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Archive – December, 2001

Montano named to McGreevey's transition team for human services

Sasa Olessi Montano, director of the Center for Community Service , has been appointed to serve on Gov.-elect Jim McGreevey's transition team for New Jersey's Department of Human Services.

The Department of Human Services serves more than 1 ...

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Princeton student injured in fall inside chapel, Dec. 13

A female senior at the University likely broke both of her legs at about 9:55 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, after falling while attempting to reach the University Chapel 's far northeast turret to look at the view. Shortly more than an hour later, the s...

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More than 1,000 items given during campus wide food drive

Mercer Street Friends came to Princeton University Thursday, Dec. 13 to collect 1,007 nonperishable items donated by members of the Princeton community during the first campuswide food drive.

On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 10-12, studen...

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Michael Doran: America was not the main target on Sept. 11

In the upcoming issue of Foreign Affairs magazine, Michael Doran, assistant professor of Near Eastern studies, presents a provocative answer to the question many Americans have been asking since Sept. 11: Why do they hate us so much?

Doran a...

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Marrone-Puglia receives prize for book

Gaetana Marrone-Puglia, professor of French and Italian , has been named the recipient of the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Italian Studies by the Modern Language Association of America.

The award recognizes an outstanding book by a me...

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'Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols,' Dec. 12

musical groups from the University will present "A Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, in the University Chapel.

This service is open to all and features music by the Princeton University Chapel Choir, Fo...

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Murphy: Israeli-Palestinian peace talks must go on

The Israelis and the Palestinians will eventually end up back at the negotiating table, Middle East expert Richard Murphy said Monday in a speech at Princeton. The talks must go on, in spite of the recent collapse of the peace process and the co...

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Princeton announces four programs to assist New York City area after September 11 attacks

The University has committed a total of $1 million to four programs that it is creating to assist individuals, especially young people, most directly affected by the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and to help support New ...

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Princeton announces four programs to assist New York City area after Sept. 11 attacks

University has committed a total of $1 million to four programs that it is creating to assist individuals, especially young people, most directly affected by the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and to help support New York...

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Fire damages Moffett Hall lab in early morning, Dec. 11

fire on campus Tuesday morning caused significant damage to a molecular biology laboratory in Moffett Hall and forced the temporary evacuation of Moffett, Schultz and Guyot halls. No one was injured.

The fire, which is still under investigation...

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Two seniors awarded Rhodes Scholarships

Two Princeton seniors have been awarded prestigious Rhodes Scholarships, which provide funding for two or three years of study at the University of Oxford in England. They are Katharine Buzicky and Lillian Pierce.

Buzicky, who is from St. Paul,...

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Memorial garden to honor alumni

Princeton University, working with class leaders, will build a memorial garden honoring the 13 alumni killed in the attacks of Sept. 11. President Shirley M. Tilghman made the announcement at Sunday's memorial service for the alumni.

"Our g...

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Lecture on human cloning, Dec.11

College Professor Ronald Green will lead a public lecture on human cloning and the role of an ethics advisory board at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, in McDonnell A02. Professor Lee Silver from Princeton University's department of molecular biolog...

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Expert to discuss impact of terrorist attacks on U.S. policy in the Middle East, Dec. 10

Richard Murphy, the Hasib Sabbagh Senior Fellow for the Middle East and director of Middle East studies for the Council on Foreign Relations, will present a public lecture on campus Monday, Dec. 10.

He will discuss "The Impact of Sept. 11 on Am...

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Malaysian writer to speak about Islam in Southeast Asia, Dec. 11

Karim Raslan, a lawyer and writer from Malaysia, will give an address titled "Kuala Lumpur Is Not Kabul: Militants and Tolerance in the Asian Core of the Muslim World" on Tuesday, Dec. 11. The talk, part of the Southeast Asia Lecture Series, will ...

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Former state department official to discuss issues facing Afghanistan, Dec. 12

"South Asia in the Spotlight: Afghanistan at a Crossroads" is the title of a lecture to be presented Wednesday, Dec. 12, on campus.

Robin Raphel, who served as the U.S. State Departments first assistant secretary of state for South Asian affai...

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Expert to discuss impact of terrorist attacks on U.S. policy in the Middle East, Dec. 10

Murphy, the Hasib Sabbagh Senior Fellow for the Middle East and director of Middle East studies for the Council on Foreign Relations, will present a public lecture on campus Monday, Dec. 10.

He will discuss "The Impact of Sept. 11 on Americas ...

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Holiday festival planned at Frist, Dec. 10-13

The Frist Campus Center will play host to a Winter Holiday Festival for the campus community Monday through Thursday, Dec. 10-13.

Faculty, staff and students are invited to come and sample traditional winter holiday food and drinks from various...

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Malaysian writer to speak about Islam in Southeast Asia, Dec. 11

Karim Raslan, a lawyer and writer from Malaysia, will give an address titled "Kuala Lumpur Is Not Kabul: Militants and Tolerance in the Asian Core of the Muslim World" on Tuesday, Dec. 11. The talk, part of the Southeast Asia Lecture Series, will ...

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'American Gargoyles' author to give illustrated talk, Dec. 11

Darlene Crist, author of "American Gargoyles: Spirits in Stone," will speak and show slides at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Princeton University Store .

The book, published earlier this year by Clarkson Potter, is the first pictorial essa...

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Former state department official to discuss issues facing Afghanistan, Dec. 12

Asia in the Spotlight: Afghanistan at a Crossroads" is the title of a lecture to be presented Wednesday, Dec. 12, on campus.

Robin Raphel, who served as the U.S. State Departments first assistant secretary of state for South Asian affairs from...

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Israeli civil rights leader to speak, Dec. 13

"Global War, Class Struggles" is the title of a lecture to be presented Thursday, Dec. 13, on campus. Yael Tamir, a senior lecturer in philosophy at Tel Aviv University, will speak at 4:30 p.m. in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

A founding me...

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Brown-bag lunch on safety offered, Dec. 13

Concerned about your safety while holiday shopping? Do you know the signs of a potentially dangerous situation?

The Work/Life Task Force of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women will sponsor two brown-bag lunch sessions titled "How...

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Entrance, facilities closed for holidays, Dec. 14-Jan.2

The Nassau Street entrance to campus for vehicles are closed during recess, from 11 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, until 7 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2. The Faculty Road entrance will be open 24 hours a day during this period. University facilities are closed De...

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Rigolot knighted by president of France

Francois Rigolot, the Meredith Howland Pyne Professor of French Literature, recently was knighted in the Order of National Merit by the president of France.

This decoration is bestowed upon humanists and scholars who distinguish themselves...

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Cook wins book award

Michael Cook, the Cleveland Dodge Professor of Near Eastern Studies , is the winner of the 2001 Albert Hourani Book Award from the Middle East Studies Association for his book "Commanding Right and Forbidding Wrong in Islamic Thought." The awar...

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Sociology graduate students honored

Two graduate students in the Department of Sociology have been recognized by the American Sociological Association for groundbreaking work in their field.

Eszter Hargittai received the Best Graduate Student Paper Prize in the association's...

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Sanitized mail being delivered to campus

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has provided information regarding the mail pieces that were held at the contaminated Hamilton postal facility. All mail pieces have been or will be irradiated at a facility in Bridgeport, NJ. A team of s...

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'A Soulful Christmas' concert celebration, Dec. 9

The Princeton University Gospel Ensemble will perform "A Soulful Christmas" at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9, in Murray-Dodge.

This year's Christmas concert celebration will feature holiday music from the ensemble and will also feature selections f...

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Religion professors Schmidt and Stone honored for books

Leigh Schmidt and Jacqueline Stone, faculty members of the Department of Religion , have been honored for their recently published books.

Schmidt and Stone shared the American Academy of Religions Award for Excellence in the Study of Religi...

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Student vigil for weekend's terrorism victims in Israel, Dec. 5

Two student organizations will host a "Vigil for Victims of Terrorism" at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, to condemn violence and honor lives lost over the weekend in Israel. Members of the University community will gather in the area just north of Fr...

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Grant enables University to provide better access to library manuscripts

Researchers and scholars will have more access than ever before to Princeton University Library's extensive collection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, thanks to a grant recently awarded to the Index of Christian Art by the Andrew ...

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Princeton University Orchestra performs 'Hansel and Gretel,' Dec. 7-8

The Princeton University Orchestra will offer two concert performances of Engelbert Humperdinck's beloved opera "Hansel and Gretel" at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7-8, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.

The cast combines members ...

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Biotech pioneer, New Yorker editor to be honored

Two Princeton graduates who are leaders in the fields of biotechnology and journalism have been selected for the University's 2002 top honors for alumni.

George Rathmann, chairman of Hyseq Inc., and David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker, will...

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Residents back in Lawrence Apartments after bomb threat

Residents of the 12-floor high-rise at Lawrence Apartments had to evacuate the building Monday morning, after a note containing a bomb threat was discovered by the building superintendent. Bomb-sniffing dogs searched the building and did not fin...

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University hosts Martin Luther King contest and celebration, Jan. 21

New Jersey schoolchildren, University community members and area residents are invited to take part in Princeton University's annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration on Monday afternoon, Jan. 21.

The event includes an essay contest fo...

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