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On Tuesday, April 6 at 7 p.m. EDT, the University formally extended offers of admission to 1,498 students for the class of 2025 amid a historic application cycle upended by the COVID-19 pandemic and unprecedented disruptions to high school coursework.
Last month, the University entered into a $54,000 settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry & Security (BIS) over the improper export of “various strains and recombinants of an animal pathogen” over a five-year period.
For the last 10 months, once-busy weekdays in downtown Princeton have felt more like sleepy Sundays. Over the course of the pandemic, many local businesses have been operating on a loss, some have shut their doors for good, and all have had to make painful decisions to cope with bleak economic circumstances.
President-elect Joe Biden intends to nominate Cecilia Rouse, Dean of the School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA), to chair the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA). If confirmed by the Senate, Rouse would be the first woman of color to chair the Council.
Sophie Li ’21 was named one of two Rhodes Scholars for Hong Kong on Nov. 22, joining 32 winners from the United States and nearly five dozen more from other countries.
The University will invite all undergraduate students to campus this spring, according to a message from University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83. Most instruction will remain online, and classes with an in-person component will be offered in a “hybrid” format to accommodate students studying remotely.
Despite the obstacles that COVID-19 presents to student activism, the environmentalist student group Divest Princeton has only gained steam. Next week, the group will face one of its biggest tests of public support yet: a referendum on the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) winter election ballot.
In a memo sent to all faculty members on Tuesday, Dean of the College Jill Dolan announced University support for two formats for undergraduate courses — hybrid or online — for the spring 2021 semester.
On Oct. 5, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it had settled with the University for nearly $1.2 million over “allegations of compensation discrimination” involving over one hundred female professors.
Come next September, Adji Bousso Dieng — an expert in artificial intelligence and machine learning — will join the faculty of the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) as a tenure-track assistant professor, becoming the first Black female faculty member in the history of SEAS and the first Black faculty member ever in the Department of Computer Science (COS).
Seven-hundred and thirteen leaves of absence and deferrals have been approved for the upcoming academic year, with no students required to take more than one year off, according to a Tuesday memo from Dean of the College Jill Dolan sent to faculty members.
Editor’s Note: On August 17, one day after this story was published, The U Experience announced it would host its program at the Waterstone Resort & Marina in Boca Raton, FL.
In a complete reversal of previously announced plans, first-years and juniors will no longer be permitted to live on campus in the fall semester, the University announced on Friday. All teaching will be conducted remotely.
For Princeton Record Exchange owner Jon Lambert, March 21 is a date he’ll always remember. That’s when Gov. Phil Murphy signed New Jersey’s stay-at-home-order, mandating the closure of all non-essential businesses.
Four hundred and twenty-four members of the University community took out a full-page ad in the Tuesday edition of the Washington Post in support of journalist Maria Ressa ’86, who was found guilty of cyber libel in the Philippines over a month ago.
In April 2016, the University announced that both Wilson College and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (WWS) would continue to bear the name of former University and U.S. President Woodrow Wilson, Class of 1879. In keeping Wilson’s name, the University rejected a central demand the Black Justice League (BJL) had raised the previous November.
On Thursday, June 25, the University announced that over 40 faculty and staff working groups are helping evaluate “a range of options for next semester.” The statement, which came in an email to the campus community, noted that “[s]tudent input from undergraduate and graduate student groups” informs many of the faculty and staff teams.
Maria Ressa ’86, a journalist and CEO of Rappler, an online news network, has been found guilty of cyber libel charges in the Philippines, in what many critics have called a blow to freedom of the press in the Southeast Asian country.
Four panelists explored the resurgence of violence targeting those of Chinese and Asian ancestry and the disproportionate health and economic impacts of the pandemic on Black, Latinx, Native American, and Asian communities during a discussion entitled “Race in the COVID Era: What America’s History of Racism and Xenophobia Means for Today” on Monday, June 8.
On Thursday, April 30, communications and information innovator Andrea Goldsmith became the first woman to receive the Marconi Prize, now in its 45th year. The Prize recognizes her “pioneering contributions to the theory and practice of adaptive wireless communications.”