Four professors join
Trustees appoint 14 assistant
Honored: William Lockwood,
McCarter Theatre's special programming director
Color of Success: Third
World Center welcomed Afeni Shakur
Obituaries of retired
In the Plasma Physics Lab,
physicists Zhihong Lin and Masayuki Ono and
engineer Michael Williams are the recipients of the
Kaul Foundation Prize for Excellence in Plasma Physics and
Technology Development. Williams has also won the 1999
Distinguished Career Award from Fusion Power Associates.
Assistant Professor of Music Simon
Morrison has received the Alfred Einstein Award from the
American Musicological Society for his article "Skryabin and
the Impossible" published in the society's journal.
McCarter Theatre's special
programming director William Lockwood (l) celebrated
with his mother Virginia and brother Stephen at a dinner in
his honor at the theater on October 29. More than 70 people
attended the event, which recognized Lockwood's association
with McCarter over nearly for four decades.
First as associate producer and now as
special programming director for McCarter's classical music,
dance, jazz, world music, world dance and special events
programs, Lockwood has brought to McCarter performers as
diverse as Tony Bennett and Luciano Pavarotti, Marcel
Marceau and Alvin Ailey, Pink Floyd and Yo-Yo Ma.
Born and educated in Princeton and at
Princeton, Lockwood is a member of the Class of 1959. His
father William was a professor of politics and international
affairs at the University, and his mother was an elementary
school teacher at Miss Fine's School and later Princeton Day
Color of success
Color of success
The board of the Third World Center
welcomed Afeni Shakur (c), mother of the late rapper
2Pac, as the keynote speaker in "The Color of Success" Youth
Conference on November 12.
A former Black Panther, Shakur now works
with the Shakur Family Foundation to intcrease literacy and
spark community development in the inner city.
With Shakur are Third World Center
director Heddye Ducree (l) and TWC officers Hyeseung Song
'01, Misha Charles '01, Audrey Davis '01, Nwakaego Okparaeke
'01, Andria Boateng '02, Anayi Reynolds '02 and Jane Liu '01
(r). (Photo by Ron Carter)
Basketball. The men
lost to Ohio 68-60 on November 26. The women lost to
Delaware 74-43 on November 23, defeated Ohio 69-63 on
November 26 and lost to Arkansas 87-45 on Novem-ber 27.
(Men: 1-3, women: 1-4)
Hockey. The men's team tied Yale
5-5 on November 23 and lost to Northeastern 3-0 on November
27. The women beat Yale 5-1, tied Wis-consin 4-4 and beat
Ohio State 2-0 November 26, 27 and 28. (Men: 1-4-3, 1-2-3
ECAC; women: 4-3-2, 3-3-1 ECAC)
The following faculty members
have submitted their resignations.
Effective July 1, 1999. Assistant
professors David Bernstein of Civil Engineering and
Operations Research, Pinelopi Goldberg of Economics (to
accept a position at Columbia Univer-sity) and Georgios
Pappas of Mathe- matics (to go to Michigan State); and
Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures Julio
Effective September 1, 1999.
Professor of Psychology John Jemmott, to accept a position
at the University of Pennsylvania; and assistant professors
Krishna Kumar of Physics (to go to the University of
Massachusetts, Amherst), Arun Ram of Mathematics (University
of Wisconsin, Madison), Gigliola Staffilani of Mathematics
(Stanford University), Larus Thorlacius of Physics
(Unviersity of Iceland), and Stephen Thorsett of Physics
(University of California, Santa Cruz).
Effective July 1, 2000. Assistant
Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Thomas
Coombs-Hahn (to accept a position at the University of
Alaska, Fairbanks) and Associate Professor of East Asian
Studies Wai-yee Li (to go to Harvard University).
Obituaries of retired employees
May. Helene Duffy, 80 (1965-1977,
July. Helen Hansen, 73 (1971-1997,
Library), and Harry Titus, 82 (1958-1979, Library)
September. Hubert Quackenbush, 77
(1967-1985, Athletics), and Grace Teague, 70 (1979-1997,
October. Nelson Cox, 85
(1948-1976, Athletics); Matthew Duffy, 74 (1986-1997,
Building Services); and Joseph Sabin, 77 (1962-1987, Machine