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Archive – February, 2008

King of Jordan: U.S. must step up in Middle East

Warning that time for negotiating Israeli-Palestinian peace is running out, King Abdullah II of Jordan told a Princeton University audience Friday, Feb. 29, that the United States must take a stronger role in helping to resolve the conflict and secure the future of the Middle East. 

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Dance troupe presents 'Mirage'

Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 28-March 1, 2008, various times · Frist Campus Center theater

Raks Odalisque, Princeton's Middle Eastern dance troupe, will present its eighth annual spring show, "Mirage," Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 28-March 1, in the Frist Campus Center theater.

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First look: Princeton researchers peek into deepest recesses of human brain

A team of scientists from Princeton University has devised a new experimental technique that produces some of the best functional images ever taken of the human brainstem, the most primitive area of the brain.

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Orchestra performs French and Russian works

Friday and Saturday, March 7-8, 2008, 8 p.m. · Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall

The Princeton University Orchestra, under the direction of Michael Pratt, will perform popular works of Maurice Ravel, Sergei Prokofiev and Modest Mussorgsky in concerts at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 7-8, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.

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Tibetan research is conference focus

Friday through Sunday, March 7-9, 2008, various times · 101 McCormick Hall

An interdisciplinary conference, "Art History, Buddhist Studies, Tibet: New Perspectives From the Tibet Site Seminar," will be held Friday through Sunday, March 7-9, in 101 McCormick Hall.

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CARE USA president to speak

Thursday, March 6, 2008, 4:30 p.m. · 16 Robertson Hall

Helene Gayle, president of CARE USA, will present a talk on "Building a Movement to End Global Poverty" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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Kennedy to read from 'Sellout'

Thursday, March 6, 2008, 4:30 p.m. · Chancellor Green Rotunda

Legal scholar and University Trustee Randall Kennedy will read from his new book, "Sellout: The Politics of Racial Betrayal," at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6, in the Chancellor Green Rotunda.

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U.S. space 'folly' is topic

Wednesday, March 5, 2008, 4:30 p.m. · 16 Robertson Hall

"Twilight War: The Folly of U.S. Space Dominance" is the subject of a lecture by author and journalist Mike Moore scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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Lindsay to discuss evangelicals and the elite

Tuesday, March 4, 2008, 4:30 p.m. · 16 Robertson Hall

Sociologist D. Michael Lindsay will deliver a lecture based on his recent book, "Faith in the Halls of Power: How Evangelicals Joined the American Elite," at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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Nehamas to present final President's Lecture

Tuesday, March 4, 2008, 4:30 p.m. · 101 Friend Center

In the final talk in this year's President's Lecture Series, philosopher and literary scholar Alexander Nehamas will examine representations of friendship in art and literature at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, in 101 Friend Center.

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Symposium focuses on energy, climate and environment

Tuesday, March 4, 2 to 6 p.m. · Friend Center Convocation Room

Princeton experts in climate change and its consequences will join technology, policy and industry leaders for a symposium on energy, climate and the environment from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, in the Friend Center Convocation Room.

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Talk set on Iraqi security forces

Monday, March 3, 2008, 4:30 p.m. · 16 Robertson Hall

U.S. Army Col. Guy Cosentino will speak about the challenges of establishing self-reliant Iraqi security forces in a lecture set for 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 3, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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University support enables spring launch of community jitney bus service

A free community jitney bus service will be up and running by early April, made possible at this time by an agreement with Princeton University to cover the cost of the program until Princeton Borough receives its permanent vehicle and funding from New Jersey Transit at the end of the year.

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Final alcohol coalition workshop focuses on responsibilities

Friday, Feb. 29, 2008, 1 to 5 p.m. · Wu Dining Hall, Butler College

"Responsibilities Regarding High-Risk Drinking" is the topic for the third workshop sponsored by the Princeton Alcohol Coalition on Friday, Feb. 29. The event will run from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Wu Dining Hall at Butler College and will be followed by a reception. 

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Devoted to the arts: Combining creative, academic pursuits

Julia Brav is one of three students profiled who have incorporated the arts into their Princeton experiences.

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University provides endowment, aid information to Senate Finance 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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Jazz concert features 'A Woman's Voice'

Sunday, March 2, 2008, 3 p.m. · Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall

The Princeton University Concert Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Composers Collective will feature renowned female composers as well as Estonian guest vocalist Kadri Voorand and Princeton senior Julia Brav and when they present the program "A Woman's Voice: The Music of Women Composers in Jazz" at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 2, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.  

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Players to perform 'The Flood'

Thursdays through Saturdays, Feb. 28-March 8, 2008, various times · Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.

The Princeton University Players will present "The Flood" Feb. 28-March 8 in the Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.

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Engineering school's growth targets societal needs

H. Vincent Poor, a 1977 graduate alumnus who became dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science in June 2006, epitomizes Princeton's tradition of the teacher-scholar. In this interview, he talks about the school, reflecting on its past and contemplating its future.

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Alumni reflect on career journeys

Feb. 12 through March 28, 2008, various times · Various locations

Princeton alumni working in the publishing, consumer products, nonprofit and entertainment fields will discuss their career journeys in the new Imagine Speaker Series sponsored by the Office of Career Services.

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Engineering school's growth targets societal needs

H. Vincent Poor, dean of the engineering school, is focused on four priority areas for the school's continued growth.

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to speak

Friday, March 7, 2008, 8 p.m. · McCosh 50

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will give an address on "The Role of the Courts in a Liberal Democracy" at 8 p.m. Friday, March 7, in McCosh 50 on the Princeton University campus. The lecture is free, but is a ticketed event open primarily to University students, faculty and staff, with a limited number of tickets available to the general public.

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Schmidt to speak on cosmic acceleration -- one decade later

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008, 4:45 p.m. · A02 McDonnell Hall

Brian Schmidt, a leader of one of the teams that discovered the accelerating universe 10 years ago, will speak at 4:45 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in A02 McDonnell Hall. An astronomer at the Mount Stromlo Observatory of the Australian National University, Schmidt will discuss "Measuring Cosmic Acceleration."

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Princeton gives highest awards to top students

Princeton University recognized the winners of the highest honors it awards to students at Alumni Day ceremonies Saturday, Feb. 23. Seniors Landis Stankievech and Sarah Vander Ploeg shared the University's Moses Taylor Pyne Honor Prize, and graduate students Thomas Clark, Kellam Conover, Vasily Pestun and Ning Wu were presented as co-winners of the Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship at a luncheon in Jadwin Gymnasium.

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Program honors historic civil rights event

Friday, Feb. 29, 2008, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. · McCosh 50

The integration of the University of Alabama -- a historic moment in the civil rights movement -- will be commemorated with a program titled "The Opportunity of Crisis: Integrating the University of Alabama" from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 29, in McCosh 50.

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NPR's Liasson to discuss elections

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008, 4:30 p.m. · 16 Robertson Hall

Mara Liasson, a national political correspondent for National Public Radio, will present a talk on "The 2008 Elections" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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Events focus on democracy, Olympics in China

Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 26-27, 2008, 4:30 p.m. · 302 Frist Campus Center and 1 Robertson Hall

A panel discussion on democratic changes in China and a lecture by an organizer of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing are scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 26-27, in conjunction with a visit to Princeton by a delegation of students from two Chinese universities.

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Passport Day planned

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. · 100 level, Frist Campus Center

Faculty, staff and students can get their passport photos taken, apply for first-time or renewal passports, or expedite their applications during a Passport Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, on the 100 level of the Frist Campus Center. 

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Early childhood education subject of talk

Monday, Feb. 25, 2008, 4:30 p.m. · 16 Robertson Hall

Two prominent scholars of public policy will discuss "The Sandbox Investment: Kids-First Politics" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, in 16 Robertson Hall.  

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Snow delays opening until 10 a.m. for non-critical staff, Feb. 22

Due to snowfall, Princeton University has delayed its opening until 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, for non-critical personnel. Critical employees are expected to report at their normal hours. Classes will be held as scheduled.

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Alcohol coalition workshops off to promising start

Feb. 22 and 29, 2008, 1 to 5 p.m. · Wu Dining Hall

More than 80 students, faculty, staff, alumni and community partners attended the first of three workshops on high-risk alcohol use among students on Friday, Feb. 15.

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Attack on computer memory reveals vulnerability of widely used security systems

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. The attacks overcome a broad set of security measures called "disk encryption," which are meant to secure information stored in a computer's permanent memory. The researchers cracked several widely used technologies, including Microsoft's BitLocker, Apple's FileVault and Linux's dm-crypt, and described the attacks in a paper and video published on the Web Feb. 21. 

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Plan sets aggressive goals for Princeton sustainability efforts

Princeton University has committed to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions to 1990 levels by 2020 as part of a comprehensive Sustainability Plan that sets ambitious goals in the areas of greenhouse gas emissions reduction, resource conservation, and research, education and civic engagement. 

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Davies selected as associate provost for international initiatives

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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University launches redesigned website

The University Feb. 21 launched a redesigned home page and main website intended to be more user friendly and to feature multimedia technology showcasing the accomplishments of students, faculty and staff.

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MacArthur grant supports Princeton Laptop Orchestra initiatives

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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Brentano String Quartet to perform

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, 8 p.m. · Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall

The Brentano String Quartet, the University's award-winning ensemble-in-residence, will present a free performance at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.  

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'Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters' author to speak

Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008, noon and 7:30 p.m. · 243 Frist and 101 McCormick

Courtney Martin, author of the critically-acclaimed book "Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters: The Frightening New Normalcy of Hating Your Body," will make two presentations on campus Wednesday, Feb. 20.

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Panel discussion marks conclusion of campus planning effort

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, 5 p.m. · Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture

The University will mark the conclusion of its two-year effort to develop a comprehensive plan to guide development through 2016 and beyond with a scholarly panel discussion at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, in Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.  

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Princeton unveils most comprehensive campus plan in its history

For more than two years, a team of architects, landscape architects and planners at Princeton University has labored to complete the  most comprehensive planning initiative in the institution's history. The result is a plan that establishes strategies to guide campus development for the next decade and beyond, focused on maintaining a "walkable" campus that grows with a goal of environmentally sustainable development, even as the campus plans for more than 2 million gross square feet of construction by 2016.

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Tilghman names working group to explore creation of international 'bridge year' program

Princeton President Shirley M. Tilghman has appointed a working group to explore the creation of a "bridge year" program that would allow newly admitted undergraduates to spend a year of public service abroad before beginning their freshman year. The program would enable students to pursue a tuition-free, pre-collegiate enrichment year outside their home country with support from the University.

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Princeton researchers envision a more secure Internet

Like human society itself, the world's computerized infrastructure is wondrously complex, both spectacularly fertile and deeply flawed. Just how can a system be made more secure? Some of the most influential thinkers on this question sit just a few dozen steps away from each other in the engineering complex on the Princeton campus.

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Socolow helps identify greatest technological challenges

Princeton professor Robert Socolow is one of 18 leading thinkers who served on a National Academy of Engineering (NAE) panel that released a report Feb. 15 identifying the greatest technological challenges facing society in this century. 

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Jordan's King Abdullah to speak

Friday, Feb. 29, 2008, noon · Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall

King Abdullah II, the reigning monarch of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, will deliver a policy address at Princeton University at noon Friday, Feb. 29, sponsored by Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. The event will take place in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall, and is free and open to the public.

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$4 million gift 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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Illuminating lives: Berg researches Wilson biography while teaching 'Life Writing'

In the fall of 1967, on his second day as an undergraduate at Princeton, A. Scott Berg walked over to Firestone Library and asked to take a look at F. Scott Fitzgerald's handwritten draft of "The Great Gatsby." Holding that manuscript and examining Fitzgerald's words — his neatly drawn cursive letters, written in pencil on unlined, worn paper and littered with crossouts and additions — Berg discovered what he wanted to do with his life: write biographies.

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Exhibition marks art museum's 125th anniversary

Feb. 23 through June 15, 2008 · Princeton University Art Museum

The Princeton University Art Museum is celebrating its 125th anniversary with an exhibition that brings together many of the most important works from all areas of its collection. On view from Saturday, Feb. 23, through Sunday, June 15, "An Educated Eye: Princeton University Art Museum Collections" also marks the publication of the museum's new handbook, which serves as a guide to its encyclopedic collection.

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Exhibition features rare book by poet Éluard and artist Miró

Feb. 22 through June 29, 2008 · Milberg Gallery, Firestone Library

An exhibition highlighting the artistic collaborations of French poet Paul Éluard and Catalan artist Joan Miró will be on display from Friday, Feb. 22, to Sunday, June 29, in Firestone Library's Milberg Gallery.

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Archives exhibition documents Princeton's transformation

Feb. 22 through July 15, 2008 · Mudd Manuscript Library

"Times They Are A-Changin'," the new exhibition at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library, draws upon the library's holdings to look back on a transformative era in the University's history -- the years between 1958 and 1983. The exhibition opens Friday, Feb. 22, and runs through Tuesday, July 15.

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Dance festival features work of renowned choreographers

Friday through Sunday, Feb. 22-24, 2008, various times · Berlind Theatre

The annual Spring Dance Festival on Feb. 22-24 will feature student performances of works by world-renowned choreographers Mark Morris and Susan Marshall, alongside pieces by Princeton's head of dance, Ze'eva Cohen, faculty member Edisa Weeks and guest choreographer Marianela Boan. The performances will be held at the Berlind Theatre at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22; at 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23; and at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24.

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Press coverage of civil rights era subject of talk

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, 4:30 p.m. · 16 Robertson Hall

Hank Klibanoff and Gene Roberts, authors of the 2006 Pulitzer Prize-winning book "The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle and the Awakening of a Nation," are presenting a talk by the same name at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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Mossberg to discuss cell phones' future

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, 4:30 p.m. · McCosh 10

Technology columnist Walt Mossberg, a leading observer of high-tech gadgets and their makers, will speak about the role of cell phones in shaping the next generation of the Internet at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in McCosh 10.

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Former U.S. poet laureate Hass to read

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, 4:30 p.m. · 101 McCormick Hall

Former U.S. poet laureate Robert Hass will read from his work, including his National Book Award-winning collection "Time and Materials," at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in 101 McCormick Hall.

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Event marks integration of public schools

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, 10 a.m. · Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall

A celebration marking the 60th anniversary of the integration of New Jersey public schools will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.

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France's U.S. ambassador to speak

Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008, 4:30 p.m. · 16 Robertson Hall

"The Role of Diplomacy in Today's World" is the subject of a talk by Pierre Vimont, France's ambassador to the United States, at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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'Zefirino' screening set

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008, 7:30 p.m. · 10 East Pyne

"Zefirino: The Voice of a Castrato," an award-winning documentary about a senior thesis performance by 2004 Princeton graduate Anthony Roth Costanzo, will be screened at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, in 10 East Pyne.

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Lecture explores computers and art

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008, 4:30 p.m. · Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

"When Computers Look at Art: Computer Vision and Image Analysis in Humanistic Studies of the Visual Arts" is the title of a talk by scientist David Stork set for 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St. 

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WMD reduction expert Luongo to speak

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008, 4:30 p.m. · 16 Robertson Hall

Kenneth Luongo, a national security and weapons reduction expert, will present a talk on "The Past and Future of Cooperative Threat Reduction" at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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First lecture set in series on China

Monday, Feb. 18, 2008, 4:30 p.m. · 16 Robertson Hall

Political economist Fei-ling Wang will present a talk titled "The Rise of China and Its Implications" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, in 16 Robertson Hall. It is the first lecture in a series hosted by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program.

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Open house planned on arts and transit neighborhood

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008, 4:30 to 9 p.m. · University Store, 36 University Place

An open house on the University's proposed arts and transit neighborhood is set for 4:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the University Store, 36 University Place.

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Ostriker elected treasurer of NAS

Jeremiah Ostriker, professor of astrophysical sciences, has been elected treasurer of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Groves earns Grand Prix in chemistry

John Groves, the Hugh Stott Taylor Chair of Chemistry, is one of two people selected to receive the 2008 Grand Prix de la Fondation de la Maison de la Chimie. The ceremony will take place Oct. 1 in Paris.

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Tilghman covers range of topics in town hall meeting

President Shirley M. Tilghman discussed her travels on behalf of the University along with matters that are never far from her thoughts during a "town hall" meeting Monday, Feb. 11, in the School of Architecture's Betts Auditorium.

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Seniors win ReachOut 56 grants for public service

Princeton seniors Anne Armstrong and Adrienne Simpson have been awarded 2008 ReachOut 56 Fellowships, which provide the winners with a $30,000 grant to undertake a yearlong public service project after graduation.  

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Devoted to the arts: Students combine creative, academic pursuits in many ways

Senior Carlos Jiménez Cahua is majoring is chemistry. He also is a gifted photographer who is earning a certificate in visual arts. Senior Julia Brav is a jazz pianist who has been lauded for her inventiveness and sophistication as a musician. She is majoring in music and earning a certificate in musical performance. Junior Kelvin Dinkins spends as much time working on marketing plans and tour schedules as rehearsing solos as the president of the Triangle Club. He is majoring in English and earning a certificate in theater and dance. All three are examples of the different ways that Princeton students weave the arts into their lives.

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Ernest Johnson, accomplished researcher and educator, dies

Renowned educator and researcher Ernest Johnson, an expert in process control, nuclear fusion power and hazardous waste management, died Feb. 2. He was 89. 

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'This Is Princeton' showcases University talent

Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, 8 p.m. · Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall

Members of the University community will showcase their talents in the annual benefit performance, "This Is Princeton," at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall. 

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Scholars to discuss writing in the arts

Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. · 106 McCormick

Five distinguished scholars from universities in Europe and the United States will lead sessions addressing various theoretical, historical and technical questions raised by forms of writing in the arts at a symposium on Friday, Feb. 15, in 106 McCormick. 

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Lecture honors Thurgood Marshall's legacy

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, 7:30 p.m. · Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

Harvard Law School professor Ronald Sullivan will deliver the inaugural Thurgood Marshall Lecture, sponsored by the National Black Law Students Association at Princeton, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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Massey explores Bell Labs' black scientific role

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, 5 p.m. · Friend Center Convocation Room

"The Legacy of the Black Scientific Renaissance at Bell Laboratories in the '70s, '80s and '90s" will be the subject of a talk by William Massey, Princeton's Edwin S. Wilsey Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering, at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in the Friend Center Convocation Room.

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Israeli professor to discuss Palestinian option

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, 4:30 p.m. · 16 Robertson Hall

Efraim Inbar, a professor of political studies at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, will present a lecture on "The Rise and the Demise of the Palestinian Option" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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Suzuki to speak on sustainability

Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, 4:30 p.m. · McCosh 50

Environmental activist David Suzuki, host of the Canadian Broadcasting Co.'s popular television series "The Nature of Things," will discuss sustainability issues in two events scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 12.

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Times reporter Hoge to discuss U.N.

Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, 4:30 p.m. · 16 Robertson Hall

Warren Hoge, United Nations foreign affairs correspondent for The New York Times, will deliver a talk titled "The United Nations at a Time of Change" at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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Taking creative risks with matter, materials and ideas

The Program in Visual Arts is presenting "Student Art: Work From the Fall 2007 Semester," a group show featuring ceramics, sculpture, painting, drawing and photography, through Friday, Feb. 15, in the Lucas Gallery, 185 Nassau St.

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Alcohol coalition seeks information at February workshops

Feb. 15-29, 2008, 1 to 5 p.m. · Frist Campus Center and Wu Hall

A series of workshops to gather information from students, faculty, staff, alumni and community partners on high-risk alcohol use among students is scheduled for three Fridays in February.

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Lecture explores bioethics dilemmas

Monday, Feb. 11, 2008, 4:30 p.m. · 219 Burr Hall

Political scientist and Bush administration adviser Diana Schaub will deliver a talk titled  "Bioethics: What Would the Founders Say?" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, in 219 Burr Hall.

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Tilghman to speak at CPUC

Monday, Feb. 11, 2008, 4:30 p.m. · Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture

Princeton President Shirley M. Tilghman will lead a conversation about topics on the University's agenda during the next Council of the Princeton University Community meeting on Monday, Feb. 11.

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Cook honored for book on Islamic thought

Michael Cook, Princeton's Class of 1943 University Professor of Near Eastern Studies, has been awarded a Farabi International Award by Iran's Ministry of Science, Research and Technology for his book "Commanding Right and Forbidding Wrong in Islamic Thought."

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The difficulties are being investigated. See the OIT Outage Facility for updates. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Student work: Feel the vibe

Sophomore Lalithra Fernando produced a video featuring D. Scotton, a junior concentrating in sociology, for Professor Keith Sanborn's Introduction to Film and Video Production.

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Taylor, director of Princeton University Art Museum, to leave

Susan M. Taylor, director of the Princeton University Art Museum since 2000, will leave her position at the end of this academic year after having led the museum through a period of significant transformation and growth. Taylor came to Princeton after serving for 12 years as director of the Davis Museum and Cultural Center at Wellesley College.  

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Actress Fiona Shaw to speak, Feb. 4

Fiona Shaw, a leading Irish actress who regularly appears on the London stage, will present a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, in the Berlind Theatre.

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Devoted to the arts: Carlos Jimenez Cahua

Carlos Jiménez Cahua is just one example of the different ways Princeton students weave the arts into their lives.

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Devoted to the arts: Kelvin Dinkins

Kelvin Dinkins spends as much time working on tour schedules as rehearsing solos as the president of the Triangle Club, the University’s oldest theater group. 

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