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Princeton Weekly Bulletin   April 2, 2007, Vol. 96, No. 21   prev   next   current

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  • Editor: Ruth Stevens

    Calendar editor: Shani Hilton

    Staff writers: Jennifer Greenstein Altmann, Eric Quiñones

    Contributing writers: Cass Cliatt, Karin Dienst

    Photographers: Denise Applewhite, John Jameson

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University expands family-friendly policies for graduate students

By Cass Cliatt

Princeton has expanded its innovative package of family-focused initiatives to improve support for graduate students while also aiming to increase the number of women pursuing careers in higher education.

Students gain more exposure to wealth of academic options

By Eric Quiñones

From dinner discussions with faculty in numerous disciplines to cultural excursions to New York City museums and ethnic neighborhoods, freshmen and sophomores are benefiting from a greater array of perspectives as they shape their courses of study at Princeton.

Harold Powers, versatile scholar of music, dies at 78

By Ruth Stevens

Harold Powers, a Princeton professor whose scholarly interests encompassed musicology, ethnomusicology and music theory, died Thursday, March 15, in Santa Monica, Calif., after an extended battle with liver cancer. He was 78.

U-League offers summer camp

The University League Nursery School, located at 171 Broadmead, is now accepting applications to its summer camp program.

Niehaus family to endow Center for Globalization and Governance

Investment executive Robert H. Niehaus, a member of Princeton’s class of 1977, and his wife, Kate Southworth Niehaus, have made a substantial gift to endow a research and teaching center focusing on issues of globalization at the University.

Employees honored for dedication and service

Five University staff members were recognized for their exceptional performance during the annual Service Recognition Luncheon March 28 at Jadwin Gymnasium.

Seniors earn ReachOut 56 grants for public service

By Karin Dienst

Princeton seniors Lillie Romeiser and Charles Staab have been awarded 2007 ReachOut 56 Fellowships, which provide the winners with a $25,000 grant to undertake a yearlong public service project after graduation.

The ‘continuum’ of support for graduate students

These initiatives, which mirror some programs also offered to Princeton faculty, are intended to provide a continuum of support for graduate students during their time at Princeton:


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