ORFE implements new graded work submission system to protect student privacy, better comply with FERPA
The Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering has implemented a new homework and exam submission and distribution system.
More than 15 percent of female undergraduates reported experiencing non-consensual vaginal penetration during their time at the University, according to an unpublished survey conducted in 2008 by several University offices. The survey, a version of a standard survey format called the “Sexual Experience Survey” was developed in 2007 by Mary Koss, a University of Arizona Public Health professor specializing in sexual violence, and consisted of 17 multiple choice questions.
While most University students scrambled to pull the last assignments of the semester together, members of the Tigertones came back late Wednesday night after singing in the West Wing of the White House for President Barack Obama and his guests.
Olivia Waring ’12, a chemistry major with a Chinese language certificate, has been chosen as the recipient of the 2012 Daniel M. Sachs Class of 1960 Scholarship.
Brown University history professor emeritus Gordon Wood, the recipient of the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for History, discussed how the issue of slavery cannot explain the outbreak of the Civil War without taking into account its context within the Revolutionary War.
Samuel Dorison ’11, Kyle Edwards ’12 and Christina Chang ’12 have been chosen as three of 40 recipients of the 2012 Marshall Scholarship, which funds “young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom,” according to its website.
The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies has started “PIIRS Undergraduate Fellowships” funded by the Institute to fund summer research for selected fellows, PIIRS director and politics professor Marc Beissinger said in an email.
All 10 eating clubs hosted members of the Class of 2015 for a series of meals this week as a part of “Taste of Prospect,” an event designed to increase freshmen’s familiarity with Prospect Street. The initiative was coordinated by the USG and the Interclub Council.
In a lecture titled “Investigating Health and Human Rights Abuse” on Sunday evening, Wilson School visiting lecturer Joseph Amon described health as a “human right.”“Human rights are really about how people with certain health conditions are subject to discrimination,” Amon said, citing examples such as how people diagnosed with HIV/AIDS are shunned by their communities.
Princeton media institution The Packet Media Group — composed of the Princeton Packet and its 10 sister newspapers — and its Princeton property on Witherspoon Street, are up for sale, according to a statement by James Kilgore, the president and owner of the newspaper publishing company. The Packet is home to over 100 employees.