Archive – August, 2002
'After Sept. 11' exhibition planned at Bernstein Gallery, Sept. 9-Dec. 1
Posted August 29, 2002; 04:18 p.m.
"After Sept. 11," an exhibition that explores how the work of 12 regional artists has been influenced by the tragic events of one year ago, will open Monday, Sept. 9, at the newly renovated Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affa...
Opening Exercises to begin at 2 p.m. Sept. 11
Posted August 29, 2002; 02:17 p.m.
The University will mark the beginning of the academic year with Opening Exercises at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, in the University Chapel.
The annual interfaith service will include an address by President Shirley M. Tilghman and the recogni...
Information technology usage guidelines posted
Posted August 26, 2002; 04:03 p.m.
The 2002-03 edition of the guidelines for appropriate use of University information technology resources and Internet access has been posted online. Since these guidelines appear only on the Web, the site also offers a printer-friendly versio...
First phase of SCORE site to be unveiled
Posted August 26, 2002; 02:06 p.m.
The first phase of a new Student Course Online Registration Engine (SCORE) Web site will be launched on Monday, Sept. 9.
In this initial phase, SCORE will provide a means for current students to verify and update select address, phone and...
Home study course offered on modern world history this fall
Posted August 23, 2002; 05:30 p.m.
Princeton faculty, staff and alumni are invited to explore the rise of the Mongol Empire to the present day. The Princeton Alumni Association is offering a 12-week course this fall entitled "Worlds Together, Worlds Apart: A History of the Modern...
Rodriguez-Iturbe receives Stockholm Water Prize
Posted August 23, 2002; 05:14 p.m.
King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden awarded the Stockholm Water Prize to Princeton hydrologist Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe at a ceremony in Stockholm August 15. The prize, known informally as the "Nobel Prize of Water," is given annually by the S...
PWB schedule posted
Posted August 23, 2002; 12:59 a.m.
The 2002-03 publication schedule for the Princeton Weekly Bulletin has been set. The first issue will cover Sept. 9-15. The deadline for that issue is Friday, Aug. 30.
The complete schedule can be found online.
Contact: Marilyn ...
Student selected for Intel award
Posted August 20, 2002; 11:47 a.m.
Princeton University senior David Bradley has been named a finalist in Intel Corp.'s Research Award Contest for Undergraduate Students.
As one of 17 finalists in the annual contest, Bradley will receive a grant of as much as $2,000 to support...
Princeton-funded scholarships awarded to 10 John Jay students
Posted August 14, 2002; 04:26 p.m.
Ten students at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City have been selected as the first recipients of the Justice Scholarship, which was established by Princeton University in February 2002 to honor the memory of the public serv...
EQuad News earns APEX awards
Posted August 12, 2002; 07:01 p.m.
The EQuad News , a quarterly magazine published by the School of Engineering and Applied Science , has won two APEX 2002 Awards for Publication Excellence.
One award is for the winter 2001-02 issue. Contributors included Ann Haver-Allen...
Library Web site temporarily off-line
Posted August 12, 2002; 05:08 p.m.
The Library Web site is temporarily off the network. Service will be restored as soon as possible.
Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601
Discovery of chromosome-capping activator could aid cancer research
Posted August 12, 2002; 12:10 a.m.
A study of an enzyme used by cells to care for the ends of their chromosomes may offer scientists new avenues for intervening in cancer and aging.
Researchers in the lab of Princeton biologist Virginia Zakian showed that an enzyme called t...
McLanahan elected to lead Population Association of America
Posted August 9, 2002; 12:38 a.m.
Sara McLanahan , professor of sociology and public affairs , has been elected president of the Population Association of America .
She will serve as president-elect during 2003 and as president in 2004. Part of her responsibilitie...
Freshman seminar applications due Aug. 12
Posted August 8, 2002; 12:31 a.m.
Applications for fall-semester freshman seminars are due Monday, Aug. 12.
Incoming freshmen can find descriptions of the seminars and an easy online application at the Program of Freshman Seminars Web site.
Although members of the Clas...
Bolton, Roell named to European Corporate Governance Institute
Posted August 7, 2002; 12:27 a.m.
Two Princeton faculty members have been named inaugural fellows of the recently formed European Corporate Governance Institute.
Patrick Bolton, the John Scully '66 Professor of Finance and professor of economics, and Ailsa Roell, senior resea...
Princeton Summer Theater presents 'Direct From Moscow,' Aug. 6-7
Posted August 6, 2002; 11:26 a.m.
Princeton Summer Theater will present "Direct from Moscow" at 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 6-7, at Hamilton-Murray Theater on campus.
Four members of the first class of American students to study at the Moscow Art Theater School will p...
Bernanke sworn in to Federal Reserve Board
Posted August 5, 2002; 03:14 p.m.
Princeton economics professor Ben Bernanke took the oath of office as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Monday, Aug. 5. Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan administered the oath to Bernanke and Donal...
Bernhard receives 2002 Dreyfus New Faculty Award
Posted August 2, 2002; 05:38 p.m.
Stefan Bernhard, assistant professor of chemistry , has been chosen by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation for a 2002 Dreyfus New Faculty Award.
The awards, each worth $40,000, are presented to a select group of scientists who have dem...