News at Princeton

Monday, July 28, 2014

Archive – July, 2002

Class of 2006 Web site available

Incoming students and their parents now can find useful information about the University on a new Web site launched for the Class of 2006 .

The site was developed collaboratively by representatives from the Office of Information Technology, t...

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Professor Claudia Tate, scholar of African-American literary criticism, dies at 55

Claudia Tate, a professor of English and African-American studies at Princeton University who was known for her innovative contributions to African-American literary criticism, died Monday after a long battle with lung cancer. She was 55. "Sh...

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Princetonians contribute $36.4 million in 2001-02 Annual Giving campaign

Princeton's alumni, parents and friends contributed $36.4 million to the 2001-02 Annual Giving campaign, with 58.3 percent of all undergraduate alumni participating. The total raised is the second highest in the history of Annual Giving , fol...

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President Tilghman issues message regarding unauthorized access to Yale admissions Web site

Princeton President Shirley M. Tilghman today issued an e-mail message to faculty, staff and students regarding unauthorized access from computers on the Princeton campus to a Yale University Web site.

Last week, Princeton officials were inf...

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Mellon Foundation fellowships awarded to Daniel Heller-Roazen and Gideon Rosen

Two Princeton University faculty members have been awarded New Directions Fellowships by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grants, two of only eight awarded by the foundation in the program's inaugural year, will allow the faculty members to ...

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Princeton investigating admission incident

On the evening of July 24, Princeton University learned that in April one or more members of its admission staff used the Social Security numbers of a number of Princeton applicants to access a secure Web site by which Yale informed its applicants...

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Digital certificate signing to be Webcast, July 26

The Office of Information Technology will hold an event on Friday, July 26, to launch the use of new digital certificates.

OIT expects digital certificates will become an important means of electronically signing official University docum...

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Tienda receives honorary doctorate

Marta Tienda, director of Princeton's Office of Population Research , received an honorary doctorate in social science from Ohio State University at its Commencement ceremony June 14. Tiendas research focuses on diversity in higher educatio...

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Sociologist wins best article award

A paper written by Marion Fourcade-Gourinchas has been selected by the Sociology of Culture section of the American Sociological Association as the winner of its best article award.

Fourcade-Gourinchas will be a research staff member and le...

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Schwarzbauer elected to cell biology council

Jean Schwarzbauer, professor of molecular biology , has been elected to the council of the American Society for Cell Biology . She will serve a three-year term on the council, which is the chief governing body of the 10,000-member society, b...

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Five tigers help U.S. lacrosse team take world championship

A Princeton student and four alumni were members of the U.S. team that won the title game in the International Lacrosse Federation World Championships in Perth, Australia, Sunday, July 14. The team held off Canada 18-15 to win its sixth consecut...

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Five tigers to take part in world lacrosse championship game, July 14

Five Princeton tigers are part of the U.S. team competing in the International Lacrosse Federation World Championships in Perth, Australia. The team will face Canada for the championship title, beginning 3 p.m. Australia time, 3 a.m. Eastern tim...

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'A Midsummer Night's Dream' to be performed, July 11-14

Princeton Summer Theater presents the final weekend of its production of William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" July 11-14 in Hamilton Murray Theater. Performances begin at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday.

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Community and State Affairs office moves to Stanhope Hall

On Wednesday, July 10, the Office of Community and State Affairs moved to Stanhope Hall, room 39. The office will be open for business by Monday, July 15th.

All office phone numbers and e-mail addresses will remain the same. The fax numbe...

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Ung Lee wins Stony Brook prize for fiction

Ung Lee, a psychology major from the class of 2002, has won this year's Stony Brook $1,000 Short Fiction Prize , an international literary contest for college undergraduates.

Lee's story, "Accidents," was selected from about 200 entries b...

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Daniel Silverman to serve as head of Health Services

Dr. Daniel Silverman, a physician with experience in health systems management, academic administration and medical education, has been selected to serve as chief medical officer and to lead University Health Services at Princeton. His ap...

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Communications office moved across Nassau Street

The University's Office of Communications has moved across Nassau Street to 22 Chambers St., Suite 201. The telephone service has been disrupted occasionally following the move, while adjustments are being made to the system. If you hear a bu...

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Concert series should appeal to carillon lovers, July 21-Sept. 1

Bells will ring out from Princeton University each Sunday from July 21 to Sept. 1 as part of the 10th annual Summer Carillon Series .

The free concerts at Cleveland Tower of the Graduate College will begin at 1 p.m. and will feature seven ca...

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Princeton University Art Museum voluntarily returns ancient sculpture to Italy

The Princeton University Art Museum has volunteered to return to the Italian government an ancient Roman sculptural relief in its permanent collection. The museum contacted the Italian authorities after its own research revealed that the work was taken out of Italy without a legal export permit before being acquired by the museum from New York dealer Peter Sharrer in 1985. The museum’s offer extends a five-decade commitment to the responsible resolution of issues concerning provenance and ownership of works of art and cultural artifacts.

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Communications department moves office

The University's Office of Communications is moving across Nassau Street to 22 Chambers St., Suite 201, during the first week of July. The move has caused a temporary disruption of phone service, which is in the process of being corrected.

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