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Last night, two online petitions began circulating among community members. At around 7 p.m., students began spreading a petition requesting that the University alter its midterm examination policy. By 10 p.m., other students began to spread a petition requesting that the University refrain from “forced evictions” — reflecting anxiety caused by certain peer-institutions’ actions.
On Feb. 13, graduate students Vinicius de Aguiar Furuie, Talmo Pereira, Karan Singh, and Raissa von Doetinchem de Rande were named winners of the Jacobus Fellowship, the highest graduate student honor awarded each year by the University.
Last year, bats invaded Holder Hall, 1976 Hall, and the third floor of Frist Campus Center. On Wednesday, Feb. 19, one bat sought a larger audience. Around 11:30 a.m., students and faculty spied a solitary bat in the middle of an ECO 100: Introduction to Microeconomics lecture in McCosh 50.
Tucked beneath Guyot Hall is a collection of oddities dating from the Cambrian period to the Holocene. It includes hundreds of fossils, minerals, and even entire preserved pieces of coral. The collection’s history is almost as interesting as the items it contains.
In a break from long-standing tradition, reading period and finals for the fall semester of the 2020–21 calendar year will be held prior to winter break. According to an email memo sent to the student body on Tuesday, Feb. 4 by Vice President for Campus Life W. Rochelle Calhoun, the first day of classes will take place on Sept. 2, and Dec. 22 will mark the final day of exams.
Alice Lin ’20 was announced as one of the 15 recipients of the Churchill Scholarship, which will fund one year of study of mathematics at Cambridge University.
Gabriela Oseguera Serra ’20, Yousef Elzalabany ’20, and Matteo Parisi of the University of Oxford have been named the recipients of the 2019 Daniel M. Sachs Class of 1960 Graduating Scholarship, one of the University’s most prestigious honors.
On Jan. 2, a collection of 1,131 letters written by renowned poet and Nobel Laureate Thomas Stearns Eliot, better known as T.S. Eliot, opened for research at Firestone Library. Eliot sent the letters, drafted between 1932 and 1947, to Emily Hale, his muse and lover.
Dalton Conley and Shirley Tilghman have been named 2019 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for their scholarship in the fields of sociology and molecular biology, respectively.
In an optional lecture delivered to students enrolled in COS 126: Computer Science: An Interdisciplinary Approach, New York Law School Professor Ari Waldman discussed how engineers typically view data privacy and where he believes that conversation can be improved.
Seven of the eight Ivy League institutions boast robust African Studies departments, in which undergraduate students can major. Within the Orange Bubble, such a department does not yet exist, but students and faculty are seeking to rectify this disparity.
Avital Fried ’20 and Andrew Brown ’20 have been awarded 2020 Marshall Scholarships. The scholarship covers the cost of two years of graduate study in the United Kingdom at the university of the recipient’s choice.
The Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library, a division of Princeton University Library’s Department of Special Collections, will close for renovations in March 2020. Digitization services will cease in February 2020 in preparation for the renovation, which is predicted to last through January 2021.
Serena Alagappan ’20 and Ananya Malhotra ’20 have been selected as two of the 32 U.S. students who have been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship.
Assistant mathematics professor Aleksandr Logunov has been awarded the Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering for his work in nodal geometry. Along with the other 21 early-career scientists chosen, he will receive $875,000 over five years to support his research.
University professor Sabine Kastner accepted the Society for Neuroscience’s Award for Education in Neuroscience on Monday, Oct. 21, in Chicago. The award honors her dedication to making neuroscience engaging for young audiences, specifically in creating an academic journal for and edited by children and teens.
The University’s High-Performance Computing Research Center (HPCRC) has acquired a new supercomputer, named Traverse, which will aid research at the University’s Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), as well as other University programs.
University professor Peter Jaffé recently published a paper that could represent a breakthrough against a major public health crisis.
Literary scholar and University alum Jeffrey Miller ’06 was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship, informally known as a “Genius Grant,“ on Sept. 25 for his analyses of the writing process during the Reformation and the Renaissance.
The Program in Creative Writing started off this year’s Althea Ward Clark Reading Series and the celebration of the 80th year of the program with a reading featuring distinguished authors Maxine Hong Kingston, Yusef Komunyakaa, and David Treuer ’92.