The Office of the Dean for Research has named professor of chemical and biological engineering Rodney Priestley to the newly-created position of vice dean for innovation. Priestley will work to expand ties with industry, external entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, alumni, and other potential partners, help foster a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship, and enable on-campus researchers to translate their work into commercial and non-profit endeavors.
Morgan Harper GS ’10 brings a progressive platform to Central Ohio, challenging incumbent Congresswoman Beatty
Last month, Morgan Harper GS ’10 launched her campaign for Congress, challenging Democratic incumbent Congresswoman Joyce Beatty. Harper’s platform centers around financial stability, including proposals tuition-free public college, a federal minimum wage increase, and Medicare for All.
Former Princeton ROTC Cadet General Mark Milley ’80 discussed U.S. military challenges and political issues at his Senate confirmation hearing on July 11. Milley has been nominated to serve as the 20th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
The University was listed as second among private colleges and universities on CNBC Make It’s list of “the top 50 U.S. Colleges that pay off the most,” behind only Stanford University. The University was the only school in the state of New Jersey on the list, which included a total of 25 public and 25 private colleges.
In her first appearance on Jeopardy!, Emma Boettcher ’14 defeated professional sports gambler James Holzhauer, ending his 32-game winning streak and preventing him from surpassing Ken Jennings’ record for highest regular-season winnings. In her first three days on the show, Boettcher has made over $97,000.
After over 100 hours of protest in front of Nassau Hall, Princeton Students for Title IX Reform (PIXR) updated their list of demands. Additionally, PIXR has called for a public statement from the University, signed by President Christopher Eisgruber ’83, “in order to demonstrate the University’s commitment to addressing students’ persistent suffering.”
The Princeton Council held a meeting in the Whig Senate Chamber on May 8, the first town council meeting ever held on the University campus. Students and Council members discussed a number of issues facing the University and the town, as well as possibilities for collaboration between the two entities.
The assembly outside of Nassau Hall marks the third day of the student protest against the University Title IX office, as students have remained on the lawn overnight between demonstrations. Students have been on Nassau lawn since Monday at 10 a.m.
Day 2: U. Title IX office protesters left dissatisfied after U. response, send letter to administration
Over 70 students have gathered on the front lawn for the past two days to protest the Title IX’s office handling of sexual misconduct cases. This sit-in follows several months of protests and graffiti on campus that aim to demonstrate their misgivings against the Title IX process.
Dozens of University students are participating in a sit-in to push forward a list of at least eleven demands crowdsourced from the student body detailing specific ways in which the University could improve upon its Title IX policies.