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.
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. The scholarship will provide all expenses for two or three years of postgraduate study at the University of Oxford.
Sabine Kaster’s journal, Frontiers for Young Minds, was co-founded with Berkeley professor Robert Knight and features articles about novel developments in various fields of natural science. The articles are written for students ages 8-15 and are also edited by students within this age group.
The addition joins six other computing clusters: Tiger, Dell, and Perseus, which are the largest and reserved primarily for faculty, as well as Nobel, Adroit, and Tigressdata, which are available to students.