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The entrance to McCosh Health Center.
Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

Following all-time high in CPS appointments, Dolan urges faculty toward ‘compassionate practices’

In an email to The Daily Princetonian, University Spokesperson Jess Fasano clarified that CPS had 1,490 clinical appointments this March alone, which, according to Dolan’s memo, was the highest number in the history of CPS. 

In an email to The Daily Princetonian, University Spokesperson Jess Fasano clarified that CPS had 1,490 clinical appointments this March alone, which, according to Dolan’s memo, was the highest number in the history of CPS. 

NEWS | 2 days ago

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Keith Whittington, Gerken ’91, Pildes ’79, and Ross GS ’03 appointed to Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court

They will be part of a bipartisan group of legal and other scholars who will create a report with arguments for and against Supreme Court reform.

They will be part of a bipartisan group of legal and other scholars who will create a report with arguments for and against Supreme Court reform.

NEWS | 2 days ago

Construction of two residential colleges south of Poe Field, taken in Jan. 2020.
Zachary Shevin / The Daily Princetonian

Lydia and Bill Addy ’82 gift will name residence hall in Perelman College

“It's at an interesting part of campus that slopes down, so the dining hall is actually underground. It's very green. It’s modern. At the bottom of Addy Hall, there's a studio that can be used for [activities like] ceramics or dance and it looks out onto a courtyard there,” Bill Addy described. “We'll have new air conditioned dorm rooms, study areas, and areas for students to congregate outside of their rooms, so it's going to be a remarkably nice place to live in.” 

“It's at an interesting part of campus that slopes down, so the dining hall is actually underground. It's very green. It’s modern. At the bottom of Addy Hall, there's a studio that can be used for [activities like] ceramics or dance and it looks out onto a courtyard there,” Bill Addy described. “We'll have new air conditioned dorm rooms, study areas, and areas for students to congregate outside of their rooms, so it's going to be a remarkably nice place to live in.”  

NEWS | 2 days ago

Frick Chemistry Laboratory, the home of Princeton’s chemistry department.
Zachary Shevin / The Daily Princetonian

Princeton will be the site of a new cancer research branch

The University has partnered with the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research to open a new branch at Princeton — one that will specialize in cancer metabolism and how diet impacts our understanding of cancer.

The University has partnered with the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research to open a new branch at Princeton — one that will specialize in cancer metabolism and how diet impacts our understanding of cancer.

NEWS | 4 days ago

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A news truck sits outside Jammin’ Crepes shortly after Gov. Murphy signed a piece of legislation inside. 
Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian 

Gov. Murphy signs small business relief bill at Jammin’ Crepes

The bill will provide $15 million in federal relief to struggling small businesses throughout New Jersey, and is part of a larger $100 million COVID-19 relief plan aimed at helping small businesses and nonprofits recover from losses caused by the public health crisis.

The bill will provide $15 million in federal relief to struggling small businesses throughout New Jersey, and is part of a larger $100 million COVID-19 relief plan aimed at helping small businesses and nonprofits recover from losses caused by the public health crisis.

NEWS | 5 days ago

Andrew Somerville / The Daily Princetonian

USG approves five new clubs, discusses mental health initiative

At Sunday’s meeting, Undergraduate Student Government (USG) approved five new clubs through the Student Groups Recognition Committee and discussed the designation of this week as Mental Health Week.

At Sunday’s meeting, Undergraduate Student Government (USG) approved five new clubs through the Student Groups Recognition Committee and discussed the designation of this week as Mental Health Week.

NEWS | 5 days ago

Ruth J. Simmons, current president of Prairie View A&M University.
“Brown president Ruth J. Simmons” by Kenneth C. Zirkel / CC BY-SA

Ruth J. Simmons named 2021 Baccalaureate speaker

Simmons previously served as president of Brown University, becoming the first woman president of Brown and the first Black president of an Ivy League school. Before Brown, Simmons was president of Smith College, the largest women’s college in the United States.

Simmons previously served as president of Brown University, becoming the first woman president of Brown and the first Black president of an Ivy League school. Before Brown, Simmons was president of Smith College, the largest women’s college in the United States.

NEWS | 5 days ago

Courtesy of María Corina Machado

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 | 6 days ago

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Whig-Clio Board of Trustees decides not to revoke JMA from Sen. Ted Cruz ’92

Citing a lack of constitutional support for the revocation of the JMA, the Whig-Clio Board of Trustees decided not to rescind the award from Cruz. An email sent to Whig-Clio members pledged to “reduce his presence within Whig-Clio.” 

Citing a lack of constitutional support for the revocation of the JMA, the Whig-Clio Board of Trustees decided not to rescind the award from Cruz. An email sent to Whig-Clio members pledged to “reduce his presence within Whig-Clio.” 

NEWS | 6 days ago

Palmer Stadium, where the University’s football team plays.
Courtesy of Joe Shlabotnik / Flickr

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 | April 9

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 | April 8

Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

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)
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

Morrison Hall, where The Office of Admission is located. 
Courtesy of the Office of Communications

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

A sticker handed out after a COVID-19 vaccination at CVS
Celia Buchband / The Daily Princetonian

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

Andrew Somerville / The Daily Princetonian

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