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Archive – July, 2003

PWB schedule set

The 2003-04 publication schedule for the Princeton Weekly Bulletin has been set. The first issue will cover Sept. 7-14. The deadline for that issue is Friday, Aug. 29.

For the complete schedule, click here .

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Prospect House closed Aug. 3-9

Prospect House , the dining club serving University staff and faculty, will be closed for its annual summer shutdown from Sunday, Aug. 3, through Saturday, Aug. 9. The house will re-open for business on Sunday, Aug. 10.

For reservations ...

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Social mobility: Study shows bacteria seek each other out

It turns out that bacteria are real social climbers. Or at least social wigglers.

A study by Princeton University scientists has shown that bacteria actively move around their environments to form social organizati...

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Brown named Student Volunteers Council coordinator

David Brown has been named program coordinator for the Student Volunteers Council , coming to Princeton after 18 years as an administrator and counselor at nonprofit organizations serving needy children and young adults. SVC, the Universit...

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Two appointed in dean of undergraduate students office

Two new staff members have been named in the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students .

Dean Kathleen Deignan has announced the appointments of Hilary Herbold as associate dean of undergraduate students and of Makeba L. Clay as directo...

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After 34 years, Towns retiring from Princeton athletics

After 34 years of working with thousands of Princeton athletes, Hank Towns will retire as the University's head equipment manager after the 2003 football season.

"Princeton has been great to me," said Towns. "I had the opportunity to do all ...

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Simmons named engineering fellow

Robert Simmons, an engineer at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory , has been elected a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers International. The society recognized Simmons for his exceptional engineering achievements and ...

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Glassblower helps shape first-rate research

The second floor of Frick Chemical Laboratory is full of graduate students in white lab coats carefully monitoring intricate webs of glass tubes filled with the compounds they are studying.

In the building next door, ensc...

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Symposium for teachers explores genomics and medicine, July 24

Leading U.S. scientists will discuss the future of teaching in the life sciences during a symposium Thursday, July 24, at Princeton's Lewis Thomas Laboratory.

The symposium, called "Exploring the Tree of Life: Teaching Genomics, Medicine and ...

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Community and state affairs office moves to Chambers Street

Princeton University's Office of Community and State Affairs is moving across Nassau Street, from Stanhope Hall to 22 Chambers St., Suite 101.

The move is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, July 28-29. The office will be open for business...

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University lifts travel alert for Taiwan, July 17

Following actions taken by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Princeton has lifted a travel alert for Taiwan, where the spread of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) appears to have been contained.

Taiwan was the last re...

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University lifts travel alert for Taiwan, July 17

Following actions taken by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Princeton has lifted a travel alert for Taiwan, where the spread of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) appears to have been contained.

Taiwan was the last re...

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Freshman seminar applications due Aug. 11

Members of the class of 2007 can explore the list of freshman seminars available and register online through Monday, Aug. 11.

Copies of the program booklet were mailed to incoming freshmen this week. Students are encouraged to apply for fall...

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Hands-on science: Quest program lets teachers do the learning

It was a dramatic moment in a Guyot Hall laboratory as elementary school teacher Debbie Baker injected a syringe of red water into the underside of a mound of gelatin. Four other teachers huddled with rapt attention, then broke into whoops and g...

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Raushenbush selected as associate dean of religious life

The Rev. Paul Raushenbush has been named associate dean of religious life at Princeton University, effective Aug. 1. His work will focus on continuing to build the interfaith community on campus. An ordained American Baptist minister, Rau...

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Gengler to retire as women's tennis coach after 25 years

Louise Gengler will retire as women's tennis coach after the 2004 season, ending a 25-year tenure that is the longest of any female coach in Princeton history.

Gengler, a three-sport athlete as a member of Princeton's class of 1975, has led t...

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Summer theater presents 'Charlie Brown,' July 17-Aug. 3

The Princeton Summer Theater will present the musical "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" at the Hamilton Murray Theater. Performance times are 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday on the following dates:

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Marquand Library closing for renovation, July 19-Aug. 24

The Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology will be closed from Saturday, July 19, through Sunday, Aug. 24, as renovation of its permanent home is completed.

The library's collections have been housed at the E-Quad and the Seeley G. Mud...

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University lifts travel alert for Beijing, July 14

Following actions taken by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the University has lifted its travel alert for Beijing, where the spread of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) appears to have been contained.

The University...

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Annual Giving campaign raises nearly $34.6 million

The 2002-03 Annual Giving campaign raised $34,562,041, with 59 percent of Princeton's undergraduate alumni participating.

Leading the classes in dollar amount raised was the class of 1963, which set a 40th reunion recor...

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Students, alumni win Newcombe Fellowships

Three Princeton graduate students and two alumni of the undergraduate program have been awarded Charlotte Newcombe Fellowships by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. The grants, awarded to 28 doctoral candidates, support the stude...

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University lifts travel alerts to Toronto, Hong Kong, mainland China, July 10

Following actions taken by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the University has lifted its travel alerts for Toronto, Hong Kong and mainland China, except Beijing. The CDC has removed its travel warnings for those three areas n...

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Singer receives World Technology Award for Ethics

Peter Singer, the Ira DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values , has been named the winner of the 2003 World Technology Award for Ethics.

The award was presented by the World Technology Network, an organizati...

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McKay selected as vice president for facilities

Veteran Princeton University administrator Michael McKay has been promoted to vice president for facilities , effective July 1.

McKay, general manager of plant and services in the facilities department for the past 10 years, has been a Pr...

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Minter named director of leadership gifts

Michele Minter has been named director of leadership gifts in the Princeton University development office, effective immediately. The acting director of leadership gifts since October, Minter joined the Princeton staff in 1995 as associate dire...

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University lifts SARS travel moratorium, removes alert notices

Following a new alert from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the University has lifted its moratorium on sponsored travel to Beijing and Taiwan, as the spread of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in those areas appears t...

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University lifts SARS travel moratorium, removes alert notices

Following a new alert from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the University has lifted its moratorium on sponsored travel to Beijing and Taiwan, as the spread of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in those areas appears...

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Frist presents free outdoor concerts, July 9-Aug. 13

Free outdoor concerts featuring music ranging from jazz to calypso will be presented on Wednesdays this summer by the Frist Campus Center at Princeton University.

The concerts will run from 5 to 7 p.m. on the south lawn of the center. Fre...

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Marsh promoted to vice provost

Jed Marsh, who came to Princeton as associate provost in spring 2002, has been promoted to vice provost for institutional research at the University, effective July 1.

"Jed has been an invaluable addition to our staff," said Provost Amy Gutma...

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