In December 2009, the University drew criticism when it fired then-Associate Dean of the College Frank Ordiway ’81, who oversaw postgraduate fellowship advising.
Yale's selective social science majors not likely to follow Wilson School to non-selectivity anytime soon
Despite the entrance of the first non-selective class of undergraduate Wilson School majors this year, similar interdisciplinary majors at Yale University are not currently considering similar alterations to their application processes.Like the formerly selective Wilson School’s old application process, the Ethics, Politics and Economics major and the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs major require prospective students to apply during their sophomore year.
The present round of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks have potential to finally establish a two-state solution, said Jeremy Ben-Ami ’84, the president and founder of J Street,a U.S.
Jeremy Ben-Ami’84 spoke on campus Tuesday afternoon about the present-day politics of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Ben-Ami, the founder and president of advocacy group J Street, spoke to The Daily Princetonian about changes in the political climate on campus, particularly regarding Israel-Palestine. The Daily Princetonian: You mentioned that you’ve lectured on campus in the past.
Colleges “betray” victims of rape and sexual assault by failing to punish perpetrators, David Lisak says
Colleges and universities nationwide have “betrayed” victims of rape and sexual assault by failing to punish perpetrators of rape, forensic scientist David Lisak said in a lecture at the University on Friday.
University of Massachusetts professor David Lisak is a clinical psychologist who studies interpersonal violence.Prior to the first session of Lisak's three-part lecture on sexual assault at Princeton, The Daily Princetonian spoke with him on Princeton’s sexual assault statistics in relation to nationwide statistics. The Daily Princetonian: To put this into context at Princeton, more than 15 percent of female undergraduates have reported experiencing non-consensual vaginal penetration during their time at the University, according to an unpublished survey.
When Franklin Odo ’61 GS ’75 bickered the Ivy Club, he alluded to the beaches in his native Hawaii and hinted that he had surfed its waves.He got into Ivy but had never really surfed.
With demonstrators in the audience, Heritage Foundation fellow Anderson ’04 urges traditional understanding of marriage
Heritage Foundation fellowRyan T. Anderson ’04 argued for a traditional conception of marriage as a union between one man and one woman in an event sponsored by the Anscombe Society and the American Whig-Cliosophic Society on Thursday evening.
Duneier, early Coursera proponent, departs platform amid national debate on role of massive online education
Less than a year and a half after the the University first began offering online courses through the massive online education platform Coursera, one of its first and most popular courses will be discontinued.Sociology professor Mitchell Duneier was an early champion of Cousera.
Dean of the Graduate School William Russel announced Wednesday he will step down at the end of this academic year.