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Mar. 17, 2010

Vol. 110, No. 10

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Dance professor Ze’eva Cohen, with a 1969 dance class and, below, in 2003.

The joy of movement

Tribute to celebrate Ze’eva Cohen, 40 years of dance

Published in the Mar. 17, 2010, issue

Ze’eva Cohen created Princeton’s dance program in much the same way as she choreographs. “I know the intent or the central image, or I find it as we improvise,” she says. “From that, the seed grows.”   In a similar way, Cohen came to Princeton in 1969 with a...Read more

Princeton fiscally ‘turns the corner’

Published in the Mar. 17, 2010, issue

Projecting that the endowment will rebound 10 percent this year and promising strict budgetary discipline, University administrators say they believe that Princeton has “turned the corner” financially. President Tilghman told the Council of the Princeton...Read more
Elizabeth Boluch Wood

Wood appointed VP/development

Published in the Mar. 17, 2010, issue

Elizabeth Boluch Wood has been named the University’s new vice president for development. She succeeds Brian McDonald ’83, who stepped down March 1 after what he termed eight “intense” years in the position. After serving on the development staffs of Harvard...Read more

‘To Haiti, with love’

Published in the Mar. 17, 2010, issue

The BodyHype Dance Company, left, was among several student groups to perform Feb. 12 in Richardson Auditorium in support of relief efforts following the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti. The event capped a series of student-initiated activities during Haitian...Read more

Inside chemistry

Published in the Mar. 17, 2010, issue

The gleaming four-story atrium is a focal point of the new chemistry building, located along Washington Road next to Princeton Stadium. Faculty and administrative offices will be to the right, while research and teaching labs will be to the left. The basement...Read more
Van Jones

In Brief

Published in the Mar. 17, 2010, issue

When University trustees review conceptual designs for the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment March 26, they will be presented with options to incorporate or to demolish the OSBORN CLUBHOUSE at Prospect Avenue and Olden Street. The University...Read more

Research Shorts

Published in the Mar. 17, 2010, issue

In a study that modeled financial derivatives, Princeton researchers from the computer science and economics departments found that sellers of complicated investment tools could include BAD ASSETS THAT WOULD BE UNDETECTABLE TO BUYERS. The research team, led...Read more
In his literary biography of Dostoevsky, ­professor emeritus Joseph Frank weaves together the author’s life, writings, and the political and intellectual backdrop of his era.

A writer and his times

Joseph Frank explores Dostoevsky’s life and the issues raging in Russian society

Published in the Mar. 17, 2010, issue

The Russian writer Feodor Dostoevsky led a life as dramatic as his novels. Born in Moscow in 1821, he saw a promising literary career interrupted when he was arrested for being part of a liberal political group and sentenced to death. He was actually standing...Read more

Mapping the world

Published in the Mar. 17, 2010, issue

This second-century map from Ptolemy’s “Cosmographia,” published in 1482, is one of about 30 of the earliest printed world maps from the collection of Henry Wendt ’55 that are on ­display through Aug. 1 in the Leonard L. Milberg Gallery of Firestone Library....Read more
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