Wieschaus’ best-known work studied on the development of embryos in fruit flies. His findings have also been influential in cancer research.
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters announced on March 19, 2019, that it has awarded the 2019 Abel Prize to mathematician Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck. She is the first woman to receive the prize.
Krueger is most well-known in the field of economics for his research on the effects of minimum wage on employment. His study with Harvard economist Lawrence Katz and UC Berkeley economist David Card showed that an increase in the minimum wage did not result in a reduction in employment.
The University unequivocally denies allegations that it unlawfully possesses ancient Eastern Orthodox texts and requests that it be awarded legal costs.
“Because I know how critical this role is in the life of the Club and given the step [sic] change in family commitments due to health issues, I have decided to put family first while ensuring the Club has what is needed in a Bicker Chair. This means stepping down,” Kick wrote in an email.
Theodore K. Rabb GS ’61 was the co-founder of the Humanities sequence to introduce a group of first-year students to the literature, philosophy, and history of Western civilization.
On Wednesday, Feb. 6, an anonymous person submitted a 276-page document that contained each of the 1,460 Bicker cards from Ivy Club’s February 2017 Bicker to Tiger Confessions, a Facebook group where members can submit anonymous confessions. Ivy confirmed to The Daily Princetonian that the Bicker cards uploaded to Tiger Confessions were the same ones publicly accessible through GitHub.
Renowned mathematician Elias M. Stein, the Albert Baldwin Dod Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at the University, passed away on Dec. 23, 2018, at the age of 87.
Repairs are currently underway, and the club is slated reopen for Street Week after Intersession.
John C. “Jack” Bogle ’51 has passed away at 89. A giant in the investment world, he founded the first index mutual fund and the influential Vanguard Group.