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NJ expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility for vulnerable communities

On March 15, more populations will become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in the State of New Jersey, specifically those between ages 16 and 64 with moderate to severe asthma, type I diabetes, a body mass index over 25, and other pre-existing health conditions.

On March 15, more populations will become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in the State of New Jersey, specifically those between ages 16 and 64 with moderate to severe asthma, type I diabetes, a body mass index over 25, and other pre-existing health conditions.

NEWS | March 11

From left: Biao Lian, Leslie Schoop, Christopher Neilson, Yakov Shlapentokh-Rothman, Mark Zhandry
Photos courtesy of Biao Lian; by C. Todd Reichart, Department of Chemistry; by Sameer A. Khan/Fotobuddy; by Mark Czajkowski; by David Kelly Crow

Five Princeton faculty members named Sloan Research Fellows

Professors Biao Lian, Leslie Schoop, Christopher Neilson, Yakov Shlapentokh-Rothman, and Mark Zhandry were named as recipients of the fellowship, which is granted to 128 scientific researchers each year for a $75,000 grant.

Professors Biao Lian, Leslie Schoop, Christopher Neilson, Yakov Shlapentokh-Rothman, and Mark Zhandry were named as recipients of the fellowship, which is granted to 128 scientific researchers each year for a $75,000 grant.

NEWS | March 7

Jonathan Ort ’21 (left), Emma Parish ’21 (middle), and Morgan Smith ’21 (right)
Photos courtesy of Ort, Parish, and Smith

Three finalists for Young Alumni Trustee election announced

Following a primary election with 21 candidates, Jonathan Ort, Emma Parish, and Morgan Smith were named as finalists for the Class of 2021 Young Alumni Trustee election. 

Following a primary election with 21 candidates, Jonathan Ort, Emma Parish, and Morgan Smith were named as finalists for the Class of 2021 Young Alumni Trustee election. 

NEWS | March 7

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The front entrance to McCarter Theater, largely unused for nearly a year.
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Some dance companies hold auditions despite virtual challenges

BAC, Dorobucci, Highsteppers, Más Flow, and Princeton TapCats are the five companies which decided not to hold auditions this semester. Nine other groups — including BodyHype, eXpressions, and diSiac as well as Naacho, Princeton Bhangra, Princeton University Ballet, Raqs, Sympoh, and Triple 8 — have already held, or plan to hold, auditions virtually at some point this semester.

BAC, Dorobucci, Highsteppers, Más Flow, and Princeton TapCats are the five companies which decided not to hold auditions this semester. Nine other groups — including BodyHype, eXpressions, and diSiac as well as Naacho, Princeton Bhangra, Princeton University Ballet, Raqs, Sympoh, and Triple 8 — have already held, or plan to hold, auditions virtually at some point this semester.

NEWS | March 3

Long-time disability rights activist Judy Heumann.
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Disability rights activist Judy Heumann talks intersectionality with CJL

Long-time disability rights activist Judy Heumann spoke to over 150 community members from the University and partner campuses about activism, intersectionality, and representation in a Center for Jewish Life event promoting disability awareness and inclusion. Heumann recently published her memoir, “Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist.”

Long-time disability rights activist Judy Heumann spoke to over 150 community members from the University and partner campuses about activism, intersectionality, and representation in a Center for Jewish Life event promoting disability awareness and inclusion. 

NEWS | March 3

Ice cut through the kitchen ceiling of one Princeton student’s family friend’s house.
Courtesy of Grace Ni ’23

Princeton students from Texas rattled by snowstorm, blackouts

In the aftermath of severe winter weather that swept the nation and revealed the deadly consequences of Texas’s faulty energy infrastructure, University students on and off campus felt the chill that overwhelmed their home state.

In the aftermath of severe winter weather that swept the nation and revealed the deadly consequences of Texas’s faulty energy infrastructure, University students on and off campus felt the chill that overwhelmed their home state.

NEWS | March 1

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55 students face disciplinary action for Social Contract violations according to ODUS report

In eight cases, students given probation were additionally barred from access to campus for the remainder of the semester. These eight cases were deemed “significant” under the Social Contract.

In eight cases, students given probation were additionally barred from access to campus for the remainder of the semester. These eight cases were deemed “significant” under the Social Contract.

NEWS | March 1

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UCLA Professor Eddie R. Cole discusses history of institutional racism at U.S. universities

During the discussion, which was led by Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity Michele Minter, Cole brought up the history of institutional racism at institutions like University of Chicago, University of Alabama, and primarily Princeton.

During the discussion, which was led by Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity Michele Minter, Cole brought up the history of institutional racism at institutions like University of Chicago, University of Alabama, and primarily Princeton.

NEWS | February 28

Sir Paul McCartney, left, and Paul Muldoon, right
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Princeton professor Muldoon to edit Sir Paul McCartney's autobiography

Muldoon wrote the introduction for and edited “The Lyrics”, which is available for preorder for $100 and will be published Nov. 2 in the United States by Liveright and W.W. Norton. 

Muldoon wrote the introduction for and edited “The Lyrics”, which is available for preorder for $100 and will be published Nov. 2 in the United States by Liveright and W.W. Norton. 

NEWS | February 28

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Princeton CVS begins administration of COVID-19 vaccines

In addition to this new service, CVS has been providing flu shots upon presentation of insurance information, free COVID-19 testing, and continues to serve as a pharmacy for those in the community. 

In addition to this new service, CVS has been providing flu shots upon presentation of insurance information, free COVID-19 testing, and continues to serve as a pharmacy for those in the community.

NEWS | February 28

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Princeton plans for in-person, outdoor Commencement for Class of 2021

Undergraduate seniors who have been living on campus or locally, who have been part of the University’s asymptomatic testing protocol, and who have not had lost access to campus housing due to a Social Contract violation will be invited to Commencement.

Undergraduate seniors who have been living on campus or locally, who have been part of the University’s asymptomatic testing protocol, and who have not had lost access to campus housing due to a Social Contract violation will be invited to Commencement.

NEWS | February 25