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Princeton sees new construction across campus in 2021-22 academic year, more to begin this summer

As the University undergoes “one of the most extensive building programs in its history,” large portions of central and east campus are being fenced off and excavated.

As the University undergoes “one of the most extensive building programs in its history,” large portions of central and east campus are being fenced off and excavated.

NEWS | March 3

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Princeton lifts indoor mask mandate, reduces testing frequency to monthly for fully vaccinated individuals

Those identified as close contacts for a COVID-19 positive individual will still be required to wear masks, and any individual who has received a vaccine exemption or has not yet received a booster dose but is eligible to do so will be required to continue to test weekly.

Those identified as close contacts for a COVID-19 positive individual will still be required to wear masks, and any individual who has received a vaccine exemption or has not yet received a booster dose but is eligible to do so will be required to continue to test weekly.

NEWS | March 2

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Princeton inadvertently publishes, then retracts, shift in COVID-19 testing protocol from weekly to monthly

The inadvertent update had stated that testing for fully vaccinated individuals would be reduced to once per month. A University spokesperson stated that the University has not announced any changes to testing protocol at this point.

The inadvertent update had stated that testing for fully vaccinated individuals would be reduced to once per month. A University spokesperson stated that the University has not announced any changes to testing protocol at this point.

NEWS | March 1

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We looked at trends in financial aid across the Ivy League. Here’s what we found.

While the total cost of attending college has increased across the Ivy League, financial aid packages have grown even more quickly. In 2020, 66 percent of Princeton undergraduates applied for financial aid, and the University’s average aid grant covered 86 percent of total costs.

While the total cost of attending college has increased across the Ivy League, financial aid packages have grown even more quickly. In 2020, 66 percent of Princeton undergraduates applied for financial aid, and the University’s average aid grant covered 86 percent of total costs.

NEWS | February 27

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‘Such a pivot’: Students express concern following Princeton memo on uptick in COVID-19 cases

Some students felt frustrated by the Feb. 18 memo from Dean Dolan and VP Calhoun, arguing it was insensitive towards students’ health. Other students supported the University’s seeming shift toward non-reactive policy on COVID-19.

Some students felt frustrated by the Feb. 18 memo from Dean Dolan and VP Calhoun, arguing it was insensitive towards students’ health. Other students supported the University’s seeming shift toward non-reactive policy on COVID-19.

NEWS | February 27

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Frist Campus Center, a significant hub of social activity on campus.

As University investigates, student reflects on incident of lewdness in Frist Campus Center

Deputy University Spokesperson Michael Hotchkiss wrote in an email to the ‘Prince’ that “the University is investigating the issue and taking action through appropriate channels.”

Deputy University Spokesperson Michael Hotchkiss wrote in an email to the ‘Prince’ that “the University is investigating the issue and taking action through appropriate channels.”

NEWS | February 23

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Feb. 15, Feb. 21 mark two highest single-day COVID-19 case tolls among undergraduates at University

Feb. 15 marked the highest single-day spike among undergraduates this academic year, with 104 students testing positive for COVID-19.  

Feb. 15 marked the highest single-day spike among undergraduates this academic year, with 104 students testing positive for COVID-19.  

NEWS | February 22

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Eisgruber fields questions related to Palestine, gender accommodations, COVID-19 policy at CPUC meeting

At a meeting of the Council of Princeton University Community on Feb. 14, President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 presented on campus expansion and increased admissions capacity, as well as long-term COVID-19 policy expectations. 

At a meeting of the Council of Princeton University Community on Feb. 14, President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 presented on campus expansion and increased admissions capacity, as well as long-term COVID-19 policy expectations.  

NEWS | February 17

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As pandemic-era eviction moratoria expire, Princeton’s Eviction Lab highlights surprising trends

Throughout the pandemic, University researchers led by Professor Matthew Desmond have been poring through formal eviction court records and compiling the data to analyze eviction trends in states and cities across the nation.

Throughout the pandemic, University researchers led by Professor Matthew Desmond have been poring through formal eviction court records and compiling the data to analyze eviction trends in states and cities across the nation.

NEWS | February 9

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After 'Street Week,' campus COVID-19 cases continue downward trend

During the second week of the Spring 2022 semester, COVID-19 cases among the University community have continued to fall as University administrators loosen undergraduate event restrictions. 

During the second week of the Spring 2022 semester, COVID-19 cases among the University community have continued to fall as University administrators loosen undergraduate event restrictions. 

NEWS | February 7

EXCLUSIVE | Dean Dolan and VP Izzo talk updated COVID-19 policies, returning to pre-pandemic ways, individual responsibility

The Daily Princetonian sat down with Dean Dolan and Assistant VP for Environmental Health and Safety Robin Izzo last Friday to discuss recent changes in University COVID-19 policies, reflections on the past months of the pandemic, and the importance of moving forward together. 

The Daily Princetonian sat down with Dean Dolan and Assistant VP for Environmental Health and Safety Robin Izzo last Friday to discuss recent changes in University COVID-19 policies, reflections on the past months of the pandemic, and the importance of moving forward together.

NEWS | February 7

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Princeton students visit U.S. military base where over 6,000 Afghan evacuees await resettlement

The trip was sponsored by the School of Public and International Affairs and the Office of Religious Life and included a panel with Afghan guests and a Q&A with Department of Homeland Security officials.

The trip was sponsored by the School of Public and International Affairs and the Office of Religious Life and included a panel with Afghan guests and a Q&A with Department of Homeland Security officials.

NEWS | February 3

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With the spring semester in full swing, campus positivity rate declines

COVID-19 positivity rate on campus declines as the semester kicks off, with dining halls providing grab-and-go options for the week ending Jan. 28. Regarding isolation housing capacity, no data has been provided.

COVID-19 positivity rate on campus declines as the semester kicks off, with dining halls providing grab-and-go options for the week ending Jan. 28. Regarding isolation housing capacity, no data has been provided.

NEWS | January 31

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Princeton stands by policy to preserve in-person learning

On a campus dominated by the evolving realities of the omicron wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person instruction has emerged as a flashpoint for students and administrators.

On a campus dominated by the evolving realities of the omicron wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person instruction has emerged as a flashpoint for students and administrators.

NEWS | January 26

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3 professors awarded National Endowment for the Humanities grants promoting digital scholarship

Three University Professors, Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese Christina Lee, Professor of History Ekaterina Pravilova, and Associate Professor of History Wendy Warren, were awarded funding from the NEH, which seeks to spearhead new research and make the humanities accessible to broad audiences.

The funding seeks to spearhead new research and make the humanities accessible to broad audiences.

NEWS | January 25

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Director of Transfer, Veteran, and Non-Traditional Student Programs Keith Shaw recognized with Rising Star Award

Shaw, who has directed the program since its founding in 2017, was recognized by the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students (NISTS) for creating initiatives that promote the admission of transfer students.

Shaw, who has directed the program since its founding in 2017, was recognized by the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students (NISTS) for creating initiatives that promote the admission of transfer students.

NEWS | January 23