Princeton Weekly Bulletin   October 15, 2007, Vol. 97, No. 5   prev   next   current

African American studies moves to Stanhope

By Jennifer Greenstein Altmann

The Center for African American Studies this month unveiled its new home in Stanhope Hall, which has undergone a complete renovation that has transformed the 204-year-old building into a light-filled space that reflects many historical details of its time period.

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Princeton experts focus energy on sustainable human future

By Chad Boutin

Humanity can’t go on like this. Earth’s climate is shifting, and it is all but certainly civilization’s fault for burning fossil fuels and spewing greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. To avert the economic and environmental crisis that unchecked global warming is predicted to bring, humanity needs a sustainable way of living that threatens neither society nor the planet — and hundreds of Princeton researchers are banding together to find one.

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Test planned for emergency notification system

Princeton will conduct a campus-wide test of its emergency notification system Friday, Oct. 19, to ensure that members of the University community can be contacted during a campus emergency.

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Nineteen new faculty members approved

By Karin Dienst

The appointments of 19 new faculty members, three as full professors and 16 as assistant professors, have been approved by the Board of Trustees.

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Green skies: Princeton engineer’s work may reduce jet travel’s role in global warming

By Hilary Parker

Princeton Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Fred Dryer has a lofty goal: end the nation’s reliance on oil for jet travel.

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