Princeton Weekly Bulletin   June 5, 2006, Vol. 95, No. 28   search   prev   next

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Page One
2006 valedictorian composes impressive record of achievement
Study of past sets salutatorian on course for future
Commencement events scheduled

University steps up sustainability efforts
Tilghman names committee to guide health and well-being
University extends Humanitarian Relief Efforts Policy until June 2007
Rothman helps reveal intricacies of ancient math phenomenon
Program offers grad students a world of opportunities
Carter shapes future breakthroughs, one atom at a time, one student at a time


Nassau Notes
Calendar of events
By the numbers



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Calendar of events

June 5-18, 2006

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[F] Admission charged, [G] Not open to general public.
All other events are open to members of the University community and the general public free of charge. Any speaker not otherwise identified is a member of the faculty, staff or student body of Princeton University. • Contact Calendar editor • Submissions for future calendars may be made online by completing the calendar submission form. • For copy deadlines, please refer to the PWB deadline schedule.

Summer calendar compiled

The next Princeton Weekly Bulletin will include a calendar that covers June 19-Sept. 10. If you are planning an event on campus this summer and would like it included in the calendar, please complete the online form by 5 p.m. Friday, June 9, at

June 5 – June 11

Monday, June 5

[G] 10:30 a.m. Class Day ceremony. Cannon Green (Jadwin Gym in case of rain).

[G] 5 p.m. Hooding ceremony. McCarter Theatre.

Tuesday, June 6

[G] 11 a.m. Commencement. Front Lawn, Nassau (Jadwin Gym in case of rain).

[F] 7:30 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Beth Henley: “Ridiculous Fraud.” Berlind Theatre.

Wednesday, June 7

4:15 p.m. Princeton plasma physics colloquium. “Kinetic Simulations of Fusion Plasmas and the SciDAC Challenge.” W.W. Lee. Gottlieb Auditorium, PPPL, Forrestal.

[F] 7:30 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Beth Henley: “Ridiculous Fraud.” Berlind Theatre.

Thursday, June 8

[F] 7:30 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Beth Henley: “Ridiculous Fraud.” Berlind Theatre.

Friday, June 9

[F] 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Beth Henley: “Ridiculous Fraud.” Berlind Theatre.

Saturday, June 10

[F] 3 and 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Beth Henley: “Ridiculous Fraud.” Berlind Theatre.

Sunday, June 11

10 a.m. Chapel service. Chapel.

[F] 2 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Beth Henley: “Ridiculous Fraud.” Berlind Theatre.

[F] 2:30 p.m. La Shir concert. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.

June 12 – June 18

Tuesday, June 13

[G] 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. University staff picnic. Alexander Beach (Jadwin Gym in case of rain).

Wednesday, June 14

4:30 p.m. Frist Campus Center concert. Nadine Zahr. South Lawn, Frist.

Sunday, June 18

10 a.m. Chapel service. Chapel.


Alcoholics Anonymous

12:15 p.m. Mondays. East Room, Murray-Dodge.

9:30 a.m. Sundays, basement, Murray-Dodge. Membership not required to attend.

Prospect House

[FG] 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays. Summer Barbecues. Through Aug. 24.


Art and Archaeology

First floor Lounge, McCormick Hall. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

“The Monastery of St. Catherine at Mount Sinai.” Through July 28.

Art Museum

Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Closed Mondays and major holidays. Public tours, Saturdays, 2 p.m.

“Mir Iskusstva: Russia’s Age of Elegance.” Through June 11.

“Andy Warhol: Electric Chair.” Through June 25.

“Death by Design: Western Prints From the 15th Through the 20th Centuries.” Through June 25.

“Worldly Guardians of the Buddhist Law.” Through July 9.

“Minotaur in the China Shop: From Ni Zan to Picasso.” Through July 9.

Friend Center


“Art of Science.” Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Firestone Library

Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Main Gallery: “Framing the Frontier: Photographers and the American West, 1850-1920.” Through Sept. 24.

Milberg Gallery: “O, What a Place for a Lake! The Centennial of the Construction of Loch Carnegie.” Through Sept. 24. Tour of exhibit at 3 p.m. July 9 and Sept. 2.

Frist Campus Center

100 Level

“Engaging at Princeton: Profiles in Service.”

Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library

Wiess Lounge, Olden Street. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Wednesday until 7:45 p.m. Closed weekends.

“Going Back in Orange and Black.” Through July 28.

Visual Arts Program

Lucas Gallery, 185 Nassau St. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed weekends.

Spring semester group show. Through June 6.

Women and Gender Studies

Lounge, 113 Dickinson Hall. Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed weekends.

“Quantum Body,” by Madelaine Shellaby. Through June 6.

Et cetera

Art Museum

Hours: 258-3788.

Athletic Ticket Office

Tickets and information: 258-3538.

Dillon Gymnasium

Hours: 258-4466.

Employee Health

G6B McCosh Health Center.

Appointments: 258-5035, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. After-hours emergencies: 258-3134.

Employment Opportunities

Frist Campus Center

Welcome Desk: 258-1766.


Hours: 258-3181.

McCarter Theatre Box Office

Reservations: 258-2787 (for Matthews and Berlind Theatre events), Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Orange Key Guide Service

Frist Campus Center Welcome Desk. Tours Monday-Saturday at 10 and 11 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.; Sunday at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.

Information and tours: 258-1766.

Prospect Association

Reservations: 258-3686.

Richardson Auditorium

Event information: 258-5000.

Theater and Dance

Event information: 258-8562.

Theatre Intime

Event information: 258-4950.

Tiger Sportsline

Current sports highlights and upcoming athletic events: 258-3545.

University Ticketing

Tickets for events at Richardson Auditorium, Frist Campus Center, Theatre Intime, Program in Theater and Dance, University Chapel: 258-9220.