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Divestment update, fall plans, and anti-racist efforts: Here's what you missed at this year's last CPUC meeting

There will not be an option for students to continue virtual instruction in the fall 2021 semester, except for extenuating circumstances, according to President Eisgruber.

There will not be an option for students to continue virtual instruction in the fall 2021 semester, except for extenuating circumstances, according to President Eisgruber.


The Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment.
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Resources Committee recommends criteria for fossil fuel divestment

In Monday’s meeting, the CPUC Resources Committee announced that it will recommend to the Board of Trustees’ Committee on Finance to dissociate and divest from fossil fuel companies with the highest-emissions sectors of the industry, as well as from those that currently either deny climate change or spread climate disinformation.

In Monday’s meeting, the CPUC Resources Committee announced that it will recommend to the Board of Trustees’ Committee on Finance to dissociate and divest from fossil fuel companies with the highest-emissions sectors of the industry, as well as from those that currently either deny climate change or spread climate disinformation.


Lewis Library Room 138, where USG meetings took place in previous years. 
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Voting begins for five contested class government races

This year’s contested races are for Secretary of the Class of 2023 and for President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Social Chair of the Class of 2024. Voting began at noon on Monday, April 19, and will end at noon on Thursday, April 22.

This year’s contested races are for Secretary of the Class of 2023 and for President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Social Chair of the Class of 2024. Voting began at noon on Monday, April 19, and will end at noon on Thursday, April 22. 


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USG approves five new clubs, discusses mental health initiative

At Sunday’s meeting, Undergraduate Student Government (USG) approved five new clubs through the Student Groups Recognition Committee and discussed the designation of this week as Mental Health Week.

At Sunday’s meeting, Undergraduate Student Government (USG) approved five new clubs through the Student Groups Recognition Committee and discussed the designation of this week as Mental Health Week.


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USG talks spring programming and sustainability survey results

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Social Committee and Sustainability Committee presented the results of surveys. USG also allocated funding to BodyHype Dance Company and Vote100.

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Social Committee and Sustainability Committee presented the results of surveys. USG also allocated funding to BodyHype Dance Company and Vote100.


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No Lawnparties this semester; USG to focus on small-group programming

Last semester, USG received backlash from students for spending $80,000 on a virtual Jason Derulo performance. This semester, after surveying students about social programming, USG determined that the student body would not be interested in a similar event. 

In the USG-sponsored survey, “small group activities” were ranked as the highest priority engagement type, on average, indicating the desire of the student body to participate in socially distant events on or around campus.


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USG approves ASL referendum, will appear on spring ballot

The referendum, sponsored by Elaine Wright ’21, proposes that American Sign Language (ASL) be considered equal to all other languages taught at the University and allowed to fulfill the A.B. language requirement.

The referendum, sponsored by Elaine Wright ’21, proposes that American Sign Language (ASL) be considered equal to all other languages taught at the University and allowed to fulfill the A.B. language requirement.


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Committee considering fossil fuel divestment to release recommendations this May

The University committee responsible for reviewing divestment proposals will submit its recommendation on fossil fuel divestment to the Board of Trustees this coming May, geosciences professor and Resources Committee chair Blair Schoene told attendees of this month’s CPUC meeting.

The University committee responsible for reviewing divestment proposals will submit its recommendation on fossil fuel divestment to the Board of Trustees this coming May, geosciences professor and Resources Committee chair Blair Schoene told attendees of this month’s CPUC meeting.


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