Name: Syma Falk

Position: Insurance manager in the Office of Risk Management. Protecting the University's financial interests by procuring and negotiating insurance policies and making sure there are appropriate levels of coverage.

Quote: "It's a challenging job -- I've been at it for 24 years. It's very exciting to work with such a cross section of clients from faculty to staff to students."

Other interests: Spending time with her husband, son, daughter and four grandsons. Going to Broadway shows. Born in Cuba, she lived in Brooklyn for many years and still considers herself a New Yorker.


New writer in Communications 

Jennifer Greenstein has joined the Office of Communications as a staff writer. She will write articles for the Princeton Weekly Bulletin and news releases for dissemination to other media.

Greenstein has been a senior writer at both The Industry Standard magazine and Brill's Content magazine. In addition, she has written for Time magazine, the Associated Press and the Greenville (S.C.) News.

A 1991 graduate of Vassar College with a B.A. in English and American literature, Greenstein earned a master's degree in reporting and writing from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.


May 7, 2001
Vol. 90, No. 27
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Independent work caps Princeton experience
Delving into bioethics
Researching the court
Combining two interests
Analyzing theses topics

Minicourses provide 'continuing education'
Dale touched students lives
Faculty team serves up a slice of the universe

Communiversity 2001
PWB readers surveyed soon


By the numbers: Endowed professorships
Nassau Notes
Calendar of events

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