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Last fall, the University's Women*s Center commissioned an art installation to adorn the popular Frist A Level dining area. On Sept. 27, during a Women*s Center event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the University’s first class of women, the design was debuted to the public.
University professor Peter Jaffé recently published a paper that could represent a breakthrough against a major public health crisis.
In its latest match this season, Princeton men’s soccer (6–3, 0–1 Ivy League) defeated Delaware (2–4–3) by a score of 3–0. The game marked two significant milestones: first-year forward Spencer Fleurant’s first career two-goal game and first-year forward Daniel Diaz Bonilla’s first career goal.
Earlier this week, Federal Judge Allison D. Burroughs ruled that Harvard did not discriminate against Asian-American students in its admissions process. She upheld the use of affirmative action at Harvard and other academic institutions in working towards a more diverse student body.
On Oct. 1, a judge ruled in support of Harvard’s admissions practices, which considers the racial identities of applicants, rejecting the claim that considering race leads to discrimination against Asian-American applicants. The judge thus supported Harvard’s use of race in its holistic review of applicants, affirming the importance of race-conscious admissions — as opposed to race-neutral processes — to achieve a diverse student body.
The journey to Princeton is long and arduous — but it isn’t exactly a picnic once you get here either. A large part of the first-year struggle is the complicated, sometimes agonizing search for an extracurricular life and, in turn, an extracurricular family.
Literary scholar and University alum Jeffrey Miller ’06 was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship, informally known as a “Genius Grant,“ on Sept. 25 for his analyses of the writing process during the Reformation and the Renaissance.
The Daily Princetonian spoke with Fatima Goss Graves, the President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center. She co-founded the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund and serves as an adviser on the American Law Institute Project on Sexual and Gender-Based Misconduct on Campus. She previously served as the Senior Vice President for Program and Vice President for Education and Employment at the National Women’s Law Center. She visited the Wilson School on Oct. 7–8 through the Leadership through Mentorship program. Below is a lightly edited and condensed transcript of the conversation.
Princeton men’s cross country’s first-year and varsity starters participated in their season opener on Saturday, tearing up the eight-kilometer course at the Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh University. In a race of over 600 competitors, all 15 of Princeton’s runners ranked in the top 50; the Tigers put seven in the top 10. Only 43 seconds separated the Tigers’ first and 15th finisher.
Four minutes and four seconds remained in then-No. 12 Field Hockey’s (7–4 overall, 2–0 Ivy League) game against then-No. 2 Duke. The score stood at 4–4.
Juliana Ochs Dweck has been appointed to the newly created role of chief curator at the Princeton University Art Museum.
On Oct. 4, the United States Department of State’s Inspector General revealed an attempt to bring down former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch ’80, who Democrats see as a key player in the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, to congressional aides.
In its second match in Ivy League play this season, Princeton women’s soccer (4–4–2, 1–1–0 Ivy) came away with a dramatic 1–0 victory against Dartmouth, and senior goalkeeper Natalie Grossi set the Ivy League record with her 30th career shutout.
eData reveals rich places are overrepresented in student body
On Tuesday, Oct. 8, University Albert Einstein Professor Emeritus of Science James Peebles GS ’62 was awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics "for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology.”
Pull up your schedule for me real quick. ReCal, TigerHub, that one crumpled sheet of loose leaf where you tearfully scribbled out your final courses before add/drop ended. If you don’t already have it filled in, picture where all the club meetings, theater rehearsals, sports practices, and weekly study times would go.
The University announced on Sept. 25 the formation of the Princeton Quantum Initiative (PQI) as an effort to advance research, development, and education in both fundamental science and technological applications in fields such as quantum computation and quantum information systems.
Two arrests have been made as a result of the Bait Bike Program implemented in November 2018.
On Tuesday, I attended a talk with Naomi Klein and Professor Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor about the climate- change crisis. As Klein spoke about the rise in climate-change refugees — people forced to flee their country because of changes in climate — she highlighted the “cruel irony that the very people who are forced to move first are the people who did the least to create this crisis,” going on to add that the countries most responsible for climate change owe these people asylum.
The Center for Jewish Life (CJL) has implemented new security features going into the 2019–2020 academic year, including 24/7 locked prox-access entrances, a video intercom system for visitors, security guards during Shabbat and holiday dinners, and panic buttons installed throughout the building.