Princeton Weekly Bulletin   March 3, 2008, Vol. 97, No. 18   prev   next   current

Political scholar Zelizer goes beyond disciplinary, academic boundaries

by Emily Aronson

As the presidential campaign focuses attention on America’s future, Princeton’s Julian Zelizer is emerging as a prominent political scholar — known for bringing historical insights to today’s issues with a blend of social and cultural analysis.

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Princeton gives highest awards to top students

by Ruth Stevens

Princeton recognized the winners of the highest honors it awards to students at Alumni Day ceremonies Feb. 23.

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Davies named new associate provost, will oversee international initiatives

by Ruth Stevens

Provost Christopher Eisgruber has named a new associate provost who will play a vital role in implementing the University’s new international initiatives.

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MacArthur grant supports Princeton Laptop Orchestra

by Jennifer Greenstein Altmann

The Princeton Laptop Orchestra is one of 17 winners of the Digital Media and Learning Competition, which awards funds to projects that use digital media in an innovative way for formal and informal learning.

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$4 million gift from alumnus Lee will strengthen jazz program

A $4 million gift from Anthony H.P. Lee, a member of the class of 1979, will enhance the study and performance of jazz at Princeton, significantly expanding the University’s ability to support performances and develop innovative research and teaching in this uniquely American and broadly influential art form.

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University provides endowment, aid details to Senate committee

The University has provided to the U.S. Senate in-depth information on Princeton’s endowment spending policies, commitment to financial aid, and efforts to ensure that Princeton is accessible to students from the full range of income backgrounds.

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March events set at Labyrinth Books

Labyrinth Books will host the following events, which feature Princeton faculty members or are cosponsored by a campus office or organization, in March. The events, which are free and open to the public, will be held at the bookstore, 122 Nassau St., unless otherwise noted:

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Attack on computer memory reveals vulnerability of security systems

by Hilary Parker

A team of academic, industry and independent researchers has demonstrated a new class of computer attacks that compromise the contents of “secure” memory systems, particularly in laptops.

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