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Princeton Weekly Bulletin   April 23, 2007, Vol. 96, No. 24   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, Karin Dienst, Hilary Parker, Ushma Patel, Teresa Riordan

    Photographers: Denise Applewhite, John Jameson

    Design: Maggie Westergaard

    Web edition: Mahlon Lovett

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World premiere production of “Boris Godunov”

After months of inspired collaborations between Princeton scholars, students and artists, the curtain rose on the University’s world premiere production of “Boris Godunov” April 12 at the Berlind Theatre.

Deepening the discourse on racial dynamics

By Karin Dienst

Investigating where she comes from is a central theme for Anne Cheng, an Asian American, who uses her wide-ranging interests in 20th-century American literature, film, psychoanalysis, history, law and the arts to explore how racial identity is perceived and promulgated in American culture.

Program will create community of humanities scholars

By Emily Aronson

The Council of the Humanities has launched a new program that offers faculty the opportunity to spend a year of academic leave at the University to pursue research interests and engage the campus in humanities projects.

Four to continue serving as deans

The five-year reviews of the four deans whose evaluations were scheduled this year have been completed and reported to the Board of Trustees, and all four will continue to serve in their positions.

Researchers combine efforts to help people of African savannas manage their land

By Teresa Riordan

When an interdisciplinary research team from Princeton arrived in the savanna of central Kenya last summer, they found that one region they were planning to study — Koija — had not received any rainfall for 18 months.

Revised plan unveiled for arts neighborhood

The University has unveiled a revised plan for the Alexander Street/University Place neighborhood that features a realigned intersection and an improved design that supports both the arts and the transit goals for the area.

On a quest for ancient coins, Steiglitz finds inspiration for a book and a course

By Hilary Parker

Computer scientist Ken Steiglitz is happy to admit that he is an eBay addict.

Communiversity set for April 28

The Communiversity celebration, which annually brings the town and University together for a day of performances, food, games and more, is planned for noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 28.


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