On Nov. 11, designated as “Kognito Day,” first-year students participated in Kognito, an online simulation designed to help students identify signs of psychological distress in others and intervene.
During the last midterm elections, fewer than 15 percent of students aged 18–21 showed up to the polls. “Vote100,” a student-run initiative, has set out to change that, working to inspire civic engagement among University students. Its goal is for every undergraduate student to take a pledge to vote in the 2018 midterms and in all future elections.
Symptoms of HFMD include fever, reduced appetite, sore throat and a feeling of being unwell. According to the email, a few days after the fever, those symptoms can be followed by painful sores in the mouth and a skin rash with red spots or blisters on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet.
The University announced Monday that its endowment earned 14.2 percent for the fiscal year that ended in June. Now, the endowment is valued at $25.9 billion, up $2.1 billion from last year, when the University reported a 12.5 percent return. Discounting Columbia University, which has not yet announced their endowment return for this year, the University’s endowment return figure is greater than that of any other Ivy.
Supreme Court Justices Sonia Sotomayor ’76 and Elena Kagan ’81 spoke to thousands of mostly female audience members on Friday about the court’s impartiality, challenges faced by women in their careers, and memories from their time at Princeton as part of the 2018 “She Roars” conference.
“Grading and assessment are among the most complex but important actions the faculty undertake,” Dolan wrote in an email to the The Daily Princetonian. “Students deserve to be given a clear sense of their work in a class and over the course of their educational careers at Princeton. Being clear and transparent about standards for assessment works in the best interests of both faculty and students.”
After a busy and exciting rush week last week, 57 percent of students who began the rush process received a bid from one of the University’s three sororities, and 53 percent of students who began the rush process chose to accept a bid and join a sorority.
Despite the occasional brevity, Glaude’s ultimate goal when approaching social media is to present information in such a way that his following can think more carefully about “the issues at hand.”
In a talk given to the University community on Monday, Lebanon Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants Gebran Bassil had stern words for the international community, repeatedly urging the return of Syrian refugees — 1.5 million of whom have taken residence in Lebanon.
Gathered in a circle of chairs with students, members of the Office of Religious Life introduced the ceremony and spoke about Abdillahi’s positive legacy.