Princeton Weekly Bulletin   May 5, 2008, Vol. 97, No. 26   prev   next   current

Harvey brings lively beat of African dance to Princeton

by Jennifer Greenstein Altmann

An African drumbeat filled the Hagan Dance Studio. “Reach up! Reach up!” instructor Dyane Harvey announced. Twenty-two students arrayed in rows before the mirrors stretched their arms to the ceiling to warm up.

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Campus Club to roll out welcome mat in fall

by Ruth Stevens

A quiet transformation has been taking place on the corner of Washington Road and Prospect Avenue over the last year and a half. But the change is about to become much more visible as construction begins in earnest this spring and Campus Club re-opens its doors this fall as a community space for undergraduate and graduate students.

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Grad School sees continued diversity in applications

by Cass Cliatt

Princeton’s Graduate School admitted 1,203 of the 9,237 applicants who applied for the 2008-09 academic year, with American students of color and international students making up 49 percent of the applicant pool.

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Ron McCoy named University architect

by Ruth Stevens

Ron McCoy, a Princeton graduate alumnus who has worked for the past 27 years as an architect and educator, has been selected as the new University architect.

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Four honored for their work mentoring graduate students

Four Princeton faculty members have been named the recipients of Graduate Mentoring Awards by the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning and will be honored during the Graduate School’s hooding ceremony on Monday, June 2.

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Q&A: Book explores economics of young adults' life choices

by Ushma Patel

Young Americans are taking longer to finish college, buy homes and get married, delaying the signature events that social scientists have used to identify adulthood. In “The Price of Independence: The Economics of Early Adulthood,” a new volume co-edited by Princeton economist Cecilia Rouse, a team of scholars from around the country explores the trends that have developed among 18- to 35-year-olds over the past 10 to 15 years.

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