Princeton Weekly Bulletin

Volume 93 (Fall–Spring 2003–04)

1. September 7-14 ... Record 52 percent of freshman class receives financial aid; Documents tell more about Fitzgerald's relationship with his first love; OIT opens one-stop shop in Frist

2. September 15-21 ... Tilghman: 'Ivory tower' must have foundation in real world; Scientists learn more about ocean from schools of vehicles; McCarter raises curtain on Roger S. Berlind Theatre

3. September 22-28 ... Dinosaur dust-up: Princeton paleontologist produces evidence for new theory on extinction; Glassblower helps shape first-rate research; Remembering alumni who died on Sept. 11

4. September 29-October 5 ... Durkee to succeed Wright as vice president and secretary; Allen reshaping architecture school with an open approach to new ideas; New Princeton prize to honor students' work in race relations

5. October 6-12 ... Task force on women in the sciences and engineering issues report; Afghan president visits; Music scholar pursues research from Russia to the barre

6. October 13-19 ... In a pickle with your PC? Students and staffers at OIT help desk come to the rescue; Eisgruber courts stronger ties between Princeton and the law; Time-saving method for inventing drugs results in possible treatment

7. October 20-November 2 ... Materials research will be viewed through new 'PRISM'; Research offers genetic clues to skin disease; Study shows bacteria seek each other out

8. November 3-9 ... Morgan to receive National Medal of Science; In new novel and in the classroom, Morrison speaks of love and language; Marsh surveys the data scene at Princeton

9. November 10-16 ... Freshmen embark on 'adventure of learning'; Beyond the presidency: Lifetime in learning helps Shapiro shape new role; Martinelli combines engineering and history to make course fly

10. November 17-23 ... New book on failed democracies holds lessons for rebuilding Iraq; Pace Center offers volunteer learning opportunities near and far; College staff devoted to creating home away from home

11. November 24-December 7 ... Nye and Shapiro to be honored with alumni awards; Students dig into program that explores human origins; Alumnus commutes from Ukraine to lead orchestra

12. December 8-January 11 ... Discovery of new property in commonly used plastic leads to invention; Bhargava strikes balance among many interests; Brain imaging study reveals interplay of thought and emotion in economic decisions

13. January 12-February 1 ... Major new space telescope named after Princeton astronomer; Looking for life in peculiar places; Senior vice president departs

14. February 2-8 ... Gutmann slated as Penn president; Scholar reveals vista of global history through window of British past; Health and well-being task force releases interim report

15. February 9-15 ... Study raises questions about potential impact of climate change; Transforming the environment for the humanities; Stripping software is Rx for viruses

16. February 16-21 ... FDA approves cancer drug with origins in Princeton lab; Massey develops niche as urban sociologist; Full body scan: Imaging project offers view inside the Earth

17. February 22- ... University committed to smoothing the path from laboratory to marketplace; Candy-coated research leads to discovery in physics; New technique could lead to widespread use of solar power

18. March 1-7 ... Professor Christopher Eisgruber named Princeton's next provost; Initiative under way to educate students about range of majors; Powell: Kennan's legacy offers hope in war on terrorism

19. March 8-21 ... Community service extends learning and deepens commitment for undergraduates; Passion for the arts drives dedication to Humanities Council; School engineers strategic plan from wide input

20. March 22-28 ... New device explores frontiers of the universe and the brain; Classics professor finds meaning in building inscriptions across campus; Jon Stewart to be Class Day speaker

21. March 29-April 4 ... Dean Williams serves up encouragement and advice with a healthy dose of humor; Tilghman discusses campus priorities at 'town hall'; Music professor's range spans genres and disciplines

22. April 5-11 ... Friends donate $10 million for largest Whitman College dorm; Construction pace picks up with new buildings, renovations; Public policy leaders give advice–and take away ideas–in WWS program; Healy seeks positive partnerships across campus

23. April 12-18 ... Networks replace nation-states in new world order; Survey releases latest catalog of astronomical data; Festival celebrates 30th anniversary; Centers team up to publish leading journal on children's policy

24. April 19-25 ... Senior thesis: A rite of passage; Proposals presented to curb grade inflation; Increase in student body deferred until fall 2007

25. April 26-May 2 ... Newly discovered diary chronicles Einstein's last years; From the profound to the mundane–diary provides a slice of life; Friedrich challenges students to push beyond barriers

26. May 3-16 ... Faculty approves proposals to establish grading standard; Biologist tracks down source of birds' reliable navigational system; Adviser and archaeologist: Bogucki finds balance

27. May 17-30 ... Martin Dale Fellowship allows senior to immerse herself in music for a year; Task force issues progress report; New University home page to debut this summer; Fleming prepares for yet another role: Emeritus

28. May 31-June 13 ... Bugging the bugs: Students collect data on cicadas; Campus a hospitable habitat for cicadas; 'Tennenacity' Valedictorian demonstrates her distinctive brand of persistence; Salutatorian: From Latin to computer science, Tsang did not rest on his laurels

29. June 14-September 8 ... Tilghman: With graduation comes a responsibility; Burstein named vice president for administration; Hlafter selected for national architectural honor