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Princeton Weekly Bulletin   March 26, 2007, Vol. 96, No. 20   prev   next   current

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Wheeler guides students into new creative waters

For poet Susan Wheeler, the key to teaching writing is presenting students with all the possible ways to express themselves.

Annual Innovation Forum brings together inventors and investors

It’s nearly dinnertime at the Friend Center, and Princeton University’s newest inventors are serving up appetizers. Eleven teams of scientists and engineers are offering the community a taste of their potentially marketable creations, each in three minutes flat.

University offers archived lectures as podcasts

Princeton has converted nearly 800 digital files of public events and lectures to make them easily available for free downloads from a new podcasts website. The podcasts feature a dynamic lineup of distinguished guests who visited the University dating back to 1998.

John Fleming, Bradley Whitford chosen to address seniors

Longtime Princeton faculty member John Fleming will deliver the address at this year’s Baccalaureate, and Emmy Award-winning actor Bradley Whitford will speak at the annual Class Day ceremony, leaders of the senior class have announced.

Historian’s work uncovering the past helps community ‘look itself in the eye’

Seven years ago, Princeton history professor Jan Gross wrote a book that drew international attention to a little-known event in World War II and set off a firestorm in Poland. His latest work, about anti-Semitism in Poland after the war, is likely to stir up another tempest when it is published there later this year.

Exhibition to showcase history, labors of ‘Godunov’ production

An aged woodcut map showing the boundaries of 16th-century Russia will be featured alongside innovative stage models and lavish costume designs in a special exhibition opening Sunday, April 1, to document Princeton’s efforts to mount a world-premiere production of “Boris Godunov.”

Olsen appointed engineering school’s ‘entrepreneur-in-residence’

The School of Engineering and Applied Science has named Greg Olsen, a pioneer in the sensors industry and in space travel, as its first “entrepreneur-in-residence.”

Cotsen presents ‘Princyclopedia 2007’

The magical world of “Harry Potter” will come to life at “Princyclopedia 2007” presented by Cotsen Children’s Library on Saturday, March 31, in Dillon Gymnasium. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and is free and open to the public.


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