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Your questions, answered: Administrators discuss fall COVID-19 plans

On Monday, University administrators answered student questions about the logistics of the Fall 2021 term in a Town Hall organized by Undergraduate Student Government (USG).

On Monday, University administrators answered student questions about the logistics of the Fall 2021 term in a Town Hall organized by Undergraduate Student Government (USG).

NEWS | August 10

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Princeton revises fall travel guidelines, permits 'feasible' domestic travel for undergraduates

Domestic travel will be permitted for undergraduate students in the fall semester, with the new guidelines taking effect on Aug. 23. However, University-sanctioned international travel remains suspended for undergraduates, with one exception for those traveling to approved Study Abroad programs.

Domestic travel will be permitted for undergraduate students in the fall semester, with the new guidelines taking effect on Aug. 23. However, University-sanctioned international travel remains suspended for undergraduates, with one exception for those traveling to approved Study Abroad programs. 

NEWS | 07/21/2021

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Class of 2020 to have in-person Commencement in May 2022

After a virtual Commencement in 2020, the Class of 2020 will be invited back to campus for an in-person Commencement, as well as a commemorative dinner and an in-person Reunions, in May 2022.

After a virtual Commencement in 2020, the Class of 2020 will be invited back to campus for an in-person Commencement, as well as a commemorative dinner and an in-person Reunions, in May 2022.

NEWS | 06/28/2021

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Amaney Jamal named next SPIA Dean

Jamal’s appointment comes after an extensive search to replace former Dean Cecilia Rouse, who is currently serving as Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. She grew up in Ramallah, a Palestinian city in the central West Bank, and her appointment as SPIA Dean comes at a time of renewed focus on Palestinian lives, narratives, and scholarship with the latest iteration of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.  

Jamal’s appointment comes after an extensive search to replace former Dean Cecilia Rouse, who is currently serving as Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. She grew up in Ramallah, a Palestinian city in the central West Bank, and her appointment as SPIA Dean comes at a time of renewed focus on Palestinian lives, narratives, and scholarship with the latest iteration of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. 

NEWS | 06/21/2021

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All Princeton employees must be vaccinated for fall semester

As of a June 8 announcement, all University employees will be required to submit proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Additionally, guidelines for the summer and fall pertaining to face coverings, in-person gatherings, testing, and social distancing have been updated.

As of a June 8 announcement, all University employees will be required to submit proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Additionally, guidelines for the summer and fall pertaining to face coverings, in-person gatherings, testing, and social distancing have been updated.

NEWS | 06/09/2021

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Princeton to divest from some sectors of the fossil fuel industry

The University Board of Trustees has announced that Princeton will divest and disassociate from the thermal coal and tar sands segments of the fossil fuel industry, as well as companies currently involved in climate disinformation. The University will also work towards making its $26.6 billion endowment carbon neutral.

The University Board of Trustees has announced that Princeton will divest and disassociate from the thermal coal and tar sands segments of the fossil fuel industry, as well as companies currently involved in climate disinformation. The University will also work towards making its $26.6 billion endowment carbon neutral.

NEWS | 06/04/2021

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Gene Andrew Jarrett ’97 named next Dean of the Faculty

Gene Andrew Jarrett ’97 will take over as Princeton’s next Dean of the Faculty on Aug. 1, as well as the William S. Tod Professor of English. Jarrett has studied African American literary history, among other subjects, and is coming to Princeton from his position as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at New York University.

Gene Andrew Jarrett ’97 will take over as Princeton’s next Dean of the Faculty on Aug. 1 as well as the William S. Tod Professor of English. Jarrett has studied African American literary history, among other subjects, and is coming to Princeton from his position as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at New York University.

NEWS | 05/29/2021

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Morgan Smith ’21 elected Young Alumni Trustee

At Princeton, Smith concentrated in the School of Public and International Affairs. In addition to serving as president of the American Whig-Cliosophic Society, she was a member of Black Arts Company, a cohort leader for Vote100, and a barista for the Coffee Club.

At Princeton, Smith concentrated in the School of Public and International Affairs. In addition to serving as president of the American Whig-Cliosophic Society, she was a member of Black Arts Company, a cohort leader for Vote100, and a barista for the Coffee Club.

NEWS | 05/22/2021

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Class of 2021 celebrates an in-person commencement

Thousands gathered in Princeton Stadium on Sunday to celebrate the commencement of the great Class of 2021. Speeches acknowledged the unique difficulty of the graduates’ time at the University and praised their resilience in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thousands gathered in Princeton Stadium on Sunday to celebrate the commencement of the great Class of 2021. Speeches acknowledged the unique difficulty of the graduates’ time at the University and praised their resilience in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

NEWS | 05/16/2021

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Students hold protest in solidarity with MOVE

This week, over a hundred students gathered on the lawn outside Nassau Hall to stand in solidarity with the MOVE organization in Philadelphia in protest of Princeton and the University of Pennsylvania’s handling of the remains of 1985 MOVE police bombing victims. As of Friday, the remains of the MOVE bombings victims have been moved to a West Philadelphia funeral home.

This week, over a hundred students gathered on the lawn outside Nassau Hall to stand in solidarity with the MOVE organization in Philadelphia in protest of Princeton and the University of Pennsylvania’s handling of the remains of 1985 MOVE police bombing victims. As of Friday, the remains of the MOVE bombings victims have been moved to a West Philadelphia funeral home.

NEWS | 05/02/2021

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University-sponsored domestic travel to resume May 24 for those at “low risk”

Individuals who meet the low-risk criteria include “those for whom two or more weeks have passed since their final dose of an FDA-approved vaccine,” according to the memo.

Individuals who meet the low-risk criteria include “those for whom two or more weeks have passed since their final dose of an FDA-approved vaccine,” according to the memo.

NEWS | 04/26/2021

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Virtual Princeton Preview aims to recreate campus community ‘without the big tent’

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Preview, which normally gives high school admittees two days in April to experience campus life, has been converted into a month-long virtual platform for students to get to know the University.  

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Preview, which normally gives high school admittees two days in April to experience campus life, has been converted into a month-long virtual platform for students to get to know the University.  

NEWS | 04/22/2021

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New center for gender and sexuality will expand programming of Women*s and LGBT Center

The Women*s Center and LGBT Center will continue to operate separately and exist in distinct affinity spaces, but the new center for gender and sexuality will help bridge their staff and services while acknowledging the intersections of gender and sexuality.  

The Women*s Center and LGBT Center will continue to operate separately and exist in distinct affinity spaces, but the new center for gender and sexuality will help bridge their staff and services while acknowledging the intersections of gender and sexuality.  

NEWS | 04/22/2021

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Canadian teen found responsible for University bomb threat, arrested for multiple ‘swatting’ offenses

According to a March 25 release citing the Saskatoon Police Department, the teen was arrested in the small community of Vacherie, La., for issuing the false University bomb threat. 

According to a March 25 release citing the Saskatoon Police Department, the teen was arrested in the small community of Vacherie, La., for issuing the false University bomb threat. 

NEWS | 04/20/2021