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President Christopher Eisgruber '83 began Monday’s Council of the Princeton University Community meeting with a question-and-answer session. The meeting discussed faculty recruitment in American Studies, the University's operating budget, general education designations and financial aid.
Last Friday, Dec. 9, Myesha Jemison ’18 secured the majority of votes to become the Undergraduate Student Government president-elect. When she begins her term in February, Jemison will be the University’s first black female USG president.
As part of the Woodrow Wilson School's Friday, Dec. 9 event “From Ferguson to Dallas to Charlotte: Racial Justice and Policing in America,” a panel, moderated by Ben Jealous, discussed the role of activism in effecting change.
Juan Carlos Pinzón is the Ambassador of Colombia to the United States. On Monday, he sat down with The Daily Princetonian to discuss U.S.-Colombia relations, the role of democracy, and peace in Colombia.
The Institute for Advanced Study and the Civil War Trust have reached an agreement to expand the Princeton Battlefield State Park, according to a press release jointly issued by the Institute and the Trust at 3 p.m.
Student leaders discussed the recognition of new, incoming student groups, updates on the student election, as well as the selection of the new members of the Women’s Leadership Task Force.
The 2017 yearbook will reflect new and upgraded improvements in an attempt to better encapsulate the University experience for all members of the undergraduate class, according to Vojislav Mitrovic ’18, executive director of Princeton Yearbook Agency.Some of the changes include student portraits for every class and a 3D animation effect that allows viewers with smartphones and tablets to access unique videos linked to particular photos in the yearbook, according to Mitrovic.“The 2017 yearbook will be the first yearbook in the last 153 years to have portraits of every class. We want this yearbook to be a yearbook of all undergraduate students,” Mitrovic said. “We want to encompass the experiences of all four class years.”
USG has widely solicited student feedback as they prepare to institute the program, disseminating a survey and hosting two forums for students to ask questions. While Johnson says he believes that “most students. . .will recognize the positives” of the program, Czulak recognizes that the survey results have not been unanimously in favor of the policy, and hopes that the University will be able to follow the consensus of many diverse viewpoints.
People in relationships form the heart of social movements, Hali Lee '89 said at a Saturday panel in the first Asian in America conference hosted by the University.Lee founded and directs the Asian Women Giving Circle, the first and largest giving circle in the United States led by Asian-American women.
Class of 2018 Undergraduate Student Government Senator Myesha Jemison '18 won the 2016 USG presidential election, securing 51.6 percent of 2,410 votes, according to USG Chief Elections Manager Sung Won Chang '18.
Just before Charles Murray’s 4:30 p.m. lecture class was scheduled to begin, over 75 students and other University affiliates quickly filed in to the lecture hall. With every seat filled, the protestors silently gathered in the back, packing the room.
Independent actors in the United Nation’s human rights division face both challenges and possibilities in holding powerful institutions accountable, Philip Alston, human rights advocate and United National official, said Thursday in his acceptance address for the 2016 Adlai Stevenson Award.
Anne Holton ’80 has been selected to be the Baccalaureate Speaker for the 2017 Commencement in May.Holton was the former Secretary of Education for the state of Virginia, and is the wife of Virginia Senator Tim Kaine.
Thomas C. Leonard, Research Scholar at The Council of the Humanities and Lecturer in Economics at the University discussed his book new book on illiberalism during the Progressive Era, eugenics, and the election, and heard responses from Christine Rosen, Senior Editor at The New Atlantis, and William Schambra, Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute. Leonard began the talk by quoting James A.
Challenging and changing the narrative around the word “feminism” is key to moving toward an equitable society, said activist Teresa C. Younger in a lecture on gender, power, and equality.
The University completed an extensive renovation of the former Frick Chemistry Laboratory at 20 Washington Street, which will provide a new home to ten academic departments and five international programs, including the Department of Economics.
Darcy James Argue, conductor of the Princeton University Creative Large Ensemble, was nominated for a Grammy award. His album, tilted “Real Enemies,” was named a finalist in the “Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album” category.
The Princeton Clay Project shared students’ solidarity with refugee populations worldwide through “Princeton Stands Together #WithRefugees,” a photo campaign which took place in Frist this past Monday and Tuesday.
Former Republican Congresswoman Nan Hayworth ’81, Former Democratic Congresswoman Marjorie Margolies, and 2016 Democratic Congressional candidate and 2012 alumni class president Lindy Li ’12 participated in a panel discussion about navigating a career in politics as a woman. Hayworth majored in biology at the University and went on to graduate from Cornell University Medical College and practice as an ophthalmologist.
“By virtue of picking the most famous people around they introduced a bias,” he said.