.
Fiske explained that humans develop emotions — namely disgust, pride, pity and envy—in response to the judgment of others’ warmth and competence.
In fall 2013, Princeton became the first school district in New Jersey to mandate headgear for soccer players.
The leader of the Venezuelan opposition movement, Leopoldo López, has roots in Princeton, having graduated from Princeton’s Hun School in 1989.
Sudan and South Sudan are unlikely to go to war again, but the situation in South Sudan has significantly worsened in recent months due to the onset of civil war, Princeton Lyman said in a lecture Thursday evening.
Former CIA employee and former NSA contractor Edward Snowden was a product of a culture in the intelligence community that has evolved significantly since the Cold War, Frederick Hitz ’61 said in a lecture on Thursday.
Hitz is a former inspector general of the Central Intelligence Agency and adjunct professor at the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia.
“It was really run like a mom-and-pop store,” Hitz said of the CIA’s clandestine service in the Cold War.
The pursuit of perfection is one of the biggest issues facing women in America today, Barnard College president Debora Spar argued at a lecture on Wednesday.
Since Rush Holt announced his retirement on Feb.
Two government whistleblowers, Cathy Harris and Thomas Tamm, discussed their experiences as whistleblowers and the consequences of their whistleblowing actions at a lecture on campus on Tuesday.
Beatrice Edwards, executive director and international program director of the Government Accountability Project, a nongovernmental organization that aims to promote government accountability by protecting whistleblowers and other activists,moderated the lecture.
Director of the Andlinger Center for Energy and the EnvironmentEmily Carter is joining two other female theoretical chemists in a call for the boycott of the 15thInternational Congress of Quantum Chemistry because its preliminary list of speakers did not include women.
Laura Gagliardi, chemistry professor at the University of Minnesota, and Anna Krylov, chemistry professor at the University of Southern California, composed anopen letterwith Carter.
Nine students were arrested in front of the White House at a youth protest against the Keystone XL Pipeline on Sunday.
The students joined around 1,000 other participants to protest phase 4 of TransCanada's pathway for crude oil, which is still pending President Barack Obama's approval.If approved, the final leg of the pipeline would have a capacity of 830,000 barrels of oil per day and constitute 329 miles, according to the project’s website.
The students were among 398 youths who were arrested and charged with infractions for strapping themselves to the White House fence and blocking sidewalk passages, according to Nikolaus Hofer ’17, who left for Washington, D.C.
Paul Krugman, the economics professor known for his regular columns in The New York Times, will retire from his position at the University in June 2015.
Krugman is currently an economics and Wilson School professor.