‘Tired of committees’: Students demand re-naming of Wilson School, reparations, and anti-racist curriculum
“The University heard these demands before,” said one petition signatory. “It’s all about applying pressure at this point.”
“Their work will inform the decision of the Academic Year 2021 Coordinating Committee, which has been evaluating options for the undergraduate teaching program this fall,” the email read.
Critics have deemed journalist and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa’s conviction a blow to freedom of the press in the Philippines.
“[George] Floyd’s death is deeply connected to the racial disparities exposed by the pandemic. He died with coronavirus antibodies in his blood, surviving infection, only to die at the hands of the police,” Aly Kassam-Remtulla, Associate Provost for International Affairs and Operations, said.
The Marconi Prize is widely considered to be the highest honor in telecommunications research, given to one or two individuals a year for “a significant and impactful scientific discovery or innovation that changed millions of lives.”
“University-sponsored domestic in-person internships in your home country can be undertaken only if they comply with local and national health and safety guidelines,” they wrote. “Funding administered through the Office of the Dean of the College will be allocated to projects that don’t require travel, which students can undertake in the vicinity of their primary residence.”
In lieu of an in-person ceremony, the University will “officially and enthusiastically” confer degrees on Sunday, May 31 — as scheduled — in a virtual ceremony.
The U. Office of the Dean for Research has awarded over $500,000 in funding to seven COVID-19 research endeavors.
Ranging from administrators within the University’s Emergency Management Group, professors in the School of Architecture, to costume designers in McCarter Theater, individuals responded to Governor Phil Murphy’s call to universities, corporations, and other organizations for donations.
Although all non-essential on-campus research was suspended as of March 21, a limited number of approved, campus-based proposals related to COVID-19 will be permitted to join the few essential projects permitted to continue to operate.