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Oct. 26, 2011

Vol. 112, No. 3

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Scientist Dad

Sam Wang takes on a most perplexing topic: your child’s brain

By Ian Shapira ’00

On hot Friday in August, neuroscientist Sam Wang is about to flee the ­basement of Princeton’s molecular biology department for family vacation,...

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Amy Ousterhout '13, one of the student leaders for PA-64.

‘Not ideal’

But bonding nonetheless

By Brett Tomlinson. Photos by Frank Wojciechowski

(This is a corrected version of an article published in the Oct. 26, 2011, issue. The correction appears at the end of the story.) On Sept. 4, 790...

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Professors share Nobel Prize in economics

By Mark F. Bernstein ’83

Christopher Sims, the Harold Helm ’20 Professor of Economics and Banking, was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in economics Oct. 10. Sims shares the...

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Jordan Roth ’97’s Jujamcyn Theaters will debut two new musicals in November.

Jordan Roth ’97: Shaking up Broadway

By Van Wallach ’80

As president of the 55-year-old Jujamcyn Theaters chain, which owns and operates five Broadway theaters, Jordan Roth ’97 has overseen a roster of...

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H. Vincent Poor *77, Dean of the Engineering School, and Emily A. Carter, Director of the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment.

Surge in enrollment sets engineering-school records

By W. Raymond Ollwerther ’71

At the engineering school, the numbers are up: The biggest freshman class ever. A boom in course enrollment. A jump in sponsored research funding....

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