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Let’s Try…Trader Joe’s

About 20 years ago I worked for a public relations firm in Carnegie Center with clients in the Bay Area and Los Angeles.My boss, a California native, introduced me...

Forgetting a Name? Or Not Getting a Name?

The networking event is bigger than you expected. You’re suddenly standing in a room full of strangers, most of whom will want to introduce themselves to you. And you’re...

Injured on Public Property? Know Your Rights

If you suffer an injury on property owned by a public entity, or as the direct result of negligent actions of public employees, you have the right to file...

Between the Lines: Commercial Real Estate

Given that many of us spend more waking hours at our offices than we do at our homes, we looked forward to Barbara Fox’s in-depth story of a new...

Eco-Friendly From the Outside In

Mowing crews won’t be frequent visitors at the new 701 Carnegie Center building, nor will planting crews. Instead of seasonal flowers, the entrance features LEED-friendly ornamental grasses (Pennisetum alopecuroides,...

Girls Can’t Do Science! Can They?

While growing up, Joan Bennett never thought about a career as a scientist. “I was going to be a teacher,” she says. “In those days teaching was one of...

Companies On the Move

Edited by Scott MorganAcquisitionsWyeth (WYE), 865 Ridge Road, CN 8000, Princeton 08540-8000; 732-329-2300; fax, 732-274-4205. Terry Schiarello, human resources.After a nine-month courtship, New York-based mega-pharma Pfizer has closed a...

Hunterdon County Chamber Unveils Growth Board

The Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce is launching a new development program called the Growth Board, designed to “help small business owners who want to take advantage of peer...

For Princeton Company, It’s Not All About Work

Jim Lua, president of Global Engineering and Materials, or GEM, decided to move his company to Princeton for four reasons — his wife Lily Tong’s job in informational technology...

Google CEO Gives $25M to Princeton University

If you want to know all the connections between Princeton University and Google, you can start by, well, Googling it. You will quickly find that Google CEO Eric Schmidt...