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Olympian Allyson Felix discusses career, advocacy at Wintersession ‘Beyond the Resume’ event

“I wish that I had known at a younger age that there's a lesson to learn, like in every defeat, there's something that I could get better from, and then you move forward, you don't stay there,” the eleven-time Olympic medalist said at the Wintersession keynote event.

“I wish that I had known at a younger age that there's a lesson to learn, like in every defeat, there's something that I could get better from, and then you move forward, you don't stay there,” the eleven-time Olympic medalist said at the Wintersession keynote event.

NEWS | January 23

Princeton School of Public and International Affairs with Double Sights

Eisgruber defends SPIA Dean Jamal amid POCC criticism of statement on Rittenhouse verdict

“Deans and other academic administrators cannot do their jobs without sometimes stating their opinions about controversial topics (indeed, I am doing that now),” President Eisgruber wrote to the ‘Prince.’ “Others remain free, of course, to disagree with what we say or with our decisions about when to speak up for what we believe.”

“Deans and other academic administrators cannot do their jobs without sometimes stating their opinions about controversial topics (indeed, I am doing that now),” President Eisgruber wrote to the ‘Prince.’ “Others remain free, of course, to disagree with what we say or with our decisions about when to speak up for what we believe.”

NEWS | January 19

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After virtual town hall, some graduate students push back on University's COVID-19 plans

In the town hall, University administrators re-emphasized that classes will not have an option to move to a virtual or hybrid format, despite an expected rise in COVID-19 cases as undergraduate students return to campus.

In the town hall, University administrators re-emphasized that classes will not have an option to move to a virtual or hybrid format, despite an expected rise in COVID-19 cases as undergraduate students return to campus.

NEWS | January 15

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Travel guidelines lifted for undergraduate students to allow domestic travel outside Mercer County and Plainsboro

The announcement cited “a welcome decrease in the spread of COVID-19” in communities outside Princeton. University-sanctioned travel guidelines will remain in place, with international travel still prohibited for undergraduates. 

The announcement cited “a welcome decrease in the spread of COVID-19” in communities outside Princeton. University-sanctioned travel guidelines will remain in place, with international travel still prohibited for undergraduates. 

NEWS | January 15

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Isolation for vaccinated students reduced to 5-day minimum in COVID-19 policy update

Students will also be asked to alert their close contacts as the University focuses its contact tracing protocol on “populations that are at the highest risk of transmission on campus.”

Students will also be asked to alert their close contacts as the University focuses its contact tracing protocol on “populations that are at the highest risk of transmission on campus.”

NEWS | January 13

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Cases among faculty, staff, undergraduates rise ahead of students’ return to campus

According to the University’s COVID-19 Dashboard, faculty and staff cases have tripled and cases among undergraduate students have more than doubled in the past week.

According to the University’s COVID-19 Dashboard, faculty and staff cases have tripled and cases among undergraduate students have more than doubled in the past week.

NEWS | January 12

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Graduate student Xiyue Wang sues Princeton over actions during his Iranian imprisonment

Wang and his family claim personal injury due to the University’s negligence, with the University set to respond in court on Jan. 14. In an email to the 'Prince,' Deputy University Spokesperson Michael Hotchkiss said, “We are surprised and disappointed by this complaint and believe it is without merit.”

Wang and his family claim personal injury due to the University’s negligence, with the University set to respond in court on Jan. 14.

NEWS | January 12

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University administrators discuss return to campus and COVID-19 protocols during Town Hall

Administrators emphasized that the policies for the semester remain “very much in progress,“ as students will be required to follow travel and social gathering requirements through at least mid-February.

Administrators emphasized that the policies for the semester remain “very much in progress,“ as students will be required to follow travel and social gathering requirements through at least mid-February.

NEWS | January 5

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Princeton recommends some staff work remotely until Jan. 31 as cases rise among faculty and staff

The overall campus positivity rate currently sits at just over 5 percent for the week of Dec. 25-31 and the campus risk status has been elevated to “High,” according to the University dashboard.

The overall campus positivity rate currently sits at just over 5 percent for the week of Dec. 25-31 and the campus risk status has been elevated to “High,” according to the University dashboard.

NEWS | January 5

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Princeton postpones arrival date for Spring 2022, prohibits travel outside Mercer County and Plainsboro

Arrival to campus will be staggered between Jan. 14 and Jan. 23. From Jan. 8 to mid-February, students will be prohibited from traveling outside Mercer County and Plainsboro Township, unless under “extraordinary circumstances.” Wintersession 2022 will proceed with modifications.

Arrival to campus will be staggered between Jan. 14 and Jan. 23. From Jan. 8 to mid-February, students will be prohibited from traveling outside Mercer County and Plainsboro Township, unless under “extraordinary circumstances.” Wintersession 2022 will proceed with modifications.

NEWS | December 27

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COVID-19 cases rise on campus, as peer institutions announce Spring 2022 plans

“As peer institutions like Harvard, Yale, and Stanford make decisions regarding the beginning of the spring semester, Princeton has yet to make any formal announcements about delaying the start of courses or making instruction remote.”

“As peer institutions like Harvard, Yale, and Stanford make decisions regarding the beginning of the spring semester, Princeton has yet to make any formal announcements about delaying the start of courses or making instruction remote.” 

NEWS | December 23

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Princeton accepts early applicants to Class of 2026, withholds admissions statistics

“We believe this decision will help us keep students central to our work and tamp down the anxiety of applicants,” the University wrote in an online statement.

“We believe this decision will help us keep students central to our work and tamp down the anxiety of applicants,” the University wrote in an online statement.

NEWS | December 16

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Princeton moves finals online, mandates boosters for spring semester amid COVID-19 uptick

Dean Dolan cited this “rise in our case counts just registered yesterday” as a reason for the University to take new measures at this juncture so that students would not have to stay on campus into Winter Break if they test positive.

Dean Dolan cited this “rise in our case counts just registered yesterday” as a reason for the University to take new measures at this juncture so that students would not have to stay on campus into Winter Break if they test positive.

NEWS | December 14

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Gift from Princeton trustee Effron ’84 allows mass expansion of American Studies program

“The creation of this center strengthens Princeton’s voice in the global dialogue on the complex and diverse meanings of what it means to be America, and American,” Beliso-De Jesús said.

“The creation of this center strengthens Princeton’s voice in the global dialogue on the complex and diverse meanings of what it means to be America, and American,” Beliso-De Jesús said.

NEWS | December 2

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Princeton continues support of DACA in new federal filing

University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 and Microsoft President and University Trustee Brad Smith ’81 encouraged the Department of Homeland Security take appropriate actions to strengthen DACA. 

University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 and Microsoft President and University Trustee Brad Smith ’81 encouraged the Department of Homeland Security take appropriate actions to strengthen DACA. 

NEWS | 11/30/2021