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Princeton Weekly Bulletin   April 16, 2007, Vol. 96, No. 23   prev   next   current

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  • Editor: Ruth Stevens

    Calendar editor: Shani Hilton

    Staff writers: Jennifer Greenstein Altmann, Eric Quiñones

    Contributing writers: Emily Aronson, Chad Boutin, Karin Dienst, Hilary Parker, Steven Schultz

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Danson dazzles with tales of Shakespeare

By Jennifer Greenstein Altmann

Professor of English Larry Danson paced the stage in McCosh 46, a worn copy of “The Taming of the Shrew” in his hand. Danson was knee-deep into his discussion of one of William Shakespeare’s earliest comedies — a playful work that humorously examines married life and how to deal with a cantankerous wife — and had arrived at Act 4, Scene 1.

Partnerships combine engineering and service

By Hilary Parker

In a mutually beneficial partnership, Princeton students are helping a local organization reduce its impact on the environment as they strengthen their problem-solving skills and build a stronger connection to the community.

Five new faculty members appointed

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

Labouisse winner to develop library in Uganda

By Karin Dienst

Princeton senior Maital Friedman has been awarded the University’s Henry Richardson Labouisse ’26 Prize, which will allow her to undertake a postgraduate project in Uganda.

Kunkel taking quiet, methodical steps to save the environment

By Chad Boutin

Cathy Kunkel showed up at Princeton in 2002 with dreams of saving the environment, and she set out to get an education that would help her to realize them.

Deflecting damage: Flexible electronics aid brain injury research

By Hilary Parker

Flexible electronic membranes may overcome a longstanding dilemma faced by brain researchers: How to replicate injuries in the lab without destroying the electrodes that monitor how brain cells respond to physical trauma.

Prize launches first project for interdisciplinary architecture center

By Jennifer Greenstein Altmann

An interdisciplinary team of Princeton faculty members and alumni, assembled to work together on urban research at a new Center for Architecture, Urbanism and Infrastructure in the School of Architecture, has been awarded the American Institute of Architects’ Latrobe Prize.

University will host 2007 American Handel Festival

By Emily Aronson

International scholars and performers dedicated to honoring the life and works of Baroque composer George Frideric Handel will gather at the University for the American Handel Festival and Meeting on Thursday through Saturday, April 19-21. This is the first time the American Handel Society will hold its biennial festival at Princeton.


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