Daily Newsletter: March 28, 2023
USG taking stock of Tigers in Town
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USG taking stock of Tigers in Town
This week, the Princeton men’s basketball team returns from a historic March Madness run, losing to Creighton in their first Sweet 16 appearance since the tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1985.
U-store installs security cameras to discourage shoplifting
Institutional Restraint, not Institutional Neutrality
On Feb. 15, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation named 125 early-career researchers as recipients of the annual Sloan Research Fellowship. The 2023 Sloan Research Fellows include six of the University’s professors: Shane Campbell-Staton, Felix Heide, John Jimah, Anirudha Majumdar, Mikkel Plagborg-Møller, and Sanfeng Wu.
Affordable Graduate Housing
Women's Basketball dominates weekend games
Princeton fencing dominates at Ivy Leagues
Catalysts, the agents that speed the rate of chemical reactions, power chemistry in research and industrial applications in the modern world. A recent breakthrough has given us the chance to use materials more commonly found on earth in this critical function. The Princeton scientist behind that breakthrough, Dr. Paul Chirik, the Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Chemistry, was just named a 2022 fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) on Feb. 2.
USG reviews position paper on gender-neutral bathrooms
‘Justice for Tyre’ march draws protesters from Princeton community
Dr. Irini Daskalaki serves as Princeton’s Global and Community Health Physician Coordinator, a role first created when University Health Services (UHS) grappled with an onslaught of meningitis cases in 2013. In this role, Dr. Daskalaki oversees matters related to travel health, global medical incident response, medical surveillance, outbreak prevention, and student immunization compliance. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Daskalaki served as the University’s medical lead of the COVID-19 response. In that role, she worked to build protocols for contact tracing, isolation, quarantine, and COVID-19 vaccination clinics.
On Thursday, Dec. 8, students received an email from their residential college dean which included an announcement of a new pilot policy that allows professors to give 24-hour extensions on Dean’s Date assignments.
Professor Imani Perry honored with National Book Award for nonfiction; Town Council hears community thoughts on master plans
Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) 24/7 support line goes live; University deploys first electric bus
On Wednesday, Nov. 16, Dr. Uyi Stewart, Chief Data and Technology Officer at Data.org, delivered a lecture in Robertson Hall titled “Data Science: The New Frontier in Global Health and Development,” that revolved around the potential of data science to address a sprawling range of contemporary global issues, including infectious diseases, economic vulnerabilities, drug treatments, and healthcare access, among other pressing areas of importance.
USG confirms Honor Committee members, continues to reckon with safety and other community concerns
No communication orders now require initial informal contact; faculty, student activists look ahead to 2022 midterm elections
University holds renaming ceremony for Laura Wooten Hall; USG delays election reforms, approves more budget allocations
On Oct. 20, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) arrived in Princeton to provide students with an immersive virtual reality (VR) experience. The VR experience, called “Abduction,” is part of a traveling exhibit currently touring college campuses across the country.