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The flag of the People's Republic of China. 
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Professor Rory Truex ’07 explained that since the course “includes material that is banned in China,” he didn’t “want anyone to feel that they were in a position where they had to access banned material in order to succeed in my course.”

Professor Rory Truex ’07 explained that since the course “includes material that is banned in China,” he didn’t “want anyone to feel that they were in a position where they had to access banned material in order to succeed in my course.”


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Under current University guidelines, McCosh 50 will be able to accommodate no more than 42 occupants at one time.
Photo Credit: Lazarena Lazarova ’21  

Faculty for ‘about 60 courses’ have expressed interest in hybrid teaching

“So far, the Office of the Dean of the College has had inquiries from faculty for about 60 courses — including both undergraduate and graduate courses — who are interested in exploring hybrid elements in their teaching,” a University spokesperson told the ‘Prince.’

“So far, the Office of the Dean of the College has had inquiries from faculty for about 60 courses — including both undergraduate and graduate courses — who are interested in exploring hybrid elements in their teaching,” a University spokesperson told the ‘Prince’ this afternoon.

NEWS | November 25

Currie and Tom Barron ‘74, pictured at their home in Colorado.
Photo courtesy of Currie and Tom Barron via the Office of Communications

Barron '74 establishes Biodiversity Research Challenge Fund

The University recently announced the establishment of the Thomas A. and Currie C. Barron Family Biodiversity Research Challenge Fund to support environmental research on biodiversity. 

The University recently announced the establishment of the Thomas A. and Currie C. Barron Family Biodiversity Research Challenge Fund to support environmental research on biodiversity. 

NEWS | November 25

Aaron Burr Hall, home of the Anthropology department.
Jonathan Schilling / Wikimedia Commons

Program in Ethnographic Studies no longer accepting certificate students

The elimination of the certificate was due to a “significant increase in the number of anthropology majors” and a need for prioritization of these students.

The elimination of the certificate was due to a “significant increase in the number of anthropology majors” and a need for prioritization of these students.

NEWS | November 23

Professor Rob Pringle in the water near his house.
Courtesy of Professor Rob Pringle

Outdoor lectures, themed suits, and the ecology of egg rolls: Professor Pringle gets inventive with online teaching

EEB students face the challenge of engaging in outdoor exploration during this online semester. But Associate Professor Rob Pringle is determined to bring the outdoors to his students. He delivers every EEB 321 lecture outside — rain or shine. 

FEATURES | November 22

Grading policies for each Princeton department this fall.
Anika Maskara / The Daily Princetonian

Departments largely split on PDF policy for departmental requirements and prerequisites

Unlike in the spring, however, the University no longer requires that departments accept courses taken on a PDF basis, either to fulfill departmental requirements or prerequisites.

Unlike in the spring, however, the University no longer requires that departments accept courses taken on a PDF basis, either to fulfill departmental requirements or prerequisites.

NEWS | November 1

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U. Associate Professor of Chemistry Mohammad Seyedsayamdost named 2020 MacArthur Fellow

The MacArthur Foundation recognized Professor Seyedsayamdost’s research relating to disease and chemistry. In conjunction with the award, he will receive $625,000 in unrestricted grant funding for further research. 

The MacArthur Foundation recognized Professor Seyedsayamdost’s research relating to disease and chemistry. In conjunction with the award, he will receive $625,000 in unrestricted grant funding for further research. 

NEWS | October 15