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Archive – April, 2002

Carbeck named Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar

Jeffrey Carbeck , assistant professor of chemical engineering, is one of 15 faculty members from across the country named a 2002 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar.

The $60,000 award, administered by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, i...

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Four elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has elected four Princeton faculty members as new fellows in 2002.

They are: Douglas Arnold, the William Church Osborn Professor of Public Affairs; Anthony Grafton, the Henry Putnam University Profess...

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Symposium planned on symmetry in physics, May 6

Scholars of the philosophy of physics will speak on Monday, May 6, as part of a one-day symposium titled "Understanding Symmetry in Physics."

The symposium , which will feature four talks by faculty members from New York University and the...

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Unruh earns Legion of Merit medal

Kirk Unruh, director of development relations, has received the Legion of Merit medal, one of the militarys highest awards.

Unruh, who holds the rank of rear admiral, was honored for his outstanding performance while serving as deputy comman...

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Black Arts Company performs in 'The Lounge,' May 3-4

Theater, dance and song will be showcased in "The Lounge," the spring extravaganza presented by the Black Arts Company at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 3-4, in Forbes Black Box.

The group's drama wing will showcase scenes from "A Raisin...

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'Praise in the House' features gospel and hip-hop singing, May 5

Student groups and visiting choirs will join for a song-filled evening of "Praise in the House" 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 5, in McCosh 10.

Performing will be the Princeton University Gospel Ensemble and Kindred Spirit , both student groups...

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Art Museum presents jazz night, May 3

University community members, family and friends are invited to an evening of jazz at the Art Museum Friday, May 3. The event, titled "Wright meets Yang: A Night of Cool Jazz," takes place from 8 to 10 p.m.

Admission is free, and refreshm...

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Contemporary photographers featured at Art Museum, April 20-May 26

Contemporary Views: Photographs by Paul Berger, Sarah Charlesworth, Barbara Ess and Ray K. Metzker, will be on view at the Princeton University Art Museum from April 20 through May 26.

The exhibition brings together recently acquired work...

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Petry to present 'Glow Show' senior dance thesis, May 1-2

Senior Nic Petry will present "The Glow Show (Blue Collar Dance)" May 1-2 in Matthews Acting Studio at 185 Nassau St. Show times are 8 p.m. Wednesday and 8 and 11 p.m. Thursday.

Petry choreographed the modern dance production for his senior t...

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Teach-in to feature live interviews from West Bank school, May 1

The Princeton Committee on Palestine will present a "Teach-In on the Human Costs of Occupation" at 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, in 302 Frist Campus Center.

Dr. Ibtisam Ibrahim and David Stone will describe the difficulties of everyday life in the...

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Princeton Atelier features music and poetry, May 1

A night of diverse music and poetry will be presented by Princeton Atelier 2002 at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, in Richardson Auditorium.

The atelier concept was initiated by Princeton Professor Toni Morrison. The program brings acclaimed arti...

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Breidenthal: Reflection should be part of college life

Since becoming dean of religious life in January, Thomas Breidenthal has been, in his words, inviting myself to residential colleges, horning in on meetings of campus organizations and saying yes whenever he is invited to speak, all in an effo...

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Ultimate Frisbee Tournament, April 27-28

Princeton University will be the host of the Ultimate Players Association Metro East regional Frisbee tournament April 27-28. Games will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday on Princeton's West Windsor fields.

The tournament will f...

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Seven earn Spirit of Princeton Awards

Seven students have been selected to receive 2002 Spirit of Princeton Awards. They are: Robert Accordino '03; Sarah Apgar '02; Jamie Bartholomew '02; Becca Jones '02; Laura Kaplan '02; Maisha Robinson '02; and Nuriya Robinson '02.

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New theory provides alternative to big bang

A new theory of the universe suggests that space and time may not have begun in a big bang, but may have always existed in an endless cycle of expansion and rebirth.

Princeton physicist Paul Steinhardt and Neil Turok of Cambridge University d...

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Conference set on post-Sept. 11 world politics, May 3

A conference on "The New Era in World Politics After Sept. 11" is planned for 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 3, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

The editors of World Politics, a journal of international relations published by Princeton's Ce...

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Celebrate spring at Fristfest, May 2

Members of the University community are invited to celebrate spring at the second annual Fristfest beginning at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 2. Activities on the inside and outside of the Frist Campus Center will feature food, live entertainment, games, D...

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'The Kids Concert' to be presented, May 2

The Arts Council of Princeton and the Composers Ensemble of Princeton University will present "The Kids Concert" at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 2, in Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall.

The free concert will include original compositions targeted to chil...

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Lecture scheduled on faith and American founding, May 1

Michael Novak will discuss his new book, "On Two Wings: Humble Faith and Common Sense at the American Founding," at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, in 104 Computer Science Building.

Novak is the George Frederick Jewett Scholar in Religion, Philosop...

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Orfield to lecture on preventing decline of America's metropolitan communities, May 1

A lecture on "Regionalism as a Tool for Economic Growth and Social Justice" is set for 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

The speaker will be Myron Orfield, director of the Metropolitan Area Research Corp., a Minn...

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Ochi to be Asian Pacific American Heritage Month speaker, April 30

Ochi, the first Asian-American woman to serve at the U.S. assistant attorney general level, will speak on campus Tuesday, April 30, as part of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

Her lecture, scheduled for 8 p.m. in Multipurpose Room B of th...

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Panelists to discuss media and the war on terror, April 30

A panel of media representatives will discuss "The Media and the 'War on Terror'" at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

The panel will address how various publications are covering the U.S. campaign against terror...

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Goldston to describe the science of fusion energy, April 30

Robert Goldston, professor of astrophysical sciences and director of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, will deliver this year's Plasma Science and Technology Distinguished Speaker Lecture on Tuesday, April 30. He will discuss "The Cross-Dis...

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Lecture focuses on nuclear nonproliferation, April 29

"The Challenge of Nuclear Nonproliferation After Sept. 11" is the title of a talk to be presented on Monday, April 29. George Perkovich, senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace , will speak at 4:30 p.m. in Bowl 1, Rob...

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Richardson earns award from American Academy of Arts and Letters

James Richardson, professor of English, is one of eight writers to receive an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The $7,500 award is intended to honor "writers of exceptional accomplishment in any genre," ac...

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Three receive Guggenheim Fellowships

Three Princeton faculty members are among the 184 artists, scholars and scientists who received a 2002 Guggenheim Fellowship, an honor that recognizes exceptional achievement and supports promising projects.

Each Guggenheim Fellow will receive ...

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Three named Goldwater Scholars

Princeton juniors have been named Goldwater Scholars by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

They are: Brad Barkin of Mobile, Ala., who is majoring in molecular biology; Kristen Bethke of Midlothian, Va., who ...

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Italian film festival planned, April 28-May 2

Five Italian films will be shown Sunday through Thursday, April 28-May 2, in the Frist Film/Performance Theatre.

The films will be screened at 7:30 each evening, and all have English subtitles. They are intended to represent the diversity of st...

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Alumni to participate in career talk, April 27

"Progressive Review" will sponsor a career talk at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, in 307 Frist. The "Progressive Review" is a journal of news, analysis and occasional cultural critique and focuses on acting as a voice for social justice.

Alums w...

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Ceballo to headline salsa party, April 27

Accisn Puertorriqueqa and Chicano Caucus will present a salsa dance party from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, April 27.

The party is free and open to all University students and will be held in the courtyard between the architecture building an...

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South Asian Student Association to present cultural show, April 26

The South Asian Student Association will host a cultural show at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall.

The show will feature dances, plays, instrumental pieces and skits by University students and members of the commu...

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University Orchestra to perform works of Tchaikowsky, Stravinsky and Mozart, April 26-27

University Orchestra will perform works by Tchaikowsky, Stravinsky and Mozart at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 26-27, in Richardson Auditorium.

The program includes Tchaikowsky's "Serenade for Strings" and "Opus 48" and Igor Stravinsky's "T...

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Sympoh Urban Arts Troupe to perform, April 25-27

Sympoh Urban Arts Troupe will perform "Groove Dialectix: A Hip-Hopera of Destiny, Difference and (Break) Dance" at 8 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, April 25 and 27, at Frist Theater. A 7 p.m. show will take place on Friday, April 26.

Sympoh , Pr...

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Southeast Asia Society to celebrate 'Spring Feast,' April 25

The Southeast Asia Society presents "Kenduri," or "Spring Feast," at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in the Third World Center.

The event will feature authentic Southeast Asian food and a traditional Malaysian dance performance. The dinner and ...

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Government let bin Laden slip, Gellman says

The United States government not only let Osama bin Laden slip through its fingers but later came dangerously close to accidentally killing one of its royal allies while pursuing the terrorist, according to a Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post...

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Mathematical analysis could aid flu vaccine selection

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Muse presents performing arts cabaret, April 25-27

"Muse: Performing Arts Cabaret" will take place at 8 p.m. on Thursday through Saturday, April 25-27, in Wilson Blackbox.

The cabaret will feature stand-up comedy, Irish dance and music, film, rhythmic gymnastics, originally written scenes and c...

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Five undergraduates named 2002 Sigmund Scholars

The Program in Latin American Studies recently announced the 2002 Paul E. Sigmund Scholars. The award funds exceptionally qualified and committed undergraduate students pursuing a certificate in Latin American Studies who want to engage in innovat...

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Biologists track down central cause of lupus

In a finding that could lead to better treatments for lupus, Princeton biologists have pinpointed what appears to be a central cause of the disease.

Martin Weigert and colleagues have discovered a point at which the immune system's procedure ...

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Nobel laureate to inaugurate lecture series, April 22

Dr. Paul Greengard, a winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, will be the inaugural speaker for the Distinguished Lecture Series sponsored by Princeton's Center for the Study of Brain, Mind and Behavior on Monday, April 22.

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Talk on 'Democracy, Discipline and the Politics of the Multitude' planned, April 23

Dipesh Chakrabarty will give a talk entitled 'Democracy, Discipline and the Politics of the Multitude' at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, in McCosh 40.

Chakrabarty is a professor of South Asian Languages and Civilizations at University of Chic...

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Panel discusses trust in government

Panel discusses trust in government

"In Government We Trust?" was the question at hand during the University's annual "Symposium on New Jersey Issues" Friday morning. Panelist Nick Acocella did not hesitate with his answer. "Do we trust governm...

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Price promoted to associate director of athletics/director of athletic communications

Jerry Price has been promoted to associate director of athletics/director of athletic communications. "I am delighted to announce Jerry Price's appointment," said Director of Athletics Gary Walters. "Jerry possesses a complete combination of ...

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Yearbook orders being accepted

Yearbook orders are now being accepted. The "Bric-a-Brac" features student activities, sports, eating clubs, academics and much more. Quantities are limited.

To order a copy of the 2002 Undergraduate Life Yearbook, visit the Princeton Year...

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Communiversity celebration set, April 27

Town and borough residents, students, merchants, nonprofit organizations, musicians, performing and visual artists, and food vendors will turn Nassau Street and the campus into a colorful fairground during the annual Communiversity celebration f...

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New world politics is subject of lecture, April 25

A lecture on "The New World Politics: Great Power Peace and Terrorism" is set for 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

Robert Jervis, the Adlai Stevenson Professor of International Affairs at Columbia University...

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Ramdas to discuss Global Fund for Women's grassroots investment, April 25

Kavita Ramdas, president and chief executive officer of the Global Fund for Women, will discuss "Philanthropy for Change: Investing in Grassroots Women" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in Bowl 1, Robertson Hall.

The Global Fund for Wome...

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist to discuss pre-Sept. 11 counterterrorism efforts, April 23

Barton Gellman, one of the eight journalists on The Washington Post's national reporting team that won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for coverage of Sept. 11 and the subsequent war on terrorism, will speak on campus Tuesday, April 23.

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Architect Michael Graves to speak, April 22

Architect Michael Graves will present a lecture titled "Telling Stories" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 22, in McCosh 10.

Graves, the Robert Schirmer Professor of Architecture Emeritus, joined the Princeton faculty in 1962. Over the next four de...

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Lecture set on decentralization in Southeast Asia, April 22

A lecture on "State Formation, State Reformation: Deciphering Decentralization in the Philippines and Thailand" will be presented on campus Monday, April 22.

Paul Hutchcroft, assistant professor of political science at the University of Wisc...

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U.S. Treasury officer to discuss economics, poverty and foreign aid, April 22

John Taylor, undersecretary for international affairs at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, will present a lecture titled "Economic Growth, Poverty Reduction and Foreign Aid: The New Agenda" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 22, in Bowl 1, Robertson...

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U.S. Treasury officer to discuss economics, poverty and foreign aid, April 22

John Taylor, undersecretary for international affairs at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, will present a lecture titled Economic Growth, Poverty Reduction and Foreign Aid: The New Agenda at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 22, in Bowl 1, Robertson ...

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Mohr and Morgan to appear in 'Thursday Night Live,' April 18

Comics Jay Mohr and Tracy Morgan will headline a show presented by the Undergraduate Student Government on Thursday, April 18. The production, entitled "Thursday Night Live," begins at 10 p.m. in Dillon Gym.

Mohr has appeared in several t...

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Charity Fashion Show to take place, April 25

"Indulge," a charity fashion show benefiting breast cancer research, will take place at 9 p.m. Thursday, April 25, on Frist Lawn.

"Indulge" is a University-wide charity fashion show that will feature Princeton students modeling fashions from ...

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Allen selected as dean of architecture school

Stan Allen, an educator and practicing architect in New York City, has been selected as dean of the School of Architecture at Princeton University. His appointment, effective July 1, was approved April 13 by the Board of Trustees. He will...

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Allen selected as dean of architecture school

Stan Allen, an educator and practicing architect in New York City, has been selected as dean of the School of Architecture at Princeton University. His appointment, effective July 1, was approved April 13 by the Board of Trustees. He will...

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Lecture on "Cryptography: Secret Codes, Spying and E-Commerce," April 24

Edward W. Felten will deliver a talk entitled "Cryptography: Secret Codes, Spying and E-Commerce" at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, in Reynolds Auditorium, McDonnell Hall.

Felten received a bachelor's degree in physics from the California Insti...

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Center for Jewish life to celebrate Israel Independence Day, April 17

Princeton's Center for Jewish Life will celebrate Israel Independence Day/Yom Ha'atzmaut with a week of festivities beginning at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at the Center for Jewish Life.

Yom Ha'atzmaut is the official day of celebration in ...

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Wind Ensemble to perform fifth anniversary concert, April 19

The Princeton University Wind Ensemble will celebrate its fifth anniversary with a spring concert at 8 p.m. Friday, April 19, in Richardson Auditorium.

The group will perform Shostakovich's "Festive Overture," a fast-paced Russian piece; ...

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'Black Hawk Down' to be screened, April 18-20

The Ridley Scott film "Black Hawk Down" will be shown at 11:15 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, April 18-20, in Frist Film/Performance Theater.

The gritty film tells the story of 123 elite U.S. soldiers who dropped into Somalia to capture two ...

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South Asian documentaries to be shown, April 18-20

Fifteen recent South Asian documentaries will be shown April 18-20 in Friend Center rooms 108, 109 and 110. The screenings begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and at 5 p.m. Saturday.

The documentaries are among the best non-fiction films ...

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Scholars to debate revoking John Walker's citizenship, April 18

Two legal scholars will debate "Should the U.S. Revoke John Walker's Citizenship?" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in the Whig Hall Senate Chamber.

Walker is the 21-year-old American who went from Marin County, Calif., to a Mazar-i-Sharif pris...

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Scholars to debate revoking John Walker's citizenship, April 18

Two legal scholars will debate "Should the U.S. Revoke John Walker's Citizenship?" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in the Whig Hall Senate Chamber.

Walker is the 21-year-old American who went from Marin County, Calif., to a Mazar-i-Sharif pris...

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diSiac dancers to perform 'Voyeur,' April 18-20

For their spring performance, diSiac Dance Company will present "Voyeur: Dance Like No One's Watching" on April 18-20. The shows will take place at 8 p.m. Thursday, 6:30 and 9 p.m. Friday, and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday in Frist Film/Performance...

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Experiences and perspectives on death penalty to be discussed, April 17

Two men who were convicted of murder and later exonerated, along with the daughter of a murder victim, will discuss their perspectives on the death penalty on Wednesday, April 17. The event, which is sponsored by the Princeton University chapter...

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Zen Buddhist visualization to be explained, April 17

Ji-Kwang, a Korean Buddhist Zen master, will address "The Self as a Storehouse of Images: The Principle of Buddhist Visualization Meditation" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, in McCosh 64.

Ji-Kwang founded Neuning Seonwon, the largest Buddhi...

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Samuel Atkins, professor emeritus at Princeton, dies at 91

Samuel Atkins, professor emeritus of classics at Princeton University, died March 20 at the age of 91 in California. Atkins, who served on Princetons faculty since 1937, died of congestive heart failure.

The emeritus Professor of Classics o...

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Third World Center gets new name to better reflect its mission

The name of Princeton's Third World Center is being changed to more accurately reflect its mission.

At their April 13 meeting, the University's trustees approved a recommendation to change the name to the Carl A. Fields Center for Equalit...

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Samuel Atkins, professor emeritus at Princeton, dies at 91

Samuel Atkins, professor emeritus of classics at Princeton University, died March 20 at the age of 91 in California. Atkins, who served on Princetons faculty since 1937, died of kidney failure.

The emeritus Professor of Classics on the Andr...

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Samuel Atkins, professor emeritus at Princeton, dies at 91

Samuel Atkins, professor emeritus of classics at Princeton University, died March 20 at the age of 91 in California. Atkins, who served on Princetons faculty since 1937, died of kidney failure.

The emeritus Professor of Classics on the Andre...

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Talk on foreign policy in the China-Taiwan strait to be given, April 17

Joseph Bosco, an attorney and adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center, will speak on Crisis and Commitment: U.S. Foreign Policy in the China-Taiwan Strait at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, at Whig Hall Senate Chamber.

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June Zeitlin to speak on challenges for women, April 15

June Zeitlin, executive director of Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO), will present a lecture on Challenges for Women: Political and Economic Decision-Making, at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 15, in Bowl 1, Robertson Hall.

Z...

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Cornel West, Chang-rae Lee appointed to senior faculty posts

Enhancing its strong Program in African-American Studies, Princeton University Saturday appointed to the faculty Harvard University Professor Cornel West, the acclaimed teacher and scholar of religion, and Eddie S. Glaude Jr., a Bowdoin College pr...

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Just war lecture series to be presented, April 15-16

A lecture series on the topic "Just War vs. Just Cause: What Role Does Justice Play in the War on Terrorism?" is planned for Monday and Tuesday, April 15-16, at McCosh 66.

Jonathan Marks, visiting lecturer in the Woodrow Wilson School and th...

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Efron to explore connection between medicine and Jewish identity, April 15-16

John Efron, a historian of science at Indiana University, will present two lectures on campus the week of April 15.

Efron is an associate professor of history and associate director of Jewish studies at Indiana. He conducts research on the re...

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Cornel West to return to Princeton as senior faculty member; Glaude to be associate professor

Enhancing its strong Program in African-American Studies , Princeton University is planning to appoint to the faculty Cornel West, the acclaimed teacher and scholar of religion, and Eddie S. Glaude Jr., a Bowdoin College professor known for ...

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Seminar offered on wealth accumulation, April 23

A seminar on "The Five Fundamentals of Successful Wealth Accumulation" is set for Tuesday, April 23, in Frist Multipurpose Room C. There will be two sessions: from noon to 1 p.m.; and from 1 to 2 p.m.

David Bailin, chartered financial cons...

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Symposium looks at trust in government, April 19

"In Government We Trust?" is the topic to be debated at the University's annual Symposium on New Jersey Issues Friday, April 19.

The event will run from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall. It is open to the public free ...

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Symposium to honor Tilghman, April 19

In the 24 years that she ran a biology lab, Shirley Tilghman had a tradition of sending off departing members with a gathering and dinner.

Now, as Tilghman prepares to close her lab to devote all her time to the presidency of Princeton, it is...

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Cotsen sponsors conference on children in early Europe, April 18-20

A conference titled "Seen and Heard: The Place of the Child in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1850" is scheduled for Thursday through Saturday, April 18-20, in the Convocation Room/Staff Lounge at the Engineering Quadrangle.

Sponsored by the Cot...

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Katz to speak on importance of morality and justice in higher education, April 18

Stanley Katz, a leading expert on American legal and constitutional history, will present a lecture titled "The Just University" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in Bowl 1, Robertson Hall. He is expected to address the importance of morality and...

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'Urban Diaspora' conference planned for April 17-19

A conference on "Urban Diaspora: The City in Jewish History" will take place Wednesday through Friday, April 17-19, on campus.

Focusing on the enduring significance of the city as the locus of Jewish experience, the conference will provide an...

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NYC Council speaker to present address, April 15

Gifford Miller, a 1992 Princeton graduate who is speaker of the New York City Council, will present the Priscilla Glickman/Ivy Club Lecture at 8 p.m. Monday, April 15, in 104 Computer Science Building.

His address, titled "From Princeton Seni...

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President of League of Women Voters to speak on election reform, April 16

Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkins, president of the League of Women Voters, will speak on "The League of Women Voters and Election Reform" at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

Jefferson-Jenkins was elected president...

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Advocate to discuss political and economic challenges facing women, April 15

A lecture on "Challenges for Women: Political and Economic Decision-Making" is set for Monday, April 15, in Bowl 1, Robertson Hall.

June Zeitlin, executive director of the Women's Environment and Development Organization, will speak at 4:30...

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'English Patient' author here, April 15

Author and poet Michael Ondaatje will read from his work in a program at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 15, in McCosh 50.

Ondaatje won the Booker Prize, England's highest honor for fiction, in 1992 for "The English Patient," which was later made int...

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Seamus Heaney to visit campus April 15-18

Irish poet Seamus Heaney, the 1995 Nobel Laureate in Literature, will visit Princeton's campus Monday through Thursday, April 15-18. As part of his stay here, Heaney will give a public reading and a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, in R...

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Art historian to present Tanner Lectures, April 17-18

T.J. Clark, the George and Helen Pardee Professor of Art History at the University of California-Berkeley, will deliver the Tanner Lectures on Human Values on Wednesday and Thursday, April 17-18, in 101 Friend Center.

The theme of his lectur...

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Building Services employees recognized, April 15-19

The week of April 15 has been designated as Employee Appreciation Week in Building Services .

The 235 employees in the department provide janitorial and other support services to academic, administrative and dormitory buildings on both the...

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Panel planned on Sept. 11 backlash, April 17

Representatives from three advocacy groups will present a panel discussion titled Backlash: Discrimination Facing the Asian Pacific American Community After 9/11 on Wednesday, April 17. The event will begin at 4:30 p.m. in 302 Frist.

The pa...

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Puerto Rico governor touts commonwealth's status and economy

Sila Maria Caldersn, the first woman elected governor of Puerto Rico, yesterday issued a progress report that included strong support of the island's commonwealth status and condemnation of America's military presence in Vieques. She spoke in Dodd...

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Oates to receive distinguished author award

Joyce Carol Oates has been selected by the Tulsa Library Trust as recipient of the 2002 Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award. She will receive a $25,000 cash prize and an engraved crystal book. The award, which was announced Tuesday, ...

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Romero speaks on the state of civil liberties since Sept. 11

What is the state of civil liberties in America today? In a word, its precarious, said Anthony Romero, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union, in a public lecture Wednesday.

Romero's talk at the Woodrow Wilson School of ...

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Ancient Rome tour to be shown in three dimensions, April 12

A DVD-based virtual tour of Rome will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 12, in 101 McCormick.

Dott Furlan will present the tour, which explores Rome through time using three-dimensional modeling. Representations of Imperial Rome and 19th-centu...

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Final presentations for Prospects02 Design Competition, April 13

The final presentation of proposals for the Prospects 02 Design Competition concerning plans for the sixth residential college will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13, in the North Gallery of the School of Architecture (first floor).

A jury o...

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Hand sanitizer to be distributed to curtail conjunctivitis outbreak

In an effort to decrease the spread of conjunctivitis on campus, Princeton University health services will provide all students and staff with a free bottle of Care Instant Hand Sanitizer (waterless soap).

The outbreak of conjunctivitis, als...

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Time is optimal for publication of comprehensive encyclopedia

How do airlines devise efficient schedules for routing airplanes between hundreds of destinations?

How do computer networks find the optimal path for torrents of data?

How do financial strategists arrange investment portfolios for the bes...

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Whig-Clio to host forum on Israeli-Palestinian conflict, April 10

The American Whig-Cliosophic Society will host a forum on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict entitled "Should Israel Withdraw From the Occupied Territories?" at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 10 in Whig Hall Senate Chamber.

A diverse panel of students, ...

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Governor to speak on Puerto Rico's future, April 11

Sila Maria Calderón, governor of Puerto Rico, will present a public lecture titled "Puerto Rico: Looking Ahead" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

Calderón was inaugurated as the first female governor of t...

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Gellman wins Pulitzer Prize for team coverage of war on terrorism

The Pulitzer Prize for national reporting was awarded Monday to a team of eight Washington Post reporters that includes Barton Gellman. Gellman is a member of Princeton's class of 1982 and is a Ferris Professor of Journalism at the Council ...

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Panel to discuss 'Athletics:The Anti-Intellectual Subculture?,' April 10

A panel will discuss the merits and failures of athletics in a scholarly institution at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, in Willcox Commons, Wilson College.

Panelists will include professors and varsity team coaches. This event is organized by th...

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Conference to celebrate Earth Week and environmentalism, April 12-14

Michael Oppenheimer and David Wilcove will give the keynote address at the "Approaches to Environmentalism Conference" at 8 p.m. Friday, April 12, in McCosh 50. The conference will close with a tour of Terhune Orchards in Lawrence Township at 2:...

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Choral music to complement van Dyck and Titian exhibition at Art Museum, April 21

The Princeton Singers, under the direction of Artistic Director Steven Sametz, will present a variety of choral music at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 21, at the Princeton University Art Museum .

The program, presented in conjunction with the museu...

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South East Asia Society presents 'Binds,' April 11-13

The South East Asia Society presents "Binds" at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, April 11-13 in Wilson Blackbox. A matinee performance will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13. The play is presented in conjunction with Asian Pacific American Her...

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Forum on 'Where Does Life Begin?,' April 8

The Student Bioethics Forum presents "When Does Life Begin? A Bioethical Panel on Scientific, Religious and Public Policy Perspectives" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 8, in McCosh 10.

Lee Silver, professor of Molecular Biology at Princeton, will...

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Art Museum launches new Web site

The Princeton University Art Museum launched its new Web site, princetonartmuseum.org , on April 1.

In addition to general information about the museum and its educational resources, the elegantly designed site includes easily accessible...

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Engineering Council Teaching Awards to be presented, April 15

The Engineering Council Teaching Awards will be presented at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 15, in the Friend Center convocation room.

The teaching awards are presented each semester to professors and teaching assistants in undergraduate engineerin...

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Expressions dance company to perform "Ex-static," April 12-13

Expressions Dance Company will perform "Ex-static" at 8 p.m. Friday, April 12, and Saturday, April 13, in Richardson Auditorium.

Expressions is Princeton's oldest dance company and only all-female dance group. Founded in 1970, the members of...

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Conference on 'Breaking the Glass Ceiling' to be held, April 13

The Organization of Women Leaders will present "Breaking the Glass Ceiling: A Conference on Feminism and the Workplace," from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 13, on the 300 level of Frist Campus Center.

Guest speakers will include Valeri...

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Trustee Initiative grant deadline, April 12

All members of the University community are invited to submit Trustee Initiative grant proposals by noon Friday, April 12. Grants will be awarded to projects that address alcohol-related issues on campus including education, alcohol abuse and soci...

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Silhavy earns teaching award

The American Society for Microbiology has awarded Princeton biologist Thomas Silhavy its 2002 Graduate Microbiology Teaching Award .

The society cited Silhavy for his "exceptional teaching and mentoring" both at Princeton and at Cold Spring ...

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Governor to speak on Puerto Rico's future, April 11

Maria Caldersn, governor of Puerto Rico, will present a lecture titled "Puerto Rico: Looking Ahead" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

Caldersn was inaugurated as the first female governor of the Commonwealth ...

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Seniors direct production of 'Sweeney Todd,' April 11-20

The Program in Theater and Dance will present "Sweeney Todd," a musical by Stephen Sondheim, April 11-14 and 18-20.

Seniors Clifford Sofield and Matthew Lembo are co-directing the production as part of their thesis work. Performances will b...

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Senegalese filmmaker to speak at screening, April 11

filmmaker Mansour Sora Wade will speak at a screening of his new film, "Ndeysaan," at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at the Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

"Ndeysaan," which means "The Price of Forgiveness," will have its U.S. premiere at t...

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Israeli historian to speak on post-Zionism, April 11

historian and journalist Tom Segev will deliver the 24th Carolyn Drucker '80 Memorial Lecture at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in 302 Frist Campus Center. His lecture is entitled "Post-Zionism and the Americanization of Israel."

Segev is known for...

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Talk set on democracy in Malaysia, April 8

"Whither Malaysia's Democracy?" is the title of a talk to be presented at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 8, in 012 Bendheim.

Bridget Welsh, professor of political science at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, will d...

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Katz to discuss findings of Harvard committee, April 8

Lawrence Katz, professor of economics at Harvard University and former chair of the Harvard Committee on Employment and Contracting Policies, will present a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 8, in Bowl 1, Robertson Hall. The address is titled "Un...

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Nominations for the International Service Award due April 10

Nominations for the International Service Award are due April 10. The annual award is presented to a student or student organization for having undertaken an extraordinary cross-cultural humanitarian endeavor that significantly improved the life o...

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'Sex and Sensibility' to be performed, April 5-6

Princeton South Asian Theatrics presents its fourth original production, "Sex and Sensibility" at 8 p.m. Friday, April 5, and Saturday, April 6, in Forbes Blackbox Theater. A matinee performance will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6.

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'Harry Potter' comes to Frist film theater, April 4-6

The blockbuster film "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" will be shown in the Frist Film/Performance Theater at 11:15 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, April 4-6.

Based on the J.K. Rowling books, the story follows an 11-year-old boy who le...

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'Visions of Dystopia' film series begins with '1984,' April 4

The film "1984" will be the first in a series of movies presented around the theme "Visions of Dystopia" on Thursday evenings, beginning April 4. All five screenings will take place at 10 p.m. in 101 McCormick Hall.

Upcoming films include: "M...

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Admission decisions for the Class of 2006 are mailed, April 3

Admission decision letters were mailed on Wednesday, April 3, to applicants for the undergraduate class of 2006.

These decisions will not be posted on the Web site or sent via email. However, if letters have not arrived by Friday, April 5, ap...

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Two Princeton juniors win Truman Scholarships

Two Princeton juniors have been named 2002 Truman Scholars by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation.

Rebecca Gifford and Daniel Pastor are among 64 students from 54 U.S. colleges and universities selected this year. The award recognizes...

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Figure Skating Club presents spring show, April 5-6

The Princeton University Figure Skating Club will present its fifth annual spring show, "Skating for the Gold!," at Baker Rink on Friday and Saturday, April 5 and 6. The shows will start at 8 p.m.

This years program is an Olympic-themed disp...

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Cancer awareness week events planned, April 1-5

Princeton Against Cancer Together presents "Cancer Awareness Week: Research, Remembrance and Reaching Out," Monday, April 1, through Friday, April 5. All events are open to the public.

The events are planned as follows:

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