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Residential College 7, formerly known as Perelman College
Zack Shevin / The Daily Princetonian

Perelman name removed from Residential College 7

The University has removed the Perelman name from Residential College 7 due to a lack of continued payments under the previously-established gift agreement, according to a spokesperson.

The University has removed the Perelman name from Residential College 7 due to a lack of continued payments under the previously-established gift agreement, according to a spokesperson.


A food service worker in the Butler and Wilson dining halls and a 79-year-long poll worker, Laura Wooten died on March 24, 2019 at 98.
Photo Credit: Jamie Saxon / Office of Communications

NJ enacts Laura Wooten’s Law, honoring former Princeton employee and record-holding poll worker

Named after Laura Wooten, who passed away in 2019, the law requires all middle school students in New Jersey to receive civics education. “She served as an inspiration for Princeton students, and we hope that she will now inspire generations of students across the state,” a University spokesperson noted.

Named after Laura Wooten, who passed away in 2019, the law requires all middle school students in New Jersey to receive civics education. “She served as an inspiration for Princeton students, and we hope that she will now inspire generations of students across the state,” a University spokesperson noted.


A panel discussion on disability representation in the media

On June 21, the ‘Prince’ and the Princeton Disability Collective held a panel focused on the importance of media representation on issues related to disability and how to create accessible and inclusive newsroom environments. Click here to watch the full event.

On June 21, the ‘Prince’ and the Princeton Disability Collective held a panel focused on the importance of media representation on issues related to disability and how to create accessible and inclusive newsroom environments. Click here to watch the full event.


FitzRandolph Gate.
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Class of 2020 to have in-person Commencement in May 2022

After a virtual Commencement in 2020, the Class of 2020 will be invited back to campus for an in-person Commencement, as well as a commemorative dinner and an in-person Reunions, in May 2022.

After a virtual Commencement in 2020, the Class of 2020 will be invited back to campus for an in-person Commencement, as well as a commemorative dinner and an in-person Reunions, in May 2022.


Trevor Noah speaks at the 2021 virtual Class Day ceremony.
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Trevor Noah discusses comedy and community at Class Day 2021

Earlier in the ceremony, President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83 used the “new Zoom teleport object feature” to award virtual keys to the University to the class of 2021.

Earlier in the ceremony, President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83 used the “new Zoom teleport objects feature” to award virtual keys to the University to the class of 2021.


Photo Courtesy of Joe Ravi / Wikimedia Commons

Keith Whittington, Gerken ’91, Pildes ’79, and Ross GS ’03 appointed to Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court

They will be part of a bipartisan group of legal and other scholars who will create a report with arguments for and against Supreme Court reform.

They will be part of a bipartisan group of legal and other scholars who will create a report with arguments for and against Supreme Court reform.


Photo Credit: Lazarena Lazarova

PDF grading policy will remain largely unchanged this spring

Courses that students elect to PDF during the spring 2021 semester will not count towards the four course limit, as has been the case for the past two semesters. Departments, however, may require students to take departmental prerequisites or requirements for a grade.

Courses that students elect to PDF during the spring 2021 semester will not count towards the four course limit, as has been the case for the past two semesters. Departments, however, may require students to take departmental pre-requisites or requirements for a grade.


Albert Jiang / The Daily Princetonian

Princeton to invite all undergraduates to campus this spring, with most instruction remaining online

Most instruction will remain online, and classes with an in-person component will be offered in a “hybrid” format to accommodate students studying remotely. All graduate students will again be invited to campus

Most instruction will remain online, and classes with an in-person component will be offered in a “hybrid” format to accommodate students studying remotely. All graduate students will again be invited to campus


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Disability Representation in the Media

A panel presented by The Daily Princetonian and the Princeton Disability Collective. The panel focused on the importance of media representation on issues related to disability and how to create accessible and inclusive newsroom environments. The panel was on Monday, June 21. Panelists: * Eric Garcia, former editor at The Washington Post and The Hill and author of "We're Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation" * Wendy Lu, Staff News Editor and National Reporter at HuffPost * Sara Luterman, journalist with bylines at outlets including The Nation, The American Prospect and Slate and Contributing Editor at Radiolab * Julia Métraux, Editorial Assistant at Narratively * Cara Reedy, Program Manager of Disability Media Alliance Project at DREDF

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