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Jeffrey D. Ullman GS '66 (left) and Alfred V. Aho GS '67 (right)
Courtesy of Ullman and Aho, respectively

Ullman GS ’66 and Aho GS ’67 honored with Turing Award

Aho and Ullman are most widely known for their work in developing compilers, a crucial set of tools without which most modern programs operating on personal computers, smartphones, and automobiles would not be able to function. 

Aho and Ullman are most widely known for their work in developing compilers, a crucial set of tools without which most modern programs operating on personal computers, smartphones, and automobiles would not be able to function. 

NEWS | April 7

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Sarah-Jane Leslie ’07 steps down as Dean of Graduate School

“Sarah-Jane Leslie has been a dynamic and innovative leader for our Graduate School,” said Princeton University President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83 in a press release. “I am grateful for her distinguished service to this University and, in particular, for her leadership on issues of graduate student diversity and professional development.”

“Sarah-Jane Leslie has been a dynamic and innovative leader for our Graduate School,” said Princeton University President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83 in a press release. “I am grateful for her distinguished service to this University and, in particular, for her leadership on issues of graduate student diversity and professional development.”

NEWS | March 28

The Louis A. Simpson Building, which houses the Davis International Center.
Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

Graduate students, U. react to proposed DHS rule limiting student visas

“By taking their talent, labour and research agendas to US universities, international students contribute to the research output of the US and to its global reputation for educational excellence,” Gordon-Smith wrote. 

In an interview with the ‘Prince,’ PGSU expressed hopes that “the University steps up … not just rhetorically but materially” to “support international students right now, not by further marginalizing them or making this out to be an issue that can be dealt with through rhetoric, through emails and through statements, but by actually making this type of concrete commitment that treats international students as an equally integral part of this community as domestic students.”

NEWS | October 14

Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

Dept. of Religion and PIPS suspend graduate school admissions for 2021

The University’s Department of Religion and Program in Population Studies (PIPS) have announced that they will not accept graduate school applications for the fall 2021 cycle in order to better support their current graduate students.  

The University’s Department of Religion and Program in Population Studies (PIPS) have announced that they will not accept graduate school applications for the fall 2021 cycle in order to better support their current graduate students.  

NEWS | September 23

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Graduate students hold signs reading “Vote Yes on DEI” in February.
Photo courtesy of Aaron Charlop-Powers

Graduate students demonstrate as WWS faculty deliberate on diversity requirement

The program would require students to complete one half-term course related to diversity and inclusion from a list pre-authorized by administrators. The proposal takes inspiration from the newly announced Culture and Difference distribution requirement for undergraduate students, which will commence with the Class of 2024 this fall.  

NEWS | 02/26/2020

Cory and Kristin Isaacs with family.
Photo Courtesy of Grace Johnson

Despite increases in aid for students with children, some say it’s not enough

“When I think about GCAP, I think, ‘Gosh, am I looking a gift horse in the mouth?’ All of this is an extreme privilege,” said Kristin Isaacs, the wife of Cory Isaacs, a third-year Ph.D. candidate in the Woodrow Wilson School. “I want to be thankful and I am thankful, but it’s just not enough.”

NEWS | 02/17/2020

U. confirms Verdu's dismissal following misconduct investigation

On Friday night, Assistant Vice President for Communications Dan Day confirmed that professor Sergio Verdú was dismissed from the faculty as of Sept. 22 following a University investigation into his conduct in relation to University policies that prohibit consensual relations with students and require honesty and cooperation in University matters.

NEWS | 09/29/2018