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The University ranks the first in return on investment among the top 20 private universities in the United States, according to a new report released by Lexington Law, a law firm specializing in credit repair services.
According to the report, thelifetime earnings estimate for University graduates is $4,935,817, compared to the University's four-year cost of $223,328.
The University’s return on investment is 2,110 percent, slightly higher than MIT’s 2,004 percent.
Lexington Law researched the top 20 public and private universities using data from the most recent U.S.
Neither News Nor Notes: Cotsen Children’s Library named Carle Honors Award recipient, Firestone Library named the Gates of Hell
Cruz ’92, Christie remain top 10 Republican candidates, Trump is still winning so why are we talking about this
1. Autumnal equinox
2. The Pumpkin Spice Latte, here since Labor Day
3. Flannel shirts and corduroy pants
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art named the University's Cotsen Children's Library a 2015 Carle Honors Award recipient, according to a press release from the library.
There will be a ceremony this Thursday in New York City at which representatives for the Cotsen Children's Library will accept the "Angel Award."
The award commends individuals and organizations who have worked to improve literacy among children.
The Hamlett-Reed Mental Health Initiative and University of Pennsylvania administrators met and agreed upon a framework for reform Friday, the Daily Pennsylvanian reported.
Administrators agreed to look into a new program for incoming freshmen that would involve wellness counselors and evaluating counseling appointment scheduling so that visits can be scheduled online and over the phone.
They did not agree to make the scheduling of visits to counseling services anonymous, nor did they agree for counseling services to send out emails once a month containing mental health updates.
The Initiative had sent a letter to Penn president Amy Gutmann the week before asking her and the administration to reform student mental health policies at Penn.
The University ranked 18th out of 179 collegeson The New York Times College Access Index, which wasreleased on Sept.
The University was ranked 26th onReuters’ list of the world’s top 100 most innovative universities.
Stanford, whose alumni have founded Hewlett-Packard, Yahoo and Google, was ranked first, Harvard was ranked third, and Yale was ranked 44th.
The most innovative university in Europe, Imperial College London, was ranked 11th in the world, with Cambridge ranked 25th and Oxford ranked 40th.
Reuters ranked the University using 10 different metrics, focusing on both academic papers and patent filings.
The Spee Club, a previously all-male final club at Harvard, decided to send its first invitations to female members Friday, the New York Times reported.Matthew Lee, president of the Spee Club, told the Times in an email that the club had voted to admit all genders as it began recruiting members for the 2015-16 academic year.
Tourism spending in the Princeton region in 2014 increased 5.2 percent from 2013 to a record-breaking $2 billion, the Princeton Packet reported.
Like all small, insular societies, students at Princeton University have a particular vocabulary and word choice that can prove to be a difficult dialect for some.
The University named nine members to the Board of Trustees earlier this week.They are Lori Dickerson Fouché ’91; Arminio Fraga GS ’85; Paul Maeder ’75; Anne Sherrerd GS ’87; Doris Sohmen-Pao ’93; returning trustees Laure Forese ’83, Louise Sams ’79 and C.
The University determined the cause of a small fire at Scully Hall on Saturday morning to be a candle, University spokesperson Martin Mbugua said on Monday.
The fire was accidental, he added.
After being accused ofbranding its pledges in the buttocks with hot pokers, the Dartmouth fraternity that inspired the movie “Animal House” lost a lawsuit appeal and can no longer stay on campus, according to the New York Daily News.
Dartmouth administrators announced the decision on Friday.
Alpha Delta had been previously disciplined for other misconduct, including hazing and illegal distribution of substances to minors.
Alpha Delta is one among many fraternity houses that have been closed in the backdrop of increasing national dialogue about sexual misconduct, racism and sexism on college campuses.
Last week, a fraternity at the University of Florida was shut down following allegations of intoxicated members yelling and spitting on disabled veterans.
The University’s yield for the Class of 2019 is 69.4 percent, according to University Media Relations Specialist Min Pullan.
The yield is the highest in the University’s history.
Of the 1,909 admitted students, 1,324 have committed to the University.
This year's yield represents a 0.2 percentage point increase from last year’s yield of 69.2 percent.
The University expects that over the course of the summer, the yield number will be reduced by 20-30 students because of “summer melt,” Pullan said.
Thirteen students were transported toeither McCosh Health Center or the University Medical Center of Princeton this past weekend for alcohol intoxication, according to University media specialist Min Pullan.
The weekend coinciding with Houseparties and Lawnparties traditionally represents a spike in the number of students hospitalized for excessive alcohol intake.
Seven students were transported for alcohol intoxication betweenSunday at 12 p.m.andMonday at 12 p.m.
David Wildstein, a former aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy on Friday in connection to the Bridgegate scandal, according to a press release by the Department of Justice.
Christie is an ex officio trustee of the University.
Wildstein faces up to 15 years in prison and fines.
Bill Baroni, former deputy executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and Bridget Anne Kelly, a former Christie chief of staff, have also been indicted in connection with the scandal.
Alan Zegas, Wildstein's attorney, said on Friday that Christie had knowledge of the George Washington Bridge lane closures before they happened, according to NJ Advance Media, which is contrary to what Christie has said on multiple occasions.
Wildstein's guilty plea could indicate that he may be cooperating with prosecutors, according to Bloomberg.
In her first major speech since announcing her presidential candidacy, Hillary Rodham Clinton addressed the growing issue of mass incarceration and criminal justice at Columbia’s David N.
Major Newark transportation systems are calling for serious reparations, NJ Media for Advance NJ.com reported.
The Newark Liberty International Airport AirTrain system requires over a billion dollars in reconstruction, the Port Authority Board of Commissioners announced.
The current AirTrain system is 19 years old, and critics have condemned its slowness, lack of reliability and general wear and tear.
New Jersey First Lady Mary Christie, wife of governor Chris Christie, said that her decision to leave her job as managing directorat the Wall Street investment firmAngelo, Gordon & Co. is not an indication that her husband has committed to a 2016 presidential campaign, NJ.comreported.
A statement released by a spokesperson for the governor’s office said that Mary Christie had decided to take a hiatus from her work to spend more time with her family and young children.
She said in an April 16 interview with NBC that she was not sure if she would take a leave of absence from her job if her husband were to seek the presidency.
She also noted that the governor has not made up his mind on whether to run for president in 2016.
Mary Christie has accompanied her husband on recent ostensible campaign trips, including a trip to New Hampshire as well as fundraisers for his leadership political action committee.
Hundreds of students received false admission emails from Drexel University last week, according to the Associated Press.
Four hundred ninety-five high school seniors who were originally denied admission from Drexel or had submitted incomplete applications received a follow-up congratulatory email from Drexel three weeks later.
The email was to remind students of the reply deadline and was only supposed to be sent to admitted students, but was mistakenly sent to rejected students as well.
Drexel sent out another email to the students seven hours later, apologizing for the error.
Drexel made the same mistake in 1994, when it accidentally mailed admission letters to 25 students.