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Princeton Weekly Bulletin   February 26, 2007, Vol. 96, No. 17   prev   next   current

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Katz embraces dynamic approach to convey richness of languages

Associate Professor of Classics Joshua Katz likes to start the first day of class in “Origins and Nature of English Vocabulary” with what he calls his “party trick.”

Soboyejo tackles problems, inspires students

From the beginning, Winston Oluwole Soboyejo has been of two worlds — the developing and the developed.

Three new faculty members appointed

The Board of Trustees has approved the appointments of three new faculty members — one full professor and two assistant professors. 

Tilghman names advisory committee on international opportunities

President Tilghman has appointed a group of faculty members to advise her on how the University can best respond to the challenges and opportunities in the international arena.

Playground project benefits day care center, student designers

In transforming a small vacant lot into an imaginative playground, Princeton architecture students are revitalizing a Trenton day care center while developing their own creative and analytical skills.

Gift of rare Chinese coins enriches University collection

A gift of more than 2,000 coins to the University Library’s Department of Rare Books and Special Collections will make relics from ancient and medieval China available to researchers on campus and around the world.

Schäfer chosen for Andrew W. Mellon award

Peter Schäfer, the Ronald O. Perelman Professor of Judaic Studies at Princeton, has been selected by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation as one of four winners of its Distinguished Achievement Awards. 


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