News and Notes: University adds website resources in response to immigration order, hosts info session
The Davis International Center will hold an open information session tomorrow for University students and scholars who have been affected by the Executive Order. Attendees will be able to hear updates and ask questions about the situation.
Princeton’s former Civil Rights Commission was active from 1968 to 1998, according to Town Topics. A subcommittee of the Human Services department introduced an ordinance last October after working for its re-establishment for two years.
Friends interviewed said they remembered Shin as a kind, humble, and hard-working person who was passionate about neuroscience, literature and history, and the state of affairs in South Korea.
Jessica Lee, who has served senior admission positions at the University and Barnard College, has been named the new director of admission.
New Jersey governor and ex officio University trustee Chris Christie has announced that he plans to finish his term, which ends in 2018, according to the New York Times. He criticized the media for continuing to speculate whether he will leave the state to serve in President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration. Despite his plan to finish his term, Christie has not ruled out continuing to serve in the Trump administration.
Former University professor and current President of the University of Pennsylvania Amy Gutmann has had her contract extended to 2022, which will make her the longest-serving president in the school's history.
In a report issued Thursday morning, the Task Force on General Education made six recommendations pertaining to undergraduate teaching that span from mandating foreign language studies regardless of prior proficiency to changes in the academic calendar.According to the report, the task force is recommending that the fall term start earlier and conclude in December.
Several University students who had previously applied to Harvard University received emails from Harvard Thursdayafternoon informing them that their undergraduate application information to Harvard has been summoned by the court in a lawsuit concerning admission practices. The current litigation that Harvard faces,Students For Fair Admissions, Inc. v.
A system that can compare physical objects while potentially protecting sensitive information about the objects themselves has been demonstrated experimentally at the U.S.
The Keller Center and the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council announced a new Certificate Program in Entrepreneurship.