On Friday evening, over a hundred University faculty, staff, and students, as well as community members, congregated on the North Lawn of Frist Campus Center in solidarity and support of imprisoned graduate student Xiyue Wang.
Current plans involve installing 990 package lockers, in extra-small, small, and medium sizes, over the summer, according to Gorfine.
The Commencement ceremony for the Class of 2018 will be held on Tuesday, June 5, where Lim will deliver the Latin salutary and Berlin will deliver the valedictory address.
“It has been a long-standing policy at the university to make reasonable accommodations for religious observances when possible,” said Sohaib Sultan, chaplain and Muslim Life Program coordinator at the Office of Religious Life. Sultan has worked closely with University officials since the beginning of Ramadan this year will intersect with spring semester final exams.
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.
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.