Princeton University News Releases


28th December, 2007
Princeton coaches and athletes to speak, Jan. 10 by Staff Princeton varsity coaches and student-athletes will discuss their programs at a luncheon set for noon Thursday, Jan. 10, in the Class of 1956 Lounge, Princeton Stadium. The speakers will include Sydney Johnson, men's basketball coach; Courtney Banghart, women's basketball coach; Guy...
26th December, 2007
Finding a novel of her own: Gee inspired by story behind famed poem by Jennifer Greenstein Altmann From the Dec. 10, 2007, Princeton Weekly Bulletin Not many college students who plan to be English majors can escape a careful study of Alexander Pope's "The Rape of the Lock." "It's a mainstay of teaching 18th-century literature," said Sophie Gee,...
21st December, 2007
Students exhibit work with professional artists by Staff "The Collotype and the Artist's Book," an exhibition showcasing the collaborative work of guest artists and students in the Princeton Atelier, will open with an event from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, in the Lucas Gallery at the Lewis Center for the Arts, 185 Nassau St. The exhibition,...
21st December, 2007
Stern to discuss climate change, Jan. 7 by Staff British economist Nicholas Stern will deliver a lecture titled "The Economics of Climate Change: Risk, Ethics and a Global Deal" at 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, in McCosh 50. Stern wrote a widely publicized report on the economic consequences of climate change in 2006 while serving as...
20th December, 2007
University Center for Human Values names visiting faculty, fellows by Staff From the Dec. 17, 2007, Princeton Weekly Bulletin The University Center for Human Values has named its roster of visiting fellows and faculty for 2007-08. The visitors are devoting a year's residence at Princeton to research and writing about ethics and human values. Laurance...
20th December, 2007
Move over, silicon: Advances pave way for powerful carbon-based electronics by Steven Schultz Practical technique shows promise of carbon material called graphene Bypassing decades-old conventions in making computer chips, Princeton engineers developed a novel way to replace silicon with carbon on large surfaces, clearing the way for new generations of faster, more...
20th December, 2007
University to host Science Olympiad, Jan. 8 by Teresa Riordan On Tuesday, Jan. 8, the University will host more than 600 middle school and high school students who will be competing in a regional tournament of the New Jersey Science Olympiad. The event, a test of science knowledge and aptitude, will take place from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30...
20th December, 2007
Promoting a fresh look at history by Jennifer Greenstein Altmann From the Dec. 10, 2007, Princeton Weekly Bulletin As he scribbled the names and dates of several Roman historians on the blackboard, Professor Marc Domingo Gygax challenged students in his freshman seminar to dig deeper. Instead of discussing facts...
20th December, 2007
Immigration is theme of King Day event, Jan. 21 by Eric Quiñones Princeton will commemorate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with its annual King Day celebration Monday, Jan. 21, in Richardson Auditorium of Alexander Hall. The event, which is free and open to the public, will start with musical selections at 1 p.m. followed by the program...
18th December, 2007
Alcohol coalition adds more students, plans information gathering sessions by Ruth Stevens The new University-wide coalition announced last month to address high-risk alcohol use among undergraduates has added eight more students to its ranks, begun identifying focus groups with which it hopes to meet and set the dates for three workshops in February. The coalition...