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Apr. 2, 2014

Vol. 114, No. 10

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Amy Cuddy *05 strikes a high-power pose.

Power to the People

Social psychologist Amy Cuddy *05 explains how we make judgments, and how our bodies can help us feel more powerful

By Jennifer Altmann

When Amy Cuddy *05 walked into her classroom at Harvard Business School a few years ago to teach about power and influence, she found herself...

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Universities on the Defensive

In an excerpt from his Alumni Day talk, a national education leader lays out the challenges facing higher education

By Hunter R. Rawlings III *70

Receiving Princeton’s Madison Medal at Alumni Day, Feb. 22, Hunter R. Rawlings III *70, president of the Association of American Universities,...

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Professor Mark Brynildsen is studying how Staphylococcus aureus bacteria go into a hibernation state that allows them to become tolerant of antibiotics.

Antibiotic Resistance: Invasion of the Superbugs

The stubborn problem of drug-resistant bacterial diseases is escalating

By Anna Azvolinsky *09

When the first antibiotics were discovered 70 years ago, they were a medical miracle: Bacterial infections that once killed people in huge numbers...

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Pulin Sanghvi hopes Career Services will encourage students “to go well off the beaten path.”

A Career Change

A new direction for Career Services, with a message of self-exploration

By Jennifer Altmann and Louise Connelly ’15

Princeton’s Career Services office is getting a makeover. A new executive director who arrived in December has brought a fresh approach and a new...

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“Now it’s impossible to imagine that the opposition party would cooperate with the administration on something that they could have made a political football out of.” — Todd S. Purdum ’82

Q&A: Todd S. Purdum ’82 on the Civil Rights Act

By Mark F. Bernstein ’83

In his new book, An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Two Presidents, Two Parties, and the Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Henry Holt), Todd S....

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