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University Happenings

The Graduate College, with Cleveland Tower. 
Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

The University will significantly increase graduate student fellowship and stipend rates during the coming 2022–2023 academic year by an average of 25 percent to about $40,000 for doctoral candidates, according to a statement released by the Office of Communications on Jan. 25. It is the University’s largest one-year increase in graduate student stipend rates.

The University will significantly increase graduate student fellowship and stipend rates during the coming 2022–2023 academic year by an average of 25 percent to about $40,000 for doctoral candidates, according to a statement released by the Office of Communications on Jan 25. It is the University’s largest one-year increase in graduate student stipend rates.


COVID positive students play soccer in Dillon Gym in their new University-provided hamster balls. 
Michael Barera / CC 2.0

In new COVID-19 protocol, UHS will offer 10 free inflatable hamster balls to positive students

SATIRE: Following several students’ concerns about transmissibility among negative and positive roommates isolating in the same space, this new policy aims to provide a COVID-safe space for showering, brushing teeth, and utilizing shared spaces. 

SATIRE: Following several students' concerns about transmissibility among negative and positive roommates isolating in the same space, this new policy aims to provide a Covid-safe space for showering, brushing teeth, and utilizing shared spaces. 

SATIRE | 15 hours ago

The Princeton Town Council meets via Zoom on Monday, Jan. 24.
Charlie Roth / The Daily Princetonian

Town Council disbands advisory board and announces new testing site

The town of Princeton voted to disband the Site Plan Review Advisory Board (SPRAB) and announced a new COVID-19 testing site. Members of the public voiced their concerns about Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) and an upcoming ordinance.

The town of Princeton voted to disband the Site Plan Review Advisory Board (SPRAB) and announced a new COVID-19 testing site. Members of the public voiced their concerns about Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) and an upcoming ordinance.

NEWS | 15 hours ago

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Fizzah Arshad / The Daily Princetonian

Princeton, it is time we face our Russophobia

“Just to be clear, I am not by any means defending or advocating for Putin’s Russia as a political entity. I am, however, urging you to consider how Russia’s past shapes your understanding of its present — not just politically, but also culturally.”

“Just to be clear, I am not by any means defending or advocating for Putin’s Russia as a political entity. I am, however, urging you to consider how Russia’s past shapes your understanding of its present — not just politically, but also culturally.”

OPINION | 16 hours ago

Christina Lee (left), associate professor of Spanish and Portuguese; Ekaterina Pravilova, the Rosengarten Chair of Modern and Contemporary History and professor of history; and Wendy Warren, associate professor of history.
Sameer A. Khan/Fotobuddy and Denise Applewhite / Office of Communications

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 | 16 hours ago

Jacques Robert Fresco 
Denise Applewhite / Office of Communications

Long-time Princeton professor and researcher Jacques Robert Fresco dies at 93

Fresco was considered a pioneer in the study of nucleic acids and biochemistry. In 1960, he and his student Bruce Albert, working in Paul M. Doty’s lab at Harvard University, published a paper which outlined a structure for RNA.

Fresco was considered a pioneer in the study of nucleic acids and biochemistry. In 1960, he and his student Bruce Albert, working in Paul Doty’s lab at Harvard, published a paper which outlined a structure for RNA.

NEWS | 16 hours ago

McCosh Health Center
Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

Our commitment to in-person teaching

“In light of our vaccination and booster requirements, our masking requirements, and our current twice-weekly testing requirements for all students, we continue to believe that our mitigation efforts are sufficient to continue with the in-person learning that is so central to our mission.”

“In light of our vaccination and booster requirements, our masking requirements, and our current twice-weekly testing requirements for all students, we continue to believe that our mitigation efforts are sufficient to continue with the in-person learning that is so central to our mission.”

OPINION | 17 hours ago

Students gather to advocate for gun-control laws as part of a national walk out. 
Photo by Risa Gelles-Watnick

There is no outgrowing gun violence

Editorial Board Chair Rooya Rahin and Co-Presidents of Princeton Students Against Gun Violence Ana Blanco and Julia Elman dispute the claim that college students are more detached from gun violence than grade schoolers, rather blaming legislative stagnation and collective trauma for a lack of action.

Editorial Board Chair Rooya Rahin and Co-Presidents of Princeton Students Against Gun Violence Ana Blanco and Julia Elman dispute the claim that college students are more detached from gun violence than grade schoolers, rather blaming legislative stagnation and collective trauma for a lack of action.

OPINION | 1 day ago