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Faculty approves minors program, renames ‘concentrations’ to ‘majors’

The University approved a proposal which would allow students beginning in the Class of 2025 to pursue academic “minors.” The minors program will eventually replace the certificates program. A proposal to change the nomenclature of “concentrations” to “majors” was also approved.

The University approved a proposal which would allow students beginning in the Class of 2025 to pursue academic “minors.” The minors program will eventually replace the certificates program. A proposal to change the nomenclature of “concentrations” to “majors” was also approved.

NEWS | April 27

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Natalia Orlovsky, Frances Mangina named valedictorian, salutatorian

Natalia Orlovsky, a molecular biology concentrator from Chadds Ford, Pa. and Frances Mangina, a philosophy concentrator from Toronto, Ontario, have respectively been named the valedictorian and salutatorian of the Princeton’s Class of 2022. 

Natalia Orlovsky, a molecular biology concentrator from Chadds Ford, Pa. and Frances Mangina, a philosophy concentrator from Toronto, Ontario, have respectively been named the valedictorian and salutatorian of the Princeton’s Class of 2022.

NEWS | April 26

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Four professors, eight Princeton University Press authors win 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship

Eight Princeton University Press (PUP) authors have been recognized for scholarship in their fields of study. The fellowship is awarded on the basis of past research as well as a project that the candidate proposes. 

Eight Princeton University Press (PUP) authors have been recognized for scholarship in their fields of study. The fellowship is awarded on the basis of past research as well as a project that the candidate proposes. 

NEWS | April 26

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Princeton welcomes admitted students to campus for the first in-person Princeton Preview in two years

Admitted students were able to hear from current students, tour campus, and attend an activities fair to learn more about the opportunities Princeton offers.

Admitted students were able to hear from current students, tour campus, and attend an activities fair to learn more about the opportunities Princeton offers.

NEWS | April 24

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Princeton’s AccessAbility Center celebrates 5 years of serving students on campus

The AccessAbility Center celebrated its five-year anniversary, with Director for Disability Services Liz Erickson as well as AccessAbility Center Fellows Naomi Hess ’22 and Harper Chambers ’24 discussing the mission of the Center, past and present. 

The AccessAbility Center celebrated its five-year anniversary, with Director for Disability Services Liz Erickson as well as AccessAbility Center Fellows Naomi Hess ’22 and Harper Chambers ’24 discussing the mission of the Center, past and present. 

NEWS | April 24

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Here’s a look at course availability in Princeton’s most popular departments

The Registrar’s office released course offerings for the upcoming fall semester, and the ‘Prince’ data analysis shows that the University will offer 31,852 seats in 953 classes. Our analysis also includes a breakdown of courses by distribution requirement and class size.

The Registrar’s office released course offerings for the upcoming fall semester, and the ‘Prince’ data analysis shows that the University will offer 31,852 seats in 953 classes. Our analysis also includes a breakdown of courses by distribution requirement and class size.

NEWS | April 21

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Nikole Hannah-Jones, Ulrich Baer, Stefan Bradley discuss racism and free speech at universities

“If you come to the university to be comforted, I feel like you’re in the wrong place,” New York Times Magazine staff writer Nikole Hannah-Jones said at a Tuesday panel. “But you also shouldn’t have to be proving basic humanity, defending basic humanity, defending your basic right to be there.”

“If you come to the university to be comforted, I feel like you’re in the wrong place,” New York Times Magazine staff writer Nikole Hannah-Jones said at a Tuesday panel. “But you also shouldn’t have to be proving basic humanity, defending basic humanity, defending your basic right to be there.”

NEWS | April 20

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USG Senate upholds appeal over Caterpillar referendum, will withhold statement to University for or against referendum

USG’s email said that by its Constitution, “with a majority of student votes, Referendum 3 passes.”

USG’s email said that by its Constitution, “with a majority of student votes, Referendum 3 passes.”

NEWS | April 20

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USG holds special meeting to discuss appeal regarding Caterpillar referendum, results yet to be announced

The results of the vote to accept or reject the appeal have not been made public yet, but are expected to be announced by the end of the week, according to USG President Mayu Takeuchi ’23.

The results of the vote to accept or reject the appeal have not been made public yet, but are expected to be announced by the end of the week, according to USG President Mayu Takeuchi ’23.

NEWS | April 20

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University Trustees vote to extend Eisgruber presidency for at least five years

“I am optimistic about Princeton’s future and delighted to be continuing in office for at least five more years,” Eisgruber wrote to the ‘Prince’. “I look forward to what all of us can accomplish together.”

“I am optimistic about Princeton’s future and delighted to be continuing in office for at least five more years,” Eisgruber wrote to the ‘Prince’. “I look forward to what all of us can accomplish together.”  

NEWS | April 19

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Amid Pride Alliance advocacy for housing accommodations, new dorms will include gender-inclusive bathrooms

New dorms in New College East (NCE), New College West (NCW), and Hobson College have been designed to include gender-neutral restroom facilities, according to Deputy University Spokesperson Michael Hotchkiss.

New dorms in New College East (NCE), New College West (NCW), and Hobson College have been designed to include gender-neutral restroom facilities, according to Deputy University Spokesperson Michael Hotchkiss.

NEWS | April 19

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Off-campus group funds Facebook ad falsely claiming recent Caterpillar referendum failed to pass

Israel War Room, an organization with no Princeton affiliation, sponsored a Facebook ad that claimed the recent USG referendum calling on the University to halt its usage of Caterpillar construction machinery had failed to pass. In fact, preliminary results show the referendum passed and the results have yet to be certified.

Israel War Room, an organization with no Princeton affiliation, sponsored a Facebook ad that claimed the recent USG referendum calling on the University to halt its usage of Caterpillar construction machinery had failed to pass. In fact, preliminary results show the referendum passed and the results have yet to be certified.

NEWS | April 18

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History professor Julian Zelizer discusses new book on the Trump presidency

“I just hope they can see where this all came from, where he came from, where his style of politics came from, and that they don't think the world was made anew in 2017,” said Julian Zelizer, on what University students can take away from his latest book, “The Presidency of Donald J. Trump: A First Historical Assessment.”

“I just hope they can see where this all came from, where he came from, where his style of politics came from, and that they don't think the world was made anew in 2017,” said Julian Zelizer, on what University students can take away from his latest book, “The Presidency of Donald J. Trump: A First Historical Assessment.”

NEWS | April 17

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Former ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch ’80 discusses her career, the war in Ukraine, at Princeton talk

Former ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch ’80 spoke at an event in Richardson Auditorium on April 12 about her career as a diplomat, her experience testifying in front of Congress, and the ongoing war in Ukraine.

Former ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch ’80 spoke at an event in Richardson Auditorium on April 12 about her career as a diplomat, her experience testifying in front of Congress, and the ongoing war in Ukraine.

NEWS | April 17

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USG releases spring election results but holds off on certifying results of Caterpillar referendum

Results for the referendum proposing a boycott of Caterpillar machinery have not yet been certified “due to appeals pending before the Senate,” according to the email from USG to the student body.

Results for the referendum proposing a boycott of Caterpillar machinery have not yet been certified “due to appeals pending before the Senate,” according to the email from USG to the student body.

NEWS | April 15

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USG officer affirms election bylaws in response to objection on preliminary results of Caterpillar referendum

Myles McKnight ’23 claimed an objection to the preliminary results citing a previous explanation of the bylaws that contradicts the USG Constitution. 

Myles McKnight ’23 claimed an objection to the preliminary results citing a previous explanation of the bylaws that contradicts the USG Constitution. 

NEWS | April 15

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Princeton receives $1.5M from Department of Energy for Fusion Energy Project

Professor of Astrophysical Sciences Nathaniel Fisch and his team recently received $1.5 million in funding from the United States Department of Energy for their novel project titled, “Economical Proton-Boron11 Fusion”

Professor of Astrophysical Sciences Nathaniel Fisch and his team recently received $1.5 million in funding from the United States Department of Energy for their novel project titled, “Economical Proton-Boron11 Fusion.”

NEWS | April 14