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Knappfest

Princeton University's Department of Astrophysical Sciences cordially invites
alumni, faculty and students of the Princeton community to a celebration in honor of

Gillian Knapp

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Please register here.


Academic Talks:

9:00 - 9:10         Welcome and Introduction: Prof. David Spergel, Department chair  

9:10-9:50           Prof. Sangeeta Malhotra, Arizona State University
                          Title: [CII] as tracer of ISM in galaxies near and far.

9:50-10:30         Prof. Puragra GuhaThakurta, University of California, Santa Cruz
                          Title: The Outskirts of Galaxies

10:30-10:45      Coffee 

10:45 - 11:20     Prof. Eric Wilcots, University of Wisconsin
                          Title: The Evolution of the Gas Content of Galaxy Groups

11:20-12:00       Prof. David Weinberg, Ohio State University 11:20-12:00
                          Title: The Sloan Digital Sky Survey: Past, Present, Future

12:00-1:30        Lunch   (We will all walk over together to have lunch)

1:30-2:10          Prof. Shirley Ho, Carnegie Mellon University
                         Title: Clustering analysis of Peyton Hall and the Universe

2:10-2:50          Dr. Dimitri Pourbaix, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Institute of Astronomy and        

                         Astrophysics.   Title: Hipparcos, SDSS, and Gaia: the search for binaries continues!

Coffee 2:50-3:10

3:10-3:50          Prof. Jenny Greene, Princeton University
                         Title: The History of the Prison Teaching Initiative

3:50-4:30          Prof. Donald Roden, Rutgers University
                         Title: Jill Knapps Stunning Contributions to Prison Higher Education in New Jersey:  Princeton PTI, Rutgers Mountainview/NJ STEP Program, and the Inspired Student Response

 
 
 
Talks will take place at Peyton Hall
4 Ivy Lane
Princeton, NJ
 

Dinner
6:00 p.m.
The home of Robert Lupton *85 & Lynda Lee
287 Hamilton Street
Princeton, NJ 

Please register here.


Hotels
 
The Nassau Inn Hotel in downtown Princeton is Sold Out for the nights of 5/6/7 of September 2014.
 
You could book a room in the following hotels on Rt 1. Ask for Princeton the University Rate.
 
There are many other hotels in the area, the list represents the hotels we have a working relationship with and had an overall good experience.

4375 US Route 1 South
Princeton, NJ
08540, USA
(609) 951-0009
 
4225 US Highway 1
P.O. Box 8388
Princeton, New Jersey
08543
 
 
Hyatt Regency Princeton
102 Carnegie Center
Princeton, New Jersey,  USA ,  08540-6293
Tel: +1 609 987 1234
Fax: +1 609 987 2584