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Princeton Weekly Bulletin   February 12, 2007, Vol. 96, No. 15   prev   next   current

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Library joins Google project to make books available online

A new partnership between the Princeton University Library and Google soon will make approximately 1 million books in Princeton’s collection available online in a searchable format.

Fields Center plans move to revitalize mission

The Fields Center plans to increase its presence on campus with a move to a renovated building at 58 Prospect Ave. in 2009. Planners say the move will allow the center to open its doors to greater cultural and social opportunities while also providing more space for existing and expanded programming.

Investigating clues to a life, Biehl discovers larger reality

While doing fieldwork for his Ph.D. in his native Brazil in 1995, anthropologist João Biehl was taken on a detour by a local activist who told him there was a place he “just had to see.”

Mix of interests opens doors for student on campus and abroad

Hans Rinderknecht refuses to be pigeonholed. A physics major with an interest in cosmology, the Princeton junior also is fascinated with the study of dance, theater, music and languages. And he’s found a way to combine these divergent pursuits into an extraordinary educational experience.

Princeton student Alexander Adam dies

Princeton undergraduate Alexander Adam died of cancer Jan. 25 at his family’s home in New York City. He was 23.

Two win Sachs award to study in Europe

Two seniors with extensive backgrounds in foreign languages and cultures have been named recipients of the 2007 Daniel M. Sachs Class of 1960 Graduating Scholarship, one of the highest awards given to Princeton undergraduates.


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