Princeton Weekly Bulletin   April 7, 2008, Vol. 97, No. 22   prev   next   current

Robert F. Goheen: 16th president of Princeton dies at 88

by Ruth Stevens

Robert F. Goheen, president of Princeton University from 1957 to 1972 during a period of transformative growth and change, died of heart failure March 31 at the University Medical Center at Princeton. He was 88.

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Photo album: Robert F. Goheen, 1919–2008

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Robert Fagles, celebrated translator of ancient epics, dies at age 74

by Ruth Stevens

Robert Fagles, renowned translator of Greek classics, died March 26 in Princeton of prostate cancer. He was 74.

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Princeton offers admission to 9.25 percent of applicants in ‘most selective’ process

by Cass Cliatt

Princeton has offered admission to 1,976 students, or 9.25 percent of the record 21,369 applicants for the class of 2012.

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Admitted students, families to arrive on campus for Princeton Preview

An expanded program for newly admitted students to sample Princeton’s academic, residential and social life is expected to bring more than 2,000 people to campus Thursdays through Saturdays, April 10-12 and 17-19.

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Ant guts could pave the way for better drugs

by Kitta MacPherson

Scientists have discovered two key proteins that guide one of the two groups of pathogenic bacteria to make their hardy outer shells — their defense against the world.

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