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Tucked between Starbucks and the Landau clothing store on Nassau Street, Dohm Alley has been unremarkably empty for much of its existence. However, thanks to the work of the Design @ Dohm Alley team, the alley has been transformed into an outdoor art space and is hosting its first installation: the English Romantic Poets.
Dr. Paul Gauthier, a postdoctoral research associate in the geosciences department, created the Princeton Vertical Farming Project (PVFP) this past April. The project is situated in Moffett Laboratory, which adjoins Guyot Hall, and was funded by the University’s Office of Sustainability and is directly related to the University’s Sustainability Plan.
The Undergraduate Student Government discussed Tigerbook confidentiality concerns and new position appointments, among other issues, in its weekly meeting on Oct. 15.
On Sunday, Oct. 15, a panel of student group leaders convened to discuss race and identity in the United States before a public live-streaming watch party of Trevor Noah’s New York Times interview on the same topic.
Esteemed physicist Richard Feynman GS ’42 once said, "Everything that living things do can be understood in terms of the jiggling and wiggling of atoms.” Now, the University will be doing just that through the establishment of a new collaborative effort.
On Sept. 25, 2017, the Princeton University Library announced that 5 million new records have been made accessible to students, faculty, and staff members. The records were added to the University’s catalog as a result of the Shared Collection Service, an effort to integrate the records of the Research Collections and Preservation Consortium. The consortium includes the University and its two partners, Columbia University and the New York Public Library.
President Trump said today that he will not certify that Iran is complying with the nuclear deal negotiated under the Obama administration. Earlier, he had declared that Iran is not living up to the ‘spirit’ of the deal. By expressing this sentiment, Trump is effectively forcing Congress to decide whether or not to reimpose sanctions on Iran — sanctions that would kill the deal. If Congress doesn’t act, Trump has threatened to end the deal entirely.
Members of Princeton Citizen Scientists held a teach-in program at the Princeton Public Library this Thursday aimed at educating community members about scientific issues which may have an impact on them.
Who you believe deserves a hefty paycheck depends on what political party you’re in, according to economist Gregory Mankiw ’80.
As part of a one-year Campus Dining pilot program, beginning Oct. 9 meal exchanges between the University dining halls and eating clubs will be entirely electronic. Meal exchanges between students who are both members of eating clubs will continue to operate on paper.
Roughly 5,000 University community members have received free influenza vaccinations as part of FluFest, University Health Services’ seasonal flu shot program. The necessity of immunization may be particularly high this year, since the unusually severe flu season in Australia indicates similar problems might occur in the United States.
Clad in metallic silver booties and outfitted with a beautiful acoustic guitar, London-based singer-songwriter Jade Bird took to the stage of Richardson Auditorium to perform her music and engage in dialogue on Wednesday evening.
“We can be upset about what’s going on in Washington and have disagreements with what’s happening, but we have to maintain a tremendous sense of hope,” Obama-era Environmental Protection Agency administrator Gina McCarthy said during her lecture, “The Future of EPA and Our Planet,” on Wednesday.
While in high school, Nicolas Viglucci ’19 won an online auction for a bus, but his father cancelled the sale since Viglucci had neither a design plan nor the funding to realize his dream of renovating it. Five years later, Viglucci has received generous funding from High Meadows Foundation Sustainability Fund and Project X Innovation Fund to finally build his dream - a tiny home inside a bus at the University.
“It’s about American trustworthiness which, at the moment, is very low,” said Rouzbeh Parsi, a senior lecturer in history at Lund University. Parsi, who is also the director of the European Iran Research Group, and another speaker, Kevan Harris, discussed the state of Iran-U.S. relations, Iranian politics, and the Iran nuclear deal in a panel Tuesday.
In April 2017, Harvard announced its decision to change the lyrics of its alma mater, “Fair Harvard." The song, which students have been singing since its composition in 1811, features the final line, “Till the stock of the Puritans die,” a nod to the University's religious roots.
Professor of psychology and public affairs Elizabeth (Betsy) Levy Paluck was named as one of the 24 recipients of the MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant on Wednesday. The MacArthur Fellowship is a “$625,000, no-strings-attached award to extraordinarily talented and creative individuals as an investment in their potential,” according to its website. Being named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow is an extremely high honor, with an extensive nomination and selection process. Paluck is best known for her work with social norms and impacts of mass media on behavioral changes, with her experiments largely occurring in real-world environments.
Chemical and biological engineering students choose their major in part because they believe that upon graduation they will have their pick of dream jobs. However, a University senior recently sent an email to the engineering department rejecting this notion.
Last weekend’s “Walking Histories: Race and Protest at Princeton and in Trenton” involved a series of performative walks across campus that “[explored] how issues of race and protest, in Trenton and on campus, are imprinted on Princeton’s buildings and grounds," according to the event's website.
Kip Thorne GS ’65 was recently jointly awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics alongside Rainer Weiss and Barry Barish. The team was granted the award for “decisive contributions to the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory detector and the observation of gravitational waves,” according to the Nobel Prize website.