“I’m interested in representing survivors of interpersonal violence who are religious and face all sorts of systemic injustices within their communities and are asked to give up those religious commitments to try to appeal to the secular justice system for help,” Himelhoch said.
Instead of enacting a graduate school-wide policy similar to the one enacted by the Dean of the College Jill S. Dolan, which established a P/D/F option for all undergraduate courses, the Graduate School will “defer to the faculty in departments and programs on whether and how best to adjust the timelines for their own requirements.”
The new requirement, which will go into effect for the Class for 2024, aims to expose students to a variety of cultures and experiences and allow them to explore these cultural practices across a wide range of disciplines.
Although all non-essential on-campus research was suspended as of March 21, a limited number of approved, campus-based proposals related to COVID-19 will be permitted to join the few essential projects permitted to continue to operate.
Nearly two weeks have passed since University students began taking online courses on Zoom. Not all students — depending on their time zone, internet access, and living situation — can participate easily.
Though students will be permitted to P/D/F more than one class this semester, it is unclear whether classes currently designated non-P/D/F (npdf), such as writing seminars, foreign languages, and hundreds of other courses, will be required to transition to grading that allows for the P/D/F option.
The students pointed to the stress imposed by the COVID-19, or coronavirus disease, outbreak. Since Sunday night, when the University inadvertently leaked plans to move to online schooling after spring break, students, faculty, and staff have scrambled to make contingency plans. The University officially announced that plan on Monday, at the start of midterms week.
All of this year’s fellows will pursue careers in academia. According to the Graduate School’s website, “previous Jacobus winners have gone on to become leaders in all fields including academia, business, industry, and government.”
Deputy University Spokesperson Mike Hotchkiss explained in a statement to The Daily Princetonian that the room was evacuated shortly after the bat sighting. A pest-control company arrived to find the bat gone, “likely through an open window.”
The collection was all but forgotten until Andrew Xu ’22 found out about it while preparing for a high school Science Olympiad fossils competition. Xu now maintains the collection with the help of the Geosciences department.
Although requirements may vary by department, the University-wide deadline for junior independent work, however, will be the first Friday of Wintersession, on January 15, 2021, according to an email statement by Deputy University Spokesperson Michael Hotchkiss to The Daily Princetonian.
On Jan. 2, a collection of 1,131 letters from renowned poet and Nobel Laureate Thomas Stearns Eliot, better known as T.S. Eliot, opened for research at Firestone Library. The letters dated from 1932 to 1947 and were written from Eliot to his muse and lover Emily Hale.
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.