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Peers say it’s no surprise Venkatesh ’19 won Rhodes

Molecular biology concentrator Samvida Sudheesh Venkatesh ’19, known for her relentless and humble approach to her scientific research, was awarded a 2019 Rhodes Scholarship on Oct. 26. Her friends, professors, and mentors consistently said they are not surprised that she was honored with such a recognition. 

Venkatesh ’19 wins 2019 Rhodes Scholarship

Samvida Sudheesh Venkatesh ’19 was one of five recipients from India awarded a 2019 Rhodes Scholarship to pursue graduate studies at the University of Oxford, according to a University statement.

Two University professors named 2018 MacArthur Fellows

On Thursday, Oct. 4, associate professor of chemical and biological engineering Clifford Brangwynne and mathematics professor Allan Sly were both named 2018 MacArthur Fellows for their work in cellular compartmentalization and probability theory, respectively.

Stagnant Dohm Alley lacks funding, community support

A little over a year since its first art installation, the once-inconspicuous passageway between Starbucks and Landau on Nassau Street has both established itself as a creative establishment and failed to secure the funding necessary for more exhibits. 

A wealth of theater opportunities on campus

Theater at the University is a sprawling institution that presents students with a multitude of unique opportunities to experiment and engage with the dramatic arts throughout the academic year.

PPPL studies included in milestone collection of Department of Energy research

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science included four papers from the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory in a collection of its most influential scientific papers of the past 40 years. The collection, entitled “40 Years of Research Milestones,” celebrates the fortieth anniversary of the DOE’s Office of Science.

Five U. undergraduates named Liman Fellows

The Princeton University Program in Law and Public Affairs has named Miranda Bolef ’19, Ramzie Fathy ’20, Micah Herskind ’19, Benjamin Laufer ’19, and Rebekah Ninan ’19 as 2018 Arthur Liman Fellows in Public Interest Law.

International student enrollment declines at U.S. colleges, continues to rise at U.

The number of international students residing in the United States and studying with student visas has declined. This overall decline is a recent trend that appeared after years of steady growth in international student enrollment, which may reflect widespread and newfound apprehension of the current political climate and immigration policies under the Trump administration. At the University, the number of international students has been growing steadily over the past few years.