Princeton Weekly Bulletin

Spring–Fall 2006 (Volume 95–Volume 96)

13. January 9-February 5 ... Book chronicles life of Nobel laureate, Princeton’s first black professor; Dobkin keeps pace with faculty interests; Curriculum offers employees opportunities for professional and personal growth

14. February 6-12 ... Peter Lewis to give $101 million to advance the arts at Princeton; Pilgrimage takes anthropologist on journey of self-discovery; Klawe named president of Harvey Mudd, Tilghman appoints search committee

15. February 13-19 ... Record number of students apply for class of 2010; Q&A : Universities fill dual role as servant and critic; Betterton announces plans to retire, Moscato named financial aid director

16. February 20-26 ... Ashenfelter devises inventive real-world tests to illuminate labor economics; Hau unlocks secrets of tropical birds through field study on the Galápagos; Group continues efforts to improve child care

17. February 27-March 5 ... Center values exchange of ideas on ethical issues; Annan, global university leaders examine higher education’s benefits to society; Plans progress for reconstruction of Butler College dormitories

18. March 6-12 ... Muldoon to lead new creative, performing arts center; Bernanke: Stable prices key to economic growth; Christensen named to State Dept. post

19. March 13-26 ... Course offers aspiring professors firsthand insights from ‘master’ teachers; Anthropologist observes native academics in their natural habitat; West and Glaude launch national ‘Covenant Curriculum’

20. March 27-April 2 ... New satellite data illuminates universe’s earliest moments; Study exposes ‘movers and shakers’ behind the evangelical movement; Public opinion plays shifting role in presidential policy decisions

21. April 3-9 ... Fun side of science draws local students; Griffin selected as University’s new registrar; Designers chosen to give dining halls distinctive look

22. April 10-16 ... Researchers develop faster, inexpensive way to sequence genes; Self-invention is focus of course; Playwright Edward Albee named first recipient of Princeton/McCarter fellowship

23. April 17-23 ... Admission offers go to 10.2 percent of applicants; Challenging issues of identity in the art world; Renzo Piano selected to design neighborhood at University Place and Alexander Street

24. April 24-30 ... Searching for life elsewhere in the solar system — from campus; Chyba weighs in on topics ranging from planetary life to nuclear proliferation; Clinton named Class Day speaker

25. May 1-7 ... Poor selected as engineering dean; Cell action hinges on one-on-one communication; Course teaches ways to turn conflict into positive change

26. May 8-21 ... Princeton selected as home for NSF center on sensor technology; Four honored for their work mentoring graduate students; Myths distort true picture of the American dream

27. May 22-June 4 ... Tilghman implements changes to support diversity efforts; Book chronicles Princeton’s rise from small college to intellectual powerhouse; English professor gives voice to unknown women writers from the 1600s

28. June 5-18 ... 2006 valedictorian composes impressive record of achievement; Study of past sets salutatorian on course for future; Tilghman names committee to guide health and well-being

29. June 19-September 10 ... Tilghman to graduates: Carry the spirit of Princeton; Operating budget benefits from strong investment returns; Princeton to disassociate from Darfur investments

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