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Princeton Weekly Bulletin   November 13, 2006, Vol. 96, No. 9   prev   next   current

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  • Editor: Ruth Stevens

    Calendar editor: Carolyn Geller

    Staff writers: Jennifer Greenstein Altmann, Eric Quiñones

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Eigenvalue-hugging ecologist seeks solutions in numbers

For a jeans-wearing environmentalist, Andy Dobson talks a lot like an economist — and, for that matter, a physicist, a computer scientist and a mathematician.

VP takes personal approach to human resources

For Lianne Sullivan-Crowley, the vice president for human resources, doing her job well means frequently putting aside the technological conveniences of modern life — the phone, the fax, the computer — and getting downright old-fashioned. When she wants to talk to someone, she goes to see them.

CIEE continues agenda with Malik at helm

Sharad Malik, the George Van Ness Lothrop Professor in Engineering, has been named director of the University’s Center for Innovation in Engineering Education (CIEE).

OSHA ensures access to records

Under a regulation of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration, employers are required to make available upon request certain medical records and all exposure records of employees who are exposed to toxic substances or hazardous agents.

Postdoctoral scholars join interdisciplinary community

Five new postdoctoral scholars have joined the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts this year.

Program provides backup for caregiving needs

Jamie Sherman is a graduate student in anthropology trying to make it through a hectic whirlwind of teaching classes, working on her dissertation research proposal and writing conference papers. When her 6-year-old daughter, Ori, broke her leg last February, her carefully calibrated schedule was thrown out the window.

Food choices explored at Nov. 16-17 conference

Some of the nation’s leading thinkers on issues surrounding food will convene on campus Thursday and Friday, Nov. 16-17, to explore how eating choices affect not only people’s health, but also the world’s climate, animal welfare and the survival of the family farm.


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