Princeton Weekly Bulletin

Volume 94 (Fall–Spring 2004–05)

1. September 5-12 ... Rapelye: Class of 2008 'the very best'; Bright surprise awaits students in ellipse dorm; Construction projects dot campus landscape

2. September 13-19 ... Connecting education with world issues begins on day one; Eisgruber tackles transition to new role as provost; Technology already exists to stabilize global warming

3. September 20-26 ... Class of 2008 brings economic diversity, stronger academics; University introduces new graphic identity for athletics; Freshmen learn about thinking from Nobel laureate

4. September 27-October 3 ... Murley family donation to fund tower at Whitman; Creativity flourishes in Writers Block Garden; A bridge between town and gown

5. October 4-10 ... Leonard wins 'genius grant'; Course crosses disciplines to educate scientists of the future; Malkiel reports on steps taken to implement new grading policy

6. October 11-17 ... Two win Nobel in physics for work done at Princeton; Sharing the riches of art; Oates chooses fresh identity but familiar setting for novel

7. October 18-31 ... With an eye for the eclectic, Brooks explores pop culture's roots; Method offers quick check for chromosomes; Longtime collaborators set sail for another operatic adventure

8. November 1-7 ... Freshmen gain insight, experience in seminars; Viewing foreign policy through chief diplomats' eyes; Cultivating personal growth in a seminar on gardens

9. November 8-14 ... Holmes finds logic in peculiar movements of cockroaches; Sociologist studies lasting confines of imprisonment; Library exhibition of photographs focuses on 'lost generation'

10. November 15-21 ... Health and well-being task force issues final report; Students bring world of experience to campus; lobal vision comes into focus through scholarship program

11. November 22-December 5 ... Kean and Myhrvold to be honored with alumni awards; Mathematical view sees beyond conventional election coverage; President, Delegation Travels to Asia

12. December 6-12 ... Center offers high-tech resources for language learners; Senior strives to open doors for children in Romania; West defies classification to reach beyond the academy

13. January 11-30 ... FitzRandolph Gate restored for 100th birthday; What makes people happy?; Faculty from 13 departments pool talents to examine what it means to be human

14. January 31-February 6 ... Feedback encouraged on new Web site; Excelling at Princeton; Humanities building named Scheide Caldwell House

15. February 7-13 ... Experience gives Burstein a jump on fresh start; University seeks resolution of key issues in Robertson lawsuit; Prentice studies social-rule violators to understand behavior

16. February 14-20 ... Tilghman, faculty call for efforts to support women in science; Princeton becomes ‘center of gravity’ for urban sociologists; Assembling the framework for a career in engineering

17. February 21-27 ... Deepening the conversation about identity; ‘Lost ballet’ by Prokofiev to have world premiere on campus; Princeton history lives through Goheen’s words

18. February 28-March 6 ... Teaching as a learning process; Teaching: Finding a gateway to other worlds; Finding connections between engineering and everyday life

19. March 7-20 ... University gives highest awards to top undergraduate, graduate students; Rosen promoted to chair of Council of Economic Advisers; Q&A with Alejandro Portes

20. March 21-27 ... Enrollment growth to start with slight increase this fall; Newly discovered magazines reveal vital information on early black women’s issues; Tilghman appoints group to examine staff diversity issues

21. March 28-April 3 ... Darnton: Books reveal volumes about times past; Studies relate life experiences to brain structure; Forums showcase faculty work, involve students in debate

22. April 4-10 ... Campus planning will enhance ‘neighborhood’ feel; Collaboration reveals the complex origins of pain; Course gives nonscientists tools for decision-making

23. April 11-17 ... Gearing up for the senior thesis; Making time for old-fashioned engineering; Toni Morrison selected as Baccalaureate speaker

24. April 18-24 ... Gikandi uses detective powers to track down hidden literary links; Princeton-Oxford exchange offers top students new perspective; New freshman course integrates biology, physics, chemistry and computer science

25. April 25-May 1 ... Study reveals how bacteria build barriers; Center calls attention to globalization and governance; Seawright helps students shape experiences into artwork

26. May 2-15 ... Students select majors in wider range of disciplines; Danspeckgruber involves students in global problem-solving efforts on campus and abroad; Graceful arches connect in concept for pedestrian bridge

27. May 16-29 ... Presidential task force takes ‘big picture’ look at the arts; A funny thing happened on the way to the classroom; Princeton students stoke young imaginations with ‘Lego engineering’

28. May 30-June 12 ... Graduates of first ‘no loan’ class look to future; Hopkins selected as architect for new chemistry building; Press and Lippincott reach significant milestones in 2005

29. June 13-September 10 ... Tilghman: ‘Aim high and be bold’; Engineer turns bacteria into living computers; Discovery of distant planet offers hope for future finds closer to Earth