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Princeton Weekly Bulletin   March 12, 2007, Vol. 96, No. 19   prev   next   current

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  • Editor: Ruth Stevens

    Calendar editor: Shani Hilton

    Staff writers: Jennifer Greenstein Altmann, Eric Quiñones

    Contributing writers: Ushma Patel

    Photographers: Denise Applewhite, John Jameson

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    Web edition: Mahlon Lovett

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Testing the boundaries of teaching science

Some of Princeton’s most scientifically talented undergraduates are dedicating their years on campus to more than learning how to conduct experiments. They have elected to be part of a grand experiment themselves — one that is attracting attention nationwide.

Harris-Lacewell draws on intellectual prowess and common sense

Melissa Harris-Lacewell encountered racial politics early. Her father is African American and her mother is white. Of the four children from her parents’ previous marriages, three are black and one is white. In the 1970s in the South, the family drew attention.

Energy plant wins award for reducing pollution and improving efficiency

The University’s energy plant has received a 2007 Energy Star CHP Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy for its efforts to reduce pollution and improve energy efficiency.

Film about senior thesis performance earns honors

A documentary film that tells the behind-the-scenes story of a senior thesis performance by Anthony Roth Costanzo, a 2004 Princeton graduate, has won a 2007 director’s choice award at the Black Maria Film and Video Festival.

Students turn class into effort to help New Orleans rebuild

Princeton sophomore Emery Whalen was gutting a home in New Orleans during intersession when she found treasure buried in the trash heap.

Exhibition, panel to document socialist architecture in Eastern Europe

Though the Iron Curtain no longer exists, the innumerable prefabricated concrete buildings that sprang up behind it still provide homes and workplaces for many millions of Eastern Europeans. This architectural legacy will be explored in a photographic exhibition that opens Monday, March 12, and a panel discussion the next day in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.


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