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Managing Risk and Uncertainty in Pursuit of Innovation

While working at Westinghouse, Lemuel Tarshis had a vision that sent him to Stanford University for a doctorate in material science: solid state electronics and semiconductors were going to...

Women In a Male-Dominated Science World

A Ceiling Made of Laboratory GlassLinley Erin Hall showed early promise as a perfect candidate for a scientific career. Tracing her interest in science to biological experiments she did...

Fireworks, Forums for Alumni

Unless you have a son or daughter graduating, you probably will not be able to get a ticket to Princeton’s commencement next Tuesday, June 3 — it’s one of...

Next Time, Remember to Take the Train

Long haul train trips make sense when you have plenty of time, you want to save money, you care about your carbon footprint, and you yearn for adventure. The...

Selling Sales to the Salesmen

Selling is not for sissies. The implicit, constant rejection batters not only the emotions but the income. Facing a sale calmly, knowing that this week’s groceries are dictated by...

Paid Family Leave Will Kill Small BUsiness

We are astonished that Governor Jon Corzine and the Legislature would impose a paid leave mandate on businesses that are already struggling to survive a recession and when the...

Pecha Kucha: Making Cyberspace a Reality

Vocabulary for the week: pecha kucha (pronounced peh-CHAK-cha): a presentation format in which work can be easily and informally shown in a short period of time, with the creative...

Seling Sales to the Salesmen

Selling Salesto the SalesmenSelling is not for sissies. The implicit, constant rejection batters not only the emotions but the income. Facing a sale calmly, knowing that this week’s groceries...

Between the Lines

What lies ahead for the Princeton Junction train station, the subject of this week’s cover story, is of interest to lots of central New Jersey residents (including the architect...

Entrepreneurial Wisdom for Women

Entrepreneurial Wisdom for Women The Center for Women’s Business Research reports that women now own more than half the businesses in America. That’s 10.4 million companies, employing more than...

Trending Stories

Artist’s Travel Journals Reveal Images, Words, and Trends

For many, a personal journal is just that — personal, often kept in a discrete place such as the bottom of a drawer. Mikel Cirkus, on the other hand, wants to celebrate his journals with the world.