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Archive – July, 2004

Theater performs 'Private Lives,' 'Robin Hood,' July 29-Aug. 1

The Princeton Summer Theater will present "Private Lives," written by Noel Coward, Thursday through Sunday, July 29-Aug. 1, in the Hamilton-Murray Theater on campus.

The theater company also will perform "The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Ho...

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Exhibition features FDR political cartoons, Aug. 2-Jan. 31

"Testing Boundaries: Cartoon Visions of Roosevelt's Third Term," an exhibition of political cartoons from Franklin Delano Roosevelt's 1940 presidential campaign, will be on view from Monday, Aug. 2, through Monday, Jan. 31, at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library.

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Technology already exists to stabilize global warming

Existing technologies could stop the escalation of global warming for 50 years and work on implementing them can begin immediately, according to an analysis by Princeton University scientists. ...

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FitzRandolph Gate dismantled for restoration

FitzRandolph Gate, the ornate entrance to Princeton's campus from Nassau Street, will undergo a major restoration that will be completed in time for the landmark's 100th birthday in 2005.

During the week of July 26, contractors will remove ...

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Community House hosts Haitian Students' Day, July 31

Community House will host Haitian Students' Day from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 31, at the Fields Center for Equality and Cultural Understanding .

The event was organized to engage parents, students and community leaders in a dialogue a...

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Reed named associate provost for institutional equity

Terri Harris Reed, assistant dean for graduate education in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, has been named Princeton University's associate provost for institutional equity. Her appointment is effective Sept. 7.


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Breakthrough yields simple way to make microscopic electronics

In a breakthrough that could lead to dramatically smaller memory chips and other electronic components, Princeton scientists have found a way to mass produce devices that are so small they are at the limit of what can be viewed by the most power...

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Kolligian named director of counseling services

John Kolligian, director of Georgetown University's counseling and psychiatric service, has been named director of the counseling and psychological services unit of Princeton University Health Services.

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Theater performs 'Private Lives,' 'Robin Hood,' July 22-Aug. 1

The Princeton Summer Theater will present "Private Lives," written by Noel Coward, Thursdays through Sundays, July 22-Aug. 1, in the Hamilton-Murray Theater on campus.

The theater company also will perform "The Somewhat True Tale of Robin ...

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Prospect House closed July 26-30

Prospect House , the dining club serving University staff and faculty, will be closed for its annual summer shutdown from Monday, July 26, through Friday, July 30. The house will re-open for business on Monday, Aug. 2.

For reservations ,...

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Campus is testing ground for environmentally friendly venture

Princeton junior Chris Aguilar had an offer to work this summer as an analyst for a major financial firm, but when the opportunity came along to cut grass and shovel worm droppings, he jumped at it.

Aguilar wasn't lowering his ambitions; he w...

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New dorm to honor Hargadon

Whitman College, which is being built to become Princeton's sixth residential college, will include a new dormitory named after Fred A. Hargadon, the former dean of admission who served the University from 1988 through 2003. Hargadon Hall is bei...

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School supply donation drive runs through Aug. 13

The Student Volunteers Council is seeking donations of new backpacks and school supplies for low-income children in Mercer County. Donations will be accepted through Friday, Aug. 13.

Donations can be dropped off at Dillon Gymnasium, the F...

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Community House computer camp holds open house, July 29

Community House will hold an open house for its summer computer camp from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 29, at the Fields Center for Equality and Cultural Understanding .

The annual four-week program is aimed at exposing local middle ...

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Linder wins Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship

Katherine Linder, who graduated from Princeton in June and is headed to Cambridge University, has been awarded a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship. The scholarships provide each winner with an annual award of up to $50,000 for the ...

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Study: Smog emission from trees increasing rapidly

Changes in U.S. forests caused by land use practices may have inadvertently worsened ozone pollution, according to a study led by Princeton University scientists.

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University provides studio for innovative A.R.T. group

Twelve years ago, artist Tim Lefens visited a residential rehabilitation center in New Jersey to talk about painting with a roomful of students who had cerebral palsy and other conditions that confined them to wheelchairs.

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WWS panelists to discuss November election, Oct. 6

A panel discussion focusing on "Election 2004" is set for 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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Alumnus, emeritus trustee and benefactor Laurance S. Rockefeller dies

Laurance S. Rockefeller, a Princeton alumnus and emeritus trustee whose renowned philanthropic efforts included generous support of the University, died Sunday, July 11, of pulmonary fibrosis. He was 94.

Rockefeller, a member of the class of ...

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Singer joins political debate in book about Bush's ethics

Walk into a bookstore these days and you're likely to see a table crowded with books about President Bush. Amid the insider accounts by former White House officials and the examinations of Bush's policies by investigative journalists is Peter Singer...

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Annual Giving campaign raises nearly $36.5 million

The 2003-04 Annual Giving campaign raised $36,488,569, with 59.2 percent of Princeton's undergraduate alumni participating. The total -- nearly $2 million more than last year -- is the second highest in Annual Giving's history, ranking behind on...

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Fiske earns award for pioneering work

The Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences awarded its 2004 Centennial Award to Princeton psychologist Susan Fiske during its commencement ceremonies June 9.

Fiske, who earned a bachelor's degree and Ph.D. from Harvard, ...

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Summer brings a range of learning opportunities to campus

An important season of learning and research at Princeton is starting this month. Teachers and students from the New Jersey region and beyond will be on campus for a wide range of summer programs, which are led by University faculty, students an...

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