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Undergraduates observe a small wind-solar hybrid system on the roof of the Engineering Quadrangle.

The Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment: Seeking a Sustainable Future

October 24th, 2013 / Development Com...

The Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment is working to transform the ways we generate and use electricity and fuels around the world. The center combines Princeton’s strengths in materials science, environmental science, policy, and engineering—and adds a measure of entrepreneurial creativity—to develop practical technologies and affordable products that can provide renewable energy and mitigate damage to the environment.

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Ethics, Energy, and Extraterrestrials: The World of Freshman Seminars

August 16th, 2013 / Development Com...

Princeton freshmen face a difficult choice. Should they learn how cells age or how to curate a museum exhibition? Should they study ethics in financial markets, the tipping points of global warming, or whether there is life on Mars? More than half of each year’s entering class enrolls in freshman seminars.

Five Questions with Professor Michael Cadden: The Importance of “Making Art”

July 1st, 2013 / Development Com...

Michael Cadden, chair of the Lewis Center for the Arts, has taught at Princeton for over three decades. He was the director of the Program in Theater -- previously known as the Program in Theater and Dance -- for 19 years. He is a recipient of the President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching.

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Gifts That Made History

March 7th, 2013 / Development Com...

Firestone Library’s current display of nearly 100 manuscripts, maps, and artifacts from its early American collections was inspired by a Princeton parent who was a direct descendant of one of the nation’s founding fathers, Patrick Henry.

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