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Spotlight

   

Name: George Rose.

Position: Senior technical staff member in the Department of Geosciences. Working as a machinist on projects for faculty members in the department and elsewhere on campus. Talking with people about their projects and what needs to be done, and then designing and machining devices such as saws, pendulums and parts for laser optical work. Also doing some referral work for researchers outside the University. As a sideline to his job -- making special clocks with University photos for those retiring from the department.

Quote: "My work is constantly evolving with new labs, new professors and new projects. Communication skills are very important. Some universities go outside for this kind of work, but I don't think they provide the kind of individual attention we do here. Because we're close by the department (in the basement of Guyot), we can pop into the lab and try something out to see if it works."

Other interests: Spending time with his wife of 24 years and their two sons, traveling, fly fishing and playing racquetball.


In Communications

   

Eric Quiñones has joined the Office of Communications as a media relations officer/staff writer.
    He will be responsible for writing news releases, handling certain media inquiries and preparing articles for the Princeton Weekly Bulletin.
    Quiñones worked for five years as a writer and editor with the Associated Press in New York. In addition, he has been a writer and editor for a mobile software firm in Illinois and a freelance writer for The New York Times and The Star-Ledger of Newark, N.J.
    A graduate of Indiana University, Quiñones also has written for Indiana Alumni magazine and for the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.


In the Office of the General Counsel

    Sciarra     Suryanarayan     Marsh

Two staff members in the Office of the General Counsel have been promoted, and a new attorney has joined the staff.
    General Counsel Peter McDonough has announced that Lorraine Sciarra, formerly University counsel, has been promoted to senior University counsel, and serves as the University's senior legal adviser in McDonough's absence. Sciarra has been a Princeton staff member for 13 years.

Sankar Suryanarayan, formerly assistant University counsel, has been promoted to University counsel. He has been a member of the legal staff since 2001.

Clayton Marsh, a 1985 Princeton graduate, has been named University counsel. A 1997 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, Marsh has been practicing law in New York City. Prior to entering law school, he was a member of the English faculty at the Lawrenceville School for seven years. He also earned a master's degree from Stanford University and a doctoral degree from Columbia University.

 
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November 11, 2002
Vol. 92, No. 9
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Contents

Page one
Engineers and biologists design wireless devices to unlock secrets of animal kingdom
McPherson: civil War battle provides lessons for today

Inside
Jezierny selected to lead new WWS institute focusing on regional issues
Packing his trunk for Africa: Ende's new job sustains Princeton ties

Sections
People
Nassau Notes
Calendar of events
By the numbers


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