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María Corina Machado talks Venezuelan crisis during Princeton event

Near the end of the webinar, Machado expressly stated her vision for Venezuela that has guided her work: “I do not want an ordinary country. I want an extraordinary nation to which Venezuelans can dream high and be able to build the best and strongest nation we can.” 

Near the end of the webinar, Machado expressly stated her vision for Venezuela that has guided her work: “I do not want an ordinary country. I want an extraordinary nation to which Venezuelans can dream high and be able to build the best and strongest nation we can.” 

NEWS | 3 days ago

Palmer Stadium, where the University’s football team plays.
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All seniors and degree recipients invited to 2021 Commencement Exercises

According to an April 9 update to the Commencement website, all seniors and degree recipients will be invited back to campus for 2021 Commencement Exercises. Each graduate is allowed two guests.

According to an April 9 update to the Commencement website, all seniors and degree recipients will be invited back to campus for 2021 Commencement Exercises. Each graduate is allowed two guests.

NEWS | 5 days ago

Everett McKinley Dirksen Courthouse, home of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.
"Dirksen United States Courthouse, Chicago Loop, Chicago, Illinois" by Ken Lund / CC SA 2.0

Jackson-Akiwumi ’00 to be nominated to 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Candace Jackson-Akiwumi ’00 has been nominated by President Joe Biden to be the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago. She has previously served as an attorney for the Federal Defender Program, as well as a director for the Princeton Club of Chicago.

Candace Jackson-Akiwumi ’00 has been nominated by President Joe Biden to be the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago. She has previously served as an attorney for the Federal Defender Program, as well as a director for the Princeton Club of Chicago.

NEWS | 6 days ago

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Administrators detail plans for anticipated return to normalcy in the fall

Contingent upon public health and safety guidelines, University administrators expect campus to return to a sense of normalcy next fall. In a town hall hosted by the Undergraduate Student Government on April 6, 16 University administrators answered questions about all aspects of campus life regarding this spring, summer, and fall. Administrators expressed hope that residential life, dining, eating clubs, breaks, grading, financial aid, and athletics will return to pre-pandemic norms in the fall.

Contingent upon public health and safety guidelines, University administrators expect campus to return to a sense of normalcy next fall.

NEWS | April 7

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

Morrison Hall, where The Office of Admission is located. 
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Princeton admits record-low 3.98% of applicants in historic application cycle

Due to the number of students formerly in the class of 2024 who requested to defer their enrollment by one year over the summer, the total number of admits is around 20 percent lower than it would otherwise be in an ordinary year.

Due to the number of students formerly in the class of 2024 who requested to defer their enrollment by one year over the summer, the total number of admits is around 20 percent lower than it would otherwise be in an ordinary year.

NEWS | April 6

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A sticker handed out after a COVID-19 vaccination at CVS
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NJ vaccine eligibility will expand to individuals 16+ on April 19

The University has been prepared to be a vaccine distribution site and host on-campus clinics for community members since early January. However, it is still unclear if or when the institution will receive a vaccine supply to distribute to members of the University community. 

The University has been prepared to be a vaccine distribution site and host on-campus clinics for community members since early January. However, it is still unclear if or when the institution will receive a vaccine supply to distribute to members of the University community. 

NEWS | April 5

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Fmr. Amb. Marie Yovanovitch ’80 talks foreign policy at ‘In the Nation’s Service’ Panel

Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch ’80 discussed her experience testifying in former President Trump’s first impeachment trial and the U.S. reputation on the international stage on a Wednesday, March 31 panel.

Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch ’80 discussed her experience testifying in former President Trump’s first impeachment trial and the U.S. reputation on the international stage on a Wednesday, March 31 panel.

NEWS | April 5

Demonstrators unfurl a banner reading “COVID SUPPORT FOR ALL / ‘NONE OF US ARE SAFE UNTIL ALL OF US ARE SAFE.’”
Isabella Shutt / The Daily Princetonian

Coalition delivers petition to Nassau Hall demanding expansion of COVID-19 testing, vaccines for local community

“It may be easy to assume the University can simply flip a switch and provide public health resources to tens of thousands of additional people,” University Spokesperson Ben Chang told the ‘Prince’ in a past statement. “That is simply not true.”

“It may be easy to assume the University can simply flip a switch and provide public health resources to tens of thousands of additional people,” University Spokesperson Ben Chang told the ‘Prince’ in a past statement. “That is simply not true.”

NEWS | April 5

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USG talks spring programming and sustainability survey results

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Social Committee and Sustainability Committee presented the results of surveys. USG also allocated funding to BodyHype Dance Company and Vote100.

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Social Committee and Sustainability Committee presented the results of surveys. USG also allocated funding to BodyHype Dance Company and Vote100.

NEWS | April 5

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NJ to expand vaccine eligibility on April 5

As of April 5, the state of New Jersey will be expanding COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to all educators and support staff at colleges and universities, including Princeton researchers, graduate students, and undergraduates who work on campus. 

As of April 5, the state of New Jersey will be expanding COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to all educators and support staff at colleges and universities, including Princeton researchers, graduate students, and undergraduates who work on campus. 

NEWS | April 4

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Change Princeton Now demands more from SPIA

On March 26, students from Change Princeton Now gathered in front of Robertson Hall to voice their demands to the School of Public and International Affairs and President Eisgruber. In this episode of Daybreak, reporters Hope Perry and Francesca Block attended the event to learn more from the organizers and other participants.

On March 2, graduate students from Change Princeton Now gathered in front of Robertson Hall to voice their demands to the School of Public and International Affairs and President Eisgruber ’83. In this episode of Daybreak, reporters Hope Perry and Francesca Block attended the event to learn more from the organizers and other participants.

PODCAST | April 4

The Princeton School of Public Policy and International Affairs (SPIA).
Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Professor Rory Truex ’07 on America’s scientific exchange with China

In light of the charges against an MIT faculty member, assistant professor Rory Truex ’07 — who specializes in Chinese politics and theories of authoritarian rule — discussed the United States’ educational relationship with Chinese citizens.

In light of the charges against an MIT faculty member, assistant professor Rory Truex ’07 — who specializes in Chinese politics and theories of authoritarian rule — discussed the United States’ educational relationship with Chinese citizens.

NEWS | April 1