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Jacques Robert Fresco 
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Long-time Princeton professor and researcher Jacques Robert Fresco dies at 93

Fresco was considered a pioneer in the study of nucleic acids and biochemistry. In 1960, he and his student Bruce Albert, working in Paul M. Doty’s lab at Harvard University, published a paper which outlined a structure for RNA.

Fresco was considered a pioneer in the study of nucleic acids and biochemistry. In 1960, he and his student Bruce Albert, working in Paul Doty’s lab at Harvard, published a paper which outlined a structure for RNA.


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Nassau Street businesses adjust to COVID-imposed shortages in labor market

The Daily Princetonian interviewed five local businesses to hear more about how they have maintained a workforce amid a national “Great Resignation.”

The Daily Princetonian interviewed five local businesses to hear more about how they have maintained a workforce amid a national “Great Resignation.”


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Geosciences professor Tullis Onstott GS ’80 dies at 66

Working with him “was the most inspiring and one of the most enjoyable experiences of my 40+ years in Princeton classrooms,” Professor Edwin Turner wrote. “He routinely both infected our students with his deep and passionate excitement for science and effectively encouraged them to pursue their own intellectual interests with confidence in their abilities and a sense of adventure.”

Working with him “was the most inspiring and one of the most enjoyable experiences of my 40+ years in Princeton classrooms,” Professor Edwin Turner wrote. “He routinely both infected our students with his deep and passionate excitement for science and effectively encouraged them to pursue their own intellectual interests with confidence in their abilities and a sense of adventure.”


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Cited in election lawsuit, Princeton professor Andrew Appel ’81 says ex-Trump attorney’s claims have little merit

Appel has pushed back against the suit’s use of his past testimony and affirmed the 2020 election’s technological security. 

University computer science professor Andrew Appel has been cited alongside one of his studies as an “industry expert” in a Georgia lawsuit contesting the results of the 2020 U.S. presidential election. The lawsuit is the latest in a series filed by ex-Trump campaign manager Sidney Powell. Appel has publically pushed back against the use of his scientific papers in this suit, and has signing a statement affirming the technological security of the 2020 election. 


The Louis A. Simpson Building, which houses the Davis International Center.
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First-year international students urge Princeton to prioritize their campus return

Over 100 first-year students urged the University to “do what it can” to bring first-year international students on campus this spring.

Over 100 first-year international students sent a letter to administrators this week urging their struggles relating to time zones and travel restrictions are considered in the University’s decision on the spring.


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Whitney Hermandorfer ’09 selected to clerk for Justice Amy Coney Barrett

Whitney Downs Hermandorfer ’09, a graduate of George Washington University Law School and former clerk for Justice Samuel Alito ’72, was chosen as one of Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s four clerks.

Whitney Downs Hermandorfer ’09, a graduate of George Washington University Law School and former clerk for Justice Samuel Alito ’72, was chosen as one of Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s four clerks. 


Judge Amy Coney Barrett in 2018.
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Princeton professors talk Amy Coney Barrett, future of SCOTUS

We catalog a variety of University professors’ opinions on the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett in particular, as well as what they think the future of the courts may look like.

We catalog a variety of University professors’ opinions on the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett in particular, as well as what they think the future of the courts may look like.


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EXCLUSIVE | Profs. Allen Guelzo, Matthew Karp discuss judicial supremacy, politicization of courts

News writers Sandeep Mangat ’23 and Katherine Dailey ’24 sit down with Professor Allen Guelzo, Director of the James Madison Program Initiative on Politics and Statesmanship, and Associate Professor of History Matthew Karp. They discuss judicial supremacy, the politicization of courts, and the implications that Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s potential confirmation could have on the future of the Supreme Court. Edited by Uanne Chang ’24. Head Multimedia Editor: Mark Dodici ’22 Associate Video Editor: Mindy Burton ’23 www.dailyprincetonian.com

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