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Pianist George Winston

Pianist George Winston will perform his winter concert at 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18, at McCarter Theatre. Included in the diverse program will be his renditions of Vince Guaraldi's scores from the Peanuts cartoons and "Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar," demonstrating his traditional fingerpicking style.

'Messiah sing set'

Members of the University community are invited to lend their voices to a performance of Handel's "Messiah" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, in the University Chapel.
     The sing-along will feature the Christmas portion of the composition as well as other selected choruses. Soloists Clare Mueller, soprano, and John Sawyer, bass, also will perform, along with organ, string and trumpet accompanists. Penna Rose, director of chapel music, will conduct the group.
     Participants are encouraged to bring a score, or they may borrow one at the door. The event is expected to run about one and a half hours. Admission is $5; students may attend free.

Cavell focuses on 'The Good Film'

Philosopher Stanley Cavell will address "The Good of Film" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, in 104 Computer Science Building as part of the James A. Moffett '29 Lectures in Ethics.
     A professor emeritus at Harvard University, Cavell is a recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and a past president of the American Philosophical Association. His publications include "Nothing Goes Without Saying," a discussion of the language of three Marx Brothers films, and "Contesting Tears: The Melodrama of the Unknown Woman," an investigation of several Hollywood melodramas from the '30s and '40s.
     A reception will follow the lecture. For more information, visit the University Center for Human Values Web site at <www.princeton.edu/values> or call 258-4798.


Community of Scholars

This photograph of the Oct. 22, 1913, dedication of the Graduate School is part of the exhibit, "A Community of Scholars: Graduate Education at Princeton," on display at Firestone Library through April 1. A Friends of the Library tour of the exhibit, part of the Graduate College's centennial celebration, is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16.

Benefits update

Health plans cover breast reconstruction

ERISA information provided

December 11, 2000
Vol. 90, No. 12
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Humane hacker
Researchers find Internet glitch that puts privacy at serious risk
Class project brings community history to life

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Bowen honored for groundbreaking book
United Way campaign update
Spotlight / Obituary

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Joint studio with Asian universities inspires students

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Calendar of events

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University lends support to new public library
Discussions under way with Oxford

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Nassau notes
Health plans cover breast reconstruction
ERISA information provided

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