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Following all-time high in CPS appointments, Dolan urges faculty toward ‘compassionate practices’

In an email to The Daily Princetonian, University Spokesperson Jess Fasano clarified that CPS had 1,490 clinical appointments this March alone, which, according to Dolan’s memo, was the highest number in the history of CPS. 

In an email to The Daily Princetonian, University Spokesperson Jess Fasano clarified that CPS had 1,490 clinical appointments this March alone, which, according to Dolan’s memo, was the highest number in the history of CPS. 

NEWS | 04/15/2021

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Princeton will be the site of a new cancer research branch

The University has partnered with the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research to open a new branch at Princeton — one that will specialize in cancer metabolism and how diet impacts our understanding of cancer.

The University has partnered with the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research to open a new branch at Princeton — one that will specialize in cancer metabolism and how diet impacts our understanding of cancer.

NEWS | 04/13/2021

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Princeton admits record-low 3.98% of applicants in historic application cycle

Due to the number of students formerly in the class of 2024 who requested to defer their enrollment by one year over the summer, the total number of admits is around 20 percent lower than it would otherwise be in an ordinary year.

Due to the number of students formerly in the class of 2024 who requested to defer their enrollment by one year over the summer, the total number of admits is around 20 percent lower than it would otherwise be in an ordinary year.

NEWS | 04/06/2021

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NJ vaccine eligibility will expand to individuals 16+ on April 19

The University has been prepared to be a vaccine distribution site and host on-campus clinics for community members since early January. However, it is still unclear if or when the institution will receive a vaccine supply to distribute to members of the University community. 

The University has been prepared to be a vaccine distribution site and host on-campus clinics for community members since early January. However, it is still unclear if or when the institution will receive a vaccine supply to distribute to members of the University community. 

NEWS | 04/05/2021

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NJ to expand vaccine eligibility on April 5

As of April 5, the state of New Jersey will be expanding COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to all educators and support staff at colleges and universities, including Princeton researchers, graduate students, and undergraduates who work on campus. 

As of April 5, the state of New Jersey will be expanding COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to all educators and support staff at colleges and universities, including Princeton researchers, graduate students, and undergraduates who work on campus. 

NEWS | 04/04/2021

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Nolan McCarty to serve as interim SPIA Dean

Mark Watson will step down as interim Dean of Princeton’s School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA), and Nolan McCarty — a SPIA and politics professor and former chair of the Department of Politics — will serve as the new interim dean. 

Mark Watson will step down as interim Dean of Princeton’s School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA), and Nolan McCarty — a SPIA and politics professor and former chair of the Department of Politics — will serve as the new interim dean. 

NEWS | 03/24/2021

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Committee considering fossil fuel divestment to release recommendations this May

The University committee responsible for reviewing divestment proposals will submit its recommendation on fossil fuel divestment to the Board of Trustees this coming May, geosciences professor and Resources Committee chair Blair Schoene told attendees of this month’s CPUC meeting.

The University committee responsible for reviewing divestment proposals will submit its recommendation on fossil fuel divestment to the Board of Trustees this coming May, geosciences professor and Resources Committee chair Blair Schoene told attendees of this month’s CPUC meeting.

NEWS | 03/22/2021

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Reflection, support from Princeton community after Atlanta shootings

“Our Asian and Asian American communities are in so much pain right now,” said Jennifer Lee ’23, co-president of Princeton’s Asian American Students Association.

“Our Asian and Asian American communities are in so much pain right now,” said Jennifer Lee ’23, co-president of Princeton’s Asian American Students Association.

NEWS | 03/18/2021

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Princeton-sponsored travel to remain largely suspended this summer

University-sponsored travel will remain suspended through the summer, according to newly-revised guidance announced today. However, the list of exceptions to the ban on travel will expand slightly when the new policies take effect on May 24.

University-sponsored travel will remain suspended through the summer, according to newly-revised guidance announced today. However, the list of exceptions to the ban on travel will expand slightly when the new policies take effect on May 24.

NEWS | 03/18/2021

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Princeton announces summer thesis research to occur on campus, continuous housing available for select students

The memo stated that the Continuous Housing program will be available to students who will be enrolled next fall and “face significant financial hardship and/or other serious extenuating circumstances that make it impossible to secure alternative housing during the summer months.”

The memo stated that the Continuous Housing program will be available to students who will be enrolled next fall and “face significant financial hardship and/or other serious extenuating circumstances that make it impossible to secure alternative housing during the summer months.”

NEWS | 03/17/2021

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Princeton professors lead new alliance for free speech

The Academic Freedom Alliance is “committed to providing defense to members of the organization if they find themselves in a free speech or academic freedom controversy,” according to politics professor Keith Whittington.

The Academic Freedom Alliance is “committed to providing defense to members of the organization if they find themselves in a free speech or academic freedom controversy,” according to politics professor Keith Whittington.

NEWS | 03/11/2021

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For COVID-19-safe food, Campus Dining undergoes a shift

The return of over 2,000 students this spring has posed a tough task for Campus Dining, as dining halls had to be de-densified and service pared back to quickly process students through serveries. Senior writer Jack Allen speaks to Smitha Haneef, Assistant Vice President for University Services — as well as a few students — about how the University has handled the challenge. 

The return of over 2,000 students this spring has posed a tough task for Campus Dining, as dining halls had to be de-densified and service pared back to quickly process students through serveries. Senior writer Jack Allen speaks to Smitha Haneef, Assistant Vice President for University Services — as well as a few students — about how the University has handled the challenge.

THE PROSPECT | 02/14/2021

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Admins discuss campus dining, vaccines, racial equity at CPUC Q&A

President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83 and other administrators addressed a range of topics at Monday’s CPUC meeting, including updates on vaccination, dining options, efforts to fight systemic racism, contact tracing, and fall 2021 campus plans.

President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83 and other administrators addressed a range of topics at Monday’s CPUC meeting, including updates on vaccination, dining options, efforts to fight systemic racism, contact tracing, and fall 2021 campus plans.

NEWS | 02/08/2021

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Following 10-month furlough, Restaurant Associates contract workers receive employment offer through spring

In early January, following a ten-month furlough, Restaurant Associates contract workers were invited to work on campus temporarily to help distribute meals in food trucks and bring food to students’ rooms during arrival quarantine. They have now been offered employment throughout the spring semester. 

In early January, following a ten-month furlough, Restaurant Associates contract workers were invited to work on campus temporarily to help distribute meals in food trucks and bring food to students’ rooms during arrival quarantine. They have now been offered employment throughout the spring semester. 

NEWS | 02/07/2021