March 3, 2003
Seniors Daniel Hantman and Christopher Wendell received the University's Moses Taylor Pyne Honor Prize, and graduate students Sarah-Jane Murray and Joshua Plotkin were recognized as co-winners of the Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship at Alumni Day ceremonies Feb. 22. These are the highest honors Princeton awards to students.
April 14, 2003
Paul Muldoon, the Howard Clark '21 University Professor in the Humanities at Princeton, has won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for his latest collection, "Moy Sand and Gravel." The award was announced April 7.
April 23, 2003
Theodore Weiss, an award-winning poet, editor, literary critic and emeritus professor at Princeton, died April 15 at age 86 after a battle with Parkinson's disease. A celebration of his life and work will be held at a later date.
September 15, 2003
The McCarter Theatre Center dedicated its new Roger S. Berlind Theatre, a 360-seat performance space, on Sept. 8.
November 3, 2003
Toni Morrison says there are two ripe features that aggrandize humans: love and language. So it is no wonder that her eighth novel, "Love," speaks to the human condition in search of its own voice.
December 8, 2003
Willow Sainsbury, a Princeton senior from Auckland, New Zealand, has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship, which will fund two or three years of study at the University of Oxford in England.