Neuroscience professor Samuel S. Wang uses his mathematical skills and legal passions to help ensure voters choose their politicians, not the other way around. His team’s paper, “An Antidote for Gobbledygook: Organizing the Judge’s Partisan Gerrymandering Toolkit into a Two-Part Framework,” won a top prize at a gerrymandering competition last week.
The festival lineup also included the electro-country performers, Owen Lake and the Tragic Loves; Korean-American composer and multi-instrumentalist, Bora Yoon; the percussion duo, Arx Duo; Anaglyphs; SMPL; Triplepoint Trio; New Jersey songwriter, Matt Trowbridge; the punk-jazz band, Joy on Fire; and the New York City-based ensemble, Desdemona Quartet.
“Drug education in America is primarily miseducation,” said Hart. “The American public is constantly bombarded with lurid misinformation that isn’t designed to educate [but] to terrify.”
During the first Council of the Princeton University Community meeting of the 2018–19 academic year, members discussed trustee Bob Hugin’s controversial U.S. Senate campaign, revised grading policies, and how to deal with controversial campus speakers.
During the CPUC meeting, Eisgruber said that he and the Dean of the Faculty Sanjeev Kulkarni believe the memo can help Princeton make progress on a “very important issue,” sexual harassment. Eisgruber emphasized that sexual harassment “does serious damage” to the lives of University students and faculty.
“The political forces in Washington are not only ignoring the warnings [about climate change] but are also actively denying what science is telling us,” Murphy said.
Self-service package lockers have replaced the old package pickup system in Frist Campus Center. The new package lockers are located on Frist’s 100 level and have been in service since late this summer.
Sir David Adjaye of Adjaye Associates was chosen as the design architect for the new University Art Museum, the University announced Tuesday.
Michael Hingson, blind motivational speaker and survivor of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, spoke on Friday, Sept. 14 about how he changed his disability into an asset and how he has battled persistent discrimination.
The University was named the No. 1 national university for the eighth straight year by U.S. News & World report, despite changes in the formula for the ranking process. This year, the U.S. News rankings placed more emphasis on social mobility and less on exclusivity in admissions by dropping admission rates from the formula.