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Architecture professor fired last year blames ‘cancel culture’ as Princeton cites ‘neglect of duty’

On July 19, 2021, an eight-year saga came to a climax when Alejandro Zaera-Polo was terminated from the Princeton faculty. In the time since, the former dean of the School of Architecture has framed the story of his dismissal as a tale of “identity politics,” “academic authority,” and “codes of silence.” University administrators see it differently: The professor repeatedly failed to comply with policies, they say, and “damaged the educational interests” of students.

On July 19, 2021, an eight-year saga came to a climax when Alejandro Zaera-Polo was terminated from the Princeton faculty. In the time since, the former dean of the School of Architecture has framed the story of his dismissal as a tale of “identity politics,” “academic authority,” and “codes of silence.” University administrators see it differently: The professor repeatedly failed to comply with policies, they say, and “damaged the educational interests” of students.


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Princeton receives $1.5M from Department of Energy for Fusion Energy Project

Professor of Astrophysical Sciences Nathaniel Fisch and his team recently received $1.5 million in funding from the United States Department of Energy for their novel project titled, “Economical Proton-Boron11 Fusion”

Professor of Astrophysical Sciences Nathaniel Fisch and his team recently received $1.5 million in funding from the United States Department of Energy for their novel project titled, “Economical Proton-Boron11 Fusion.”


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