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Whitney Hermandorfer ’09 selected to clerk for Justice Amy Coney Barrett

Whitney Downs Hermandorfer ’09, a graduate of George Washington University Law School and former clerk for Justice Samuel Alito ’72, was chosen as one of Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s four clerks.

Whitney Downs Hermandorfer ’09, a graduate of George Washington University Law School and former clerk for Justice Samuel Alito ’72, was chosen as one of Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s four clerks. 

NEWS | November 5

A screenshot of the Zoom watch party.
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At Whig-Clio watch party, students follow nail-biter election

“The chat has been lively and the officers have been doing a good job with the raffles, in my opinion,” Drew Hopkins ’24 noted. “You take the victories that you can get.”

On Nov. 3, The American Whig-Cliosophic Society (Whig-Clio) hosted an Election Night Watch Party. Attended by 230 students from 9:30 to 11:30 ET as the first results of election night rolled in, students shared reactions to the election and participated in prize raffles. 

NEWS | November 5

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PEI renamed the ‘High Meadows Environmental Institute,’ following large gift

The University is renaming the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI), recognizing a recent gift from High Meadows Foundation. It is the largest gift that the environmental institute has received to date.  

The University is renaming the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI), recognizing a recent gift from High Meadows Foundation. It is the largest gift that the environmental institute has received to date.  

NEWS | November 5

Prud'homme and students working on the Gates project. Courtesy of Robert Prud'homme.

Robert Prud’homme named inaugural winner of Princeton’s Dean for Research Award for Distinguished Innovation

“Professor Prud’homme has consistently found creative ways of applying his fundamental research in complex fluids to the solution of important practical problems, such as finding more efficient ways of delivering therapeutic drugs to the body, ” Debenedetti wrote.

“Professor Prud’homme has consistently found creative ways of applying his fundamental research in complex fluids to the solution of important practical problems, such as finding more efficient ways of delivering therapeutic drugs to the body, ” Debenedetti wrote.

NEWS | November 4

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Election Updates: Booker, Watson Coleman win reelection, N.J. votes to legalize marijuana, races from Princeton Public Schools to presidency too close to call

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker and NJ-12 Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman have won reelection, and three state ballot initiatives involving tax deductions, redistricting, and the legalization of marijuana are expected to pass. Still, many races have not been called. Here’s what we know so far.

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker and NJ-12 Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman have won reelection, and three state ballot initiatives involving tax deductions, redistricting, and the legalization of marijuana are expected to pass. Still, many races have not been called. Here’s what we know so far.

NEWS | November 4

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Anti-racist Reading Reflection | When racism endangers Black bodies: How racism in healthcare puts Black communities at risk

The realms of medicine, white coats, and hospitals have been, and continue to be, deeply stained by racialized practices. In a society infiltrated by racism and inequity in almost every institution and profession, doctors and scientists have not been left behind; in fact, racism is rooted at the heart of medicine, pulsating, pounding, and remaining alive no matter whom it hurts.

THE PROSPECT | November 3

Out of the 444 respondents who are voting, 86 percent are casting their ballots for Joe Biden. About 8 percent are voting for Donald Trump, while 3.8 percent are voting for another candidate.
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Election Day has arrived. 469 students told us how they were voting.

On the eve of the 2020 Presidential Election, The Daily Princetonian shares data gathered from a survey of the undergraduate student body, asking about voting plans, registration status, and views on the presidential candidates. The 469 respondents painted a picture of unenthusiastic support, passionate disapproval, and wholehearted civic engagement.

FEATURES | November 3

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Princeton Small Business Resiliency Fund opens second round of grant applications

The fund was designed to help small businesses in the Princeton community adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has already provided $5,000 grants to 70 local businesses.

The fund was designed to help small businesses in the Princeton community adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has already provided $5,000 grants to 70 local businesses.

NEWS | November 2