Princeton University News Releases


29th December, 2006
Ebel named director of leadership gifts by Ruth Stevens Liz Ebel, a development office staff member for the past three years, has been promoted to director of leadership gifts. She will be responsible for guiding the leadership gifts team as it raises funds for Princeton's highest capital priorities and coordinates the work of...
29th December, 2006
George recognized for outstanding contributions by Jennifer Greenstein Altmann Robert George, the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence, has been awarded the 2006 Sidney Hook Memorial Award by the National Association of Scholars in recognition of outstanding contributions to academic freedom and excellence. The award recognized George...
22nd December, 2006
Schäfer chosen for Mellon award by Ruth Stevens Peter Sch㥥r, the Ronald O. Perelman Professor of Judaic Studies at Princeton, has been selected by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation as one of four winners of its Distinguished Achievement Awards. The three-year awards, amounting to as much as $1.5 million each, are intended...
21st December, 2006
'Rare Earth' author to deliver lectures, Jan 9-11 by Ruth Stevens Peter Ward, co-author of the bestselling book "Rare Earth: Why Complex Life Is Uncommon in the Universe," will deliver a series of lectures at 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, Jan. 9-11, in McCosh 50. The talks, rescheduled from Nov. 28-30, are titled "The Undesigned Universe."...
21st December, 2006
King Day celebration focuses on music, Jan. 15 by Ruth Stevens The University will commemorate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with its annual King Day celebration at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, in Richardson Auditorium of Alexander Hall. This year's event, which is free and open to the public, will focus on the music of human rights...
21st December, 2006
Branker hits high note in leading jazz program by Eric Quiñones From the Dec. 11, 2006, Princeton Weekly Bulletin Anthony D.J. Branker, director of Princeton’s jazz program, spent the fall 2005 semester helping the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre develop its jazz studies curriculum. For Branker, a 1980 Princeton graduate,...
20th December, 2006
Newsletter offers updates on campus events by Eric Quiñones Monthly updates on performances and other events at venues across campus are now available through a new electronic newsletter offered by University Ticketing. The e-newsletter includes details about concerts, theater performances, varsity athletics and other events sponsored...
20th December, 2006
Suckewer wins prize for laser research by Steven Schultz The American Physical Society has selected Szymon Suckewer, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and co-director of the Program in Plasma Science and Technology, to receive the 2007 Arthur Schawlow Prize in Laser Science. Awarded annually to recognize a scientist's...
20th December, 2006
Gallo to receive MLA book award by Ruth Stevens A book by Rub謠Gallo, assistant professor of Spanish and Portuguese languages and cultures at Princeton, has been chosen for the Modern Language Association's Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize. "Mexican Modernity: The Avant-Garde and the Technological Revolution," published...
18th December, 2006
Princeton coaches and athletes to speak, Jan. 11 by Ruth Stevens The head coaches of four Princeton sports teams will discuss their programs at a luncheon set for noon Thursday, Jan. 11, in the Class of 1956 Lounge, Princeton Stadium. The speakers will include Joe Scott, men's basketball coach; Richard Barron, women's basketball coach;...