Princeton Weekly Bulletin

Volume 96 (Academic Year 2006-07)

1. September 10–17 ... José Rafael Moneo Arquitecto selected to design neuroscience/psychology buildings; Emergency planning is key as more students travel abroad; Milberg gives leading Irish theater collection honoring Muldoon

2. September 18–24 ... Tilghman offers five-point plan for success at Princeton; Renovated club to become gathering place for students; Sagnier introduces new language for learning

3. September 25–October 1 ... Tilghman charts path for the University’s future; University establishes new Center for African American Studies; Princeton to end early admission

4. October 2-8 ... Princeton establishes leading research computing facility; Aschheim teaches visual arts students to trust their instincts; Progress on grading policy continues, data show no drawbacks for graduates

5. October 9–15 ... Students launch English immersion program in China; Grant supports expansion of community-based research; HR classes connect staff with new skills, peer networks

6. October 16–22 ... Project aims to ‘kindle debate’ on U.S. national security; Princeton will compete to retain management of plasma physics lab; Tangled fibers prove inspiring for Princeton chemists

7. October 23-November 5 ... Researchers seek to incorporate street psychology into economics; Massey’s mentorship creates network of mathematicians; Elizabeth Harman joins father on the philosophy faculty

8. November 6-12 ... An innovator in engineering education, Billington connects disciplines; McCarty explores economic roots of today’s political strife; Eve Tominey named University’s first director for disability services

9. November 13-19 ... Eigenvalue-hugging ecologist seeks solutions in numbers; VP takes personal approach to human resources; CIEE continues agenda with Malik at helm

10. November 20-December 3 ... Architecture students helping bring classic Russian play to life; Fagles, Lewis awarded National Humanities Medal; Seeing culture through technology and technology through culture

11. December 4-10 ... Annan: Wake up and take control of nuclear weapons situation; Princeton increases financial aid grants, helps students on aid afford eating clubs; Powers’ $10.5 million gift will be largest ever to Princeton athletics

12. December 11, 2006-January 7, 2007 ... Labyrinth bookstore to open in Princeton as Micawber closes; Branker hits high note in leading jazz program; Alumnus funds pedestrian bridge to link two sides of campus

13. January 8-February 4 ... Sloan survey team on a quest for the universe’s ‘rare birds’; Life of Emma Lazarus provides inspiration for Princeton’s Schor; Rabinowitz approaches science from dual perspective

14. February 5–11 ... Trustees hold the line on tuition, approve funding for key initiatives; Scientists build a world in a grain of silicon; Former Congressman Leach joins Wilson School faculty

15. February 12–18 ... Library joins Google project to make books available online; Fields Center plans move to revitalize mission; Investigating clues to a life, Biehl discovers larger reality

16. February 19–25 ... With eye on global warming, students analyze campus emissions; Two elected to National Academy of Engineering; Princeton sets third consecutive applications record

17. February 26–March 4 ... Katz embraces dynamic approach to convey richness of languages; Soboyejo tackles problems, inspires students; Gift of rare Chinese coins enriches University collection

18. March 5–11 ... Creative Connections: ‘Godunov’ project driven by scholarly, artistic collaborations; Alumni Day: Alumni award winners stress value of public service; University and borough team up to address pedestrian safety

19. March 12–25 ... Testing the boundaries of teaching science; Harris-Lacewell draws on intellectual prowess and common sense; Energy plant wins award for reducing pollution and improving efficiency

20. March 26–April 1 ... Wheeler guides students into new creative waters; Annual Innovation Forum brings together inventors and investors; Exhibition to showcase history, labors of ‘Godunov’ production

21. April 2–8 ... University expands family-friendly policies for graduate students; Niehaus family to endow Center for Globalization and Governance; Students gain more exposure to wealth of academic options

22. April 9–15 ... Wrestling with great books and ideas; New chemistry approach promises less expensive drugs; Davis gift establishes endowment for International Center

23. April 16–22 ... Danson dazzles with tales of Shakespeare; Partnerships combine engineering and service; Labouisse winner to develop library in Uganda

24. April 23–29 ... World premiere production of “Boris Godunov”; Deepening the discourse on racial dynamics; Program will create community of humanities scholars

25. April 30-May 6 ... Slaughter leads Wilson School’s growing international influence; McPhee reveals how the pieces go together; Bohdan Paczynski, renowned astrophysicist, dies

26. May 7-20 ... Writing the melody of a novel; Q&A with Robert O. Keohane: Book uncovers layers of anti-U.S. sentiment; First five ‘Scholars in the Nation’s Service’ named

27. May 21-June 3 ... Dale winner to take musical journey across America; Berry ‘completes the circuit’ to find a home in neuroscience; Students put classroom learning to work for Honduran legislators

28. June 1-17 ... Economics major reaches top of senior class, with Ph.D. nearly complete; Whittington examines high court justices; Boden named dean of religious life and chapel

29. June 18-September 15 ... Tilghman: Federal proposals jeopardize strengths of higher education; $30 million gift creates neuroscience center