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Graduate students hold signs reading “Vote Yes on DEI” in February.
Photo courtesy of Aaron Charlop-Powers

Graduate students demonstrate as WWS faculty deliberate on diversity requirement

The program would require students to complete one half-term course related to diversity and inclusion from a list pre-authorized by administrators. The proposal takes inspiration from the newly announced Culture and Difference distribution requirement for undergraduate students, which will commence with the Class of 2024 this fall.  

NEWS | 02/26/2020

Banner featuring the Center for International Security Studies logo. 
Photo Credit: Zachary Shevin / The Daily Princetonian

Students petition to change logo of Center for International Security Studies

“We strongly believe that this abhorrent omission fosters a non-inclusive and isolating environment on campus that makes me and many others feel out of place,” the digital petition reads. “It is ironic that the Center for ‘International’ Security Studies cannot accurately represent the global world and omits over 700 million people’s homes from their logo.”

NEWS | 02/26/2020

Anthony Romero ’87 speaks at Alumni Day on Feb. 22.
Photo Courtesy of the Office of Communications.

ACLU’s Anthony Romero ’87 wins Woodrow Wilson Award, says prize's namesake would be ‘spinning in his grave’

“There’s a good chance that Woodrow Wilson is right now spinning in his grave like an Olympic figure skater as an award in his name is bestowed on the executive director of an organization literally established to oppose a xenophobic, anti-immigrant, flagrantly unconstitutional Palmer Raids that he oversaw and engineered,” said Romero. 

NEWS | 02/24/2020

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CPUC discusses new ad hoc committee, sustainability, electric scooters

The presentation focused on measures in the Sustainability Action Plan directed towards land conservation and waste reduction. Several members addressed safety and accessibility concerns resulting from scooter use, alongside questions of the relative environmental impact of the various transportation systems on campus, but no resolution was reached. 

NEWS | 12/10/2019

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U. to present Romero ’87, Thorne GS ’65 with top alumni awards

The Woodrow Wilson Award is given to an alumnus or alumna of the undergraduate college who epitomizes the University’s motto, as coined by Woodrow Wilson, “Princeton in the Nation’s Service.” The James Madison Medal is awarded to an alum of the University graduate school who “has had a distinguished career, advanced the cause of graduate education or achieved a record of outstanding public service,” according to the Alumni Association website.

NEWS | 12/09/2019

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New Dean of Admission Richardson '93 discusses her passion for education

Last April, Karen Richardson ’93 was announced as the University’s new Dean of Admission. As a first-generation college student herself, Richardson expressed her commitment not just to admitting a diverse student body but also to ensuring that all students have the resources they need to succeed in competitive college campuses such as Princeton.

NEWS | 12/02/2019