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.
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.
Most technological breakthroughs come from the powerhouses that populate Silicon Valley, but the next life-altering app may be only a few lines of code and a mouse click away for students in the University’s Computer Science building.
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.
The University’s reason for rejecting all but one of the referenda, according to faculty, is the lack of faculty involvement in developing the large-scale changes the referenda would have made to the Honor Code, a 125-year-old agreement between students and faculty. Administrators say faculty support is necessary for alterations as fundamental and consequential as those proposed by the first three referenda.
At the Princeton Council meeting on Monday, Dec. 11, the University presented an ambitious expansion plan that would allow for the development of residential colleges, new engineering and environmental science buildings, and a new Lake Campus over the next 30 years.
On Dec. 4, 2017, two varieties of white supremacist flyers were found posted to various locations around campus. The first flyer was titled “The Truth about ‘White Privilege’ and Jewish Supremacy'" and addressed a person named Linda Oppenheim.
In August of 2018, Tobin, Shin, Singer, and Jain will join 138 other men and women from around the world at Schwarzman College on the Tsinghua University campus in Beijing, China. The scholars will spend a year pursuing a master’s degree in their chosen course of study and developing a better understanding of Chinese history, culture, economy, and motivations through a cultural immersion experience.
Jordan Thomas ’18 was one of 32 American students selected from a pool of over 2,500 applicants to receive a 2018 Rhodes Scholarship for postgraduate study at the University of Oxford.
The Department of Homeland Security moved on Nov. 22 to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the University, Microsoft Corporation, and Maria De La Cruz Perales Sanchez ‘18 against the Trump administration. The lawsuit aimed to block the rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.