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For University researchers, Kronos and Krios seemed the perfect name for a star. In ancient mythology, the Titan Kronos devoured his children, including Poseidon (better known as the planet Neptune), Hades (Pluto) and three daughters. Kronos' lesser-known brother was Krios.
Director of the State Health Reform Assistance Network and Wilson School lecturer Heather Howard moderated a panel on healthcare reform on Friday.
On Friday, Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity Michele Minter moderated a panel that focused on the responsibility of universities to enforce individual rights to expression and protection.Panelists included Vice President and General Counsel at Northern Illinois University Jerry Blakemore ’76, Vice President for Ethics and Compliance at Purdue University Alysa Christmas Rollock ’81, freelance journalist Christopher Shea ’91 and Program Coordinator for the Office of Dean of Undergraduate Students Jeanne Laymon ’11.In her opening statement, Minter explained that the University has a deep commitment to freedom of expression and the prohibition of discrimination.“What we are seeing now, culturally, is a moment where those two important values are sometimes coming into conflict,” she said.Shea explained that the most pervasive issues on American college campuses have included the "disinvitation" of controversial speakers, the creation of safe spaces for students, restrictions on microaggressions and the disbandment of fraternities conducting racist actions.He explained that during his time as an investigative journalist on different college campuses, he noticed a trend in how students interacted with notions of safety in relation to free speech.“Students use the rhetoric of safety to describe how they want to feel on campus, and it applies not just to physical safety but to words that make them feel unsafe on campus," Shea said.Shea said at the University, he interviewed students and professors in hopes of finding diverging viewpoints on the necessity of protective safety.
Peter Marks, a native of the town of Princeton, has announced his intent to enter into the town's mayoralelection.
According to an article on Planet Princeton, Marks has indicated that he will run in the GOP primary this June.
It is important to think about where the foreign affairs debate fits in the current political discussion,David Sangernotedduring a lecture Monday.Sanger is the chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, specializing in U.S.
Texas senator and Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz '92 won the primary in his state, Oklahoma and Alaska on Super Tuesday, receiving a total of 69 delegates, according to the New York Times.
The Super Tuesday primaries were held in 11 states: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont and Virginia.
Businessman Donald Trump won the most delegates of any Republican presidential candidate in the day’s primary elections, while former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton won the highest number of delegates of any Democratic presidential candidate asof 9 p.m.
The Office of Admission has received and processed a record applicant pool of 29,313 applicants for the Class of 2020, the highest in the University's history, Dean of Admissions Janet Rapelye said.The applicant pool for the class of 2020 marks an increase of 7.4 percent from last year's pool of applicants, according to Rapelye.A total of 27,290 applications were received for the Class of 2019, of which1,908 students, or 6.99 percent, were admitted.The application numbers are yet to be analyzed for outstanding trends and specific metrics, Rapelye said.Rapelye added that the staff of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions is currently reading and evaluating applications for the Class of 2020.The number of applications has remained relatively constant since 2010, ranging between 26,000 and 27,000.
Thomas Gilbert Jr. ’09, who allegedly shot and killed his father Thomas Gilbert Sr.
The University Archive is launching a program called Archiving Student Activism at Princeton, University Archivist and Curator of Public Policy Papers Dan Linke said.According to the Mudd Manuscript Library’s Digital Archivist Jarrett Drake, ASAP is meant to collect and preserve individual and organizational records created by the University students who engage in activism both on and off-campus on a broad range of issues and perspectives.The collection will take place in Frist Campus Center between 11 a.m.
A new student group called the Princeton Open Campus Coalition delivered a letter opposing the methods and demands of the Black Justice League protests to University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 on Sunday night.The letter requested a meeting with Eisgruber in his office to present arguments regarding the events of the past week.“We are concerned mainly with the importance of preserving an intellectual culture in which all members of the Princeton community feel free to engage in civil discussion and to express their convictions without fear of being subjected to intimidation or abuse,” the students wrote.
The title of “Master” in all six of the University’s residential colleges has been changed to “Head of the College,” the University announced on Wednesday.
The Princeton University Entrepreneurial Hub, a new incubator space to advance entrepreneurial initiatives and education for faculty, students and alumni, launched this summer.The Hub resides in a University-leased building at 34 Chambers Street in downtown Princeton.Associate Director of the Keller Center Cornelia Huellstrunk said the University established the Lab to respond to tremendous interest in entrepreneurship among students, faculty and alumni.
The decision to make rifles available to sworn Department of Public Safety officers reflects national best practice about how to keep campus secure right now, DPS Executive Director Paul Ominsky said.“We wanted to come up with a specific protocol for emergency response,” Ominsky explained, adding that getting an armed responder to the scene quicklyis key to the safety of the community.The new policy was announced at the Council of the Princeton University Community meeting on Monday by Ominsky.
A majority of students, faculty and staff on campus are comfortable with sworn Department of Public Safety officers having access to rifles during an emergency, according to a survey conducted by the Daily Princetonian.The survey respondents do not necessarily feel safer now than before knowing that the officers will be able to access these rifles, though.DPS Executive Director Paul Ominsky announced on Monday at the Council of the Princeton University Community meeting that sworn DPS officers will soon have access to rifles in case of campus emergencies involving active shooters or armed suspects.The survey received a total of 641 responses from graduate and undergraduate students, faculty and staff.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker ’49 donated his public service papers to the University on Sept.
Undergraduate women experience the highest instance of inappropriate sexual behavior among students at the University, according to the summary report for the 2015 survey "We Speak: Attitudes on Sexual Misconduct at Princeton," released by the Universityon Tuesday.
According to the results, approximately one in three undergraduate women have experienced inappropriate sexual behavior in comparison with an estimated one in five graduate women, one in seven undergraduate men and one in 18 graduate men.
Fifty-five percent of undergraduate women and 62 percent of undergraduate men indicated that they told someone about the incident of inappropriate sexual behavior, while 43 percent of graduate students told someone, according to the report.
The report explained that students not thinking what happened to them was “serious enough to talk about” was among the most frequently cited reasons that students did not tell anybody about their experiences of inappropriate sexual behavior.
Jill Dolan, the Annan Professor in English, Professor of Theater in the Lewis Center for the Arts and Director of the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies, was named Dean of the College this June.
Students around the country will soon benefit from what U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called an earlier and easier Free Application for Federal Student Aid, according to a Sept.