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Archive – November, 2006

Sports enthusiasts meet for symposium, Dec. 8

Princeton alumni who have established themselves as leaders in the sports industry will come together with other sports business professionals for a symposium at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, in Robertson Hall. It will mark the first time in 10 years that a sports symposium will be held at the University. 

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University presents oral arguments in Robertson lawsuit, Nov. 29

Attorneys representing Princeton and four University-designated trustees of the Robertson Foundation on Wednesday concluded two days of hearings by arguing in support of Princeton's motions for partial summary judgment on two spending issues and a motion to strike a demand by members of the Robertson family for a jury trial. Attorneys for Princeton also asked New Jersey Superior Court Judge Neil H. Shuster to reject a motion by the members of the Robertson family for summary judgment on another set of spending issues related to the Robertson Foundation.

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Sinfonia to perform winter concert, Dec. 12

The Princeton University Sinfonia, a student-conducted chamber orchestra, will perform its annual winter concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.  

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Childs to discuss work in Cyprus, Dec. 12

William Childs, Princeton professor of art and archaeology, will discuss the University's long-term excavation work in Cyprus at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, in 10 East Pyne.  

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Symposium explores 'Décor and Dance,' Dec. 9

A symposium titled "Décor and Dance" will be presented from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, in 10 East Pyne.

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Saudi ambassador to give policy address, Dec. 7

Prince Turki al-Faisal, Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States, will deliver a policy address at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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Juvenile justice policy is lecture topic, Dec. 6

A lecture focusing on "Juvenile Justice Policy in the 21st Century" is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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Legacy Project founder to speak, Dec. 5

The founder and director of the Legacy Project, an initiative to preserve wartime correspondence, will speak at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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Energy exec speaks on global warming, Dec. 5

Princeton alumnus David Crane, president and chief executive officer of NRG Energy Inc., will discuss actions to address global warming in a lecture set for 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, in the Friend Center Convocation Room.

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Talk focuses on liberals, terror war, Dec. 4

Peter Beinart, editor-at-large for The New Republic, will deliver a lecture titled "The Good Fight: Why Liberals -- and Only Liberals -- Can Win the War on Terror and Make America Great Again" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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Conference focuses on human trafficking, Dec. 1

Scholars, government officials, legal experts and activists will discuss state and local government efforts to combat human trafficking in a conference scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall. 

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Jazz concert set for Dec. 2

The Princeton University Concert Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Composers Collective, directed by Anthony D.J. Branker, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall. 

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University presents oral arguments in Robertson lawsuit, Nov. 28

Princeton University's lead counsel argued Tuesday in support of the University's motion asking New Jersey Superior Court Judge Neil H. Shuster to declare by summary judgment that Princeton is and will continue to be the sole beneficiary of the Robertson Foundation, and is and will remain entitled to designate four of the foundation's seven trustees. Douglas S. Eakeley of Lowenstein Sandler, representing Princeton and four University-designated trustees of the Robertson Foundation, also asked the court to declare that the decision of the foundation's University-designated trustees to retain the Princeton University Investment Co. (PRINCO) to manage the foundation's assets is permitted by the foundation's certificate of incorporation and bylaws, and was a valid exercise of their business judgment. 

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Annan: Wake up and take control of nuclear arms situation

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Tuesday during a speech at Princeton University that there is an urgent need to confront the danger of nuclear weapons, and both disarmament and nonproliferation must be pursued simultaneously to achieve progress on either front.

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University names first dean for research, restructures support for funding efforts

In a move intended to improve its competitiveness for research funding, Princeton University has appointed longtime faculty member A.J. Stewart Smith as its first dean for research, and is restructuring its efforts to seek support from corporations and foundations.  

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University improves access to variety of social and meal options

Several initiatives designed to expand student choice and improve access to a range of social and dining opportunities will give Princeton undergraduates more freedom to select from various options beginning next fall. 

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Princeton increases financial aid grants, helps students on aid afford eating clubs

Princeton's trustees have approved increases in the University's endowment income spending that will increase grants for all students who receive financial aid and provide all juniors and seniors on financial aid with sufficient support to enable them to cover the cost of an average membership contract at the eating clubs.  

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Events mark AIDS week, Nov. 29-Dec. 1

The Student Global AIDS Campaign is sponsoring three events Wednesday through Friday, Nov. 29-Dec. 1, in recognition of World AIDS Week 2006. 

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Orchestra to premiere Prokofiev work, Dec. 8-9

The Princeton University Orchestra, under the direction of Michael Pratt, will present the North American premiere of Sergei Prokofiev's Suite from his incidental music to Alexander Pushkin's "Boris Godunov" in concerts Friday and Saturday, Dec. 8-9.

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Companies present work of dance faculty, Dec. 8-9

Professional companies from New York, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh will perform recently choreographed work by Princeton University's dance faculty in concerts at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 8-9.

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Professional companies present work of dance faculty

Professional companies from New York, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh will perform recently choreographed work by Princeton University's dance faculty in concerts at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 8-9.

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University to present oral arguments in Robertson lawsuit

On Nov. 28-29, attorneys representing Princeton University and four University-designated trustees of the Robertson Foundation will present oral argument before New Jersey Superior Court Judge Neil H. Shuster in support of four motions for partial summary judgment filed by Princeton, as well as a motion to strike plaintiffs' demand for a jury trial. Attorneys for Princeton will also oppose two motions filed by several members of the Robertson family who initiated the litigation in July 2002.

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U.S. energy secretary Bodman visits PPPL

In a visit to the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) on Tuesday, Nov. 21, U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman stressed the importance of the lab's role in international fusion energy research initiatives. 

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Cultivating a critical eye through art and science

George Washington loomed above them. Drawn from life by the American artist Charles Wilson Peale in 1784, he was withstanding scrutiny from a group of 14 freshmen and their professor, Rachael DeLue. The visit to the Princeton University Art Museum, where “George Washington and the Battle of Princeton” is prominently displayed, was the genesis of a recent afternoon’s wide-ranging discussion in the freshman seminar, “Art as Science/Science as Art.”

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Letter to the editor of the Washington Times

A slightly altered version of this letter to the editor was published in the Nov. 21, 2006, Washington Times:

William Robertson’s November 15 commentary was the fourth time in the last three years that the Times has provided him with a platform so he can try to cast his lawsuit against Princeton University in a favorable light. But your readers deserve to know that the party in this case seeking to overturn a donor’s decisions is Mr. Robertson, not Princeton University. 

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Sahner, scholar of ancient history, awarded Rhodes Scholarship

Princeton senior Christian Sahner, an art and archaeology major who plans to pursue a career as a professor of ancient history, has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Oxford. The Maplewood, N.J., native was one of 32 American students chosen for the prestigious award, which provides funding for two or three years of study at Oxford. Sahner will pursue a master's degree in Byzantine studies, with a focus on the period of late antiquity (250-800 A.D.).

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Architecture students helping bring classic Russian play to life

Graduate students in the School of Architecture will see their work in a new seminar come to life on the Berlind Theatre stage this spring. In the first collaboration between the architecture school and a campus theatrical production, students are designing sets for the April 12-14 world premiere of “Boris Godunov,” a classic 19th-century Russian play by Alexander Pushkin.

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Drop off coats at Frist through Dec. 15

The Frist Campus Center will serve as a collection site for the Jersey Cares 11th Annual Coat Drive starting Monday, Nov. 27, and running through Friday, Dec. 15. 

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William C. Powers '79 to give $10.5 million to Princeton

Investor and 1979 alumnus William C. Powers is making a $10 million gift to Princeton's football program, which is the largest donation ever to Princeton athletics. In honor of Powers and his family, the University will name Princeton Stadium's game field "Powers Field." Additionally, Powers will give $500,000 to establish two scholarships to support the University's need-based financial aid program.  

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Tigers fired up for football

The University community celebrated Princeton's success in football this fall with the return on Friday, Nov. 17, of a campus tradition -- the bonfire. 

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Annan to give parting policy address, Nov. 28

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan will deliver a major policy address Tuesday, Nov. 28, hosted by Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. As part of the event, undergraduate students plan to present Annan with the Crystal Tiger award for serving as an "agent of progress."  

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Composers' Ensemble offers concert, Nov. 28

The Princeton Composers' Ensemble will present a performance of electronic music and film pieces by members of the music department at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall. 

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Forum addresses need to improve access to education

Some 100 representatives of colleges and universities, high schools, nonprofits and other organizations convened at Princeton for a major forum addressing the critical need to help disadvantaged youth gain access to and succeed in college. The Nov. 9-10 forum, "Opening Doors and Paving the Way," was sponsored by the Princeton University Preparatory Program and the Goldman Sachs Foundation.

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Takaezu honored by New York museum

Longtime Princeton faculty member Toshiko Takaezu has been honored by the Museum of Arts & Design in New York.

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Meryl Streep to speak on her career, Nov. 30

Academy Award-winning actress Meryl Streep will present a public lecture about her career and the theater at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, in McCosh 50 when she comes to Princeton University as the Belknap Visitor in the Humanities.  

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Black Arts Company: Dance to perform fall show, Nov. 17-18

A vibrant mix of student-choreographed performances will be featured as the Black Arts Company: Dance presents its fall show, "Dancers Do It Better," Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17-18, in the Frist Campus Center theater. Show times are 9 p.m. Friday, and 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Saturday.

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Sarbanes and Coles to be honored with alumni awards

Two graduates of Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs who have devoted their careers to public service have been selected as the 2007 recipients of the University's top honors for alumni. Paul Sarbanes, a member of Princeton's class of 1954 and a five-term U.S. senator from Maryland, has been chosen for the Woodrow Wilson Award. Julius Coles, a 1966 graduate alumnus who had a 28-year career with the U.S. Agency for International Development and is now president of Africare, will be awarded the James Madison Medal.  

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Journal's impact explored, Nov. 30-Dec. 1

Scholars from around the country will examine the impact of The Public Interest, an influential policy journal, in a conference set for Thursday and Friday, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, in 104 Computer Science.

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Talk set on athletics, education, Nov. 30

"The Sweatiest of the Liberal Arts: Athletics and Education" is the topic of a lecture set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, in McCosh 10.

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Noted filmmaker to lecture, Nov. 28

Austrian avant-garde filmmaker Peter Kubelka will discuss his work at noon Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

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Lecture examines Chilean presidency, Nov. 27

Eugenio Lahera, a Princeton alumnus and senior adviser to former Chilean President Ricardo Lagos, will speak on "The Presidency in Developing Countries: The Case of Chile, 2000-2006" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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N. Korean nuclear crisis is panel topic, Nov. 27

"The North Korean Nuclear Crisis: Analysis of Threat Potential and International Relations" is the topic of a panel discussion scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, in 219 Burr Hall.

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First talk in President's Lecture Series set, Nov. 21

Simon Morrison, associate professor of music, will present the first talk in this year's President's Lecture Series on Tuesday, Nov. 21. He will speak on "The Unknown Prokofiev" at 4:30 p.m. in McCosh 10.

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Panel analyzes midterm elections, Nov. 21

A panel discussion on the consequences of the Nov. 7 congressional elections is set for 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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McPherson to discuss war powers, Nov. 20

Renowned Civil War historian James McPherson will deliver a lecture titled "Abraham Lincoln's Invention of Presidential War Powers" at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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NY Times columnist Rhoden to speak, Nov. 20

New York Times sports columnist William Rhoden will speak on "The Rise, Fall and Redemption of the Black Athlete" at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, in 1 Robertson Hall.

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Dorman to direct graduate alumni relations

Elisabeth Dorman has been selected as the University's new director of graduate alumni relations.  

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Ying-shih Yu selected for Kluge Prize

Ying-shih Yu, Princeton's Gordon Wu '58 Professor Emeritus of Chinese Studies, has been named the co-winner of the third John W. Kluge Prize for lifetime achievement in the study of humanity. 

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CIEE continues agenda with Malik at helm

Sharad Malik, the George Van Ness Lothrop Professor in Engineering, has been named director of the University’s Center for Innovation in Engineering Education.

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Postdoctoral scholars join interdisciplinary community

Five new postdoctoral scholars have joined the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts this year. The society, created in 2000 by a gift from Charter Trustee Lloyd Cotsen, is an interdisciplinary community that seeks to bring innovative approaches to scholarship and teaching at Princeton. It offers outstanding young scholars who have recently received their Ph.D. the opportunity to enhance their teaching and research over a period of three years.

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Students will get four-year mailing addresses, mailbox to improve delivery service

Responding to requests from students to improve campus mail delivery, Princeton University Mail Services will begin next year assigning all undergraduates a single mailing address for individual mailboxes they will keep during their four years at the University.   

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VP takes personal approach to human resources

For Lianne Sullivan-Crowley, the vice president for human resources, doing her job well means frequently putting aside the technological conveniences of modern life — the phone, the fax, the computer — and getting downright old-fashioned. When she wants to talk to someone, she goes to see them. “I spend at least half my week in other people’s offices,” she said. “You have to get out and meet people, look them in the eyes and see all that stuff that only comes through in person.”

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Dance troupe to perform fall show, Nov. 17-18

A vibrant mix of student-choreographed performances will be featured as the Black Arts Company: Dance presents its fall show, "Dancers Do It Better," Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17-18, in the Frist Campus Center theater. Show times are 9 p.m. Friday, and 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Saturday.

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Players present comedy, Nov. 15-18

The Princeton University Players will present "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" at Wednesday through Saturday, Nov. 15-18, at the Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.

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Eigenvalue-hugging ecologist seeks solutions in numbers

For a jeans-wearing environmentalist, Andy Dobson talks a lot like an economist — and, for that matter, a physicist, a computer scientist and a mathematician. It takes a few minutes of listening to his ecology course’s kickoff lecture to realize he is as passionate an environmentalist as any — just one who has seen the value of embracing the perspective from all of these fields.

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Memorial service set for Oberst, Nov. 18

A memorial service for Dan Oberst, a longtime staff member in the Office of Information Technology (OIT), is planned for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, in the Edith Memorial Chapel on the Lawrenceville School campus. Oberst died Nov. 9 after a year and a half battle with cancer. He was 58.  

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'Lost Boys' to be shown, Nov. 17

A free public screening of "The Lost Boys of Sudan," an award-winning documentary about Darfur refugees in the United States, is set for 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, in McCosh 10. After the screening, the director and one of the "lost boys" will be available to answer questions.  

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'Kaleidoscope' conference remarks by President Emeritus William G. Bowen

Remarks by President Emeritus William G. Bowen prepared for "Kaleidoscope: An Alumni Conference on Race and Community at Princeton University," Nov. 10, 2006.

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Kaleidoscope conference focuses on diversity issues

Alumni and other University community members kicked off a conference on diversity by hearing from a former Princeton president who has spent the years since he left conducting groundbreaking research on the topic. President Emeritus William G. Bowen, who served from 1972 to 1988, gave the opening address at "Kaleidoscope: An Alumni Conference on Race and Community at Princeton University," which was held Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 9-11.

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Panel planned on Keynes, Nov. 10

A panel discussion commemorating the 60th anniversary of the death of groundbreaking British economist John Maynard Keynes is set for 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, in 219 Burr Hall. 

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Fagles, Lewis awarded National Humanities Medal

Princeton scholars Robert Fagles, a renowned translator of Greek classics, and Bernard Lewis, one of the world's leading authorities on the Middle East, have been awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Bush.

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Kaufmann wins award from Czech academy

Princeton's Thomas DeCosta Kaufmann has been awarded the F. Palacky Honorary Medal for Merit in Social Sciences by the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.  

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Campus, local communities join in 'Plans in Progress'

"How can you improve access for arrivals coming from Alexander Street?" "What are the exterior finishes on Butler College going to look like?" "Where will the Dinky station be located?" Those were just a few of the questions asked in Chancellor Green Wednesday, Nov. 8, during "Plans in Progress," an open forum intended to provide members of the University and local communities with an opportunity to learn more about the University's new campus plan and to offer feedback on the effort.

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Plutz to perform 'Musique Héroïque,' Nov. 18

University Organist Eric Plutz will perform "Musique Héroïque," a concert of works that contain "héroïque" or "eroica" in their titles, at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, in the University Chapel.

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Talk focuses on NYC school reform, Nov. 14

Joel Klein, chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, will discuss efforts to reform the country's largest public school system in a lecture scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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Universities' role in society is topic, Nov. 14

"Realizing the Democratic Good Society: Does the Research University Matter?" is the subject of a talk scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in 35 Robertson Hall.

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Kofi Annan to give major policy address, Nov. 28

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan will deliver a major policy address Tuesday, Nov. 28, hosted by Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. As part of the event, undergraduate students plan to present Annan with the Crystal Tiger award for serving as an “agent of progress.”

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Gift supports library’s work in early Americana

An anonymous gift from a descendant of American statesman Patrick Henry will enable the University Library to expand its activities related to early U.S. history.

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Slaughter to lead Rice task force

Anne-Marie Slaughter, dean of Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, has been selected to chair the U.S. Secretary of State's Advisory Committee on Democracy Promotion. The group met for the first time Nov. 6 in Washington, D.C. 

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McCarty explores economic roots of today’s political strife

Nasty clashes on hot topics such as the Iraq war, social issues and corruption may dominate the current political discourse, but the answer to why America is so polarized ultimately lies in the widening gulf between its richest and poorest citizens. That is the message of “Polarized America: The Dance of Ideology and Unequal Riches,” written by Princeton’s Nolan McCarty, a Congressional and presidential scholar.

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Triangle presents 'Heist Almighty,' Nov. 10-11

The Princeton Triangle Club, the nation's oldest college musical-comedy troupe, will present its fall show, "Heist Almighty," at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 10-11, at McCarter Theatre. Singing paintings, dancing ninjas, a team of Girl Scouts and Triangle's signature kickline will be among the cast of characters in the troupe's 116th annual production.

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Work, study abroad is focus of week, Nov. 13-17

Students interested in working and studying outside the United States can explore their options during International Opportunities Week Nov. 13-17.

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Gift to fund WWS undergraduate task forces, policy conferences

A gift from an alumna of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and her husband will fund undergraduate policy task forces and, ultimately, undergraduate policy conferences focusing on issues related to natural resources or international affairs. 

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Firm withdraws from planning stage of arts project

Renzo Piano Building Workshop, the Paris-based architectural firm that has been helping the University design an arts neighborhood near the intersection of University Place and Alexander Street, has asked to be allowed to withdraw from the planning stage of the project because it was concerned it no longer had the time to commit to the planning phase of the project given other commissions.

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Tominey named first director for disability services

Eve Tominey has been named to the newly created post of director for disability services in the Office of the Provost. 

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Map shows campus polling stations, Nov. 7

Residents of the Princeton University campus can find the location of their polling stations through an online chart and map. 

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New mortgage program available to all employees

Princeton University is offering a new mortgage program tailored specifically to help its employees purchase homes at reduced costs. The program, which is available immediately to all faculty and staff, is made possible through a partnership between the University and Countrywide Home Loans, a leading U.S. home loan lender. 

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Memorial service set for Sutton, Nov. 6

A memorial service for Barbara Sutton, associate director of Princeton's Office of Population Research (OPR), is planned for 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6, in the University Chapel. Sutton died of cancer Nov. 1 at the University Medical Center of Princeton. She was 52.

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University seeks input on campus plan, Nov. 8

This month, members of the University and local communities will have an opportunity to learn more about the University's new campus plan and to provide feedback on the effort through an open forum and a Web site. "Plans in Progress," the open forum, is scheduled for 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the Chancellor Green Rotunda. Phase one of the Web site went live on Nov. 2.  

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Irish comedy set for Nov. 10-11, 16-18

A cast of Princeton undergraduates will perform the classic Irish comedy "The Playboy of the Western World" by John Millington Synge at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 10-11, and Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 16-18, at the Berlind Theatre.  

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An innovator in engineering education, Billington connects disciplines

David P. Billington is well known for connecting engineering to other disciplines within the University -- to the humanities, art, science and politics. His courses in "Structures and the Urban Environment" and "Engineering in the Modern World" combine the study of engineering with an exploration of the aesthetic and social values intrinsic to it, an association of ideas that have made them some of the most popular courses among engineering and non-engineering students for decades.

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Historian to speak on New Jersey as role model, Nov. 9

Urban historian Kenneth Jackson will discuss New Jersey's history and future -- and its potential as a role model for other states -- in a lecture set for 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in McCosh 50.

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'Dead Man Walking' author here, Nov. 9

Sister Helen Prejean, author of the book "Dead Man Walking," will speak at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in McCosh 10.  

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Conference focuses on diversity, Nov. 9-11

Princeton alumni and other University community members will gather on campus to focus on diversity issues during a conference Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 9-11. "Kaleidoscope: An Alumni Conference on Race and Community at Princeton University" is intended to bring together alumni, faculty, students, senior administrators and trustees to reflect on changes that have occurred at Princeton in recent years, to identify today's challenges and opportunities, and to look ahead. 

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Pakistan's prime minister to speak, Nov. 9

Shaukat Aziz, prime minister and finance minister of Pakistan, will discuss "U.S.-Pakistan Relations" in a lecture scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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Poets Fenton, Ponsot to read from work, Nov. 8

Poets James Fenton and Marie Ponsot will read from their work at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St. 

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Tanner Lectures explore pre-emptive war, Nov. 8-9

Michael Doyle, a leading scholar of international affairs and former adviser to U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, will deliver the annual Tanner Lectures on Human Values at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 8-9, in McCosh 50. 

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New politics of national security is topic, Nov. 7

"Hard Power: The New Politics of National Security" is the topic of a lecture scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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Drugs in sports is topic for talk, Nov. 6

The chair of the World Anti-Doping Agency, Richard Pound, will speak on "Sports and the Use of Performance-Enhancing Drugs" at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, in 1 Robertson Hall. 

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Kass to speak on biology, human dignity, Nov. 6-8

Dr. Leon Kass, a member and former chair of the President's Council on Bioethics, will deliver three seminars on "Keeping Life Human: Biology and Human Dignity" at 4:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Nov. 6-8, in 104 Computer Science Building.  

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Free shots available at FluFest, Nov. 6-7, 13

University community members can obtain free flu shots at University Health Services' annual FluFest Nov. 6, 7 and 13, and enjoy the Cirque de Santé health and wellness fair. 

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