Photo Album 2005-06
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All photographs on this page are by Frank Wojciechowski unless otherwise noted.
A Welcome for incoming Engineers: Jackie Ng '06, center, leads a group of freshmen engineering students Sept. 12 as they leave the Friend Center after an orientation session with the dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Maria Klawe, and other faculty members. Fall classes begin Sept. 15.
HURRICANE RELIEF BENEFIT -- Ben Smolen '07 performs during a classical concert at Richardson Auditorium to benefit victims of Hurricane Katrina. Several student musicians took part in the Sept. 13 event, one of four fund-raising events held during the first week of classes. The proceeds were to be donated to the Red Cross and to a fund for Gulf coast schools and libraries.
UP TEMPO -- Drum major Charlie Bergen '07 leads the Princeton University Band during the Sept. 24 football game against San Diego at Princeton Stadium. The Tigers won, 20-17, for their second straight win of the season.
Testing the waters -- Alistair Boettiger '07, Meredith Thompson '08, and Howard Yu '08 perform chemical tests on water samples taken from Lake Carnegie Oct. 8 near the University Boathouse. The students are members of the Princeton chapter of New Jersey Water Watch.
A JOB FAIR by the School of Engineering and Applied Science drew more than 500 students to meet with more than 60 companies and other organizations Oct. 14 in Dillon Gym. Among the new companies sending recruiters this year were Apple and Ask Jeeves; Microsoft recruiters met with students as their chairman, Bill Gates, was giving a speech on campus in Richardson Auditorium
Caroline Shirk '09 takes advantage of the quiet to study in Chancellor Green late one morning during midterm exams.
Princeton forward Kyle McHugh '08, left, and Cornell midfielder Tom Marks reflect the intensity of the soccer game as they go for the ball Oct. 29 at Lourie-Love Field. The Tigers won, 2-0, for their first Ivy victory of the season.
ROCKET PROPULSION PIONEER HONORED -- Robert G. Jahn '51 *55, left, dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, emeritus, is congratulated by Peter Turchi '67 *70, president of the Electric Rocket Propulsion Society, after receiving the Medal of Outstanding Achievement in Electric Propulsion. The award was presented Oct. 31 during the International Electric Propulsion Conference at Princeton, chaired by Professor Edgar Choueiri *91 of the mechanical and aerospace engineering department. Electric propulsion is a method of powering rockets for deep-space exploration.
TRIANGLE'S BACK -- Jed Peterson '06 and Faaria Kherani '09 join forces Nov. 11 at McCarter Theatre in the Triangle Club's new show, "Excess Hollywood." Kherani plays Tavia Turner, the writer of a novel being made into a film; Peterson is Le Stat, a Frenchman who sabotages the Americans' film efforts.
ON STAGE -- Sam Zetumer '09 and Lisa Curry '06 take on the roles of brother and sister in "A Long History of Neglect," a play written by Noah Haidle '01 and performed by a student cast for two weekends in November at the Berlind Theatre. The play, which focuses on an adolescent boy's attempt to find a place for himself in the universe, was directed by Davis McCallum '97, a lecturer in theater and dance.
AIDS AWARENESS -- A host of small red flags in front of Frist Campus Center during World AIDS Week tracked the number of AIDS deaths each year since 1982. Each flag represented 15,000 deaths, according to Zahir Kanjee '06, president of the Student Global AIDS Campaign. A series of events during the week raised $1,500 for The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
MOVERS AND SHAKERS: Students in the BodyHype dance troupe show their stuff at Theatre Intime last Thursday. They gave additional performances on Friday and Saturday.
HIGH-TECH GATHERING -- James Sturm '79, at left, director of the Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials (PRISM), and James Wei, center, former engineering school dean, greet Thomas Connelly Jr. '74, senior vice president and chief science and technology officer of DuPont, Feb. 2 at the Friend Center. Connelly was the keynote speaker during a two-day symposium of academic, industry, and government researchers in fields related to PRISM and the Princeton Center for Complex Materials. Among the fields are nanotechnology, optical and wireless technologies, and life sciences materials.
A FINE MESS -- After visiting the rooms of newly admitted members and delivering a personal welcome, members of Tower Club gathered in the courtyard between Blair and Joline halls Feb. 10 and celebrated with plenty of shaving cream. At center is Steve Sucharski '06. Other selective clubs did their pickups the same day
HIGH FLIER -- Meredith Mante '06 competes in the pole vault event during the Princeton Invitational indoor track meet Feb. 18 at Jadwin Gym. Princeton athletes won seven events at the meet.
COMEDY FOR A CAUSE -- Ben Fast '06 performs a stand-up comedy routine Feb. 24 in Richardson Auditorium as part of "This is Princeton," the University's annual talent showcase. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni take part in acts that include music, dance, poetry, and film. Proceeds of the event support local youth arts programs.
GOING FOR THE TITLE -- Princeton sophomore Meagan Cowher goes up for a layup as Brown's Catherine Schape defends in the Tigers' 72-55 victory at Jadwin Gym March 3. On March 7, Cowher led Princeton with 20 points as the Tigers beat Penn, 67-55, to share the ivy championship with Brown and Dartmouth.
FANS OF A DIFFERENT COLOR -- Nadia Ben-Youssef '06, center, and other Tiger basketball fans at Jadwin Gym cheer on leading scorer Scott Greenman '06 (combining the shirt's color and the -man of his name) as Princeton beat Penn in overtime, 60-59, March 7 in the Tigers' season finale.
THE KEY TO HISTORY -- Ada Amobi '09, left, leads a group of students from the Roots Learning Center in Washington, D.C., on a campus Orange Key tour. McCosh Hall is in the background as Ada points toward the University Chapel.
WORK IN PROGRESS -- A charcoal sketch of a building on Nassau Street by Rebecca Allen '08, left, is critiqued by Eve Aschheim, senior lecturer and teacher of the "Introduction to Drawing 202" class, on March 29. Aschheim is director of the Program in Visual Arts.
SPRING SONG -- Agata Becalska, a graduate student in molecular biology, rehearses with other members of the Glee Club at the Woolworth Music Center. The group was preparing for a performance April 22 of Bach's St. Matthew Passion at Richardson Auditorium.
ALL THAT JAZZ -- Wilson "Willie Tee" Turbinton, a jazz pianist and producer from New Orleans who has been teaching at the University since he was displaced by Hurricane Katrina, takes a turn at the microphone during the Frist Fest activities outside the Frist Center May 4. Turbinton thanked the audience for their part in hurricane relief efforts and introduced members of the Princeton Jazz Ensemble before joining them on the keyboard for several songs.