Princeton Weekly Bulletin Calendar of events

February 3-9, 2003

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Mo   Tu   We   Th   Fr   Sa   Su   Weekly   Exhibits   Et cetera

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Lectures

4:45 p.m. Operations research and financial engineering seminar. "The Q-Optimal Measure." David Hobson, University of Bath, United Kingdom. E219 Engineering Quadrangle.

Notices

G 4:30 p.m. Faculty meeting. Nassau.

Tuesday, February 4   prev   next   exhibits   top

Lectures

11 a.m. Chemistry seminar. "New Transition-Metal Catalysts for Organic Chemistry." Gregory Fu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

Noon. Population research/demography seminar. "How Long Do We Live?" John Bongaarts. 300 Wallace.

4:15 p.m. Astrophysical sciences astronomy colloquium. "In and Around the Milky Way with 2MASS." Mike Skrutskie, University of Virginia. Auditorium, Peyton. Social gathering at 5 p.m., main hallway.

4:30 p.m. Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination lecture. "Putin as Partner: Russian Foreign Policy in Transition." Dmitri Trenin, Carnegie Moscow Center. 1 Robertson.

4:30 p.m. Operations research and financial engineering seminar. "Liquidity Risk and Arbitrage Pricing Theory." Philip Protter, Cornell University. E219 Engineering Quadrangle.

Notices

Noon and 5 p.m. Registration for spring physical education classes. Main floor, Dillon Gym.

Wednesday, February 5   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

12:30 p.m. Chapel music concert. Chapel.

Lectures

Noon. Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions lecture. "A Good Word for Legal Positivism: Revisiting the Case of Bob Jones University." Hadley Arkes. East Room, Bobst Hall.

12:30 p.m. School of Engineering and Applied Science lecture. "Modeling and Manipulation of Cell Communication in Development." Stas Shvartsman. C217 Engineering Quadrangle. Lunch at noon.

2 p.m. Geophysical fluid dynamics seminar. "The World Meteorological Organization 2002 Ozone Report: Model Uncertainties and Assess-ments." John Austin, United Kingdom Meteorological Office. 209 Smagorinsky Seminar Room, Forrestal.

4:15 p.m. Princeton plasma physics colloquium. "Models of the Geo-dynamo." Peter Olson, Johns Hopkins University. Gottlieb Auditorium, PPPL, Forrestal.

4:30 p.m. Operations research and financial engineering seminar. "A Geometric View of Interest Rate Theory." Thomas Björk, Stockholm School of Economics. E219 Engineering Quadrangle.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School/Jewish studies/Jewish life/Near Eastern studies lecture. "The Islamization of the Arab-Israeli Conflict." Meir Litvak, Tel Aviv University. 1 Robertson.

Notices

Noon. Registration for spring physical education classes. Main floor, Dillon Gym.

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Arts

F 8 p.m. Theatre Intime play. John Guare: "Six Degrees of Separation." Theater, Murray-Dodge.

10 p.m. Frist entertainment. Magdalen Hsu-Li, performer and artist. Café Vivian, Frist.

Lectures

10:30 a.m. Geophysical fluid dynamics seminar. "Stratospheric Oscillations in a Climate Model: The QBO and the Solar Cycle." John Austin, United Kingdom Meteorological Office. 217 GFDL, Forrestal.

4:30 p.m. Music composers colloquium. David Lang, Bang on a Can. 106 Woolworth.

4:30 p.m. Physics Colloquim. "Wrestling with the Question: How Come Existence?." John Archibald Wheeler, professor of physics, emeritus. A10 Jadwin Hall. 4:00 p.m. Tea. Kirk McDonald. 218 Jadwin.

4:30 p.m. Professional research, technical and library staff Odyssey Seminar Series. "The Flight of the Gossamer Condor 25th Anniversary." Ben Shedd. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

4:30 p.m. Slavic languages and literatures lecture. "Razbor 'Nashedshego Podkova' Osipa Mandel'shtama." Lada Panova, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow. 101 Clio.

G 4:30 p.m. Women's Center/Frist/LGBT/Asian American Student Association lecture. "True Diversity." Magdalen Hsu-Li, performer and artist. 242 Frist.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School lecture. "From Rhetoric to Reality: Human Rights and Globalization." Mary Robinson, former U.N. high commissioner for human rights. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School/study of religion lecture. "The Shari'ah Debate in Nigeria: Theocracy and Transcendent Secularism - Friends or Foes?" Lamin Sanneh, Yale University. 16 Robertson.

Friday, February 7   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

12:30 p.m. Art Museum gallery talk. "Buddhist Sculpture Across Asia." Nicole Fabricant-Person. Art Museum.

7 p.m. Cotsen Children's Library/theater and dance/Frist dance and lecture. "A Victorian Valentine Show." Terry Borton and Jody Sperling, American Magic-Lantern Theater. 301 Frist.

F 7:30 p.m. University jazz winter weekend. University Concert Jazz Ensemble and Stanley Jordan, guitarist. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.

F 8 p.m. Theatre Intime play. John Guare: "Six Degrees of Separation." Theater, Murray-Dodge.

Lectures

3:30 p.m. Mechanical and aerospace engineering seminar in applied physics, fluid mechanics, combustion, and dynamics and control. "Building Fire Growth." James Quintiere, University of Maryland. 101 Friend. Social gathering at 4:30 p.m., J223 Engineering Quadrangle.

4:30 p.m. Irish studies lecture. "The Reinvention of Irish Masculinity in the 18th Century." Nancy Curtin, Fordham University. Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

Sports

6 p.m. Women's swimming vs. Columbia University. DeNunzio Pool.

F 7 p.m. Men's ice hockey vs. Clarkson University. Baker Rink.

7 p.m. Women's basketball vs. Columbia University. Jadwin Gym.

7 p.m. Wrestling vs. Harvard University. Dillon Gym.

Saturday, February 8   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

11 a.m. Art Museum talk for children. "Faces." Annette Merle-Smith, docent. Art Museum.

F Noon to 8 p.m. University jazz winter weekend. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.

F 8 p.m. Theatre Intime play. John Guare: "Six Degrees of Separation." Theater, Murray-Dodge.

10 p.m. Frist open mic night. Thema Bryant, poet. Café Vivian, Frist.

Sports

10 a.m. Men's and women's fencing vs. Cornell, Drew, Temple, Johns Hopkins, Fairleigh Dickinson and James Madison universities. Jadwin Gym.

11 a.m. Wrestling vs. Brown University and Wagner College. Dillon Gym.

12:30 p.m. Men's and women's squash vs. Dartmouth College. Jadwin Gym.

12:30 p.m. Women's indoor track vs. University of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania State University. Jadwin Gym.

F 7 p.m. Men's ice hockey vs. St. Lawrence University. Baker Rink.

7 p.m. Women's basketball vs. Cornell University. Jadwin Gym.

Sunday, February 9   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

3 p.m. Art Museum gallery talk. "Buddhist Sculpture Across Asia." Nicole Fabricant-Person. Art Museum.

Notices

11 a.m. Chapel service. Thomas Breidenthal. Chapel.

Sports

1 p.m. Men's and women's squash vs. Harvard University. Jadwin Gym.

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Alcoholics Anonymous

12:15 p.m. Mondays, West Room, Murray-Dodge; and 9:30 a.m. Sundays, G2 Dickinson. Membership not required to attend.

Chapel Music for Meditation

10 to 11 p.m. Thursdays, through May 22. Chapel.

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Art Museum

Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Closed Mondays and major holidays. Public tours, Saturdays, 2 p.m.

•"Seeing the Unseen: Abstract Photo-graphy, 1900-1940." Through March 23.

•"The Arts of Asia: Works in the Permanent Collection." Through June.

Firestone Library

Exhibition Gallery and Milberg Gallery for the Graphic Arts (second floor): Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Exhibition Gallery:

•"Hand Book-bindings: Plain and Simple to Grand and Glorious." Through April 20.

Milberg Gallery:

•"Unseen Hands: Four Centuries of Women Printers, Binders and Book Designers." Through March 30.

Lobby: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.

Frist Campus Center

100 Level. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 a.m.; and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 2 a.m.

•Photographs by Emery Guzelsu.

Visual Arts Program

Lucas Gallery, 185 Nassau St. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed weekends.

•Exhibit of student work, fall 2002. Feb. 4 through Feb. 25. Opening reception, Feb. 4, 6 to 8 p.m.; video screening, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Women and Gender Studies

Lounge, 113 Dickinson Hall. Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed weekends.

•Oil paintings by Winona Meltzer. Through March 4.

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Art Museum

Hours: 258-3788; http://www.princetonartmuseum.org

Athletic Ticket Office

Tickets and information: 258-3538.

Dillon Gymnasium

Hours: 258-4466.

Employee Assistance Program

G07 McCosh Health Center. Information and appointments: 258-1875, Monday, Tuesday and Friday.

Employee Health

G6B McCosh Health Center. Appointments: 258-5035, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. After-hours emergencies: 258-3134.

Employment Opportunities

Employment Hotline: 258-6130; http://jobs.princeton.edu/openjobs

Frist Campus Center

Welcome Desk: 258-1766. mailto:fristqna@princeton.edu

Library

Hours: 258-3181; http://libweb.princeton.edu

McCarter Theatre Box Office

Reservations: 258-2787, Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. http://www.mccarter.org

Orange Key Guide Service

Frist Campus Center Welcome Desk. Tours Monday-Saturday at 10 and 11 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.; Sunday at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Information and tours: 258-1766.

Prospect Association

Reservations: 258-3686.

Richardson Auditorium

Reservations: 258-5000, Monday-Friday, noon to 6 p.m.; and two hours before events requiring tickets. http://www.princeton.edu/richaud

Theater and Dance

Reservations: 258-3676; http://www.princeton.edu/~visarts/the.html

Theatre Intime

Reservations: 258-4950; http://www.theatre-intime.org

Tiger Sportsline

Current sports highlights and upcoming athletic events: 258-3545.

 

February 3, 2003
Vol. 92, No. 14
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Contents

Page one
Study: Texas '10 percent plan' fails to sustain diversity
Operating budget includes special funding for key areas
Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

People
Melore determined to make the most out of experiences
Spotlight, obituaries, resignations
Staff appointments
Briefs

Inside
New 'P-rides' shuttle links graduate student housing and main campus
Intensive farming may suppress pollinating bees

Sections
Nassau Notes
By the numbers: University Research Board
Calendar of events


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