Representatives from Princeton HealthCare System were scheduled to appear before Princeton Borough Council last night to discuss future zoning on the hospital's 12 acres on the current Witherspoon Street campus. The hospital, which announced last year that it intends to move to Plainsboro and build a $350 million facility on the current FMC Corp. site by 2010, hopes to have zoning on the Witherspoon site changed to commercial/residential preceding a sale to likely developer, Philadelphia-based Lubert Adler. See the May 17 issue of Town Topics for a full report.
Princeton High School, in coordination with Corner House, the PHS Parent Teacher Organization, and local fire, police, and rescue personnel, will host an automobile crash reenactment for the PHS juniors and seniors. Local fire and rescue personnel will treat the simulated accident victims. The re-enactment was last held at PHS in the spring of 2000 and is timed to precede the PHS prom and graduation. It will take place on the PHS practice field on the corner of Walnut and Guyot streets at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17, and will be overseen by Chief Greg Paulson of the Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad.
Princeton University's Graduate School admitted 1,122 of the 8,614 applicants who applied for the 2006-2007 academic year. The 13 percent overall admission rate is up only slightly from the 12.9 percent of applicants who were admitted last year. However, applications were up 6 percent over last year's 8,120.
In other University news, Maria Klawe, a computer scientist and dean of science at the University of British Columbia, has been named dean of Princeton's School of Engineering and Applied Science, effective January 1, 2007. She also will be appointed a professor in the University's department of Computer Science. Ms. Klawe will succeed James Wei, who will step down June 30 to return to full-time teaching and research after 11 years in the post.
The Princeton Public Library will hold its Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, May 16, at 5 p.m. in the library's second floor conference room. The meeting is open to the public.
Return to Previous Story | Return to Top | Go to Sports