N A S S A U N O T E S
The Triangle Club will present its 111th annual
production, "Absurd to the Wise," at 8 p.m. Friday and
Saturday, May 31 and June 1, in McCarter
Theatre. The student written and performed show features the
famous, politically incorrect all-male kickline. For advance
tickets, call 258-2787.
Building services suspends moving
All departments are asked to postpone requests for moving
services until June 14. This is Building Services'
busiest time of the year because of student dormitory
check-out, commencement and Reunions. Every effort will be
made to accommodate those who have requests requiring
16,000 expected for Reunions
Some 16,000 people -- alumni and their families -- are
expected on campus Thursday through Sunday, May 30-June
1, for Reunions activities.
Highlights of the weekend will include:
the annual P-rade throughout campus beginning at 2 p.m.
Saturday; alumni-faculty forums and department open houses
during the day on Friday and Saturday; and performances by
groups including Quipfire!, Theatre Intime and the Triangle
Club, receptions and student/alumni arch sings on Friday and
All alumni and University representatives
once again will be required to have wristbands to
participate in Reunions activities in the major reunion
headquarters courtyards (wristbands are not required for
attending lectures or watching the P-rade). Faculty and
staff who ordered wristbands in advance from the Alumni
Council may pick them up from 7 to 11 p.m. each night in the
Maclean House parlor (enter through the front door).
For a complete schedule of Reunions
activities, visit this Web site: <http://alumni.princeton.edu/Events/Reunions.asp>.
Event planned on Internet regulation
A conference on "The Future of Internet Regulation: Open
Access, Private Rights and Public Values" will be presented
Wednesday, May 29, in the Frist Campus Center
Multipurpose Room by the Program in Law and Public
The conference will bring together
leading lawyers, policymakers and academics to discuss legal
responses to the Internet age. It will run from 9 a.m. to
Over the last decade, the Internet has
transformed our way of life, bringing with it some legal
challenges. Judges, legislators and attorneys must wrestle
with questions about how to secure personal rights of
privacy and ownership while also capitalizing on the promise
of new opportunities to improve the public's access to
The conference is organized into four
panels: "The Architecture of the Internet," "Fair Use and
the Internet," "Filtering and Content Regulation" and
"Privacy, Surveillance and the Internet." The panels are
designed to inspire discussion and audience involvement.
Speakers will make brief remarks and then respond to
questions and comments from the audience and their fellow
Space is limited; those interested should
register online by Monday, May 20, at http://www.princeton.edu/~lapa/conference/mcleregonline.htm>.
For more information, visit http://www.princeton.edu/~lapa/
Entrepreneurs' Network presents conference on
Peter Thiel, chairman and chief executive officer of
PayPal, will give the keynote address at a conference on
"Capturing the Upside: Starting and Managing Ventures in a
Rebounding Economy" on Thursday, May 30.
Sponsored by Princeton's reunion class of
1977, the event is the third annual national conference
presented by the Princeton Entrepreneurs' Network.
Participants will interact with leading entrepreneurs,
executives, venture capitalists, private investors and
service providers. It will run from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in
PayPal, a publicly traded company
headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., was founded in 2000 by
Thiel and Max Levchin. Its goal is to enable any business or
consumer with an e-mail address to securely, conveniently
and cost-effectively send and receive payments online.
PayPal is the 2002 Software and Information Industry
Association Codie Award winner for "Best e-Commerce
Solution" and is recognized by PC Magazine as one of the
"Top 100 Web Sites."
For more information and registration,
"Corpus Christi," a sculpted crucifix from 15th-century
northern Italy, is among the works displayed in "Reflections
of the Passion: Selected Works from the Princeton University
Art Museum" on view throughout the permanent collection
galleries at the museum through June 9.
The piece, which has lost its supporting
cross, is part of a selection of works representing the
passion and sacrifice of Christ. Conceived in conjunction
with another exhibition, "Anthony van Dyck: Ecce Homo and
The Mocking of Christ," the display provides the opportunity
to reexamine some of the better-known works in the museum's
The works are discussed in a gallery
brochure prepared by Victoria Reed, a curatorial research
associate. A brief commentary on each work is included as
well as a floorplan to help visitors locate the works in the
May 20, 2002
Vol. 92, No. 27
President Tilghman's first year
Thriving in the
there's a science to thre presidency
enjoys making things happen whether big or small
Stein chosen to
receive National Medal of Science
named Woodrow Wilson School dean
Math analysis could
aid flu vaccine selection
There's nothing like
public events calendar launched on Web
Keeping it short:
Richardson distills wit in aphorisms
Book marks 50th year
of Forrestal Campus
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