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The Graduate College, with Cleveland Tower. 
Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

The University will significantly increase graduate student fellowship and stipend rates during the coming 2022–2023 academic year by an average of 25 percent to about $40,000 for doctoral candidates, according to a statement released by the Office of Communications on Jan. 25. It is the University’s largest one-year increase in graduate student stipend rates.

The University will significantly increase graduate student fellowship and stipend rates during the coming 2022–2023 academic year by an average of 25 percent to about $40,000 for doctoral candidates, according to a statement released by the Office of Communications on Jan 25. It is the University’s largest one-year increase in graduate student stipend rates.


Dr. Keith Shaw, Director of Transfer, Veteran, and Non-Traditional Student Programs
Princeton Writing Program

Director of Transfer, Veteran, and Non-Traditional Student Programs Keith Shaw recognized with Rising Star Award

Shaw, who has directed the program since its founding in 2017, was recognized by the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students (NISTS) for creating initiatives that promote the admission of transfer students.

Shaw, who has directed the program since its founding in 2017, was recognized by the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students (NISTS) for creating initiatives that promote the admission of transfer students.

NEWS | 2 days ago

Felix talking with John Mack ’00 at the Beyond the Resume Wintersession keynote speaker event.
Ashley Fan / The Daily Princetonian

Olympian Allyson Felix discusses career, advocacy at Wintersession ‘Beyond the Resume’ event

“I wish that I had known at a younger age that there's a lesson to learn, like in every defeat, there's something that I could get better from, and then you move forward, you don't stay there,” the eleven-time Olympic medalist said at the Wintersession keynote event.

“I wish that I had known at a younger age that there's a lesson to learn, like in every defeat, there's something that I could get better from, and then you move forward, you don't stay there,” the eleven-time Olympic medalist said at the Wintersession keynote event.

NEWS | 2 days ago

Eating clubs line Prospect Avenue.
Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

Eating clubs prepare for partially in-person Street Week

Clubs are using a hybrid format to host Bicker in line with University regulations — including the rule which currently limits in-person social gatherings to under 20 students.

Clubs are using a hybrid format to host Bicker in line with University regulations — including the rule which currently limits in-person social gatherings to under 20 students.

NEWS | 2 days ago

Students testing positive for COVID-19 have been isolating in 1967 Hall.
Housing and Real Estate Services

Students testing positive for COVID-19 may be asked to isolate in their own dorms

Priority for isolation housing will be given to students with roommates, as the University anticipates that the “need for isolation space will exceed the capacity of the University’s designated isolation facilities,” according to an email from University Health Services.

Priority for isolation housing will be given to students with roommates, as the University anticipates that the “need for isolation space will exceed the capacity of the University’s designated isolation facilities,” according to an email from University Health Services.

NEWS | 2 days ago

Preparations commence on the steps of Miller Chapel
Anna Salvatore / The Daily Princetonian

Association of Black Seminarians calls for renaming of Princeton Theological Seminary chapel

The association hosted a demonstration on the steps of the Miller Chapel on Tuesday, Jan. 18. The chapel is currently named after an influential PTS figure, Samuel Miller, who was a slaveowner.

The association hosted a demonstration on the steps of the Miller Chapel on Tuesday, Jan. 18. The chapel is currently named after an influential PTS figure, Samuel Miller, who was a slaveowner.

NEWS | 5 days ago

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Nathnael Mengistie ’22 and Sydney Hughes ’22 (left to right), the two Princeton recipients of the Sachs Scholarship
Photos courtesy of Nathnael Mengistie and Sydney Hughes

Two Princeton seniors, one Oxford student named 2022 Sachs Scholars

Princeton seniors Nathnael Mengistie ’22 and Sydney Hughes ’22, as well as University of Oxford graduate student Elise Doumergue, are among the 2022 Sachs Scholarship recipients.

Princeton seniors Nathnael Mengistie ’22 and Sydney Hughes ’22, as well as University of Oxford graduate student Elise Doumergue, are among the 2022 Sachs Scholarship recipients.

NEWS | 6 days ago

Walter Hood’s “Double Sights,” with Robertson Hall, which houses the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, in the background.
Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

Eisgruber defends SPIA Dean Jamal amid POCC criticism of statement on Rittenhouse verdict

“Deans and other academic administrators cannot do their jobs without sometimes stating their opinions about controversial topics (indeed, I am doing that now),” President Eisgruber wrote to the ‘Prince.’ “Others remain free, of course, to disagree with what we say or with our decisions about when to speak up for what we believe.”

“Deans and other academic administrators cannot do their jobs without sometimes stating their opinions about controversial topics (indeed, I am doing that now),” President Eisgruber wrote to the ‘Prince.’ “Others remain free, of course, to disagree with what we say or with our decisions about when to speak up for what we believe.”

NEWS | 6 days ago

The Princeton University Graduate College.
Photo Credit: Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

After virtual town hall, some graduate students push back on University's COVID-19 plans

In the town hall, University administrators re-emphasized that classes will not have an option to move to a virtual or hybrid format, despite an expected rise in COVID-19 cases as undergraduate students return to campus.

In the town hall, University administrators re-emphasized that classes will not have an option to move to a virtual or hybrid format, despite an expected rise in COVID-19 cases as undergraduate students return to campus.

NEWS | January 15

Bright gold leaves blanket the lawn in front of Nassau Hall. 
Guanyi Cao / The Daily Princetonian

Travel guidelines lifted for undergraduate students to allow domestic travel outside Mercer County and Plainsboro

The announcement cited “a welcome decrease in the spread of COVID-19” in communities outside Princeton. University-sanctioned travel guidelines will remain in place, with international travel still prohibited for undergraduates. 

The announcement cited “a welcome decrease in the spread of COVID-19” in communities outside Princeton. University-sanctioned travel guidelines will remain in place, with international travel still prohibited for undergraduates. 

NEWS | January 15

McCosh Health Center
Abby de Riel / The Daily Princetonian

Isolation for vaccinated students reduced to 5-day minimum in COVID-19 policy update

Students will also be asked to alert their close contacts as the University focuses its contact tracing protocol on “populations that are at the highest risk of transmission on campus.”

Students will also be asked to alert their close contacts as the University focuses its contact tracing protocol on “populations that are at the highest risk of transmission on campus.”

NEWS | January 13

Lewis Thomas Laboratory, where COVID-19 tests are processed on campus.
Daily Princetonian Staff / The Daily Princetonian

Cases among faculty, staff, undergraduates rise ahead of students’ return to campus

According to the University’s COVID-19 Dashboard, faculty and staff cases have tripled and cases among undergraduate students have more than doubled in the past week.

According to the University’s COVID-19 Dashboard, faculty and staff cases have tripled and cases among undergraduate students have more than doubled in the past week.

NEWS | January 12

The Town Council meets via Zoom on Monday, Jan 10.
Photo Credit: Charlie Roth

Town Council announces indoor mask mandate effective Jan. 13

The town of Princeton announced the re-implementation of the indoor mask mandate for both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. This policy change comes in the wake of rising cases in the town of Princeton and in the state, as the omicron variant reaches its surge.

The town of Princeton announced the re-implementation of the indoor mask mandate for both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. This policy change comes in the wake of rising cases in the town of Princeton and in the state, as the omicron variant reaches its surge.

NEWS | January 12