Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi ’00 accepted the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for her film “Free Solo,” for which she was the director.
On Monday, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation that will increase the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024. University students and the larger Princeton town community will not immediately feel the effects of the law.
The comment period for the proposed Title IX changes has ended. The University, in conjunction with the American Association of Universities and the New Jersey State Bar Association, left suggestions as to how to improve the proposed changes.
A few weeks ago, the Department of Education released a long-anticipated proposal for changing the regulations laid out in Title IX.
“Familiarity with technology as a user [and] some ability to think a little more deeply about how it works and about what is likely to be able to do and not do — that’s going to be core knowledge for policy professionals in the future.”
Themes of his book include the phenomenon of “racial melancholia” — an estrangement from American culture surrounding racial norms — as it relates to depression and suicide among model minorities. Still, in the years after his early work on racial melancholia, Eng started to notice different behaviors in the students of his Asian-American literature and culture classes.
On Monday, Sept. 17, the Kardashian Lifestyle Klub hosted its first study break of the year, complete with Kourtney-style nutella naan and a viewing of the most recent episode of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.” Klub presidents Kristen Starkowski GS and Allegra Martschenko ’20 founded the group in March 2018. Since then, the club has expanded to a membership of about 150 people on GroupMe.
Last Thursday, the University announced plans to commission eight new portraits of notable alumni and faculty in an effort to diversify the art and iconography on campus. These portraits are an addition to two portraits, of professor Toni Morrison and the late professor Sir Arthur Lewis, already commissioned last year.
On April 29, the CBS series 60 Minutes released a segment called “Why Bill and Melinda Gates put 20,000 Students Through College,” which featured the University’s making significant efforts to recruit students from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds.
The Commencement ceremony for the Class of 2018 will be held on Tuesday, June 5, where Lim will deliver the Latin salutary and Berlin will deliver the valedictory address.