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Lia Opperman


The Graduate College, with Cleveland Tower. 
Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

University announces largest one-year increase in graduate student stipend rates

The University will significantly increase graduate student fellowship and stipend rates during the coming 2022–2023 academic year by an average of 25 percent to about $40,000 for doctoral candidates, according to a statement released by the Office of Communications on Jan. 25. It is the University’s largest one-year increase in graduate student stipend rates.

The University will significantly increase graduate student fellowship and stipend rates during the coming 2022–2023 academic year by an average of 25 percent to about $40,000 for doctoral candidates, according to a statement released by the Office of Communications on Jan 25. It is the University’s largest one-year increase in graduate student stipend rates.


Dean of the College Jill Dolan speaks at USG Town Hall on Jan. 5
Lia Opperman / The Daily Princetonian

University administrators discuss return to campus and COVID-19 protocols during Town Hall

Administrators emphasized that the policies for the semester remain “very much in progress,“ as students will be required to follow travel and social gathering requirements through at least mid-February.

Administrators emphasized that the policies for the semester remain “very much in progress,“ as students will be required to follow travel and social gathering requirements through at least mid-February.


Davis International Center
Candace Do / The Daily Princetonian

Davis International Center discourages international students from returning home during winter break

International students have a few options. The University advises international students to stay with friends or family in the U.S. if possible. If not, they are advised to apply for continuous housing by Dec. 17. 

International students have a few options. The University advises international students to stay with friends or family in the U.S. if possible. If not, they are advised to apply for continuous housing by Dec. 17. 


Princeton’s Nov. 30 Town Council Meeting
Courtesy of Lia Opperman

Cannabis Task Force recommends cannabis retail in Princeton

After more than seven months of meetings, Princeton’s Cannabis Task Force (CTF) recommended that cannabis retail businesses be allowed to open in town. In the proposal to the town council, the CTF talked about possible dispensary locations, equity and racial justice, and how tax revenue should be allocated. 

After more than seven months of meetings, Princeton’s Cannabis Task Force (CTF) recommended that cannabis retail businesses be allowed to open in town. In the proposal to the town council, the CTF talked about possible dispensary locations, equity and racial justice, and how tax revenue should be allocated.


Chris Eisgruber '83, Maria De La Cruz Perales Sanchez '18, and Brad Smith '81 speak to reporters outside of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Photo Credit: Benjamin Ball / The Daily Princetonian

Princeton continues support of DACA in new federal filing

University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 and Microsoft President and University Trustee Brad Smith ’81 encouraged the Department of Homeland Security take appropriate actions to strengthen DACA. 

University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 and Microsoft President and University Trustee Brad Smith ’81 encouraged the Department of Homeland Security take appropriate actions to strengthen DACA. 


Wendy Kopp speaks at the Annual Meeting 2012 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on January 26, 2012.
“Wendy Kopp - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012” by Sebastian Derungs / CC BY-SA 2.0

Wendy Kopp ’89, founder of Teach for America, named 2022 Baccalaureate speaker

After graduation, Kopp founded Teach For America, a non-profit organization that focuses on combating educational inequities. The idea came from her senior thesis, “A Plan and Argument for the Creation of a National Teacher Corps.”

After graduation, Kopp founded Teach For America, a non-profit organization that focuses on combating educational inequities. The idea came from her senior thesis, “A Plan and Argument for the Creation of a National Teacher Corps.”


New Jersey’s Governor: Phil Murphy / Wikimedia Commons

NJ election results finalized

Democrats Sadaf Jaffer and Roy Freiman won the two open General Assembly seats over Republicans Joseph Lukac and Vincent Panico. Jaffer’s win was not called until the mail-in votes had been counted on Thursday, Nov. 11. Jaffer is the first person of color and first Democrat woman to represent the 16th District.

Democrats Sadaf Jaffer and Roy Freiman won the two open General Assembly seats over Republicans Joseph Lukac and Vincent Panico.


Divest Princeton Stand-in at CPUC
Angel Kuo

CPUC discusses dissociation, COVID updates, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Report

At the November Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) meeting, administrators issued updates on the divestment process; COVID-19 cases; and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

At the November Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) meeting, administrators issued updates on the divestment process; COVID-19 cases; and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.


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