Princeton Weekly Bulletin   September 24, 2007, Vol. 97, No. 2   prev   next   current

Adventures and surprises await, Tilghman tells freshmen

By Ruth Stevens

Gazing out at the class of 2011 assembled before her in the University Chapel, President Tilghman described the “grand adventure” on which the freshmen are about to embark.

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Porphyrios celebrates revival of traditional architecture with design of Whitman College

By Cass Cliatt

Whitman College architect Demetri Porphyrios describes the residential college he designed for Princeton University in terms of music.

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Humanities fellows bring range of perspectives

From the critically acclaimed novelist Ian McEwan to a prominent avant-garde filmmaker and from a globally inspired musician to a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer — the distinguished fellows brought to campus this year by the Council of the Humanities and the University Center for the Creative and Performing Arts will represent a wide range of fields and interests.

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New class is most diverse in Princeton history

By Eric Quiñones

The Princeton class of 2011, selected from a record-high number of applicants, reflects continued success in the University’s efforts to attract a diverse student body.

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Grading policy change yields strong results

By Eric Quiñones

After three years in effect, Princeton’s new grading policy has proven successful in bringing grades in undergraduate courses under better control.

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Retiree benefits open enrollment is Sept. 24-Oct. 5

The University’s retiree 2008 annual benefits open enrollment period is from Monday, Sept. 24, through Friday, Oct. 5, with changes effective Jan. 1, 2008.

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Architect’s lecture, dedication set, Sept. 26-27

By Cass Cliatt

The fences that surrounded the Whitman College construction site for more than three years were removed in August to welcome this year’s students, and this month Princeton will celebrate the completion of the project with other members of the community in a two-day series of events.

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