Princeton Weekly Bulletin   June 5, 2006, Vol. 95, No. 28   search   prev   next

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2006 valedictorian composes impressive record of achievement
Study of past sets salutatorian on course for future
Commencement events scheduled

University steps up sustainability efforts
Tilghman names committee to guide health and well-being
University extends Humanitarian Relief Efforts Policy until June 2007
Rothman helps reveal intricacies of ancient math phenomenon
Program offers grad students a world of opportunities
Carter shapes future breakthroughs, one atom at a time, one student at a time


Nassau Notes
Calendar of events
By the numbers



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Nassau notes

Roads closed for graduation

The main campus will be closed to all vehicles from 7 a.m., to 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, for Commencement. For more information, call 258-3134.

Staff picnic set for June 13

The annual University staff picnic is planned for 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at Alexander Beach. In case of rain, the event will take place at Jadwin Gym.

The theme for this year’s gathering is “Fiesta.” In addition to food, the event will feature a baby photo contest, bake-off, cook-off, mariachi band, salsa dance instruction, caricatures, massage therapy, games, sporting events and door prizes.

Tickets are available at several locations on the main campus and the Forrestal Campus. For more information, visit the Office of Human Resources Web site at or contact Pamela Johnson at 258-9149 or

HR offers summer learning opportunities

The Office of Human Resources has finalized its core learning curriculum offerings for this summer.

June classes will include “Managing Effective Interactions,” “Building Trust in the Workplace,” “Leading With Emotional Intelligence” and the ombuds office’s “Conflict Management 101.”

In July, offerings will include “Managing Effective Interactions,” “Coaching Others Toward Improvement,” “Team Performance Fundamentals” and the ombuds office’s “Mediation Skills.”

Highlights in August will be “Managing Effective Interactions,” “Managing Performance Problems,” “Introduction to Social Styles” and “Team Performance Fundamentals.”

In addition to these programs, courses in “Legal Aspects of Supervision” and “Diversity” currently are being developed.

For more information on the core learning curriculum, full course descriptions, pre-requisite information, registration information and a detailed schedule, visit the learning and development Web site at

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Reg Rogers, Daniel London and Tim DeKay (from left) star in “Ridiculous Fraud,” a new comedy by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Beth Henley. (photo by T. Charles Erickson)


New comedy by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright at McCarter

Reg Rogers, Daniel London and Tim DeKay star in “Ridiculous Fraud,” a new comedy by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Beth Henley being performed at McCarter Theatre through June 11. The play is a saga of three grown brothers trying to outrun a family history that tends toward the worst-case scenario. Tickets are available by calling the McCarter box office at 258-2787 or by visiting

Frist hosts concert series

The Frist Campus Center will present six concerts this summer at 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays on its south lawn.

The schedule is: Nadine Zahr (pop/acoustic/soul/rock), June 14; Zoë Lewis (folk), June 21; Reed Kendall (folk/pop/rock), June 28; Mutlu (funk/jazz/hip-hop), July 5; Ben Carroll (blues), July 12; and Tim Blane (pop), July 19.

The concerts are free and open to the campus community. Refreshments will be served. In case of inclement weather, the concerts will take place in the Frist Food Gallery on the A level.

For more information, visit

Summer calendar compiled

The next Princeton Weekly Bulletin will include a calendar that covers June 19-Sept. 10. If you are planning an event on campus this summer and would like it included in the calendar, please complete the online form by 5 p.m. Friday, June 9, at