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Apr. 4, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 10

For the record

In response to: Dig of the century

Published in the April 4, 2012 issue

PAW’s March 7 cover story about the Antioch excavations, “Dig of the century,” did not mention all the people who had major roles in the expeditions, particularly art and archaeology professor George W. Elderkin, who directed the initial expedition in 1932. Elderkin also ...

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In Princeton’s collections

In response to: President's Page


Published in the April 4, 2012 issue

I’d like to add some information to articles in the March 7 issue. First, I appreciated the mention in the President’s Page of the Pathé Baby project for graphic arts that Lynn Shostack w’69 supported. Lynn’s first project enabled the library to catalog and digitize its...

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Proofreading at PAW

In response to: Student survey raises ‘red flag’ for USG on mental-health issues


Published in the April 4, 2012 issue

While PAW may have good proofreading, I would submit that the statement, “Women lagged behind men in their assessment of their leadership skills” (Campus Notebook, Feb. 8), was an erroneous interpretation of data showing 58 percent of men vs. 45 percent of women thinking...

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Proofreading at PAW

In response to: In praise of proofreading


Published in the April 4, 2012 issue

Re the letter from James D. Sheppard ’50 (Inbox, Feb. 8) congratulating PAW for its lack of typos because it actually has a proofreader: Within minutes I was reading in Class Notes about the death of the last member of the Class of 1930 at the age of 103. I was interested to...

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Protecting linguistic diversity

In response to: In Brief


Published in the April 4, 2012 issue

I wish Olivia Waring ’12 success in her study of Tibetan dialects as a Sachs scholar (Campus Notebook, Jan. 18). Ironically, the “homogenization” that she wrings her hands about is directly attributable to the study of linguistics that she loves so much. As Patrick Geary...

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