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Nov. 17, 2010

Vol. 111, No. 4

Princeton-Harvard in photos

Game Day

By Brett Tomlinson; photographs by Ricardo Barros

This year’s Princeton-Harvard game kicked off at 1 p.m., but for loyal ­contingent of Class of 1956 graduates, family, and friends on lawn behind Cloister Inn, festivities started nearly three hours earlier. The group has been perfecting...

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A 14.7% investment return as Princo 'stays the course'

Published in the Nov. 17, 2010, issue

Princeton’s investments grew 14.7 percent in the year ending June 30, rebounding from the heavy losses suffered during the financial crisis and outpacing all but one Ivy League school. The endowment stood on June 30 at $14.4 billion, which is $1.9 billion...Read more
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Brave new world

At the Center for Information Technology Policy, dismembered voting machines are just the beginning

Published in the Nov. 17, 2010, issue

Just before the fall semester began, Alex Halderman ’03 *09, an assistant professor of electrical engineering at the University of Michigan, learned that one of his research collaborators had been arrested.   In the spring, Halderman, Hari K. Prasad, and...Read more

Lessons learned at Nassau Hall

In a new book, William G. Bowen *58 reflects on his years as Princeton’s president

Published in the Nov. 17, 2010, issue

In a life dedicated to higher education, William G. Bowen *58 has served in many capacities: as Princeton’s president from 1972 to 1988; a trustee at his undergraduate alma mater, Denison University; and president of the Mellon Foundation. Now 77, Bowen...Read more
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Slide show: Princeton-Harvard
Football was just one of the day's events for alumni and students on a near-perfect autumn day.
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