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Planned Parenthood CEO Alexis Johnson '93 talks future of Roe v. Wade at PSRJ event

Alexis McGill Johnson ’93, the CEO of Planned Parenthood, spoke at a Princeton Students for Reproductive Justice (PSRJ) event on Thursday about her background in activism, abortion law, and the role students can play in supporting reproductive rights.

Alexis McGill Johnson ’93, the CEO of Planned Parenthood, spoke at a Princeton Students for Reproductive Justice (PSRJ) event on Thursday about her background in activism, abortion law, and the role students can play in supporting reproductive rights.

NEWS | December 16

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Wendy Kopp ’89, founder of Teach for America, named 2022 Baccalaureate speaker

After graduation, Kopp founded Teach For America, a non-profit organization that focuses on combating educational inequities. The idea came from her senior thesis, “A Plan and Argument for the Creation of a National Teacher Corps.”

After graduation, Kopp founded Teach For America, a non-profit organization that focuses on combating educational inequities. The idea came from her senior thesis, “A Plan and Argument for the Creation of a National Teacher Corps.”

NEWS | 11/23/2021

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Reunions 2022 set to occur in-person, on campus

After two years of virtual Reunions, 2022 Reunions will return to an in-person and on-campus format. Kate Bellin ’02, President of the Class of 2002, which will be celebrating its 20th reunion this coming year, told The Daily Princetonian, she felt these Reunions might resemble “victory Reunions,” similar to those when soldiers returned from a war and attended Reunions for the first time.

After two years of virtual Reunions, 2022 Reunions will return to an in-person and on-campus format. Kate Bellin ’02, President of the Class of 2002, which will be celebrating its 20th reunion this coming year, told The Daily Princetonian, she felt these Reunions might resemble “victory Reunions,” similar to those when soldiers returned from a war and attended Reunions for the first time.

NEWS | 11/14/2021

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The PAW to remain independent despite changes to its relationship with the University

This most recent announcement comes a few months after a previous letter from Fisher was published in the July issue of the PAW, informing readers that the University planned to take on complete financial responsibility for the magazine without guaranteeing its continued editorial independence.

This most recent announcement comes a few months after a previous letter from Fisher was published in the July issue of the PAW, informing readers that the University planned to take on complete financial responsibility for the magazine without guaranteeing its continued editorial independence.

NEWS | 11/02/2021

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Princeton Club of New York defaults on mortgage

The Princeton Club of New York, which currently resides at 15 West 43rd Street in Manhattan, may lose its current building after losing most or all of its revenue for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The Princeton Club of New York, which currently resides at 15 West 43rd Street in Manhattan, may lose its current building after losing most or all of its revenue for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

NEWS | 10/27/2021

Joshua Angrist

Economics Nobel laureate Joshua Angrist GS ’89 discusses causal inference, his time at Princeton

Joshua Angrist GS ’89 was awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize in Economics. He won half of the prize jointly with Guido Imbens “for their methodological contributions to the analysis of causal relationships.”

Joshua Angrist GS ’89 was awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize in Economics. He won half of the prize jointly with Guido Imbens “for their methodological contributions to the analysis of causal relationships.” 

NEWS | 10/27/2021

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Maria Ressa ’86 awarded 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

She was awarded the prize with Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov for their mutual “efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace.”

She was awarded the prize with Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov for their mutual “efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace.”

NEWS | 10/08/2021

White House

Two Princeton professors, two alumni appointed to serve on White House science committee

The White House describes PCAST as “the sole body of external advisors charged with making science, technology, and innovation policy recommendations to the President and the White House.”

The White House describes PCAST as “the sole body of external advisors charged with making science, technology, and innovation policy recommendations to the President and the White House.” 

NEWS | 10/05/2021

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Q&A with Po-Shen Loh GS ’10, mathematics professor and COVID-19 app developer

In a video interview, Loh spoke with The Daily Princetonian about his unique teaching style, how math instruction in America might be improved, and NOVID, his pandemic-response app.

In a video interview, Loh spoke with The Daily Princetonian about his unique teaching style, how math instruction in America might be improved, and NOVID, his pandemic-response app.

NEWS | 09/23/2021

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Remembering the day the Towers fell

In observance of the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, The Prospect asked Princeton community members — students, faculty, staff, and alumni — to share brief personal reflections and anecdotes. Responses were edited for concision and clarity. 

In observance of the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, The Prospect asked Princeton community members — students, faculty, staff, and alumni — to share brief personal reflections and anecdotes. Responses were edited for concision and clarity. 

THE PROSPECT | 09/12/2021

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On 20th anniversary of 9/11, Princeton community gathers to honor alumni lost

Community members gathered early Saturday to honor the 14 Princetonians whose lives were lost 20 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001 in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.

Community members gathered early Saturday to honor the 14 Princetonians whose lives were lost 20 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001 in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.

NEWS | 09/12/2021

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Andrew Bruck ’05 named Acting NJ Attorney General, marking LGBTQ+ milestone

While at Princeton, Bruck was a student in the School of Public and International Affairs, at the time called the Woodrow Wilson School. As a senior, Bruck’s thesis advisor was now-President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83, then a professor in SPIA and, starting in the middle of Bruck’s senior year, the University’s provost.

While at Princeton, Bruck was a student in the School of Public and International Affairs, at the time called the Woodrow Wilson School. As a senior, Bruck’s thesis advisor was now-President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83, then a professor in SPIA and, starting in the middle of Bruck’s senior year, the University’s provost.

NEWS | 09/07/2021

A panel discussion on disability representation in the media

On June 21, the ‘Prince’ and the Princeton Disability Collective held a panel focused on the importance of media representation on issues related to disability and how to create accessible and inclusive newsroom environments. Click here to watch the full event.

On June 21, the ‘Prince’ and the Princeton Disability Collective held a panel focused on the importance of media representation on issues related to disability and how to create accessible and inclusive newsroom environments. Click here to watch the full event.

VIDEO | 06/30/2021

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‘Our moment in the sun’: Transgender alumni reflect on representation, activism, pride

The Daily Princetonian met with seven transgender and non-binary Princeton alumni who graduated Princeton between 1960–2000. Their accounts shed light on how they explored their identities and navigated the University in their time as undergraduates, as well as how they have renegotiated their relationships with the institution in their time away from it.

The Daily Princetonian met with seven transgender and non-binary Princeton alumni who graduated Princeton between 1960-2000. Their accounts shed light on how they explored their identities and navigated the University in their time as undergraduates, as well as how they have renegotiated their relationships with the institution in their time away from it.

FEATURES | 06/07/2021

Eisgruber Virtual Commencement

One year later, the Class of 2020 reflects on virtual commencement

Faced with dire circumstances near the start of the pandemic, the University opted for a live-streamed virtual graduation celebration for the Class of 2020, postponing the class’ more traditional in-person ceremony to 2021. But in February this year, the University reversed course and canceled the event altogether. One year later, the Class of 2020 reflects on their virtual commencement.

Faced with dire circumstances near the start of the pandemic, the University opted for a live-streamed virtual graduation celebration for the Class of 2020, postponing the class’ more traditional in-person ceremony to 2021. But in February this year, the University reversed course and canceled the event altogether. One year later, the Class of 2020 reflects on their virtual commencement.

FEATURES | 05/30/2021