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

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Page One
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
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Calendar of events

June 19 – September 10, 2006

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Athletic facilities

Dillon Gym

Building and Stephens Fitness Center: Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5:45 p.m.

Dillon Pool: Monday-Friday, 6:45 to 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

DeNunzio Pool

Monday-Thursday, 7 to 9:30 p.m.; Friday, 9:15 to 11:15 a.m.

Lenz Outdoor Tennis Courts

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For reservations and information, call 258-5057 or 258-5053.

Frist Summer Concert Series

Concerts at 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, south lawn, Frist. A level Food Gallery in case of rain.

June 21. Zoë (folk).
June 28. Reed Kendall (folk/pop/rock).
July 5. Mutlu (funk/jazz/hip-hop).
July 12. Ben Carroll (blues).
July 19. Tim Blane (pop).

McCarter Theatre center

[F] Performances by the New Jersey Opera Company Theatre in Berlind Theatre

Mozart: “Cosi fan tutte.”

July 7 and 22. 8 p.m.
July 9. 2 p.m.
July 13. 7:30 p.m.

Donizetti: “L’Elisir d’Amore.”

July 8 and 14. 8 p.m.
July 16. 2 p.m.
July 20. 7:30 p.m.

Puccini: “Gianni Schicchi”; and Michael Ching: “Buoso’s Ghost.”

July 15 and 21. 8 p.m.
July 23. 2 p.m.

Princeton Summer Theater

[F] Mainstage Season

Thursday through Saturday, 8 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m., Theater, Murray-Dodge. For reservations, call 258-7062.

June 18-25. Frederick Knott: “Wait Until Dark.”
June 29-July 9. Peter Shaffer: “Black Comedy.”
July 13-30. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken: “Little Shop of Horrors.”
Aug. 3-13. Harold Pinter: “Betrayal.”

Children’s Shows

Thursday, 2 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.

July 6-15. Based upon the book by E.B.White; adapted for the stage by Joseph Robinette: “The Adventures of Stuart Little.”
July 27-Aug. 5. Aurand Harris: “Androcles and the Lion.”

University Summer Carillon Series

Sundays, 1 p.m., Graduate College.

June 25. Margo Halsted, Pasadena, Calif.
July 2. Anne Kroeze, Emmeloord, the Netherlands.
July 9. Janet Tebbel, Philadelphia.
July 16. Lara West, Atchison, Kan.
July 23. Marcel Siebers, Cuyk, the Netherlands.
July 30. Peter Langberg, Løgumkloster, Denmark.
Aug. 6. Dennis Curry, Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
Aug. 13. Carlo van Ulft, Centralia, Ill.
Aug. 20. Lisa Lonie, Blue Bell, Pa.
Aug. 27. Trevor Workman, Bournville, England.
Sept. 3. Scott Parry, Princeton, N.J.

University Summer Concerts

8 p.m., Richardson Auditorium, Alexander. Free tickets available at 6:30 p.m. the night of the performance at the Richardson Auditorium box office.

June 20. American String Quartet.
June 26. Adaskin String Trio.
July 6. Borealis String Quartet.
July 14. Sequenza Trio.


Jewish Orthodox. Friday night minyan, times vary according to sunset; Saturday morning minyan, 8:45 a.m. Conservative services, Saturday, 10 a.m. Center for Jewish Life, 70 Washington Road.

Call 258-3635 for more information.

Lutheran. Sundays, 9:30 a.m., 407 Nassau St.

Presbyterian. Sundays, 10 a.m., Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau St.

Roman Catholic. Sundays, 9:30 and 11 a.m., Aquinas Institute, 65 Stockton St.

University Chapel. Sundays, 10 a.m.

University Health Services

For updates, visit

Outpatient Services open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.; Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Urgent Care Services open Monday-Friday, 8:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Closed weekends and holidays. For appointments, call 258-5357.

Inpatient Services closed.

Counseling and Psychological Services open Monday-Friday, 8:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.; call 258-3285.

Employee Health open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:15 p.m.; call 258-5035.

SHARE open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. by appointment; call 258-3285.

After-hour emergencies, call Public Safety at 258-3134.


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.

“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.

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.

Et cetera

Art Museum

Hours: 258-3788.

Athletic Ticket Office

Tickets and information: 258-3538.

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.

Tiger Sportsline

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

The University’s 14th annual Summer Carillon Series — featuring Princeton carillonneurs and guest performers from across the nation and Europe — will be held at 1 p.m. each Sunday from June 25 through Sept. 3 at Cleveland Tower on the Grad- uate College campus. The concerts are per-formed on the Uni- versity’s renowned Class of 1892 Bells, the fifth largest carillon in the coun-try and one of the top 10 in size worldwide. For a complete list of performances, see the entry on this page. (photo by Denise Applewhite)