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U. seeks research proposals related to COVID-19

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.

5 students, 10 employees test positive for COVID-19

According to the update, University Health Services (UHS) is aware of 36 students and 17 employees who have been tested for COVID-19 as of 4 p.m. Out of the 53 tests the University is aware of, 15 have returned positive, eight have returned negative, and 30 are currently pending results.

‘Senior thesis research or lab work’ no longer a blanket criteria for remaining on campus

On Saturday, March 14, Senior Associate Dean of the College Claire M. Fowler, wrote to the Class of 2020 regarding a change in the exemption status for senior thesis accommodations. “Only a small number of seniors who have been identified by their departments as having a critical need to access campus resources to complete their thesis requirement will be permitted to stay,” she wrote. “The key word here is ‘critical.’”

Two U. staff members in self-quarantine, GSS program affected

In two separate instances, one in-class and one in a Blackboard announcement, two faculty members canceled classes and claimed they received an order to self-isolate. Students in those classes have independently confirmed to The Daily Princetonian that these cancellations took place. 

COVID-19 disrupts spring break travel

“No one has been tested for COVID-19 at McCosh [Health Center],” a University spokesperson confirmed. “We’re not aware of any member of the University community who has met the criteria for testing.”