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Princeton veteran injured in line of duty

U.S. Army first lieutenant Victor Prato ’15 suffered a serious injury on Monday, Nov. 13, when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device (IED) in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. Three other U.S. soldiers were wounded.  According to former 82nd Airborne Division officer Zach Beecher ‘13, Prato was awarded the Purple Heart and the Combat Action Badge, and is currently being treated at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. Prato is now in stable condition.

Lepore discusses US history and future in Trump era

Writing about American history in its present state of political division is a daunting yet immensely important task, said Jill Lepore, a professor of American history at Harvard. “I don’t think we really have a good account of American history that spans the whole length of American history, but then also reaches across the political divide that is the chasm of our daily lives,” Lepore said to a full house.

ReCAP adds 5 million records to library

On Sept. 25, 2017, the Princeton University Library announced that 5 million new records have been made accessible to students, faculty, and staff members. The records were added to the University’s catalog as a result of the Shared Collection Service, an effort to integrate the records of the Research Collections and Preservation Consortium. The consortium includes the University and its two partners, Columbia University and the New York Public Library. 

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