Princeton Weekly Bulletin   February 18, 2008, Vol. 97, No. 16   prev   next   current

Berg researches Wilson biography while teaching ‘Life Writing’

By Jennifer Greenstein Altmann

In the fall of 1967, on his second day as an undergraduate at Princeton, A. Scott Berg walked over to Firestone Library and asked to take a look at F. Scott Fitzgerald’s handwritten draft of “The Great Gatsby.”

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Understanding America’s racial divide drives Pager’s work

By Eileen Glanton Loftus

As a young girl growing up in Hawaii, Devah Pager was accustomed to a diverse society, where people of different ethnic groups blended easily and many of her peers claimed “mixed” racial identities. After her move to Los Angeles for college, however, she was struck by the degree to which the rest of American society, particularly in big cities, was divided by race.

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Ernest Johnson, accomplished researcher and educator, dies

By Hilary Parker

Renowned educator and researcher Ernest Johnson, an expert in process control, nuclear fusion power and hazardous waste management, died Feb. 2. He was 89.

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Exhibition celebrates art museum’s 125th anniversary

The Princeton University Art Museum is celebrating its 125th anniversary with an exhibition that brings together many of the most important works from all areas of its collection. On view from Saturday, Feb. 23, through Sunday, June 15, “An Educated Eye: Princeton University Art Museum Collections” also marks the publication of the museum’s new handbook, which serves as a guide to its encyclopedic collection.

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Two win ReachOut 56 grants for public service

By Emily Aronson

Princeton seniors Anne Armstrong and Adrienne Simpson have been awarded 2008 ReachOut 56 Fellowships, which provide the winners with a $30,000 grant to undertake a yearlong public service project after graduation.

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Open house planned on arts and transit neighborhood

An open house on the University’s proposed arts and transit neighborhood is set for 4:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the University Store, 36 University Place.

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Dance festival features work of renowned choreographers

The annual Spring Dance Festival on Feb. 22-24 will feature student performances of works by world-renowned choreographers Mark Morris and Susan Marshall, alongside pieces by Princeton’s head of dance, Ze’eva Cohen, faculty member Edisa Weeks and guest choreographer Marianela Boan.

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