March 2011 Archives

Whimsical 'No Comment'


Could this be a stone carver's April Fools' Day joke -- or conjecture on the lion's reaction to being ousted as Princeton's mascot?

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Photo by Ashley Midura

Legendary Collections

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Lucky Princeton: Leonard Milberg '53 has donated a third collection of Irish works - theater, poetry, and now prose - to the University. Firestone Library's Main Gallery is showcasing many of the items until July 10, including this 1899 edition of legends anthologized by the mother of playwright Oscar Wilde.

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Photo courtesy of Department of Rare Books and Special Collections

It's All Good


Among the Program in Theater's productions this academic year was an adaptation of "The Good Person of Setzuan" directed by Mark Nelson '77 with original live music by Princeton graduate student Gilad Cohen.

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Photo courtesy of Lewis Center for the Arts

Let the Sun Shine

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These solar panels on the new Frick Chemistry Lab convert solar energy into electricity and shade the glass roof to reduce glare and reduce air conditioning needs. The University also is planning a solar panel collective on 27 acres that is expected to generate enough power to meet more than 5 percent of the campus's electrical needs.

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Photo by University Office of Communications/Denise Applewhite