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Archive – April, 2001

Managing director of the World Bank to present a lecture, May 5

Ramphele, Managing Director, Human Development, The World Bank will present a lecture titled "Reflections on South Africa and the World Bank." at 4:15 p.m. Friday, May 4, in Room 127, Corwin Hall. This event has been rescheduled from a previous da...

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Managing director of the World Bank to lecture, May 5

Mamphela Ramphele, managing director of human development for The World Bank, will present a lecture titled "Reflections on South Africa and the World Bank" at 4:15 p.m. Friday, May 4, in Room 127, Corwin Hall. This event has been rescheduled from...

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Hindu students council present discussion

The Princeton University Hindu Students Council presents a discussion titled, "Beyond the Kama Sutra: A Hindu View of Sexuality" at 7 p.m. Friday, April 27, in Frist 307.

The event is free and open to the public and sponsored by the Hind...

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Gospel Ensemble concert set, April 28

Princeton University Gospel Ensemble is hosting a spring concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 28, in Taplin Auditorium. Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served following the concert. This event is sponsored by the Princeton University Go...

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World Bank president to discuss poverty, May 3-4

James Wolfensohn, president of the World Bank, will present two lectures on campus Thursday and Friday, May 3-4.

On Thursday, he will discuss "Poverty in an Age of Plenty" at 7:30 p.m. in McCosh 10. The seventh annual William Bowen Lecture is s...

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Scholar to explore city of Jerusalem, May 3

Oleg Grabar, a leading expert in Islamic art and the architecture of Jerusalem, will present the Florovsky Memorial Lecture at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 3, in McCormick Hall.

Grabar, professor emeritus in the School of Historical Studies at the Inst...

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Spanish story hour set, May 3

Spanish-speaking children and families are invited to the Cotsen Children's Library Thursday, May 3, to hear stories read in Spanish by Princeton students who speak and study the language. The special story hour will run from 7 to 8 p.m.

It is ...

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Noted astrophysicist to deliver lecture, May 2

Richard Gott, professor of astrophysical sciences at Princeton, will speak on "The Geometry of Space" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, in McDonnell Auditorium.

Gott's professional interests address problems related to general relativity and t...

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Debate on reparations draws crowd

national debate over reparations to African-American descendents of slaves came to Princeton Thursday night with a fiery discussion hosted by the American Whig-Cliosophic Society.

The debate , before several hundred people in McCosh 50, brought...

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Poets to perform at Princeton, April 26

A Pan-Asian, New York City-based, performance poetry troupe, feedBACK, will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at Murray Dodge cafe as part of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM).

feedBACK has helped to create (re)collection, an ...

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Volunteers needed for Mercer County Special Olympics

County Special Olympics provides sports training and competition to people with mental retardation or closely related developmental disabilities who live or attend school in Mercer County.

Athletes range in age from 8 to senior citizens and are...

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Professor of Computer Science Ed Felten makes statement regarding SDMI presentation

science Professor Edward W. Felten and colleagues have decided not to proceed with a scheduled presentation on the security of digital watermarks in music recordings because of the threat of litigation. The paper was to be presented Thursday at th...

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International service award to be presented, April 28

The International Center will present the fifth annual International Service Award during Communiversity at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28, on the front steps of Nassau Hall.

The leaders and team members of the International Trip to India will...

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Elaine Showalter to read from new book, April 26

Elaine Showalter, The Avalon Foundation Professor of the Humanities and professor of English, will read from her new book "Inventing Herself" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at the Princeton University Store. Her work chronicles the roles of feminis...

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Research suggests welfare changes can promote stable families

findings by researchers at Columbia and Princeton universities provide support for those who believe government can promote marriage and stable family life among the nation's most disadvantaged households. The findings are being published just as ...

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Merck establishes professorship in chemistry

Princeton University today announced that a new professorship in chemistry has established by The Merck Company Foundation to honor Arthur A. Patchett of Princeton's class of 1951. Patchett is a research chemist and former vice president of medici...

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Oxford, Princeton announce collaboration

Oxford and Princeton universities Tuesday announced a major collaboration that will create new research partnerships, increase faculty and student exchanges, and provide opportunities to share resources required for cutting-edge, scientific ventur...

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Orchestra presents 'The Planets,' April 27-28

The Princeton University Orchestra will present its last two concerts of the academic year Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28 at 8 p.m. in Richardson Auditorium.

The program of 20th century music will include "The Planets" of Gustav Holst ...

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Trustees vote to revamp residential college system

the pending addition of 500 undergraduates to the student body, Princeton officials have re-evaluated the University's 19-year-old residential college system and have decided to make some changes.

University trustees voted April 21 to revamp th...

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New program links academics, sports

Nearly 40 faculty members are taking their interest in Tiger sports a step further and working to forge a stronger relationship between athletics and academics on campus.

They are part of the Academic-Athletic Fellows Program, an initia...

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Trustees honor Shapiros

a farewell dinner for President Harold T. Shapiro and his wife, Vivian, Friday night, Princeton University trustees announced three honors to commemorate their 13 years of service.

The board will endow a professorship in Harold Shapiro's name, ...

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Dance company's spring show, April 26-29

The diSiac Dance Company's spring show, Liberation, is scheduled to run from Thursday, April 26, to Sunday, April 29, in the Frist Theatre. All shows are at 8 p.m. except for the Friday show which is at 8:30 p.m.

Members range from former p...

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Sixth college committee issues final report

committee charged with making recommendations on the composition and program for a sixth residential college has issued its final report. The report will be presented for discussion at the April 21 Board of Trustees meeting.

Princeton is buildi...

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Horowitz, Lewis to debate, April 25

A debate on the question of whether the African-American community is entitled to receive monetary reparations for slavery is planned for 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 25.

Scheduled participants include David Horowitz, president of the Center for the...

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Student entrepreneurs present business plans, April 21

The Princeton Entrepreneurship Club will sponsor its Third Annual Business Plan Contest Saturday, April 21.

Ten teams will compete for a total of $10,000 in cash prizes. Four finalists selected during a morning competition will present their pl...

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Princeton physicist Thomas Howard Stix dies

Thomas Howard Stix, professor emeritus in astrophysical sciences, died Monday of leukemia at the age of 76. He was one of the most original thinkers and leading developers in the field of plasma physics.

Professor Stix will be remembered not on...

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Hip-hop and Christianity workshop, April 22

Ron Tinsley, urban youth minister and developer of the Streetwizdom urban apologetics Web Site, will present a workshop entitled "The Gospel According to Hip-Hop" at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at the Third World Center. The workshop and dinner...

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Italian Renaissance drawings on exhibit at Art Museum through June 17

"Italian Renaissance Drawings," an exhibition from the Princeton University Art Museum's collection, is on view through June 17.

The exhibition, which accompanies "Italian Renaissance Painting and Sculpture," a course taught by Visiting Associa...

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Sender named associate director of Art Museum

Rebecca Sender, former chief development officer at the American Federation of Arts, a national art museum service organization in New York City, has joined Princeton's Art Museum as associate director. She is responsible for the daily operations ...

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Woodward speaks on 'Balkan tragedy,' April 26

Susan Woodward, author of "Balkan Tragedy: Chaos and Dissolution after the Cold War," will speak on "Surviving Milosevic: The Construction of 'Normal States' in the Balkans" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in 2 Robertson Hall.

Woodward is a pr...

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Washington documentary excerpts to be shown, April 26

Excerpts from a documentary entitled "The Character of George Washington" will be screened at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in McCosh 50.

Michael Pack, the film's executive producer and director, and Rick Brookhiser, its on-screen host and writ...

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Three awarded Sloan Fellowships

Three Princeton faculty members have been selected to receive fellowships from the Alfred Sloan Foundation to conduct research in economics, mathematics and physics.

Economist Jonathan Parker, mathematician Wilhelm Schlag and physicist Uros Sel...

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'Fusion in a Beer Can' is talk topic, April 24

"Fusion in a Beer Can" is the title of a talk to be presented by Richard Siemon, head of the fusion energy research program at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, in 105 Computer Science Building.

Five years ago, Ru...

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Sarbanes discusses 'Crime, Children and Neighborhoods,' April 26

Michael Sarbanes '86, director of policy and planning in the Office of Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend of Maryland, will speak at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in 1 Robertson Hall.

His address is titled, "Crime, Children and Neighborhoods: W...

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NATO panel looks at future role, April 24

part of a speaking tour sponsored by the NATO Council, four ambassadors will address the new European defense initiative, how European NATO members and prospective members see the role of NATO in Europe in the coming years and other related topics...

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Teach for America founder speaks, April 24

Kopp '89, founder and president of Teach for America, will present a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall. Her address is titled "Educational Opportunity for All."

Teach for America is the national corps o...

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Justice to discuss Truth Commission, April 23

Richard Goldstone, justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and former chief prosecutor of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda (1994-96), will speak on campus Monday, April 23.

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Head of White House faith-based initiatives office speaks, April 27

John DiIulio Jr., director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, will speak at 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 27, in McCosh 50. DiIulio, a widely published expert on faith-based social programs, criminal justice and governme...

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Communiversity celebration set, April 28

The streets around campus and in the community will be filled with fun, food and festivities during the annual Communiversity celebration from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28.

The event, co-sponsored by students at the University and the Arts...

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Communiversity celebration set, April 28

streets around campus and in the community will be filled with fun, food and festivities during the annual Communiversity celebration from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28.

The event, co-sponsored by students at the University and the Arts Cou...

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President Shapiro expresses concern for detained alumnus

Princeton University President Harold T. Shapiro has written to Chinese President Jiang Zemin, expressing concern for a graduate alumnus detained since February without being charged.

In a letter delivered Tuesday to the Chinese embassy in Wash...

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Computer key to mapping genome, Celera chief says

most critical tool for sequencing the human genome was not so much a dramatic advance in biology as the power of high-speed computing, scientist and entrepreneur Craig Venter told a Princeton audience Tuesday.

Indeed, computing will be the key ...

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Maria Ressa to speak, April 19

dinner/discussion with Maria Ressa, visiting lecturer at the Council of the Humanitities and CNN bureau chief of South East Asia, is set for 6 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at the IC Conference Room, 243 Frist. Seats are limited. For reservations conta...

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U.S. Reps. Frelinghuysen and Holt receive Science Coalition awards

Princeton University President Harold T. Shapiro and Rutgers University President Francis L. Lawrence Monday presented U.S. Reps. Rodney P. Frelinghuysen (R-NJ-11th) and Rush Holt (D-NJ-12th) with the Science Coalition's Champion of Science awards...

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Middle eastern dance troupe to perform, April 20, 21

Raks Odalisque , Princeton's only Middle Eastern dance troupe, will perform dance styles from around the Middle East, as well as pieces inspired by Gypsy, Flamenco and modern dance at 8 p.m. Friday, April 20, and Saturday, April 21, in the Wilso...

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Mathematics club sponsors lectures

Null Set: The Undergraduate Mathematics Club will present a series of lectures entitled, "Infinity: Woah!" The talks are intended for a general audience.

"Cantor's Ordinal Infinities and a Really Good Way to Count on Your Fingers" will be prese...

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Outdoor Action schedules events

Outdoor Action will be featuring a series of presentations throughout April and May.

"Lost Forever" is a documentary drama recounting the life of adventurer, artist and writer, Everett Ruess and his mysterious disappearance in November of 19...

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'Investing in Today's Market,' April 17

Portfolio managers from TIAA-CREF, Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley will present a panel discussion on "Investing in Today's Market," Tuesday, April 17. The discussion will take place from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. in the First Campus Center Multipur...

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Correction

A Web report of an April 5 lecture by Palestinian activist Edward Said referred incorrectly to his response to allegations that there were inconsistencies in his account of his background. Said has maintained that his account is accurate, and he m...

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Scientists competing in search for Earth-like planets

Princeton scientists are competing to answer one of humanity's oldest questions: Are we alone?

A diverse team, with specialties from engineering to astrophysics, is working with an aerospace company and other institutions to design a $1 billion...

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Princeton achieves 100 percent pass rate on state teaching exams

All Princeton University students who took New Jersey's teaching-certification exams last year passed the tests, the university's Program in Teacher Preparation has reported.

Colleges and universities with teacher-preparation programs were requ...

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Middle East lecture series continues, April 12

Islam Compatible with Secularism and Democracy?" will be presented today by Tariq Ramadan, professor of Islamic thought, Universite de Fribourg and College de Geneve, at 4:30 p.m. in Bowl 5, Robertson Hall on campus.

Presented by the The Inst...

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Celera exec discusses genome project, April 17

Venter, the scientist-entrepreneur who led the private effort to sequence the human genome, will present a public lecture at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, in Helm Auditorium, McCosh 50.

Venter, whose talk is titled "Sequencing the Human Genome," is...

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Nobel winner to speak, April 16

Nobel laureate Gerard 't Hooft will deliver a lecture on quantum physics geared toward a general audience Monday, April 16.

't Hooft, a professor of theoretical physics at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands, will speak on "Quantum Fie...

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'Adam Smith' looks at Russia, April 18

Economic analyst George Goodman, better known as Adam Smith of the Emmy-Award winning program "Adam Smiths Money World," will speak on "Russia: Threat or Promise?" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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Foreign policy explored, April 19

Ernest May, the Charles Warren Professor of History at Harvard University, will give a lecture entitled "Presidents and Foreign Policy" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

May directs Harvard's Center for Studi...

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Holocaust is topic of speech, April 18

Deborah Lipstadt will speak on "Denying the Holocaust: Perspectives from a British Courtroom" at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

Lipstadt, the Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish and Holocaust Studies at Emory Univ...

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Cotsen offers 'Stories in Many Languages,' April 16 and May 3

German- and Spanish-speaking families in the Princeton community are invited to the Cotsen Childrens Library Monday, April 16, and Thursday, May 3, to listen to "Stories in Many Languages." This pilot series of story hours is presented by Princet...

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Moffett Lecture in Ethics set, April 19

"What is Critique: Virtue in Michel Foucault" is the title of a lecture to be presented at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, in 104 Computer Science Building.

Judith Butler, the Maxine Elliot Professor in the Departments of Rhetoric and Comparative...

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Italian filmmaker to speak, April 18

Award-winning Italian filmmaker Gianni Amelio will speak on Wednesday, April 18, in Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau St., following a screening of his 1992 work, "Stolen Children."

The screening will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the theater, with the lectu...

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Poet Don McKay reading, April 17

Award winning poet Don McKay will give a poetry reading on Tuesday, April 17 at 4:30 p.m. in 211 Dickinson on campus. A reception is scheduled for the event conclusion. This reading is sponsored by the Canadian Studies Committee .

Contact:...

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bell hooks to lecture, April 19

bell hooks, cultural critic, feminist theorist and writer, will lecture on "Ending Domination: What's Love Got to Do With It?" on Thursday, April 19 at 7:00 p.m. in Dodds Auditorium on campus.

Ms. hooks, a retired distinguished professor of ...

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Environmental panel, April 16

Considerations: Princeton's Practices and Policies ~ Past, Present, and Future" will be a panel discussion accompanying the public release of the 2000 environmental audit of Princeton University. The event, Monday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. in McCosh ...

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Expressions dance company performs, April 12-14

Expressions Dance Company will perform pieces ranging from lyrical to tap to hip hop at Theatre Intime on the University campus. All shows start at 8 p.m. and will take place April 12th, 13th and 14th.

Tickets are $6 for student admission and $...

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History of banjo lecture, April 11

Professor Robert B. Winans, of Gettysburg College, will lecture on "The History of the Banjo," today at 4:30 p.m. in Woolworth Center, Room 102 of the Music department on campus.

Winans, an English professor, plays a prominent role in the cu...

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Admission offered to 11.7 percent of applicants for Class of 2005

A total of 1,675 students, or 11.7 percent of the 14,287 applicants for the Class of 2005, have been offered admission to Princeton.

According to Dean of Admission Fred Hargadon, the enrollment target for the class is 1,165.

Just under 51 pe...

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Composers' ensemble performs, April 17

The Princeton Composers' Ensemble will present an assortment of works on Tuesday, April 17 at 8 p.m., Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall on campus. Featured works were composed by: Judith Weir, J.K. Randall, Emily Doolittle, Reuben de Lautour, Tae Ho...

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Welfare reform lecture, April 11

The "Impact of Welfare Reform on Work, Income, and Poverty" will be discussed by Ronald Haskins and Wendell Primus on Wednesday, April 11, 4:30 p.m., Bowl 1, Robertson Hall on campus.

Haskins is the staff director of the U.S. House of Represent...

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U.N. Singapore representative to lecture, April 10

"Will the 21st Century Be Asian? Yes, No, Maybe..." is the lecture being offered today by Kishore Mahbubani, the permanent representative of Singapore to the United Nations. The talk, co-sponsored by the United Nations Association and the Woodro...

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Russian literature lecture, April 10

Thomas Venclova, professor of Slavic languages and literatures at Yale University, will lecture today on "The 'Konigsberg Text' of Russian Literature and the Konigsberg Cycle by Joseph Brodsky," at 4:30 p.m. in Bowl 5, Robertson Hall on campus.

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Wind ensemble spring concert, April 10

The Princeton University Wind Ensemble will perform on Tuesday, April 10 at 8 p.m. in Richardson Auditorium on campus. Works will include Shostakovich's "Folk Dances" and movements from "Lord of the Rings Symphony," by Johan de Meij, a musical ...

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Chemical engineering Wilhelm lecture, April 11

Charles Zukoski, the William H. and Janet L. Lycan Professor and chemical engineering chair at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will continue the Richard H. Wilhelm Lectureship in Chemical Engineering in Bowen Hall Auditorium of...

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6th Annual Spirit of Princeton Awards

Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students is accepting nominations, through Monday, April 23, for the spirit of Princeton Award, which is given to any undergraduate student who has made contributions in several facets of the undergraduate exper...

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Palestinian activist describes "fiction of peace process"

Note: A correction is appended to this posting.

In a visit to Princeton Thursday, Edward W. Said, the most high-profile spokesman for the Palestinian cause in the United States, called for a global campaign to pressure Israel into granting Pale...

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Seminar on gay and lesbian policy, April 5,6

Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs is sponsoring a seminar entitled "LGBTQ 101: An Introduction to Queer Policy" organized by graduate students of the School. The seminar focuses on domestic and international public policy i...

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Former Princeton provost to lead "ArtSTOR" organization

L. Rudinstine, Princeton provost emeritus and president of Harvard University, will lead a new not-for-profit organization that will develop, "store," and distribute electronically digital images and related materials for the study of art, archite...

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Former provost to lead "ArtSTOR" organization

Neil L. Rudenstine, Princeton provost emeritus and president of Harvard University, will head the board of a new not-for-profit organization that will develop, store and distribute electronically digital images and related materials for the study ...

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Prospects for disease control posed, April 12

Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Center for International Development and the Galen Stone Professor of International Trade at Harvard University, will present a lecture titled "Disease Control and Economic Development: Lessons from History and Futur...

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Former Census Bureau chief to speak, April 16

Kenneth Prewitt, former director of the U.S. Census Bureau, will present a lecture on "What I Learned About America from Census 2000" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 16, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

Prewitt joined the Census Bureau in 1998 a...

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Symposium focuses on New Jersey sports, April 20

"New Jersey and Sports: A Strikeout or Homerun? An Investigation of the Social, Economic and Environmental Ramifications of Sports in New Jersey" is the topic to be debated at the University's annual Symposium on New Jersey Issues Friday, April 20...

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Barber inaugurates Murphy Lectures, April 11

Barber, professor of government at the University of Notre Dame, will present the inaugural Walter Murphy Lecture in American Constitutionalism on Wednesday, April 11.

He will speak on "Walter Murphy and the Challenges of 'Constitutional Politi...

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Session offered on managing career, April 19

A session on "Managing Your Career at Princeton" is set for noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, April 19, in Multipurpose Room B of the Frist Campus Center.

Sponsored by the Office of Human Resources and the Work/Life Task Force of the President's Standin...

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Faith-based initiatives analyzed

their worst, faith-based initiatives could become a Trojan horse strategy for the theocracizing of America, New Jersey Secretary of State DeForest Buster Soaries told a Princeton audience Wednesday night. However, he said, administered prope...

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Bill T. Jones to speak on 'The Body,' April 12

Modern dancer and choreographer Bill T. Jones will speak on "The Body: A Gateway and Two Doors" at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 12, in Helm Auditorium, McCosh 50. The free event is the J. Edward Farnum Lecture and is part of the Public Lectures Series.

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Student uses fellowship to improve speech therapy

senior Amy Anderson will spend next year giving back to an institution that has provided her with some critical help for nearly a decade.

Anderson is the winner of this year's Martin Dale '53 Fellowship, a $25,000 award that enables an outstand...

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Secularism vs. Christianity debate, April 6

Two scholars will debate the topic "Does the Christian God Exist? Secularism vs. Christianity," at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 6, in McCosh 50. Dr. Phil Fernandes, founder and president of the Institute for Biblical Defense, will argue in the affirmat...

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Student theater group to premiere musical, April 19

The Princeton University Players are proud to present the world premiere of "Beowulf: The Musical" by Joshua Salzman and Ariel Winter. The show features compositions based on the Anglo-Saxon epic "Beowulf." Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday and ...

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Sisterhood Sunday observed, April 8

Sisterhood Sunday will be observed in the Hallelujah Worship Service at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 8, in the East Room of Murray-Dodge Hall. Jacqueline Glass of the Princeton Theological Seminary will preach "The Last Shall be First." Light refreshments...

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Sisterhood Sunday, April 8

Sisterhood Sunday will be observed in the Hallelujah Worship Service at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, April 8, in the East Room of Murray-Dodge Hall. Jacqueline Glass of the Princeton Theological Seminary will preach "The Last shall be First." Everyone welcom...

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Shapiros' gift endows academic award

and Vivian Shapiro have presented a gift to the University that endows an annual award for outstanding academic achievement on the part of first- and second-year students.

The President's Award for Academic Achievement will be renamed the Shapi...

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Alumnus to speak on writing, April 4

William K. Zinsser '44, a writer, editor, teacher and jazz pianist, will speak on "The Writing Life," on April 4 at 4:30 p.m. in McCosh 40 on the University campus.

Zinsser, who is celebrating the 25th anniversary of his book "On Writing Well," ...

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Art of Effortless Living, April 5

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev will present "The Art of Effortless Living," on Thursday, April 5, at 7 p.m. in McCosh 10 Auditorium. Vasudev, a recent delegate to the United Nations Millennium World Peace Summit, is the founder and teacher of a unique for...

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Whig-Clio to host a forum to discuss abortion rights, April 5

is hosting a forum to discuss the issue of abortion rights. This event will include prominent speakers from each side of the issue, and a debate between leading academics on the subject.

A Senate debate on the topic of abortion will occur on Th...

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Peace advocate to lecture, April 4

Cora Weiss, president of the New York-based Hague Appeal for Peace, Inc., will speak April 4 on "The Development of Civil Society in the 21st Century," at 4:30 p.m., Bowl 2, Robertson Hall on campus.

The lecture is free and open to the public....

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Whig-Clio to host a forum to discuss abortion rights, April 4, 5

Whig-Clio is hosting a forum to discuss the issue of abortion rights. This event will include prominent speakers from each side of the issue, and a debate between leading academics on the subject.

Cathy Cleaver, the chief spokesperson on pro-li...

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Frank Wilkinson to lecture, April 4

Frank Wilkinson will deliver his lecture "A 20th Century Legend," on Wednesday, April 4, at 4:30 p.m. in Robertson Hall, Bowl 5. Wilkinson, director of the First Amendment Foundation, has fought for the past half-century to protect the First Amend...

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Service, April 5

A memorial service honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will take place in the University Chapel on April 5 at 8 p.m. on Princeton's campus. The event is free and open to the public.

The memorial will feature recordings of King's "I Have a Dream...

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Senior ready to launch career and a company

Like most seniors, Erik Limpaecher is hoping to end the year with several good job offers. Unlike most, he isn't looking for a job. With any luck, he will be making offers to fellow students to work for a company he is founding.

Limpaecher, an ...

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McKellar to introduce films, April 6,7

Writer, Actor and Director Don McKellar will introduce his movies, "Last Night," on Friday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m. and "Red Violin," on Saturday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. Both performances will be at Rocky-Mathey Theater. McKellar will be available to...

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Library exhibit marking Graduate School Centennial to close, April 8

yearlong observance of the centennial of Princeton University's Graduate School at the Harvey S. Firestone Memorial Library entitled "A Community of Scholars: Graduate Education at Princeton," will close April 8. The exhibit, which opened November...

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Political analysts discuss Bush presidency, April 12

noted political analysts will evaluate how George W. Bush has faired in his first 12 weeks in office in a roundtable discussion at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12 in Robertson Hall (Dodds Auditorium) on the Princeton University campus.

Despite the...

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