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Archive – February, 2009

Student work: Naacho performs 'Raaz'

Naacho performed "Raaz: A Story of Secret Love," for their annual show, which featured a variety of Indian dance styles from traditional to fusion, March 5-7.

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Communism explored in performance of two plays

Friday and Saturday, March 6-7, 2009, 8 p.m. · Hamilton-Murray Theater

A performance that explores communism at its most ironic -- through the visions of Czech playwright Vaclav Havel and Russian poet Vladimir Mayakovsky -- will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 6-7, in the Hamilton-Murray Theater.

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Panel planned on Bolivia's challenge to globalization

Thursday, March 5, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

A panel discussion titled "Dignity and Defiance: Stories from Bolivia's Challenge to Globalization" is set for 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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A new sightline at the theater: Dolan and Wolf bring fresh view of performance studies

As undergraduates, Jill Dolan and Stacy Wolf, who recently joined the faculty of the Lewis Center for the Arts, both loved theater. They performed in college productions and sang with a cappella groups. But what each of them ultimately wanted to do was turn the study of theater on its head.

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Exhibition highlights Chinese contemporary art

Saturday, March 7, through Sunday, June 7, 2009 · Princeton University Art Museum

"Outside In: Chinese x American x Contemporary Art," a new exhibition at the Princeton University Art Museum, will open Saturday, March 7, and run through Sunday, June 7.

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'Streetcar Named Desire' to be staged at Berlind

Friday and Saturday, March 6-7, and Wednesday through Friday, March 11-13, 2009, 8 p.m. · Berlind Theatre

A student performance of Tennessee Williams' landmark play "A Streetcar Named Desire" is set for 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 6-7, and Wednesday through Friday, March 11-13, at the Berlind Theatre.

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Forum looks at future of transportation

Friday, March 6, 2009, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. · Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

"Transportation and Infrastructure Issues for the Next Decade" is the subject of a forum scheduled for 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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Former Mexican President Zedillo to speak

Thursday, March 5, 2009, 8 p.m. · McCosh 50

Former Mexican President Ernest Zedillo, an economist who now directs Yale University's Center for the Study of Globalization, will speak on "Latin America: 200 Years of Solitude" at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in McCosh 50.

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Gellman to speak on 'Cheney Rules'

Wednesday, March 4, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

Journalist and author Barton Gellman, a visiting professor at Princeton this spring, will present a lecture titled "Cheney Rules: What the Obama White House Can Learn From the 'Angler'" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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Biehl gives first talk in President's Lecture Series

Tuesday, March 3, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 101 Friend Center

The first talk in the 2008-09 President's Lecture Series will feature João Biehl, a professor of anthropology, speaking on "Social Innovation in Global Health: When People Come First" at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in 101 Friend Center.

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Talk examines Israeli election and peace prospects-CANCELED

Monday, March 2, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

This event has been canceled because of weather conditions. "After the Gaza War and Israeli Elections: What Hope for Israeli-Arab Peace?" is the title of a lecture by political analyst Daniel Levy, a former Israeli government adviser, set for 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 2, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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Oppenheimer: Lower global temperature increases could have major impact

A new study by scientists updating earlier findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports that even a lower level of increase in average global temperatures due to greenhouse gas emissions could cause significant problems in five key areas of concern.

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New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast to speak

Thursday, March 5, 5 p.m. · 101 McCormick Hall

Acclaimed cartoonist Roz Chast will give an illustrated talk about her work at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in 101 McCormick Hall. 

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Dining Services honored with Silver Plate Award

Princeton’s Dining Services has been selected as the winner of a 2009 Silver Plate Award, which honors the most outstanding and innovative talents in foodservice operations. Bestowed annually by the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association, the award is presented in nine categories, and Dining Services was recognized in the category of colleges and universities.

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Student work: 'Assassins'

The Princeton University Players will present Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's "Assassins" at the Whitman College Class of 1970 Theater, Feb. 26-28 and March 5-7.

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AIDS activist to present lecture

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · Friend Center Auditorium

Stephen Lewis, director of the international nongovernmental organization AIDS-Free World and former United Nations special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa, will speak at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, in the Friend Center auditorium.

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'Town hall meeting' planned on financial outlook

Wednesday, March 4, 2009, 3 to 5 p.m. · McCosh 10

A "town hall meeting," scheduled to provide a financial overview of the University and a look at how present economic conditions will affect the next fiscal year and beyond, is set for 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in McCosh 10.

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Princeton University Orchestra features competition winners

Friday and Saturday March 6-7, 2009, 8 p.m. · Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall

The Princeton University Orchestra will present two evenings of student winners of the University Concerto Competition in concerts at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday March 6-7, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.

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Indian dance troupe Naacho to perform annual show

Thursday through Saturday, March 5-7, 2009, various times · Frist Campus Center Theater

Naacho, a student dance troupe that performs both traditional and contemporary Indian dance styles, will present its annual show Thursday through Saturday, March 5-7, in the Frist Campus Center theater.  

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Princeton University Players present Broadway musical 'Assassins'

Thursdays through Saturdays, Feb. 26-28 and March 5-7, various times · Class of 1970 Theater, Whitman College

The Princeton University Players will perform the acclaimed Broadway musical "Assassins" Thursdays through Saturdays, Feb. 26-28 and March 5-7, in the Class of 1970 Theater in Whitman College.

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Five named 2009 Scholars in the Nation's Service

The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs has selected five students to be the 2009 undergraduate cohort of the Scholars in the Nation's Service Initiative (SINSI), a scholarship program designed to encourage and prepare students seeking to pursue careers in the U.S. government.

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Conference will examine issues of race and real estate

Thursday through Saturday, March 5-7, 2009, various times · Various locations

Issues related to race and home ownership will be examined at the "Race and Real Estate" conference scheduled for Thursday through Saturday, March 5-7, in various locations on campus. The event is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required.

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Exhibition celebrates 50th anniversary of University Archives

Through Jan. 29, 2010 · Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library

The richness and depth of the collections of the Princeton University Archives are the focus of "'The Best Old Place of All': Treasures From the Princeton University Archives," a new exhibition at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library.

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Lecturer to look at African human rights

Wednesday, March 4, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 101 McCormick Hall

"Beyond Cultural Essentialism: Grounding African Human Rights Project in a Common Morality" is the title of a lecture to be presented at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in 101 McCormick Hall.

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Princeton gives highest awards to top students

Princeton University recognized the winners of the highest honors it awards to students at Alumni Day ceremonies Saturday, Feb. 21.

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Forget the freezer: Research suggests novel way to control water behavior

Researchers may be able to "freeze" water into a solid, not by cooling but by confining it to narrow spaces less than one-millionth of a millimeter wide, according to new results from an interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers.

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Princeton Chinese Theatre to present 'Thunderstorm'

Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 26-28, 2009, various times · Frist Campus Center Theater

Princeton Chinese Theatre, a student group dedicated to performing Chinese plays in Chinese, is set to perform "Thunderstorm," a classic of modern Chinese drama, Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 26-28.

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Close seeks 'common point of humanity' in her roles

To inhabit the roles they play, actors must "love their characters unconditionally," Glenn Close said Thursday night in a speech about her acting career. The screen and stage actress talked about her childhood, her relationship with her father and how she connected with some of the well-known characters she has portrayed, including Alex in "Fatal Attraction" and Teddy in "Jagged Edge."

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Attorney to discuss closing of Guantánamo camp

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, 8 p.m. · Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

David Remes, a human rights attorney who has defended 16 detainees at the Guantánamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba, will deliver a lecture on the closing of the facility at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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Photo exhibition focuses on Israeli teens

Wednesday through Friday, Feb. 25-27, 2009, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. · Lucas Gallery, 185 Nassau St.

An exhibition of photos by junior Talia Nussbaum titled "in arms" will be on view Wednesday through Friday, Feb. 25-27, in the Lucas Gallery, 185 Nassau St.

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Baker, Russell to read from works

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

Fiction writers Nicholson Baker and Karen Russell will kick off the spring lineup of the Althea Ward Clark Reading Series at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, in the Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

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Bush speechwriter, adviser Gerson to speak

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

Michael Gerson, who served as a speechwriter and policy adviser for former President George W. Bush, will speak on "Global Health and Development: Prospects in a New Administration" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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Patterson presents 'Short History of Freedom'

Tuesday through Thursday, Feb. 24-26, 2009, 8 p.m. · McCosh 10

"A Short History of Freedom: The Origins and Institutionalization of Freedom" is the theme of three lectures to be delivered by sociologist Orlando Patterson at 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, Feb. 24-26, in McCosh 10.

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Malaria parasite zeroes in on molecule to enhance its survival, team finds

A team of researchers from Princeton University and the Drexel University College of Medicine has found that the parasite that causes malaria breaks down an important amino acid in its quest to adapt and thrive within the human body. By depleting this substance called arginine, the parasite may trigger a more critical and deadlier phase of the disease.

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Choreographer Morris holds conversation with scholar Morrison

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009, 5 p.m. · McCosh 50

Renowned choreographer Mark Morris and Princeton music scholar Simon Morrison, who have collaborated on a new production of "Romeo and Juliet," will present a talk at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, in McCosh 50.

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Panel, exhibition explore modern-day slavery

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 16 Robertson Hall

"Bought and Sold: Modern-Day Slavery," a panel discussion planned in conjunction with a new exhibition on the subject, will take place at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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Quantum dance: Discovery led by Princeton researchers could revolutionize computing

An international team of scientists, led by a Princeton University group, has observed an exciting and strange behavior in electrons' spin within a new material that could be harnessed to transform computing and electronics.

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Princeton computer scientists guide Internet transparency project

Princeton computer science and technology policy experts are playing key roles in a new project intent on illuminating the mysterious inner workings of Internet traffic.

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Memorial service set for Lorin Maurer

A memorial service for Lorin Maurer, a Princeton staff member who died when Continental Connection Flight 3407 crashed near Buffalo Feb. 12, is set for 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, in the University Chapel. A reception will follow in Prospect House.

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Car honored with Humboldt award

Roberto Car, the Ralph W. Dornte *31 Professor in Chemistry at Princeton, has been selected to receive a Humboldt Research Award.

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Art museum to present works of German artist Barlach

Feb. 21 through June 7, 2009 · Princeton University Art Museum

The Princeton University Art Museum will present a rare American exhibition of the works of German sculptor, printmaker and playwright Ernst Barlach (1870-1938) from Saturday, Feb. 21, through Sunday, June 7.

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Students 'Spring Into Dance' at annual festival

Friday through Sunday, Feb. 20-22, 2009, various times · Berlind Theatre

Works by faculty, guest and student choreographers will be performed in Princeton's annual Spring Dance Festival, "Spring Into Dance," Friday through Sunday, Feb. 20-22, at the Berlind Theatre.  

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Graham named University ombuds officer

Diedrick (D.A.) Graham, Princeton's associate ombuds officer for the past year, has been promoted to ombuds officer.

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L'Avant-Scène (formerly L'Atelier) performs 'Britannicus'

Thursday and Friday, Feb. 26-27, 2009, 8 p.m. · Sterling Morton Gallery, Princeton University Art Museum

L'Avant-Scène, Princeton's French theater workshop, will perform Jean Racine's "Britannicus" at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Feb. 26-27, in the Sterling Morton Gallery of the Princeton University Art Museum. 

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Adult puppet-theater documents life of legendary Jew

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, 8 p.m. · Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.

"Fabrik: The Legend of M. Rabinowitz," a puppet-theater production chronicling the life of the real Moritz Rabinowitz, will be performed at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, in the Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.

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'This Is Princeton' will showcase University talent

Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, 8 p.m. · Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall

University faculty, staff and students will showcase their talents at the sixth annual performing arts showcase, "This Is Princeton," at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.

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Video: Pitching ideas at TigerLaunch

The final day of this year's TigerLaunch Business Plan Competition, to be held Feb. 21, is the culmination of a business idea pitching competition that began in December.

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Students pitch ideas during business plan competition

Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. · McCosh 10

The Princeton University Entrepreneurship Club will hold the final day of its ninth annual TigerLaunch Business Plan Competition from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, in McCosh 10.

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Lecture planned on military and covert options for Iran

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

Retired Air Force Col. Sam Gardiner, a war games strategist, will present a talk titled "The Ugly Stuff on the Table: The Military and Covert Options for Iran" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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Former director of Baghdad museum to speak

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009, 5:30 p.m. · 101 McCormick

Donny George Youkhanna, the former director general of the National Museum in Baghdad, will speak about looting of the museum following the U.S. invasion of Iraq at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, in 101 McCormick.

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Video: Behind the Candela exhibit

Engineering assistant professor Maria Garlock describes how Princeton students helped research and build models for an exhibition on architect Félix Candela.

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Symposium explores contemporary Chinese art

Saturday, March 7, 2009, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. · McCosh 50

Six artists whose works will be on view in an upcoming exhibition at the Princeton University Art Museum are among the featured speakers in a symposium on Chinese contemporary art scheduled for 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, in McCosh 50.

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Spring Dance Festival set for Feb. 20-22

Friday through Sunday, Feb. 20-22, 2009, various times · Berlind Theatre

Works by faculty, guest and student choreographers will be performed in Princeton's annual Spring Dance Festival, "Spring Into Dance," Friday through Sunday, Feb. 20-22, at the Berlind Theatre.

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Lecture explores 'politics of rape'

Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, noon · 102 Woolworth Center

A lecture on "The Politics of Rape: Gender, Race and Sexual Violence in the U.S., 1870-1930" by Stanford University historian Estelle Freedman will be held at noon Friday, Feb. 20, in 102 Woolworth Center.

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Exhibition celebrates 50th anniversary of University Archives

Feb. 20, 2009, through Jan. 29, 2010 · Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library

The richness and depth of the collections of the Princeton University Archives are the focus of "'The Best Old Place of All': Treasures From the Princeton University Archives," a new exhibition at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library opening Friday, Feb. 20.

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Lecture series examines ethics and climate change

Feb. 19 through April 21, 2009 · Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture

An interdisciplinary group of scholars will examine the ethical dimensions of the challenge presented by climate change in a spring lecture series sponsored by the Princeton Environmental Institute and the University Center for Human Values.

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Unity in Sudan is focus of talk

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 16 Robertson Hall

Sudanese-born historian Jok Madut Jok will discuss instability in his home country in a lecture titled "Sudan and the Fallacy of Nationhood: How Political Islam Threatens National Unity" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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Defense analyst Singer discusses robots and war

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

"Robots and War: Everything You Were Afraid to Ask ... Afraid to Ask ... Afraid to Ask" is the title of a lecture by defense analyst, author and Princeton alumnus P.W. Singer set for 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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Student work: Triple 8 performs 'Unconditional'

Princeton's East Asian dance company performed its annual show, "Unconditional," Feb. 12-14 in Hamilton-Murray Theater.

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Triple 8 to present East Asian-inspired dance

Triple 8 Dance Company, a student troupe dedicated to showcasing the art and dance of traditional and contemporary East Asia, will perform its fourth annual show at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 12-14, in the Hamilton-Murray Theater.

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Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects selected to design new Andlinger Center

Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects, a New York firm known for its careful attention to context, creative use of materials and innovative modernist work, has been chosen to design Princeton University's new Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment.

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Alumnus to discuss marketing career at J&J

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · Second floor, 36 University Place

Princeton alumnus Roderick McNealy, director of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Marketing and Advertising College and a faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, will speak at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, on the second floor of 36 University Place.

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Author Jamaica Kincaid to give reading

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, 6 p.m. · McCosh 10

Critically acclaimed author Jamaica Kincaid will read from her previous works and a work in progress at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, in McCosh 10. 

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Alumna Browne to show documentary on family, slave trade

Wednesday, Feb. 11, ,2009, 6:30 p.m. · Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

Princeton alumna Katrina Browne will show and discuss her documentary "Traces of the Trade" at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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Film and panel focus on modern-day slavery

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · McCosh 50

"Call+Response," a documentary about modern-day slavery featuring Princeton Professor Cornel West, will be shown at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, in McCosh 50.

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Video: Science Olympiad comes to Princeton

Teams from 16 middle schools and 17 high schools honed their engineering know-how in the regional Science Olympiad tournament hosted by Princeton University.

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Walter Kauzmann, chemistry pioneer, dies at 92

Walter Kauzmann, whose deep insights into the water-loathing properties of greasy molecules paved the way for the modern study of proteins, has died at age 92.

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Brombert honored by French ambassador

Princeton Professor Emeritus Victor Brombert was presented with the Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur (Legion of Honor) in a ceremony Feb. 6 at Maclean House.

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From lost history to community celebrations, Guild probes black American experiences

What events are remembered by history -- and the role of race in determining what becomes history and what is forgotten -- is of great interest to Joshua Guild. An assistant professor of history and the Center for African American Studies, Guild specializes in 20th-century African American history, particularly urban communities and the making of the modern African diaspora. 

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Actress Glenn Close will speak about acting career

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, 5:30 p.m. · McCosh 50

Screen and stage actress Glenn Close will deliver a public lecture titled "Are You Who We Think You Are?" at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, in McCosh 50. The talk is free and open to the public, but tickets are required.

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Symposium focuses on defining the black experience

Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. · Friend Center

A symposium designed to highlight important developments and achievements of black people in America will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Friend Center on the Princeton University campus. The event is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required by Thursday, Feb. 19. The event, titled "From the Middle Passage to the Oval Office: Defining the Black Experience," will feature talks on a range of issues facing the black community.

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OIT working to address e-mail outage, Feb. 6

Friday, Feb. 6, 2009

The Office of Information Technology is working to correct an outage that is affecting e-mail delivery and other computer services for campus users. The outage began Friday, Feb. 6.

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Student work: 'Freeze Frame'

Princeton's breakdancing crew, Sympoh, performed at Frist Film/Performance Theatre  Feb. 5-7. Juniors Alan Yang and Elliot Min produced this video on their show, "Freeze Frame," a take on recent popular films.

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Former U.N. adviser to speak on Afghanistan

Monday, Feb. 23, 2009. 4:30 p.m. · Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

This lecture was rescheduled from Feb. 12.

"A Regional Approach to Afghanistan" is the title of a lecture to be delivered by political scientist Barnett Rubin, who advised the United Nations on the drafting of Afghanistan's constitution, at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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Korb, Bergman examine U.S. military power

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009. 4:30 p.m. · Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

Larry Korb, an assistant secretary of defense under President Ronald Reagan, and Max Bergmann, a national security analyst, will deliver a talk titled "Restoring American Military Power" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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Former ambassador Hall to discuss fight against hunger

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 16 Robertson Hall

Tony Hall, a former U.S. ambassador and congressman nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to fight global hunger, will present a lecture titled "Changing the Face of Hunger" at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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Lecture, film screening focus on Sierra Leone war victims

Monday, Feb. 9, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

The effects of war in Sierra Leone are the focus of a lecture by Princeton alumnus Dan Kelly and a film screening set for 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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Michelle Obama honored by portrait installation

A portrait of Princeton alumna and First Lady Michelle Obama was installed Wednesday, Feb. 4, on the Class Photo Wall in the Tap Room of the Nassau Inn that has become a place of honor for some of the University's most eminent graduates.

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Astronomer lauded by American Astronomical Society

An astronomer who made worldwide headlines when she discovered, while at Princeton, a supernova in the act of exploding has been honored by the American Astronomical Society.

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'Scholar-practitioner' expands students' views of East Asia policy

In teaching Princeton students about government service and foreign policy, Thomas Christensen brings fresh insights from his own efforts to help guide America's relations with China and its neighbors.

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Bassler earns Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences

Bonnie Bassler, the Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology at Princeton, will receive the eighth annual Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences.  

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Senior thesis production of 'Othello' set

Friday and Saturday, Feb. 6-7, 2009, and Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 12-14, 2009, 8 p.m. · Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.

A student performance of Shakespeare’s "Othello," directed by Jackie Bello as a senior thesis production for the Program in Theater and Dance in the Lewis Center for the Arts, opens Friday, Feb. 6. 

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Student art from fall semester on view

Feb. 3-19, 2009 · Lucas Gallery, Lewis Center for the Arts, 185 Nassau St.

The Program in Visual Arts will present "Work From the Fall Semester," a group show featuring ceramics, drawings, paintings, photography and sculpture, Feb. 3-19 in the Lucas Gallery at the Lewis Center for the Arts, 185 Nassau St.

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Katie Couric named Class Day speaker

"CBS Evening News" anchor and managing editor Katie Couric will deliver the keynote address at Princeton's Class Day ceremony on Monday, June 1.

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Kolligian selected to lead University Health Services

John Kolligian, director of Counseling and Psychological Services in University Health Services (UHS) since 2004, has been named executive director of UHS, effective Feb. 2.

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Student organizations explore South Asia to Shakespeare

Since the earliest days of the University, student organizations have helped students pursue existing interests and explore new ones. There currently are some 300 registered student organizations in the areas of music and dance, politics and debate, service and social activities, and ethnicity and religion.

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