Hundreds of fossils lay forgotten in the basement of Guyot. One sophomore is working to change that.
The collection was all but forgotten until Andrew Xu ’22 found out about it while preparing for a high school Science Olympiad fossils competition. Xu now maintains the collection with the help of the Geosciences department.
Schallenberg spoke on the current state of affairs from the perspectives of Austria and the European Union.
Geyman graduated from the University with an A.B. degree in geosciences. Geyman’s thesis focused on the use of carbonate rock to record indicators of ancient climate.
Professor Aaron Friedberg and and visiting fellow Michael Mazza discuss US-Hong Kong-China relations
On Monday, Nov. 4, professor of politics and international affairs Aaron Friedberg and American Enterprise Institute visiting fellow Michael Mazza discussed China’s policies toward the ongoing Hong Kong protests and the American response.
Two Ukrainian neurosurgeons spoke at the University about the state of their country’s health care system.
‘Eco-pirate’ Paul Watson discusses the environmental activism of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
Speaking to a full house, “eco-pirate” Paul Watson, the founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and co-founder of Greenpeace, asserted that predictions made about the environments of fish and other marine life were right and the world is on the brink of environmental collapse.
The University announced a shift in policy such that sophomores, like first-years are currently, will be required to be on the unlimited meal plan starting the 2019–2020 academic year. The shift is an attempt to include more sophomores in the “residential college experience” the unlimited plan fosters.
Cohen explained that the “new Cold War” began in the early 1990s, immediately following the end of the Cold War, when American policy specifically antagonized, isolated, and demeaned Russia.
From Jan. 22 to 25, world leaders in all fields, including a delegation of University faculty, met in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, for this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF), themed “Globalization 4.0.” Dozens of political and business leaders, celebrities, economists, scientists, and journalists met to discuss the problems facing the modern world.
University Ph.D. alumnus Yi Wang ‘11 created an English language-teaching company, Liulishuo, which now has 50 million users. Wang has since used his entrepreneurship expertise to collaborate with another Princeton Ph.D. recipient, Arvid Wang GS ’11, and the Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education to create a third location for the Princeton Startup Immersion Program (PSIP): Shanghai.