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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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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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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 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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Tigers for Israel hosts event urging undergraduates to reject ‘Caterpillar’ referendum

Hosted jointly by Tigers for Israel (TFI) and the American Whig-Cliosophic Society, according to the event’s flyer, the event featured four panelists: former U.S. ambassador to Israel and Egypt Daniel Kurtzer; Palestinian political analyst Bassem Eid; Israeli-Ethiopian activist Ashager Araro; and public intellectual Michael Walzer.

Hosted jointly by Tigers for Israel (TFI) and the American Whig-Cliosophic Society, according to the event’s flyer, the event featured four panelists: former U.S. ambassador to Israel and Egypt Daniel Kurtzer; Palestinian political analyst Bassem Eid; Israeli-Ethiopian activist Ashager Araro; and public intellectual Michael Walzer.

NEWS | April 12

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Canadian politician Taleeb Noormohamed ’98 speaks on international affairs

Taleeb Noormohamed ’98, a Canadian politician and member of Parliament, was recently hosted as a speaker in an event sponsored by the Princeton Canadians Club. The talk was moderated by visiting journalism lecturer Razia Iqbal, and touched on various topics of international and domestic current affairs.

Taleeb Noormohamed ’98, a Canadian politician and member of Parliament, was recently hosted as a speaker in an event sponsored by the Princeton Canadians Club. The talk was moderated by visiting journalism lecturer Razia Iqbal, and touched on various topics of international and domestic current affairs.

NEWS | April 12

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USG hears reports on academic minors, Black and LGBTQIA student experiences

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) met on April 10 to discuss the certificate program and heard updates from Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion Tennille Haynes on the Black & LGBTQIA Student Experience Implementation Team.

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) met on April 10 to discuss the certificate program and heard updates from Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion Tennille Haynes on the Black & LGBTQIA Student Experience Implementation Team.

NEWS | April 12

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Princeton to cover Reunions wristband fees for Classes of 2020 and 2021

The Classes of 2020 and 2021 will have their Reunions cost covered by the University, according to an email announcement on Wednesday, April 6. Alumni spoke to the ‘Prince’ expressing their gratitude and excitement. 

The Classes of 2020 and 2021 will have their Reunions cost covered by the University, according to an email announcement on Wednesday, April 6. Alumni spoke to the ‘Prince’ expressing their gratitude and excitement. 

NEWS | April 6

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Princeton, most Ivies do not disclose Russian investment holdings as some colleges divest amid war in Ukraine

The University told the ‘Prince’ that any process to consider divestment and dissociation would involve the Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) Resources Committee. Some universities, including Yale University and the University of Michigan, have divested from Russian holdings. 

The University told the ‘Prince’ that any process to consider divestment and dissociation would involve the Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) Resources Committee. This comes in the wake of other universities, including Yale University, divesting from Russian holdings. 

NEWS | April 6

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Responding to academic freedom group’s letter, Eisgruber resists removing segment on Prof. Joshua Katz from ‘To Be Known and Heard’

The AFA’s letter, sent to Eisgruber on March 27, had rebuked Nassau Hall for To Be Known and Heard’s segment on Katz, citing a concern that the administration was “systematically denouncing a sitting member of its own faculty.” 

The AFA’s letter, sent to Eisgruber on March 27, had rebuked Nassau Hall for To Be Known and Heard’s segment on Katz, citing a concern that the administration was “systematically denouncing a sitting member of its own faculty.”  

NEWS | April 1

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Princeton admits Class of 2026, withholds admissions statistics in break from peer institutions

As members of the Class of 2026 are admitted to Princeton, the University had maintained its decision to withhold admissions statistics for the regular decision cycle, consistent with their early admissions cycle.

As members of the Class of 2026 are admitted to Princeton, the University had maintained its decision to withhold admissions statistics for the regular decision cycle, consistent with their early admissions cycle. 

NEWS | March 31