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Archive – February, 2000

Russian Businessman to Address 'Russia at a Crossroads'

Boris Berezovsky, a prominent and controversial Russian businessman, will speak on Monday, March 6, at 4:30 p.m., in the Dodds Auditorium of Robertson Hall. The title of his lecture will be: "Russia at a Crossroads: The March 26 Presidential Elect...

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Wilson College to Host Wild West Casino Night

Wilson College will host a "Wild Wild West" Casino Night for all students on Friday, March 3. Casino dwellers will enjoy food, drinks, "authentic" western entertainment, and prizes for the most skilled gamblers. The action will take place in Wilco...

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Taekwondo Tournament on March 4 at Dillon Gym

The Princeton Taekwondo Club will host its Fifth Annual Collegiate Taekwondo Tournament on Saturday, March 4, from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Dillon Gymnasium.

The club will compete against opponents from the Ivy League and the Northeast Collegiate T...

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'A Midsummer Night's Dream' to Be Performed March 2-4

The Princeton University Orchestra and the Princeton Shakespeare Company present "A Midsummer Night's Dream" on March 2, 3 and 4 at Richardson Auditorium.

The program is conducted by Michael Pratt and directed by Thomas P. Roche. The production ...

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'Republic.com' Topic of Inaugural Program on Law and Public Affairs

Princeton's Program in Law and Public Affairs will sponsor an inaugural event, "Republic.com: Television, the Internet, and the Public Interest" on Wednesday, March 1, at 4:30 p.m. in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

The program will feature a ...

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Swing: The Big Band Thing

The Princeton University Concert Jazz Ensemble , directed by visiting conductor and internationally renowned drummer Ralph Peterson, will perform on Friday, February 25th at 8:00 in Richardson Auditorium. Tickets are $10 for the public, $5 for ...

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International Festival to Begin February 25

Princeton's International Festival will begin Friday, February 25, at 7:30 p.m. in McCosh 10. It will feature Ballet Forklorico, the Black Arts Company, the Mideastern Dance Troupe, the Ballroom Dance Club, and a presentation of Indian classical m...

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CPUC to Discuss Wythes Committee Report at March 8 Meeting

Members of the University community are encouraged to attend the next meeting of the Council of the Princeton University Community, on March 8 at 4:30 p.m. in Dodds Auditorium of Robertson Hall. The council will discuss the report of the Wythes Co...

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Senator from Puerto Rico to Address Bombing of Vieques

The Hon. Eduardo Bhatia, senator for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, will give a lecture titled " Enough Is Enough : Popular Opposition to the U.S. Navy Bombing of Vieques, Puerto Rico" at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public ...

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Black Men's Appreciation Dinner Planned for February 25

The National Council of Negro Women will host a Black Men's Appreciation Dinner on Friday, February 25, in Liberation Hall at the Third World Center.

All members of the community are welcome. Please register by e-mailing Laura Coates at lgc...

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Bioethics Colloquium to Address Consent, Confidentiality, and Decision-Making

The Princeton University Bioethics Forum will present its spring colloquium on "Choices and Voices: Consent, Confidentiality and Decision-Making Capability." The colloquium will take place on Friday, February 25, from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. in McCosh 4...

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Pride Alliance to Sponsor Semiformal Dance February 19

The Pride Alliance presents "Matchmaker," a semiformal dance, Saturday, February 19, at 10 p.m. in the Chancellor Green Rotunda. The event is open to everyone and is free of charge for members of the University community.

For further informatio...

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Table Tennis Club Organizes Campus Tournament for February 27

The Table Tennis Club is organizing a campus tournament for Sunday, February 27, starting at noon. All students are invited to participate.

To register, e-mail puttc@princeton.edu . There will be a $2 entry fee. For further information, visi...

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New Material Could Lead to Better Flat-Panel Displays

Princeton scientists have created a variety of light-emitting materials that could greatly accelerate the development of flat-panel computer screens and other compact video displays. The discovery, a feat of engineering materials at the level o...

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Glee Club to Perform Bach's Mass in B-Minor

The Princeton University Glee Club will perform Bach's Mass in B-Minor on Saturday, February 26, at 8 p.m. in Richardson Auditorium.

Admission is $8 for students, $20 for all others.

For further information, visit the Glee Club website.

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Congressman Holt to Participate in Public Forum at Stevenson February 20

Congressman Rush Holt will discuss issues concerning women, ethnic minorities and new Americans during a public forum on Sunday, February 20, from 4 to 5 p.m. at Stevenson Hall, 83 Prospect Street.

Holt also will discuss the effects of census un...

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Art Museum to Host Celebration in Honor of African-American Artists Exhibit

The Art Museum will host a celebration for the university community on Saturday, February 19, from 7 to 9 p.m., in honor of the current exibit, "Selections: Contemporary Art by African-American Artists."

Food and beverages will be served, and th...

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Princeton University Players, Theatre Intime to Present 'Assassins'

The Princeton University Players and Theatre Intime will present "Assassins," with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman, February 24 through 26 and March 2 through 4.

The production, directed by Ben Beckley '02 and Cliff...

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Trustee Committee Recommends Increasing Size of Undergraduate Body

A special trustee committee has recommended that Princeton University increase the size of its undergraduate student body by approximately 10 percent (from 4,600 to 5,100) to "enhance the quality of the overall educational experience at Princet...

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Men's Basketball Vs. Penn Available Via Satellite at 7:30 PM

Tonight's basketball game between the men's teams from Princeton and the University of Pennsylvania will be available live via satellite at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

The satellite coordinates are: KU Band, GE 5, Transponder 16 Lower.

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Graduate College to Host Waltz Night with Live Orchestra February 19

The Graduate College will host a Waltz Night with a live orchestra on Saturday, February 19, from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Procter Hall.

Free waltz lessons will be offered from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. Chocolates and refreshments will be on hand prior to t...

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Jamieson to Address 'Deliberation, Democratic Politics and Journalism'

Kathleen Hall Jamieson, professor of communication and dean of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, will deliver a lecture on " Deliberation, Democratic Politics, and Journalism " in Dodds Auditorium, Roberts...

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Computing Services to Be Curtailed to Allow Urgent Electrical Repair

Some computing services must be curtailed today, Friday, February 11, between 12:30 and 1 p.m. to allow urgent electrical repair to core network components. This repair will result in an outage of the mail server, the data mall, Oracle databases, ...

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Ballroom Dancing Club to Host Swing Night at Chancellor Green

The Princeton Ballroom Dancing Club will hold a Swing Night on Saturday, February 12, in Chancellor Green, featuring music by the Crescent City Maulers.

The evening begins with a dance lesson at 9 p.m. The main event starts at 10 p.m. and includ...

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International Center Seeks Nominees for Service Award

The International Center solicits nominations for its International Service Award, presented annually to one or more students or to a student organization pursuing humanitarian endeavors.

Initiated in 1997, the award recognizes those who, while ...

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PMI Center Makes High-Performance Computers Available to Campus Users

The Princeton Materials Institute has established a computational facility with funding from the Keck Foundation, the National Science Foundation and University sources. The center features state-of-the-art IBM SP and SGI Origin 2000 computers, ea...

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Brotherhood Sunday to Feature the Rev. Kenyatta R. Gilbert

Sunday will be celebrated at the Hallelujah Service on February 13 at 1 p.m. in the East Room of Murray-Dodge Hall. The Rev. Kenyatta R. Gilbert, associate minister of the Concord Baptist Church, Brooklyn, will be the preacher. All are welcome.

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Princeton Conservation Society Hosts Student Environmental Conference

Princeton Conservation Society is hosting the second annual Greening of the Ivies Conference this weekend, February 11th-13th. The conference, which debuted last spring at Columbia, is a gathering of all of the ivy league student environmental gro...

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Community House to Host Study Break February 9

Community House will host a study break on Wednesday, February 9, at 9 p.m. at Chancellor Green. Students and staff involved with Community House will be on hand to describe current service projects.

Community House provides educational, cultura...

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Akwaaba to Host Celebration of African History, Culture

Akwaaba invites members of the campus community to join in "Sankofa," a celebration of African history and culture, on Saturday, February 12, at 6 p.m. in Liberation Hall at the Third World Center.

The event will include vocal performances, danc...

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Standing Committee to Offer Seminar on Violent Behavior in the Workplace

The Standing Committee on the Status of Women will sponsor a series of Brown Bag Lunch Seminars to be planned by its Work/Life Task Force. The first seminar, "Would You Know What to Do If Confronted By Threatening or Violent Behavior at Work?" wil...

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@Princeton Courseware Offers View of Mandela's 'Life and Times'

The newest course available through the Alumni Council's @princeton courseware program will be "The Life and Times of Nelson Mandela."

Professor of Politics and International Affairs Jeffrey Herbst '83, who serves as director of the Council on R...

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Black Arts Company Auditions Scheduled February 6 at Wilcox

The Black Arts Company will host auditions Sunday, February 6, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Wilson Dance Studio, Wilcox Hall. All are encouraged to try out, regardless of past dance experience.

Please wear comfortable clothing that will allow you to ...

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Tigerlillies Plan Open House, Auditions

The Princeton Tigerlilies will hold an informational open house on Sunday, February 6, from 9 to 11 p.m. in 1904 Henry Hall. Spring auditions will be February 7 to 9. Sign up for audition times at Woolworth.

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Band to Hold Open Rehearsal February 7

The Princeton University Band will hold an open rehearsal on Monday, February 8, from 9 to 11 p.m. in the McAlpin rehearsal hall in the Woolworth music building. Musicians of any ability are welcome, including beginners and those interested in lea...

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Roaring 20 to Hold Spring Auditions February 7 to 9

The Roaring 20 will hold spring auditions Monday, February 7, through Wednesday, February 9. All freshmen and sophomores are welcome to sign up in Woolworth Hall. Contact Adam Friedlander at adamf@princeton.edu for more information.

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BodyHype Dance Company to Hold Auditions February 6

BodyHype Dance Company will hold spring auditions Sunday, February 6, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Hagan Dance Studio at 185 Nassau Street. Callbacks will be that evening from 8 to 10 p.m. All are encouraged to try out, regardless of past dance experie...

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Health Services Achieves Three-Year Reaccreditation

Princeton University Health Services has been reaccredited for a full three years by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.

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Trustee Committee Recommends Increasing Size of Undergraduate Body

A special trustee committee has recommended that Princeton University increase the size of its undergraduate student body by approximately 10 percent (from 4,600 to 5,100) to "enhance the quality of the overall educational experience at Princet...

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Bobst Foundation Gift to Establish Center for Peace and Justice

Princeton University today announced that a $10 million gift from the Elmer and Mamdouha Bobst Foundation will be used to create the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice , a new academic center at the University. The Center will be de...

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Centennial Exhibition at Firestone to Feature Writer Thomas Wolfe

To honor the centennial of the birth of the writer Thomas Wolfe (1900-1938), the Princeton University Library has mounted an exhibition, " The Story of a Novelist ," which will open to the public in the Milberg Gallery for the Graphic Arts on th...

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'Time Out of Mind' to Feature Poetry, Drama

"Time Out of Mind: A Millennium Show," directed by Emily Holland '01, will take place on Saturday, February 12, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Prospect House. The event will feature poetry readings and plays by students, as well as talks by faculty on the co...

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Black History Month to Open with February 4 Ceremony

Princeton's observation of Black History Month will begin on Friday, February 4, at 6 p.m., with an opening ceremony and dinner at the Third World Center. The evening will feature the "Voices of Africa," a vocal and percussion ensemble performing ...

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Expressions Dance Company to Hold Auditions February 5

Spring auditions for Expressions Dance Company will be held this Saturday, February 5, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the dance studio at Dillon Gym.

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