P E O P L E
Name: Walter Rice
Position: Shuttle driver. Driving the tram from
parking lot 16 to the University Chapel and back from 5:30
a.m. to 1:45 p.m. each day.
Quote: "I like meeting the people, especially the
students and parents. The employees are very friendly. For
many people, I'm the first person at Princeton they meet.
They ask me questions about the campus, and I answer them to
the best of my ability."
Other interests: Spending time with his wife of 40
years and their four children. Watching football and
Sankar Suryanarayan has joined the Office of General
Counsel as assistant University counsel.
Previously, he was a staff attorney at American
University and a litigation associate at Chadbourne &
Parke, a law firm with offices in New York City and
Two Princeton faculty members have received Fulbright
Scholar grants to conduct research abroad this year.
Heath Lowry, the Ataturk Professor of Ottoman and
Modern Turkish Studies and professor of Near Eastern
studies, received the grant for work at Bilkent University
in Ankara, Turkey. He is working on two projects: "A Study
of the Ozal Years (1983-93) and Their Impact on Contemporary
Turkey"; and a monograph on "The Social and Economic History
of Ottoman Bursa, 1326-1600."
Todd Burke Porterfield, assistant professor of art
and archaeology, received the grant for research on "After
Iconoclasm: Art History and the Resacralization of the
French Body Politic" at the Philosophie Universite de Paris
X, in Paris, France.
About 800 U.S. faculty and professionals
received Fulbright grants to lecture or conduct research in
140 countries around the world.
Chelsea Honigmann, a graduate student in
Princeton's Department of Civil and Environmental
Engineering, has won the 2001 Structural Engineering
Traveling Fellowship from the Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Her essay and travel proposal for the
$7,500 award builds on her thesis, a pioneering study on the
conceptual design of bridges that explores how the greatest
engineers have developed their ideas.
The fellowship will enable Honigmann, who
will finish her master of science in engineering degree this
year, to travel to Europe to study significant bridges
first-hand. Upon completion of her travels, she will be
given the opportunity through additional stipends to deliver
public lectures on her research at various colleges and
universities. She will present a public lecture at Princeton
during the 2001-02 academic year.
October: Elizabeth Clifford, 82 (1971-1987,
January: Joseph Zuba, 84 (1961-1981,
February: Harry Christian, 86 (1963-1980, building
services); and Bernett Lane, 85 (1966-1977, public
Effective March 1: In housing, housekeeper Gertrude
Cruser, after 33 years.
Effective April 1: In building services, janitor
Melvin Smith, after 15 years.
April 2, 2001
Vol. 90, No. 22
ready to launch his career and a
encourages enterprising students
celebrates Goheen Fellowship
uses fellowship to give back
Project 55 gets new home
connects with University community
creates opportunities to share
the numbers: Orange Key Tours
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