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Apr. 4, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 10

Cover Story
Professor Daniel Kurtzer, former ambassador to Egypt and Israel.

Is an Israel-Palestine peace deal still ­possible? Dan Kurtzer says yes

By Griff Witte ’00

In late June of 1967, a recent high school graduate named Daniel Kurtzer traveled to Israel for the first time. The trip was a gift from his...

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Alan Turing *38

Daybreak of the Digital Age

The world celebrates the man who imagined the computer

By W. Barksdale Maynard ’88

Just before the Second World War, a Big Idea was detonated: the idea of the computer. The world has never been the same.  Princetonians played a key...

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Kjell Wangensteen GS

Ending the stigma of jobs outside academia for Ph.D.s

By Jennifer Altmann

Last fall, Princeton history professor Anthony Grafton took graduate schools to task for failing to adjust to a grim reality of the job market —...

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Ivy League Player of the Year Niveen Rasheed ’13 scored 20 points, but that was not enough to beat Kansas State in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

Tigers suffer third-time loss in opener of NCAA tournment

By Kevin Whitaker ’13

It was a history-making season for the women’s basketball team. Princeton dominated the Ivy League with a 14–0 conference record — the first Ivy...

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Jay Famiglietti *92 says underground aquifers are being drained faster than ever before.

Sounding the alarm

By Eric Hand ’97

Jay Famiglietti *92 sees a future governed by thirst. The world’s underground aquifers, which supply drinking and agricultural water for most...

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Civil-rights leader Bob Moses, on education

By Mark F. Bernstein ’83

Fifty years ago, Robert Parris Moses was field secretary for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), traveling through Mississippi to...

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