Princeton Weekly Bulletin   June 19, 2006, Vol. 95, No. 29   search   prev   next

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Commencement 2006
Tilghman to graduates: Carry the spirit of Princeton
Operating budget benefits from strong investment returns

Tuition grant increased for children
Princeton to disassociate from Darfur investments
New landscape marks 250th anniversary of Maclean House
University staff picnic

Faculty news
Four faculty members recognized for outstanding teaching
Fourteen new faculty members appointed
Eight faculty members transfer to emeritus status
Seven selected for endowed chairs
Promotions, resignations

Research and teaching
Princeton awarded $2.2 million for biology education
Institute fosters partnerships to help region
Tiny transmitters allow researchers to follow flies
Ward unravels bacteria’s role in global nitrogen cycle
Suburbia a rich source of scholarship for Princeton historian
Princeton scientists explore the next frontier of stem cell research

Eight named to University Board of Trustees

Calendar of events
By the numbers



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University staff picnic

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(Above) Balloons were flying and splashing during that game... (Below, left) Shonda Traylor from dining services checked out the results of her attempt to pin the tail on the donkey, and Mimi Landau from health services and Joe Erbe from dining services handed out wands of cotton candy.

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(Above) A group from facilities and chemical engineering joined up for lunch. (Below, left) Michelle Johnson from the Graduate School tried for a ringer on one of the hats, and Mark Namura from building services and his wife, JoAnn Marmero from payroll, showed off their jaunty chapeaus. (photos by Denise Applewhite)

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Princeton NJ — Sombreros turned up everywhere on Alexander Beach June 13 for the annual University Staff Picnic, which this year had a “fiesta” theme.