Media advisory: Princeton
scholar available to comment on debates
9/30/04 -- Voters must evaluate
which presidential candidate convincingly articulates the strengths
of his own platform in the upcoming debates, rather than which tosses
out the best one-liner, according to political scholar Brandice
Canes-Wrone of Princeton University.
Community Day at Princeton
Stadium set for Oct. 16
9/30/04 -- Residents of the campus
and local communities are invited to an annual celebration of arts,
entertainment, sports and community service Saturday, Oct. 16, at
Leonard wins MacArthur Foundation
9/28/04 -- Naomi Leonard, a Princeton
engineer who invents mathematical theories that allow underwater
robots to coordinate their own behavior like schooling fish, has
been selected to receive a 2004 MacArthur Fellowship.
Study: Emission of smog ingredients
from trees is increasing rapidly
Changes in forestry and agriculture affecting ozone pollution
9/27/04 -- 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.
Kolligian named director
of counseling and psychological services
9/27/04 -- 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.
Media advisory: Princeton scholar
examines democracy-building in Arab world
9/22/04 -- High unemployment and lack of higher
education among citizens in the Arab world are the major obstacles
to gaining popular support for democracy in the region, according
to the initial findings of a study by Amaney Jamal, a Princeton
University politics professor.
Deceased sophomore identified,
9/6/04 -- A sophomore who was found deceased in her dorm room bed
has been identified as Melissa M. Huang of Mechanicsburg, Pa. She
Students honored at Opening
9/5/04 -- The accomplishments of Princeton's students were celebrated
with the awarding of four undergraduate prizes at Opening Exercises
2004 Opening Exercises Address
President Shirley M. Tilghman
Princeton welcomes new students,
classes begin Sept. 9
9/3/04 -- Princeton will welcome 1,175 freshmen in the class of
2008 and 541 new students in the Graduate School in activities and
programs leading up to the 2004-05 academic year's opening day of
classes on Thursday, Sept. 9.
Media advisory: Analysis of
Venezuelan election does not substantiate fraud claims
9/2/04 -- An analysis of polling data from the Aug. 15 referendum
in Venezuela to recall President Hugo Chávez indicates that
certain forms of computer fraud were unlikely to have occurred during
the electronic voting process, according to a study by computer
science researchers from Johns Hopkins and Princeton universities.
Technology already exists
to stabilize global warming
Analysis shows how to control carbon emissions for 50
8/12/04 -- 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.
Reed named associate provost
for institutional equity
7/23/04 -- 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
Breakthrough yields simple way
to make microscopic electronics
Scientists achieve smallest-ever spacing in nanoscale structures
7/22/04 -- 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 powerful microscopes.
Media advisory: Faculty
experts available for comment on elections
7/8/04 -- Princeton University faculty members are available for
media interviews on issues related to the November 2004 presidential
Annual Giving campaign raises
nearly $36.5 million
Total is the second highest in campaign's history
7/7/04 -- 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 only the $36,698,032
raised in 2000-01.