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Archive – October, 2001

Update on free flu shots for University students, faculty and staff

The University is providing free flu shots for all interested students, faculty and staff. A walk-in clinic has been scheduled from 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in Frist Multipurpose Room B. Students, faculty and staff must show valid University ...

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Education pioneer to discuss math literacy, Nov. 5

Civil rights activist and education pioneer Robert Moses will present a lecture at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, in McCosh 10.

Moses, who is founder of the Algebra Project, will speak on "The Presumption of Innocence, Sharecropper Education and Americ...

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Lecture set on city planning in Latin America, Nov. 5

Joel Outtes, a research associate at Oriel College, the University of Oxford, will present a public lecture titled "Disciplining Society through the City: The Birth of City Planning in Brazil and Argentina in a Historical Perspective" at 4:30 p.m....

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Speaker to discuss lessons learned from Mideast conflicts, Nov. 6

"The Israeli-Palestinian Conflicts: Lessons of the Past Year" is the title of a talk to be presented Tuesday, Nov. 6, by a former adviser to President Clinton on the Middle East peace process.

Robert Malley, who served as special assistant to t...

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Former director of Louvre to present lecture, Nov. 6

Pierre Rosenberg, director of the Louvre museum in Paris from 1994 until this past April, will present the James Haley '50 Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, in McCormick 101.

The title of his address is "Georges de La Tour: An Exempla...

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Former CIA officer to speak, Nov. 7

operations officer in the CIA for almost four decades will speak on "Sept. 11: The Challenge of Hard-Target Operations" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, in McCosh 46.

Burton Gerber, former director of the European and the SovietEast European di...

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U.N. undersecretary general to discuss peacekeeping, Nov. 8

Jean-Marie Guihenno, undersecretary general for the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations, will present a lecture titled "Peacekeeping: Lessons Learned and Current Challenges" at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in Dodds Auditorium, Roberts...

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Scholars to explore religion and bioethics, Nov. 8-9

Prominent ethicists, philosophers, theologians, historians and molecular biologists will gather on campus Thursday and Friday, Nov. 8-9, for a conference on "What Does It Mean to be Human? Religion and Bioethics."

The conference will begin with...

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Frist to speak on Sept. 11 impact, Nov. 9

Sen. William Frist will speak on "The Impact of Sept. 11 on the U.S. Economy and Beyond" at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

Frist, who graduated from Princeton in 1974, is the ranking member of the Senate Subcommitte...

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OIT offers workshops, brown-bag lunches

A series of free hands-on workshops and brown-bag lunches on topics ranging from creating Web pages to working with Photoshop will be presented over the next several months by Academic Technology Services in the Office of Information Technology ...

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Conference focuses on women artists, Nov. 10

years ago, art historian Linda Nochlin wrote an essay that posed the question, "Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?" On Nov. 9-10, Nochlin will participate in a conference at Princeton that will revisit this question and look at the ways i...

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Diversity in education workshop, Nov. 16

The Third World Center is presenting a diversity in education workshop featuring Lee Mun Wah, filmmaker of the "Color of Fear," from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at the center, 86 Olden St. Space is limited to 80 participants. Interested p...

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Anthrax evaluation available for bulk mail handlers

The University encourages any of its bulk mail handlers who recently visited the non-public work areas of either the Route 130 mail processing center in Hamilton Township or the Princeton post office in West Windsor to seek an anthrax evaluation a...

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University memorial service for Sept. 11 victims, Dec. 9

The University will hold a memorial service for Princeton alumni who were lost in the Sept. 11 attacks. The service will take place at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, in the University Chapel.

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University memorial service for Sept. 11 victims, Dec. 9

The University will hold a memorial service for Princeton alumni who were lost in the Sept. 11 attacks. The service will begin at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, in the University Chapel.

The event is op...

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Wei to resign as engineering dean

James Wei has seen great changes in the engineering school at Princeton in his 10 years as dean.

Most notable, he said, has been a shift from an isolated, "inward-looking" approach to research and teaching to a more consultative style that emph...

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Flu vaccination walk-in clinics for students, Nov. 8

University Health Services will offer walk-in clinics for students to receive flu and meningitis immunizations in Multi-Purpose Room B at Frist. Students will be offered vaccinations Thursday, Nov. 8, from 1 to 7 p.m.

The fee for the flu vaccin...

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University experiences temporary disruptions in U.S. mail delivery

The main Princeton post office in West Windsor, through which the University's U.S. mail is delivered, has been closed due to the discovery of a small amount of anthrax spores. The post office has established temporary facilities and is now deli...

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Flu vaccination walk-in clinics for students, Nov. 8

Princeton University Health Services will offer walk-in clinics for students to receive flu and meningitis immunizations in Multi-Purpose Room B at Frist. Students will be offered vaccinations Thursday, Nov. 8, from 1 to 7 p.m.

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Additional training session on mail handling, Nov. 9

An additional mail-handling training session has been scheduled to take place in Frist 302 at noon Friday, Nov. 9. University members who handle bulk mail and have yet to attend a training session are required to receive training before handling b...

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No anthrax at Frist, test results negative

The University today was notified by state officials that the final test results of the powdery substance found in Frist Campus Center last Monday are negative, which means no anthrax was detected.

On Oct. 22, a student noticed a suspicious pow...

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University remains flexible with early admission deadline

Since mail processing in parts of the United States, including New Jersey, has slowed down, the University Admission Office plans to be flexible with respect to the early admission application deadline of Nov. 1.

Early admission applicants who ...

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Statement posted, disseminated on Frist incident

Dr. Janet Neglia, director of clinical services for the University Health Services , has issued a statement regarding an incident Oct. 22, when a powdery substance was found on the 100 level of the Frist Campus Center. The statement is posted ...

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Internet radio show launches new installment

The Department of Music announces the fifth installment of its Princeton Sound Kitchen Internet Radio Show , in RealAudio and MP3. The show can be accessed at any time.

New pieces include works by Steven Mackey, Daniel Birs, Tae Hong Par...

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Frequently Asked Questions on preparedness, anthrax posted

list of frequently asked questions about the University's emergency preparedness procedures and response to anthrax threats has been posted on this Web page .

The document addresses issues ranging from how the University is protecting the ca...

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Parking tickets for expired decals to begin Nov. 1

Tickets will start being issued on Nov. 1 to full-time faculty and staff members whose parking stickers have expired. The deadline had been extended from Oct. 18, since many of the stickers were still in interoffice mail after that date.

Howeve...

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McCosh on alert for flu-like symptoms

Princeton University Health Services soon will have available quick-detection flu kits that can rule out the likelihood of influenza. University students who exhibit flu-like symptoms (fever, muscle aches and cough) should seek care at McCosh H...

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McCosh on alert for flu-like symptoms

Princeton University Health Services soon will have available quick-detection flu kits that can rule out the likelihood of influenza. University students who exhibit flu-like symptoms (fever, muscle aches and cough) should seek care at McCosh H...

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Political scientist examines democracy in suburbia

In the last half century, many Americans have moved from large cities and small towns to a place in between -- most U.S. residents now live in the suburbs. Sociologists have studied the consequences of this change in terms of issues such as racial...

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Spergel receives MacArthur Fellowship

David Spergel, an astrophysicist whose work ranges from researching the origin of the universe to searching for Earth-like planets, has been awarded a 2001 MacArthur Fellowship.

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced the fe...

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Commissioner-general of UN Palestinian relief agency to lecture, Oct. 24

Peter Hansen, commissioner-general of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East will give a public lecture at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, in the Dodds Auditorium of Robertson Hall.

His speech will addre...

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Documentary film on Afghanistan screened, Oct. 24

The Princeton Peace Network will sponsor a free screening of "Jung (War): In the Land of the Mujahedin" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, in McCosh 28.

This documentary film, released last year, tells the story of a surgeon and a war corresp...

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'The Boondocks' creator Aaron McGruder at Frist, Oct. 25

Aaron McGruder, creator of the syndicated comic strip, "The Boondocks," will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in Frist 302.

"The Boondocks" tells the story of a group of African-American city kids adjusting to life in white suburbia. McGruder...

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Area of Frist sanitized after powder found

100-level of Frist Campus Center was closed for almost three hours Monday night after a white powder was discovered on a computer keyboard. The area was sanitized by a hazardous-materials response team and reopened shortly after 11 p.m.

A sampl...

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Wasserstein describes life in theater, at Jewish-American writers conference

To view a Webcast of this conference, click here.

Playwright and essayist Wendy Wasserstein delighted her audience with tales from her life in the theater and from her idiosyncratic Jewish family at the opening lecture of a three-day confe...

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Safety and security update posted

Pertinent information regarding campus safety and security has been added to the University's Crisis Response Web site. It covers issues of campus security precautions, mail handling, travel, bioterrorism and related matters.

The University ...

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Lecture will focus on 'just war,' Oct. 25

A lecture titled "Just War and Military Intervention" will be presented Thursday, Oct. 25, on campus.

Jean Bethke Elshtain, the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics at the University of Chicago, will speak at 4:30 ...

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Wilson to resign as Graduate School dean

John Wilson, dean of the Graduate School since 1994, has announced that he will resign from his administrative post at the end of the academic year in June.

He will return to the Department of Religion, where he has been a faculty member since ...

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Alumnus to discuss rock experiences, Oct. 24

A lecture titled "Kurt Cobain Died for Somebody's Sins ... But Not Mine: Rock Stars, Indie Rock and Celebrity Culture" is set for 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, in McCormick 106.

The speaker will be Eric Weisbard, a 1988 Princeton graduate who i...

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Dancers to perform, discuss work, Oct. 25

The Program in Theater and Dance will present an informal performance and discussion of Sara Hook Dances at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in the Hagan Dance Studio, 185 Nassau St.

Hook, a faculty member at the University of Illinois and former s...

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FireHazards to perform 'Rocky Horror,' Oct. 25

The FireHazards Performance Group will bring the "Rocky Horror Picture Show" to the Murray-Dodge Theater stage at midnight Thursday, Oct. 25.

This cult classic has been performed annually at midnight around Halloween, a tradition revived l...

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Lecture will focus on 'just war,' Oct. 25

A lecture titled "Just War and Military Intervention" will be presented Thursday, Oct. 25, on campus.

Jean Bethke Elshtain, the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics at the University of Chicago, will speak at 4:30 ...

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Tigertones to perform at Lincoln Center, Nov. 11

One of Princeton's a cappella groups, the Tigertones , will perform at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall Sunday, Nov. 11.

The benefit concert will begin at 8:30 p.m. and also will feature the Yale Whiffenpoofs and the Harvard Krokodiloes. A...

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Nobel winners have Princeton ties

Two winners of the Nobel Prize in economic sciences announced this month have Princeton connections.

Michael Spence, professor emeritus in the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, earned his A.B. in philosophy , summa cum la...

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Herbst wins prize for book

Jeffrey Herbst, professor of politics and international affairs , has won the 2000 Gregory Luebbert Prize from the American Political Science Association.

Herbst earned the prize for his book, "States and Power in Africa: Comparative Les...

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Goldston earns leadership award

Fusion Power Associates, a nonprofit group promoting research and education in the field of fusion energy, has given its 2001 Leadership Award to Robert Goldston, director of the Princeton Plasma Physics Lab .

"You have provided forceful and...

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Philosophy professor David Lewis dies

David Lewis, the Class of 1943 University Professor of Philosophy who was a leading figure in his field, died suddenly on Sunday from complications due to diabetes. He was 60.

Lewis came to Princeton as an associate professor in 1970. Born in O...

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'Understanding Islamic Terrorists' symposium, Oct. 17

Princeton faculty members will share their perspectives on Islam, its history and its complicated connections with terrorism at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17. The Princeton University Store will host this symposium, entitled "Understanding Islamic...

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'Religion, Conflict and War' panel discussion, Oct. 18

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination will present a panel discussion on "Religion, Conflict and War" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, in McCosh 46.

The panelists include Princeton faculty members Carl Brown, Wolfgang Danspeckgruber,...

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Afghan representative speaks on crisis

The Afghan Northern Alliance representative to the United Nations told a Princeton University audience Friday that the alliance would establish a multi-ethnic, democratic government if it won power in Afghanistan.

Speaking before a capacity aud...

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Anthrax information posted

In the past few days, concerns over the threat of Anthrax as a tool of terrorism have circulated in the media. The University has prepared information, guidelines and resources for the campus community.

To view the information, click here .

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Anthrax information posted

In the past few days, concerns over the threat of Anthrax as a tool of terrorism have circulated in the media. The University has prepared information, guidelines and resources for the campus community.

To view the information, click here .

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Parking decals for faculty and staff in mail Oct. 15-26

New campus parking decals will arrive in the campus mailboxes of full-time faculty and staff members between Oct. 15 and 26. The expiration date for the previous campus parking decal was set for Oct. 18.

Because some members of the campus commu...

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'Show Must Go On' fundraiser, Oct. 19

On Friday, Oct 19, the Princeton University Performing Arts Council and the Frist Campus Center will present "The Show Must Go On," a fund-raiser for the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund benefiting victims of the Sept. 11 attacks.

An as...

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'Show Must Go On' fundraiser, Oct. 19

On Friday, Oct 19, the Princeton University Performing Arts Council and the Frist Campus Center will present "The Show Must Go On," a fund-raiser for the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund benefiting victims of the Sept. 11 attacks.

An as...

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Program planned on impact of Sept. 11 on Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Oct. 16

The Program in Near Eastern Studies is sponsoring a lecture Tuesday, Oct. 16, on "The Impact of Sept. 11 on the Israel-Palestinian Conflict."

Henry Siegman, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and director of the councils U...

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Ex-CIA official to discuss counterterrorism, Oct. 17

The former chief of CIA counterterrorism operations will discuss "Prospects for Counterterrorism After Sept. 11" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, in McCosh 46.

Vincent Cannistraro, who worked in intelligence for 27 years, both as a CIA agent ab...

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Author of 'Twin Towers' book to speak, Oct. 18

Gillespie, the author of a book on the World Trade Center published in 1999, will speak at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, in Guyot 10.

His talk, "Twin Towers: The Life and Death of the World Trade Center," is sponsored by the Princeton Environm...

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Nafziger to give concert as Joy in Singing winner, Oct. 21

the sixth consecutive year, the Friends of Music at Princeton will present a free recital by the winner of the annual Joy in Singing award.

Coloratura soprano Sharla Nafziger will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, in Taplin Auditorium, Fine Ha...

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Nobel Prize winner to present lecture, Oct. 18

recipient of the 2000 Nobel Prize in physics will present this year's Albert Einstein Memorial Lecture on campus Thursday, Oct. 18.

Herbert Kroemer, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of California-Santa Barbara,...

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Author of 'Twin Towers' book to speak, Oct. 18

Angus Gillespie, the author of a book on the World Trade Center published in 1999, will speak at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, in Guyot 10.

His talk, "Twin Towers: The Life and Death of the World Trade Center," is sponsored by the Princeton En...

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Former U.S. Congressman to address challenges to peacemaking in Africa, Oct. 17

Wolpe, a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., and former presidential special envoy to Africas Great Lakes Region, will present a lecture titled "Challenges to Peacemaking in the Great Lakes Region of Africa" at...

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Ex-CIA official to discuss counterterrorism, Oct. 17

former chief of CIA counterterrorism operations will discuss "Prospects for Counterterrorism After Sept. 11" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, in McCosh 46.

Vincent Cannistraro, who worked in intelligence for 27 years, both as a CIA agent abroad...

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Program planned on impact of Sept. 11 on Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Oct. 16

The Program in Near Eastern Studies is sponsoring a lecture Tuesday, Oct. 16, on "The Impact of Sept. 11 on the Israel-Palestinian Conflict."

Henry Siegman, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and director of the councils U...

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Journalist to speak on new Indonesian government, Oct. 15

Princeton graduate who is a Jakarta correspondent for the Far Eastern Economic Review will speak about the new Indonesian government Monday, Oct. 15.

Sadanand Dhume, who earned his M.P.A. in 1999, will address the question "Can Megawati Save In...

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"Empire of Stone" exhibit opens Oct. 13

"Empire of Stone" will highlight The Art Museums fall exhibition schedule. Opening on Saturday, Oct. 13, the show will be on view in the special exhibition gallery through Jan. 20.

An innovative design by architect Craig Konyk places 48 of Ame...

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Science and theater workshop, Oct. 13

Actors, writers and science historians will gather in McCosh 10 for a full day of discussions and performances exploring the interactions between science and theater. The event, which is free and open to the public, runs from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p....

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Conference to explore Jewish-American writers, artists, Oct. 21-23

To view a Webcast of this conference, click here.

More than two dozen well-known writers and cartoonists - from E.L. Doctorow to Wendy Wasserstein, from Art Spiegelman to Susan Sontag - will be on the Princeton University campus Oct. 21-23...

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University signs agreement to acquire land in West Windsor

The University has signed a conditional agreement to acquire land in West Windsor for long-range campus development.

At a news conference on Oct. 8, the Sarnoff Corp. and Princeton announced that the University will purchase approximately 90 ac...

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Big band music of Charles Mingus celebrated, Oct. 13

University Concert Jazz Ensemble will celebrate the diversity, energy and brilliance of compositions by jazz great Charles Mingus at 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 13, at Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall. Entitled "Better Get It in Your Soul!," the...

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Fiske to lead American Psychological Society

Fiske, professor of psychology, has been elected president-elect of the American Psychological Society. Her selection means that the society will be led by a Princeton professor for a second consecutive year. The current president is John Darley, ...

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VanMarcke receives engineering award

The Society of Automotive Engineering has named Erik VanMarcke, professor of civil and environmental engineering, the recipient of its Distinguished Probabilistic Methods Educator Award for 2001.

Nominations for this award were solicited from t...

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Conway receives Priestly Award

Conway, the John von Neumann Professor in Applied and Computational Mathematics at Princeton, has been named the recipient of the Priestly Award by Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa.

Conway, a world renowned mathematician, taught at the Univers...

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Afghan ambassador to speak, Oct. 12

Ravan Farhadi, Afghanistan's ambassador to the United Nations, will speak at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, in McCosh 50.

Farhadi represents the Northern Alliance, the government that rules the northeast corner of the country not conquered by the T...

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Afghan representative to speak, Oct. 12

Ravan Farhadi, Afghanistan's representative to the United Nations, will speak at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, in McCosh 50.

Farhadi represents the Northern Alliance, the government that rules the northeast corner of the country not conquered by t...

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Tilghman launches interdisciplinary lecture series, Oct. 18

The lectures will be simulcast on Tiger Video Channel 7 and on Princeton community cable Channel A11. They also will be Webcast and can be viewed by clicking here .

A new lecture series designed to bring together faculty members from differ...

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Portion of William Street closed, Oct. 8-12

A portion of William Street on campus will be closed to through traffic Monday through Friday, Oct. 8-12. This closing is necessary to tie in utilities for the renovation project at 185 Nassau St.

William Street will be open from Washington Roa...

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Forum planned on 'just war' principles, Oct. 10

The University Center for Human Values is sponsoring a forum on "Just War Principles and the U.S. Military Response" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in McCormick 101.

The principles of just war provide guidelines for determining the condit...

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Federal Reserve Board member to discuss Social Security reform, Oct. 10

Edward Gramlich, a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Board, will present a public lecture titled "Social Security Reform" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in Frist 302.

Gramlich became a Federal Reserve Board member in Nov...

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African-American studies sponsors symposium, Oct. 10

The Program in African-American Studies is presenting a symposium on "The State of African, African-American, Caribbean and African Diaspora Studies" from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in Frist Multipurpose Room B.

"We are bringing t...

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Sculptor Richard Serra to discuss his work, Oct. 9

Richard Serra, the eminent sculptor whose "Hedgehog and the Fox" is installed near Fine Hall, will show slides and talk about his work at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, in McCosh 50. The public is invited to this event, sponsored by the Humanities Coun...

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Public attitudes and perception of religion in government to be examined, Oct. 9

"The People, Politics and the Pulpit" is the topic of a talk to be presented at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

Andrew Kohut, director of the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C., will discuss his recent writi...

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Programs offered to promote health, Oct. 8-Nov.2

The University Health Services is offering a number of programs for faculty and staff in the coming weeks, including:

 A mammography program, primarily for women age 40 and older. The Fox Chase Cancer Center mobile mammography van will be ...

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Noted evolutionary biologist to speak, Oct. 8

Ehrlich, who has been an influential force in the fields of evolutionary biology and environmental policy for many years, will deliver the inaugural lecture in this year's Public Lectures Series on Monday, Oct. 8.

Ehrlich, the Bing Profes...

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Talk focuses on faith-based organizations, Oct. 8

A lecture titled "Measuring the Effectiveness of Faith-Based Organizations: A Systematic Review of the Literature" is planned for 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

Byron Johnson, distinguished senior fellow and dire...

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Robert George on the demands of a "just war"

Robert George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, has been noted in the press for his role as an adviser to the Bush administration on moral issues. While George decl...

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Final tour of Adler exhibition offered, Oct. 7

exhibition in the Milberg Gallery of Firestone Library that celebrates the 1940 founding of a unique Princeton collection will close on Oct. 7.

A final tour of "For the Love of Books and Prints: Elmer Adler and the Graphic Arts Collection at Pr...

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Civil engineering lecturer draws on experience with WTC

Charles Thornton will give a seminar on the ongoing work at the World Trade Center at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, in 222 Bowen Hall.

When Charles Thornton teaches Princeton engineering students how to build tall buildings, a lot of his wisdom com...

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Thornton lecture on Trade Center engineering, Oct. 4

Charles Thornton, an engineer whose firm has been charged with assessing the structural damage in New York caused by the terrorist attack of Sept. 11, will give a seminar Oct. 4 on the ongoing work.

The seminar is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Oct. 4...

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Civil engineering lecturer draws on experience with WTC

Charles Thornton will give a seminar on the ongoing work at the World Trade Center at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, in 222 Bowen Hall.

When Charles Thornton teaches Princeton engineering students how to build tall buildings, a lot of his wisdom com...

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Li Shaomin speaks on detention in China

Li Shaomin, the Princeton graduate alumnus who was detained in China for six months and then convicted of being a spy, returned to the University on Monday to describe his imprisonment in a secret house and his interrogations in jail.

"The secr...

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'Camera Women' exhibition on display at Art Museum

"Camera Women," a survey of photography by women, is on view at the Art Museum from Oct. 6 through Jan. 6. The selection of photographers' works ranges from 19th-century "lady amateurs," to snap-shooting chroniclers of family, to today's social...

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LGBT Awareness Week, Oct. 4 - 11

The annual Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Awareness Week opens on Princeton's campus Thursday, Oct. 4, with a speech by James Dale, activist for gay civil rights and a former Boy Scout troop leader.

Dale, who had been an Eagle Scout an...

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Engineer leading assessment of World Trade Center damage, seminar Oct. 4

Charles Thornton, an engineer whose firm has been charged with assessing the structural damage in New York caused by the terrorist attack of Sept. 11, will give a seminar Oct. 4 on the ongoing work.

The seminar is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Oct. 4...

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Regional Admission information sessions resume

Regional Admission Information Sessions resume in major metropolitan areas across North America on Sunday, Sept. 30. Following the events of Sept. 11, the sessions planned through Sept. 29 were canceled. The remaining schedule has been revised and...

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Lecture series explores American justice system, Oct. 1-4

A lecture series on "Crime and Justice: An Exploration of the American Justice System" will be presented in October on campus.

The series is being organized by Ideas in Action, a program dedicated to promoting issue awareness on campus through ...

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Islamic political thought is topic, Oct. 2

"Fundamentalism and Modernism in Islamic Political Thought: A Historical Perspective" will be presented on Tuesday, Oct. 2, by Antony Black, a member of the politics faculty at the University of Dundee in Scotland.

Black, the author of "The His...

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Wilson School dean will return to full-time research and teaching next June

Michael Rothschild, professor of economics and public affairs and dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs since 1995, will complete his service as dean next June to return to full-time research and teaching.

"I...

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Thornton lecture on Trade Center engineering, Oct. 4

Thornton, an engineer whose firm has been charged with assessing the structural damage in New York caused by the terrorist attack of Sept. 11, will give a seminar Oct. 4 on the ongoing work.

The seminar is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Oct. 4 in Room...

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Breidenthal named dean of religious life

The Rev. Dr. Thomas E. Breidenthal, a scholar, teacher and Episcopal priest who has been a leader in interfaith cooperation, has been named dean of religious life at Princeton University, effective Jan. 1.

Breidenthal, the John Henry Hobart Pro...

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Nugent named first dean of McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning

Associate Provost Georgia Nugent has been appointed the first dean of the Harold McGraw Jr. Center for Teaching and Learning following action by the trustees to create the new position at their meeting on Sept. 28.

"Creating the deanship wi...

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Rohrer, Mitchell, Sinisgalli named vice provosts; Gill adds title of associate provost

Katherine Rohrer, a former Princeton faculty member who has served for the past eight years as associate dean of the faculty, has been appointed vice provost for academic programs. The appointment was made by Provost Amy Gutmann following the move...

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