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Princeton mathematics professor June Huh and Melanie Matchett Wood GS ’09 named 2022 MacArthur Fellows

June Huh, a professor in the mathematics department, and Melanie Matchet Wood GS ’09 won the 2022 MacArthur Fellowship. Huh was recognized for proving mathematical conjectures and Wood for her work on number theory. 

June Huh, a professor in the mathematics department, and Melanie Matchet Wood GS ’09 won the 2022 MacArthur Fellowship. Huh was recognized for proving mathematical conjectures and Wood for her work on number theory. 

NEWS | October 13

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Princeton dismisses Kevin Kruse plagiarism allegations as ‘careless cutting and pasting’

In an email to the ‘Prince,’ Kruse said he appreciated both Princeton and Cornell for having initiated and completed thorough investigations into the research misconduct allegations leveraged against him in accordance with institutional guidelines.

In an email to the ‘Prince,’ Kruse said he appreciated both Princeton and Cornell for having initiated and completed thorough investigations into the research misconduct allegations leveraged against him in accordance with institutional guidelines.

NEWS | October 13

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Princeton scientists pinpoint several possible points of entry for COVID-19 spike protein

The recent work, presented in a paper titled “Photochemical Identification of Auxiliary Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Host Entry Factors Using μMap,” was published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society on Sept. 1.

The recent work, presented in a paper titled “Photochemical Identification of Auxiliary Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Host Entry Factors Using μMap,” was published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society on Sept. 1.

NEWS | October 13

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Princeton professors consider potential threat of nuclear war from Russia

After Russian president Vladimir Putin threatened the possible use of nuclear weapons in the Russo-Ukrainian War, the ‘Prince’ interviewed three expert Princeton faculty members. 

After Russian president Vladimir Putin threatened the possible use of nuclear weapons in the Russo-Ukrainian War, the ‘Prince’ interviewed three expert Princeton faculty members. 

NEWS | October 13

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Hurricane Ian strikes Florida and Cuba, alumni residents react

Last week, Hurricane Ian made landfall in southwest Florida and Cuba, clocking in as a Category 4 storm and bringing devastation and loss to many, including hundreds of Princeton alumni and their families. Read how the storm has affected University members and their reactions in today’s piece. 

Last week, Hurricane Ian made landfall in southwest Florida and Cuba, clocking in as a Category 4 storm and bringing devastation and loss to many, including hundreds of Princeton alumni and their families. Read how the storm has affected University members and their reactions in today’s piece.

NEWS | October 12

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Former Princeton economics professors Ben Bernanke and Philip Dybvig awarded Nobel Prize in Economics

Two former Princeton professors have been awarded the 2022 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. Bernanke is currently a distinguished senior fellow with the Economic Studies program at the Brookings Institution. He served as the chairman of the Federal Reserve from 2006 to 2014. Dybvig is a Professor of Banking and Finance at the Olin Business School of Washington University in St. Louis.

Two former Princeton professors have been awarded the 2022 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. Bernanke is currently a distinguished senior fellow with the Economic Studies program at the Brookings Institution. He served as the chairman of the Federal Reserve from 2006 to 2014. Dybvig is a Professor of Banking and Finance at the Olin Business School of Washington University in St. Louis.

NEWS | October 12

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USG debates taking action on potential campus dining changes, passes elections reform

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) discussed voting on an official stance regarding a recently leaked proposal to change upperclass dining, voted to pass a set of reforms to the handbook for student elections, and held a feedback session on Pay with Points in an Oct. 9 meeting.

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) discussed voting on an official stance regarding a recently leaked proposal to change upperclass dining, voted to pass a set of reforms to the handbook for student elections, and held a feedback session on Pay with Points in an Oct. 9 meeting.

NEWS | October 11

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‘Having a space where we can be ourselves’: Jessica Lambert ’22 reflects on Indigenous studies, advocacy at Princeton

Jessica Lambert ’22, a citizen of the Choctaw Nation, reflects on her time at Princeton as a student activist for Native American and Indigenous communities on campus. As an Anthropology major with minors in Environmental Studies and Technology & Society, Lambert’s thesis work focused on environmental contamination on Native lands.

Jessica Lambert ’22, a citizen of the Choctaw Nation, reflects on her time at Princeton as a student activist for Native American and Indigenous communities on campus. As an Anthropology major with minors in Environmental Studies and Technology & Society, Lambert’s thesis work focused on environmental contamination on Native lands.

NEWS | October 9

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Students rush to see “Don’t Worry Darling” at Princeton Garden Theater after media controversy

During the Friday and Saturday night shows, student attendees reported loud laughter in the audience during some of the thriller’s most serious, dramatic scenes. 

During the Friday and Saturday night shows, student attendees reported loud laughter in the audience during some of the thriller’s most serious, dramatic scenes. 

NEWS | October 9

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As Biden pardons cannabis offences, Princeton town refuses to welcome dispensaries

“This was the opportunity for the town of Princeton to lead, to address the long history of racial inequities and cannabis prohibition,” Professor Udi Ofer told the ‘Prince.’ “And they just decided to do nothing, which is very disappointing.”

“This was the opportunity for the town of Princeton to lead, to address the long history of racial inequities and cannabis prohibition,” Professor Udi Ofer told the ‘Prince.’ “And they just decided to do nothing, which is very disappointing.”

NEWS | October 6

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Princeton sells most holdings in Lithium Americas, Protect Thacker Pass argues not enough

As of the last quarter SEC filings, the University’s holdings in Lithium Americas Corporation are around $4.5 million, down from $92 million earlier this year. Still, Protect Thacker Pass, a Nevada-based coalition of activists, has argued that the University’s holdings in the company remain unacceptable.

As of the last quarter SEC filings, the University’s holdings in Lithium Americas Corporation are around $4.5 million, down from $92 million earlier this year. Still, Protect Thacker Pass, a Nevada-based coalition of activists, has argued that the University’s holdings in the company remain unacceptable.

NEWS | October 6

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Student leaders propose counterplan to administration-backed dining pilot

In an Oct. 4 email to college listservs, campus student leaders proposed an alternative to the dining pilot program in the works by the University after students raised concerns about the financial ramifications of its implementation.

In an Oct. 4 email to college listservs, campus student leaders proposed an alternative to the dining pilot program in the works by the University after students raised concerns about the financial ramifications of its implementation.

NEWS | October 5

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As Nassau Starbucks faces staff shortages, unionization pressures mount

“With all the other baristas that I've talked to who work in New Jersey, not just at this location, this location has had the most difficult customers to deal with,” Nubia Morales ’25, an employee at the Nassau Street location, told the ‘Prince.’

“With all the other baristas that I've talked to who work in New Jersey, not just at this location, this location has had the most difficult customers to deal with,” Nubia Morales ’25, an employee at the Nassau Street location, told the ‘Prince.’

NEWS | October 4

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Public policy experts, New York Times journalists discuss value of narrative case studies

Two New York Times journalists spoke with professors from Princeton and Harvard at an event hosted by the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs.

Two New York Times journalists spoke with professors from Princeton and Harvard at an event hosted by the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs.

NEWS | October 4