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Archive – March, 2000

Young Curators exhibition

Exhibits on the history of education curated by local children will be on display April 3-15 in the Cotsen Children's Library on the main floor of Firestone Library. The first show, which runs April 3-7, features two exhibits: "Netting Poseidon's ...

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Zbigniew Brzezinski lecture

Zbigniew Brzezinski, National Security Adviser to President Jimmy Carter (1977-81), will deliver the 2000 Cyril Black Memorial Lecture, "The Transformation of Russia" at Princeton University's Center of International Studies on Wednesday, April 12...

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Expressions dance performance

Expressions Dance Company will perform a spring show in Wilson College's Blackbox Theater on Friday, March 31 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, April 1 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets are $5.

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Lecture on sprawl, race and poverty

David Rusk, former mayor of Albuquerque, New Mexico, will speak on "Sprawl, Race and Concentrated Poverty: The New Jersey Story" 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5. The talk will take place in Bowl 1 of Robertson Hall. Rusk is a nationally recognized...

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Talk on Confucianism and modern values

East Asian Studies Professor Prof. Yu Ying-shih will speak about "Confucianism and Modern Values" at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5th in Bowl 5 of Robertson Hall. Refreshments will be served. This lecture is sponsored by the South East Asian Soci...

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Asian Pacific American heritage month

The opening ceremonies of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month will be held in Whig-Clio Hall from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, April 1. The Pan-Asian Banquet will feature a short talk and Southeast Asian cuisine. This event is free and open to the publ...

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Arch sing

The Tigertones will host the Williams College Accidentals, an all-female a cappella group, in an arch sing 10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29. The two groups will sing in the 1879 arch, near Prospect Street.

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Dale Winner to Travel Coastlines, Write Book

When she graduates from Princeton University in May, Alaska native Lilith Wood will begin an unusual journey: a trip through Americas fishing towns to write a book about women who fish for a living.

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Security expert to speak

James B. Steinberg, deputy national security adviser to President Clinton, will speak on "Two Elections: Taiwan and Russia" at Princeton University's Center of International Studies on Tuesday, April 4, at 8 p.m., in Bowl 1, Robertson Hall. Steinb...

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Grants deadline April 3

Monday, April 3 at 5 p.m. is the deadline for Trustee Initiative proposals. Application packets are available at 313 West College. Proposals will be considered for programs planned for the remainder of this Spring Term and the 2000 Fall Term. Gran...

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Writer presents Tanner Lectures on Human Values

Michael Ignatieff, the London-based writer, historian, and broadcaster will deliver the Tanner Lectures on Human Values on April 5 and 6 at 4:30 p.m., at Helm Auditorium (McCosh 50). On April 5, Ignatieff will speak on "Human Rights as Politics." ...

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Talk on education, citizenship and service

Dr. Badi Foster *74, director of the Lincoln Filene Center for Citizenship and Public Affairs at Tufts University, will speak at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 28 in Robertson Hall, Bowl 1. Dr. Foster's topic is university-community partnerships and Tuft's...

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Seminar on workplace safety for women

A Brown Bag Lunch Seminar will be held in the Senate Chamber of Whig Hall on Tuesday, April 4 from noon to 1 p.m. and again from 1 to 2 p.m. The seminar is entitled Safety: You and Your Workplace, and participants will learn about campus safety re...

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Players present Tommy

The Princeton University Players will present The Who's Tommy in Richardson Auditorium, March 31 at 8 p.m. and April 1 at 2 pm. and 8 p.m. Tickets are $6 for students, $10 for adults. Call 258-5000 for tickets and information.

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The Roaring 20 presents R2K

The Roaring 20 a cappella group presents R2K, the first a cappella jam of the Millenium, March 25 at 8 p.m. Admission is $5 for students, $10 for adults. The jam features the Penn-Six 5000 and Bodyhype. Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for adul...

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New Jersey Mayor to Speak

Susan Bass Levin, the mayor of Cherry Hill, N.J., will speak on "Reinventing the Suburbs" on Monday, April 3 at 4:30 in Bowl 2 of Robertson Hall. This lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School as part of the state and local government seri...

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Internet Entrepreneur to Speak

P. Schutz 96, chairman and founder of Proflowers.com, and the founder of numerous Internet businesses will speak on Tuesday, March 28 at 8 p.m. at Frist Campus Center, room 302. Schutz, who was named one of the top 10 young entrepreneurs by Succe...

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Comparative Literature Colloquium

The Comparative Literature Department is presenting a colloquium on "Comparative Literature in Transnational Times" on March 23 and 24. For information and a schedule, visit www.princeton.edu/~complit and click under "News and Events."

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Conference on African Artistic Expression

A program on African Artistic Expression: Its Foundations and Effects in the Diaspora and Pop Culture, is being held through March 25. The program focuses on how African music, oral histories, dance, art, and lyricism have been translated and adap...

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Professor Harry Frankfurt to Speak

Professor of Philosophy Harry G. Frankfurt, the Romanell-Phi Beta Kappa Professor for 1999-2000, will deliver three public lectures on the theme "Some Thoughts about Norms, Love and the Goals of Life." His talks are entitled "How Should We Live?" ...

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Detroit Public Schools Chief to Speak

David Adamany, chief executive officer of Detroit Public Schools, will speak on "Urban Education Reform" at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs on Thursday, March 30, 2000 at 4:30 p.m. in Robertson Hall...

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Rabbi Telushkin delivers Bowen lecture

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin will present the William G. Bowen Lecture on "The 21st Century: A Jewish Vision, One Day at a Time" at 4:30 pm on March 27. Sponsored by the Center for Jewish Life, the lecture will take place in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson ...

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Speaker on Rwandan Genocide

MacArthur Fellow Alison Des Forges, author of Leave None to Tell The Story: Genocide in Rwanda, will speak on "Ignoring Genocide: The International Community and Rwanda, 1994." The lecture will be held Thursday, March 30, 2000 at 4:30 p.m. in Bow...

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Information Technology Fair

The seventh annual Information Technology Fair will take place on Thursday, March 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in McDonnell Hall. The fair offers presentations and demonstrations of information technology resources for administration, research, inst...

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New Art Museum director coming from Wellesley College

Susan Taylor has been named director of The Art Museum. Taylor, who is currently director of the Davis Museum and Cultural Center at Wellesley College, will take up the position in August, succeeding Professor Peter Bunnell, who has served as a...

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Psychologist Carol Gilligan to address 'The Birth of Pleasure'

Writer and psychologist Carol Gilligan will lecture on The Birth of Pleasure on April 6 at 4:30 p.m. in McCosh 10 on the Princeton University campus. Gilligan, named one of the 25 most influential people in the United States by Time Magazine, is...

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Economic Development Lecture

Kei Hayashi, vice president for financing initiatives for the New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC), will speak on "Economic Development: New York City Style" at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and Internation...

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"The Americas in the 21st Century": A Film and Lecture Presentation

Eric P. Farnsworth, a senior adviser for international trade with the law firm of Manatt, Phelps, Phillips, and filmmaker Charles Krause will team up for a screening of "The Americas in the 21st' Century" at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson S...

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Superior Court Judge to Speak on Police Profiling

New Jersey Superior Court Judge Travis L. Francis will lecture on "Police Profiling: Walking the Legal Tightrope" at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs on Monday, March 27 at 4:30 p.m. in Robertson Hal...

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State Health Administrator to Speak on "Insuring New Jersey's Families"

Margaret A. Murray, director of the New Jersey's Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services, will speak on "Insuring New Jersey's Families: Choices and Trends" at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Aff...

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Princeton Conference Examines Russia's Nuclear Complex

Policymakers from the U.S. and Russia will gather at Princeton University March 14 and 15 to discuss the conversion of Russia's nuclear weapons complex, a critical issue for both the Russian economy and for international efforts to stem nuclear we...

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24th Annual Banff Festival of Mountain Films

The Banff Mountain Film Festival brings short films and documentaries on mountain adventure and mountain culture to the Princeton campus on Tuesday, March 14 from 7 to 9 p.m. in McCosh 10. Tickets are $8 for students, faculty and staff in advanc...

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Conference on Solid Films and Surfaces

The Tenth Annual Conference on Solid Films and Surfaces will be held July 9-13 at Princeton University. For information, visit Princeton.edu/~pmi/ICSFS/

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Diallo Verdict Prompts Student Rally Against Alleged Police Misconduct

In the wake of the Amadou Diallo verdict, students from various campus groups plan to gather at Firestone Plaza today at 1 p.m. to rally against alleged police misconduct, particularly the use of excessive force.

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'Visions of Princeton' Survey Explores Undergraduates' Hopes for Future

The Undergraduate Student Government is sponsoring an online survey of undergraduates concerning campus life. Called " Visions of Princeton ," the survey poses questions about what students would like to preserve about campus life, what they wou...

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Former Secretary of State James Baker III Speaking on "U.S. Relations with Russia"

Former U.S. Secretary of State James Baker III will speak on "U.S. Relations with Russia" at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs on Friday, March 3, at 4:30 p.m. in McCosh 50.

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Consumer Activist and Presidential Candidate Ralph Nader to Speak

Graduate Students for Local Activism (GSLA) and Students for Progressive Education and Action (SPEAC) present a talk by Ralph Nader '55, on Tuesday, March 7 at 4 p.m. in McCosh 50. Mr. Nader, a founder of the consumer rights movement, is running f...

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Panel to Assess 'Thomas Wolfe's Place in Literary History'

Professor of English William Howarth will moderate a panel discussion about Thomas Wolfe on March 6 at 4:30 p. m. in McCormick 101 at Princeton University. The panel is in conjunction with the current exhibition, "'The Story of a Novelist.' Tho...

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'Adlai Stevenson: The Man from Libertyville' to Screen on Campus

The public is invited to attend a screening of 'Adlai Stevenson: The Man from Libertyville,' a PBS documentary that vividly chronicles the life of Adlai E. Stevenson, the Democratic Party's nominee for President of the United States in 1952 and 19...

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