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Sea level rise is a much discussed symptom of climate change. While some ideas for curbing glacial melting have been proposed, few geoengineering solutions have been implemented. However, current research by University postdoctoral research associate Michael Wolovick indicates that there exists a practical solution for glacial melting. Wolovick is investigating glacial sills, or walls made of rock and silt, as a way to block glaciers from exposure to warm water and keep them from melting.
A few weeks after a Princeton Public Schools board member offered an “olive branch” to the Princeton Charter School, a settlement negotiation process between the two parties is now underway. The negotiation process seeks to resolve the lawsuit initiated by PPS, which asserted that PCS had violated New Jersey’s Open Public Meeting Act during a meeting about expansion.
On Wednesday, former NIH director Harold Varmus talked about research in developing countries and federal programs supporting international science. “Medicine is a public good that is not distributed fairly,” Varmus said to a packed room.
Saying all of us benefit from immigration does not cut it, according to University politics professor Stephen Macedo. He presented the political theories behind why policy makers and social scientists should think more in distributive terms rather than in aggregate terms in his lecture titled “Immigration, Globalization, and Social Justice: Is There a Tradeoff?”
On Wednesday, Ukrainian ambassador to the U.N. Volodymyr Yelchenko spoke about Russia's annexation of Crimea and Russia’s unique war tactics.
“All human life is precious. One death is a tragedy,” Yelchenko said.
Though the University admissions office keeps records of all admissions files, students are not allowed to look at them. However, this was not always the case.
Theater at the University is a sprawling institution that presents students with a multitude of unique opportunities to experiment and engage with the dramatic arts throughout the academic year.
Meal exchanges between eating clubs are now fully electronic, and the days of carrying around those blue meal exchange slips are officially over. Following the electronic meal exchange, the eating clubs will now be using the system for all exchanges.
The 14-year endeavor to transform Firestone Library is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2018. Finishing touches on the B and C floors is anticipated to be completed by Commencement.
When Kylie Jenner named her baby Stormi in Feb. 2018, Kristen Starkowski GS was adamant that no one make fun of the baby’s name. She suggested to Allegra Martschenko ’20 that the two start a club on campus to show their support for the Kardashians.
According to Dean of the Faculty Sanjeev Kulkarni, the faculty is expected to officially vote on the proposed calendar revisions on April 23.
“Entrepreneurship is becoming more important on campus in general,” said OTL New Ventures Associate Anthony Williams. “A high proportion of University IP is now being licensed to startups.”
According to Princeton University Orchestra conductor Michael Pratt, Dudamel is “one of the most important musicians in the world.” Pratt hopes to use next year’s music outreach efforts to connect Princeton musicians with young musicians in Trenton.
In addition to the 15 trees that were brought down by the snow across campus, there were dozens of fallen branches from both coniferous and deciduous trees, according to Assistant Vice President for Communications Daniel Day. For comparison, Day said that Hurricane Sandy felled a record 110 trees.
Mckesson explained that he isn’t deterred by death threats and criticism, and he is constantly looking for ways to use his social power and media attention as platforms for bridging the ideological racial divide. Mckesson said that he is trying to give a voice to the oppressed regardless of the discomfort.
“Freedom is not only the absence of oppression, but the presence of justice and joy,” he said.
“This isn’t just about this one piece of legislation. First of all, we’re trying to be part of a comprehensive energy package for the state of New Jersey. But it’s also about reimagining the environmental movement as a whole as being something more representative of the people actually impacted by climate change,” said Amanda Eisenhour ’21, political director of the Princeton Student Climate Initiative.
University graduate students Irineo Cabreros and Tim Treuer have been selected for the 2018 Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Program. Cabreros and Treuer are Ph.D. candidates in applied mathematics and ecology and evolutionary biology, respectively.
On March 30, Princeton and 30 other colleges and universities filed an amicus curiae brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in an ongoing battle to resist the Trump administration’s efforts to bar immigration from numerous majority-Muslim countries.
“I’m there to tell them they are not alone. I think that’s my job. The purpose for me of theater is to say that we’re not alone, or that we’re not separated,” explained Guillaume Gallienne, sociétaire of the renowned French theatre company Comédie-Française and winner of multiple César Awards for his autobiographical film “Les Garçons et Guillaume, à table!”.
Frank Lehman, an Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Undergraduate Studies at Tufts University, knows the score of the iconic music of “Star Wars” as well as anything in his life. In his lecture, part of the Musicology Colloquia Series, Lehman criticized the practice of over-interpreting “Star Wars” music for plot details, but also explained the musically complex use of motifs throughout the score.