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Mar. 21, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 9

Cover Story
Fred Fox ’39, in uniform.

Freddy Fox goes to war

How a favorite son took his ­talent for ­theater to the ­battlefields of Europe

By Rick Beyer

Three U.S. Army jeeps roared through the small Luxembourg village, just a few miles from the front lines near the German border. It was early...

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In Claire Maxfield *03’s plan for the Transbay Transit Center, the roof will support a five-block ecosystem.

Designing in green

Alumni architects see sustainability as part of the job

By Jessica Lander ’10

A 7-foot-wide hemisphere protrudes from the roof of Princeton’s architecture ­laboratory. Called the heliodome, the skylight was a scientific...

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Woodrow Wilson Award winner Robert Mueller III ’66

ALUMNI DAY 2012: Honorees Jackson *86, Mueller ’66 describe their paths to public service

By Jennifer Altmann

Each of Alumni Day’s top alumni honorees dreamed of becoming doctor, but FBI director Robert Mueller III ’66 and Environmental Protection Agency...

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Kelly Shannon ’12 at the moment of ­victory over Trinity.

Men’s squash defeats Trinity for national title

By Kevin Whitaker ’13

In front of a raucous crowd in a packed Jadwin Gym, the men’s squash team ended Trinity’s 13-year streak as national champions Feb. 19, winning its...

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High heels beat flats: Why I left academia

By Hilary Levey Friedman *09

“Hilary, you know you shouldn’t wear high heels.” No, I didn’t know. “Believe it or not, we’ve been known to talk about female job candidates’ shoes...

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An upgrade of the Plasma Physics Lab’s National Spherical Torus Experiment would take longer under President Obama’s budget plan.

Obama budget proposal would mean big cuts for PPPL

By Jennifer Altmann

President Obama’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2013 calls for increases to several federal agencies that provide funding to the University, but...

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