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Princeton Weekly Bulletin   December 11, 2006, Vol. 96, No. 12   prev   next   current

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Labyrinth bookstore to open in Princeton as Micawber closes

Labyrinth Books, one of the nation’s leading scholarly bookstores, will open a store in Princeton in the fall of 2007 in the Nassau Street property currently occupied by Foot Locker, and the Princeton University Store will open a satellite apparel and insignia store on Nassau Street in space currently occupied by The Children’s Place and Micawber Books. These moves follow a decision by the owners of Micawber Books to sell their business to the University after 25 years serving the Princeton community.

Branker hits high note in leading jazz program

Anthony D.J. Branker, director of Princeton’s jazz program, spent the fall 2005 semester helping the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre develop its jazz studies curriculum. For Branker, a 1980 Princeton graduate, the challenge hearkened back to his own return to campus in 1989.

Promising scholar Ricardo Krauel dies at age 40

Ricardo Krauel, an emerging scholar of modern Spanish poetry and gender studies, died Nov. 22 in Princeton at age 40 after a battle with cancer.

Clothing drive, other outreach planned

Members of the University community will have the opportunity to share the holiday spirit through a clothing drive and several other community service initiatives being coordinated through the Office of Community and Regional Affairs.

Alumnus funds pedestrian bridge to link two sides of campus

Real estate executive John Harrison Streicker, a member of Princeton’s class of 1964, has given the University a gift to fund the construction of its new pedestrian bridge, which will link the two halves of the southern part of campus separated by Washington Road. 

Forum addresses need to improve access to education

Some 100 representatives of colleges and universities, high schools, nonprofits and other organizations convened at Princeton for a major forum addressing the critical need to help disadvantaged youth gain access to and succeed in college.

Ying-shih Yu selected for Kluge Prize

Ying-shih Yu, Princeton’s Gordon Wu ’58 Professor Emeritus of Chinese Studies, has been named the co-winner of the third John W. Kluge Prize for lifetime achievement in the study of humanity.


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