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Alumni in Congress discuss importance of bipartisanship at SPIA

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi ’95 (D-Ill.) and Congressman Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.) spoke at a recent event on the importance of bipartisanship in government, highlighting a 2018 education bill which they co-sponsored. 

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi ’95 (D-Ill.) and Congressman Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.) spoke at a recent event on the importance of bipartisanship in government, highlighting a 2018 education bill which they co-sponsored. 

NEWS | 1 day ago

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Students discuss heightened surveillance in feedback session with administrators

Students discussed a University proposal to increase security cameras on campus at a feedback session with public safety administrators held on Nov. 21 over Zoom. Some students expressed support for the measure, citing student safety, while others raised concerns about privacy. 

Students discussed a University proposal to increase security cameras on campus at a feedback session with public safety administrators held on Nov. 21 over Zoom. Some students expressed support for the measure, citing student safety, while others raised concerns about privacy. 

NEWS | 4 days ago

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Princeton deploys first electric bus, plans to add more

The University will introduce a fleet of all-electric buses into service this week, as a part of the University’s goal to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2046. According to the director of the University’s Transportation and Parking Services, the new buses will be less noisy and offer a smoother ride than those currently in use.

The University will introduce a fleet of all-electric buses into service this week, as a part of the University’s goal to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2046. According to the director of the University’s Transportation and Parking Services, the new buses will be less noisy and offer a smoother ride than those currently in use.

NEWS | 4 days ago

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Computer Science chair Jennifer Rexford ’91 to serve as next provost

Rexford will assume the post in March 2023, following current Provost Deborah Prentice’s departure to serve as the Vice Chancellor at the University of Cambridge.  

Rexford will assume the post in March 2023, following current Provost Deborah Prentice’s departure to serve as the Vice Chancellor at the University of Cambridge.  

NEWS | November 22

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Administrators, faculty discuss future of affirmative action at Princeton

With regard to the University’s plans in the wake of a potential Supreme Court ruling that could outlaw race-conscious admissions, Eisgruber said in a recent interview with the ‘Prince’ that “we will do our best to be creative within the limits of the law. But we can’t pretend that it’s going to be easy.”

With regard to the University’s plans in the wake of a potential Supreme Court ruling that could outlaw race-conscious admissions, Eisgruber said in a recent interview with the ‘Prince’ that “we will do our best to be creative within the limits of the law. But we can’t pretend that it’s going to be easy.”

NEWS | November 17

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University Title IX Administrator Regan Crotty ’00 to depart position

Regan Crotty, who has served as the University’s Title IX administrator since 2014, is leaving her position this month. Crotty will be replaced in the interim by Randy K. Hubert, who previously served as a University Investigator. 

Regan Crotty, who has served as the University’s Title IX administrator since 2014, is leaving her position this month. Crotty will be replaced in the interim by Randy K. Hubert, who previously served as University investigator. 

NEWS | November 17

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Eisgruber speaks on mental health, role of activism, faculty diversity

In an interview with the ‘Prince,’ University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 responds to questions on the student mental health crisis, the role activism played in fossil fuel dissociation, public service among University alumni, and Nassau Hall’s goals of increasing faculty diversity.

In an interview with the ‘Prince,’ University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 responds to questions on the student mental health crisis, the role activism played in fossil fuel dissociation, public service among University alumni, and Nassau Hall’s goals of increasing faculty diversity.

NEWS | November 15

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CPUC Committee considers proposal on removing Witherspoon Statue

This announcement comes after a petition for the removal of the Witherspoon statue was sent out to students and faculty during the summer and was discussed with University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 during the start of the fall, who referred the group to the CPUC Committee on Naming.

This announcement comes after a petition for the removal of the Witherspoon statue was sent out to students and faculty during the summer and was discussed with University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 during the start of the fall, who referred the group to the CPUC Committee on Naming.

NEWS | November 15

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CPUC discusses dissociation, institutional neutrality, campus grief

The Committee also spoke about facility staffs’ grievances, the new Learning and Education through Service (LENS) program, and updates on the minors program and Wintersession. 

The Committee also spoke about facility staffs’ grievances, the new Learning and Education through Service (LENS) program, and updates on the minors program and Wintersession.

NEWS | November 15

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Peer Representatives now formalized as advocates for students facing Committee on Discipline

This spring, peer representatives were trained to be able to attend hearings before the Committee on Discipline. Formerly, the Peer Representatives, a student group that provides advice and support to students accused of academic integrity violations, was only authorized to work with the Honor Committee.

This spring, peer representatives were trained to be able to attend hearings before the Committee on Discipline. Formerly, the Peer Representatives, a student group that provides advice and support to students accused of academic integrity violations, was only authorized to work with the Honor Committee.

NEWS | November 15

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Princeton president Christopher Eisgruber ’83 discusses expansion of STEM and affirmative action

Eisgruber, in the first part of a two-part interview with The Daily Princetonian, stated that the expansion of the engineering school was his top priority for the next five years. He also reflected on current debates on the affirmative action case being heard in the Supreme Court. 

Eisgruber, in the first part of a two-part interview with The Daily Princetonian, stated that the expansion of the engineering school was his top priority for the next five years. He also reflected on current debates on the affirmative action case being heard in the Supreme Court. 

NEWS | November 15

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Eisgruber names ‘rebuilding and fortifying’ Engineering School as top priority for coming 5 years

President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 told the ‘Prince’ that his top priority for the next five years is expanding the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences outside of its current home, which he described as “a 1962 building that looks depressingly like my high school.”

President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 told the ‘Prince’ that his top priority for the next five years is expanding the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences outside of its current home, which he described as “a 1962 building that looks depressingly like my high school.”

NEWS | November 14

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After visual arts professor used n-word in seminar, Princeton finds no violation of policy

Visual arts professor Joe Scanlan said the n-word while posing a question to students in his seminar. After a student raised an official complaint to the University, the Office of the Provost concluded that there was no violation of University policy, according to an email shared with the ‘Prince.’ Following the use of the word, multiple students in the class told the ‘Prince’ that they would like to see Scanlan fired.

Visual arts professor Joe Scanlan said the n-word while posing a question to students in his seminar. After a student raised an official complaint to the University, the Office of the Provost concluded that there was no violation of University policy, according to an email shared with the ‘Prince.’ Following the use of the word, multiple students in the class told the ‘Prince’ that they would like to see Scanlan fired.

NEWS | November 11

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Arch named in honor of Princeton’s sole Japanese student during WWII

During his time at Princeton, Kentaro Ikeda ’44 was the only Japanese student on campus, and he faced significant challenges related to the war and treatment of Japanese Americans.

During his time at Princeton, Kentaro Ikeda ’44 was the only Japanese student on campus, and he faced significant challenges related to the war and treatment of Japanese Americans.

NEWS | November 10

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Judith Butler talks violence and law at campus lecture

“One cannot oppose violence without opposing the law. And yet the law is set to deliver us from violence,” Judith Butler said at a lecture on Monday hosted by the Department of English.

“One cannot oppose violence without opposing the law. And yet the law is set to deliver us from violence,” Judith Butler said at a lecture on Monday hosted by the Department of English.

NEWS | November 8

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Krish O’Mara Vignarajah talks immigration at SPIA event

Krish O’Mara Vignarajah, CEO of Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, a non-profit organization focusing on issues facing new migrants and refugees settling in the United States, spoke to University students about the challenges she faces in her role and future goals in promoting immigration to the country. 

Krish O’Mara Vignarajah, CEO of Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, a non-profit organization focusing on issues facing new migrants and refugees settling in the United States, spoke to University students about the challenges she faces in her role and future goals in promoting immigration to the country. 

NEWS | November 8

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University tightens security protocols, responding to campus safety concerns

New policies announced on Tuesday entail increased lighting and security cameras on campus. Residential common areas will now have their “access limited to students and a short list of authorized faculty and staff.”  

New policies announced on Tuesday entail increased lighting and security cameras on campus. Residential common areas will now have their “access limited to students and a short list of authorized faculty and staff.”  

NEWS | November 1

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PNI locks interior hallways as PETA brings VR exhibit “Abduction” to campus

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) brought a traveling virtual reality exhibit to Princeton in order to highlight the cruelty of animal laboratory testing. The Princeton Neuroscience Institute (PNI) adopted certain preemptive measures as a result.  

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) brought a traveling virtual reality exhibit to Princeton in order to highlight the cruelty of animal laboratory testing. The Princeton Neuroscience Institute (PNI) adopted certain preemptive measures as a result. 

NEWS | October 26