Archive – January, 2000
Princeton Further Increases Support for Students on Financial Aid
Posted January 31, 2000; 01:50 p.m.
On the recommendation of President Harold T. Shapiro, the Trustees of Princeton University will further increase the scholarship portion of many of Princeton's undergraduate financial aid awards by further reducing the amount that students are ...
Student Fees to Rise by Lowest Percentage in Three Decades
Posted January 31, 2000; 01:47 p.m.
The Trustees of Princeton University have adopted an operating budget that increases student fees for the 2000-01 academic year by 3.3 percent, a drop from last year's 3.5 percent increase and the lowest percentage increase in more than 30 year...
Legacy of Adlai Stevenson Explored in Centennial Exhibition at Firestone
Posted January 31, 2000; 01:42 p.m.
Adlai E. Stevenson, the Democratic party's nominee for President of theUnited States in 1952 and 1956, is the focus of a new exhibition at the Princeton University Library.
Entitled " A Voice of Conscience :The Legacy of Adlai Stevenson," the e...
South African Nationalism Before and After Mandela to Be Subject of Talk
Posted January 27, 2000; 05:02 p.m.
Anthony Marx, an associate professor of political science at Columbia University, will speak on " South African Nationalism Before and After Mandela " at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs on Tuesday...
Mandela Cancels Planned Speech at Princeton
Posted January 27, 2000; 04:52 p.m.
Nelson Mandela has informed Princeton University that he has had to cancel the trip to the United States that would have brought him to campus on February 25 to receive an honorary degree. Because of his continuing international obligations, Man...
Large Format Prints of the 1960s and 1970s Featured at Art Museum
Posted January 27, 2000; 02:23 p.m.
" Transfer ," an exhibition of large format prints of the 1960s and 1970s, will be on view at The Art Museum, Princeton University, through April 2.
Elite Colleges Not Necessarily Best Ticket to High Earnings, Study Says
Posted January 26, 2000; 12:51 a.m.
Going to an academically elite college does not necessarily boost your earnings potential compared to a less elite college, according to a study by Princeton University economist Alan Krueger.
In his paper " Estimating the Payoff to Attendin...
Community House Seeks Nominations for Legacy of Service Award
Posted January 26, 2000; 12:48 a.m.
Community House, a community service organization committed to helping people in need in the Princeton Borough and Township communities, seeks nominations for its Legacy of Service Award .
Director of Kuwait Information Office to Address Future of the Arab World
Posted January 26, 2000; 12:46 a.m.
Shafeeq Ghabra , director of the Kuwait Information Office, will speak on "Is the Arab World Coming in from the Cold War? Possibilities for Democratization" at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs on M...
Jordan's Ambassador to the U.S. to Speak on His Country's Future
Posted January 26, 2000; 12:39 a.m.
Ambassador Marwan Muasher, Jordan's ambassador to the United States, will speak on " Jordan's Political and Economic Challenges for the Millennium " at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs on Tuesday, ...
South African Scholar to Speak on Nelson Mandela's Influence
Posted January 26, 2000; 12:35 a.m.
Professor Annette Seegers of the Political Studies Department of the University of Cape Town, South Africa, will give a talk titled " Madiba : How South African Political Scientists See President Mandela" at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson...
Lippincott and Friends in Concert at Graduate College
Posted January 26, 2000; 12:19 a.m.
The Graduate College will present "Joan Lippincott and Friends: A Concert for the Princeton Community" on Friday, February 4, at 8 p.m. at Procter Hall.
In addition to Lippincott, who is university organist, the concert will feature graduate stu...
University Closes Due to Severe Winter Weather
Posted January 25, 2000; 11:47 a.m.
Princeton University has closed Tuesday, January 25, due to severe winter weather. The regular academic schedule is in effect.
Those employees designated critical and necessary have been asked to report to work at their regular times. Employees ...
Yegor Gaidar to Speak on Economic Reform in Russia
Posted January 21, 2000; 03:53 p.m.
On Tuesday, January 25, Yegor Gaidar, a prominent Russian economist-politician, will give a public lecture at 4:30 pm in 101 McCormick. The lecture, sponsored by the Russian Studies Program and the Center of International Studies, is entitled "Suc...
Large Format Prints of the 1960s and 1970s at Princeton
Posted January 21, 2000; 12:04 a.m.
"Transfer," an exhibition of large format prints of the 1960s and 1970s, will be on view at The Art Museum, Princeton University, through April 2, 2000. Acting Museum Director Peter C. Bunnell, David Hunter McAlpin Professor of the History of P...
Queen Noor of Jordan to Deliver Baccalaureate Address
Posted January 17, 2000; 11:21 a.m.
Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan, a member of the Princeton class of 1974, will deliver this year's Baccalaureate address. Baccalaureate, the interfaith worship service that marks the end of the school year, will take place on Sunday, May 28, i...
Queen Noor of Jordan to Deliver Baccalaureate Address
Posted January 17, 2000; 11:07 a.m.
Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan, a member of the Princeton class of 1973, will deliver this year's Baccalaureate address. Baccalaureate, the interfaith worship service that marks the end of the school year, will take place on Sunday, May 28, i...
RNA Device Marks Advance in Molecular Computing
Posted January 14, 2000; 02:44 p.m.
Princeton University researchers have developed a kind of computer that uses the biological molecule RNA to solve complex problems. The achievement marks a significant advance in molecular computing , an emerging field in which scientists are h...
Service of Recommitment to Honor Legacy of Martin Luther King
Posted January 14, 2000; 09:46 a.m.
A Service of Recommitment honoring the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. will be held in the University Chapel on Sunday, January 16, at 11 a.m. The Rev. Dr. DeForest B. Soaries, N.J. Secretary of State and senior pastor of the First Bapti...
Alumni Honors Will Go to Eggleston, Tien
Posted January 13, 2000; 12:13 a.m.
Forrest Eggleston '42 and Chang Lin Tien *59 will receive Princeton University's top alumni honors and deliver addresses on campus on Alumni Day , February 26.
Gospel Ensemble to Present 'Concert of Praise' on January 9
Posted January 6, 2000; 11:29 a.m.
The Princeton University Gospel Ensemble will present "A Concert of Praise" on Sunday, January 9, at 3 p.m. in Taplin Auditorium.
Admission is $5. Tickets are available at the Richardson box office.
The Regeneration Baha'i Youth Dance Company...
BodyHype to Perform Millennium Show January 6 and 8
Posted January 3, 2000; 04:04 p.m.
BodyHype Dance Company will perform a Millennium Show on January 6 at 8 p.m. and January 8 at 3:30 and 8 p.m. at Richardson Auditorium. The performance will feature a special appearance by the band Calico and guest choreography by Jay T. Jenkins, ...
Campus Facilities Reopen on Schedule After New Year
Posted January 2, 2000; 01:02 p.m.
Princeton's campus passed uneventfully into the year 2000. University facilities reopened on their normal schedules on January 2.
Happy New Year!
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