September 28, 1987 |
Princeton University soon will begin to reap the benefits of its prestigious name in the marketplace. Manufacturers of items that bear the Princeton name and emblems - from sweat shirts to desk sets to boxer shorts - are now required to register their products with the school and to pay royalties. Officials say the trademark- licensing program was designed in response to an overwhelming demand for Princeton goods, as well as a defense against companies that falsely identify their products with the university.
November 9, 1995 |
Always among the most-respected and best-endowed schools in the nation, Princeton University will become even richer today with "one of the largest gifts in the history of higher education," university officials said. Jacquelyn Savani, a Princeton spokeswoman, said the gift is "in the ballpark" with one provided by industrialist Henry Rowan, who gave Glassboro State College $100 million and a new name in 1992. But Savani declined yesterday to give the value of the gift or identify the donor.
April 30, 2014 |
When Paul E. Sigmund and his brother Peter returned to the United States from Germany in 1933, the then-preschoolers could not speak English. "He and I both spent our first years in Germany," where their father worked as a civil engineer, Peter Sigmund said. Their American parents "considered it better to stick with one language. " So they were the only German-speaking children on their block of Hewitt Road in Wyncote, making them "an object of wonder," he said. On Monday, April 28, Paul Sigmund, 85, who retired in 2005 as a politics professor at Princeton University, died of complications from pneumonia at University Medical Center of Princeton.
July 3, 1986 |
Wrapping up one of the most successful fund-raising campaigns of its kind, Princeton University announced yesterday that it had collected $410.1 million in contributions in the last five years. The "Campaign for Princeton," which began in July 1981 with a goal of $275 million, far surpassed its February 1984 revised goal of $330 million. "It has succeeded beyond what we ever thought it would do," said Van Zandt Williams, vice president for development. He said 39,100 people and 240 foundations and corporations had contributed.
July 9, 2016 |
Swarthmore College again beat out the University of Pennsylvania in a Forbes annual ranking of top U.S. colleges. In the magazine's 2016 ranking of the nation's top colleges and universities, Swarthmore came in at No. 10 and Penn at No. 11. The only other Pennsylvania school to come in the top 25 was Haverford College, at No. 23. Stanford University topped all at No. 1, Williams College came in at No. 2, Princeton University at No....
April 23, 2013
From Princeton University, advice on what to do if you are on a wait list for college. See a video at: www.inquirer.com/wait
September 2, 2013 |
Robert P. Hauptfuhrer, 81, a Sun Oil executive whose entrepreneurial family came to the United States from Germany in the 1860s, died Sunday, Aug. 11, at Bryn Mawr Hospital from complications of a brain hemorrhage. His mother's father, Albert Schoenhut, immigrated from Wurttemberg in 1866 at age 17. He started making toy pianos out of a storefront on Frankford Avenue in 1872. The business later became the Schoenhut Toy & Piano Co., employing 400 workers. Mr. Hauptfuhrer's other grandfather, Henry, immigrated from Wollmar to Philadelphia in 1882 and founded Hauptfuhrer Dairies, which eventually became part of National Dairies.
January 10, 1995 |
When the talking was over, the University of New South Wales, from way Down Under, was on top. The Australians argued that the death penalty was just desserts for such heinous offenders as cop killers, major drug dealers and war criminals - and edged Britain's Oxford Union Society to win the 15th annual World Universities Debating Championship on Sunday night. New South Wales won a 6-5 decision before about 700 spectators at Princeton University. Princeton hosted the largest and most international of college debate tournaments ever, a weeklong contest among 244 teams from about 30 nations.
May 8, 2013 |
Ernest L. Ransome III, 86, of Okatie, S.C., and formerly of Camden County, a nationally ranked college athlete who earned the 1995 Ike Grainger Award from the U.S. Golf Association for more than 25 years of volunteer work, died Sunday, May 5, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. A 16-year resident of Okatie, he previously resided at Pine Valley Golf Club in Pine Valley, Camden County, a daughter, Elizabeth Ransome, said Tuesday. Mr. Ransome since 1988 had been board chairman of his family firm, Giles & Ransome Inc., distributor of heavy construction equipment, with headquarters in Bensalem.
April 26, 1997 |
Hillary Rodham Clinton greets participants in the Early Childhood Education Symposium at Princeton University. She was keynote speaker at the morning session yesterday. A panel discussion and workshops followed. The symposium was sponsored by Princeton and the New Jersey Legislature.