Charles Kyungchan Min

Staff Writer

September 18, 2014

MCAT changes impact students’ testing timelines

Expected revisions to the Medical College Admission Test have caused some premedical students to take the test at a different time and may have effects on the preparatory courses and classes premedical students choose to enroll in. The MCAT is the standard examination for prospective medical students in Canada and … Read More

September 11, 2014

N&N: Hinners GS ’63, space race pioneer, dies

Noel W. Hinners GS ’63, one of the pioneers of NASA’s probe launches into space, died on Sept. 5 from cancer. He was 78. Hinners completed his Ph.D. in geochemistry from the University in 1963, prior to dedicating his life to NASA. He served as a leading geologist and soil … Read More

May 4, 2014

USG implements ‘Conversations’ project to engage students in dialogue

Conversations, the first summit of a new dialogue series, took place Thursday at Frist Campus Center’s food gallery during late meal. This new initiative, sponsored by USG and the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students, intends to bring students from different backgrounds together and engage them in dialogues on different … Read More

April 27, 2014

Meningitis vaccine study reaches target of 600 participants

A total of 607 students participated in a public health study conducted by University researchers from April 17-23. The study aimed to measure the impact of the meningococcal B vaccination campaign. The study, funded by the Program on U.S. Health Policy in the Center for Health and Wellbeing at the … Read More

April 23, 2014

News & Notes: Columbia Daily Spectator drops daily print edition

The Columbia Daily Spectator, the student-run newspaper at Columbia University, will discontinue its daily publication and switch to a weekly print edition beginning in the fall, Editor-in-Chief Abby Abrams announced on Wednesday. The Spectator is the first Ivy League newspaper to drop daily publication. It will continue to publish content on … Read More

April 16, 2014

McCarty delivers lecture on criminality in financial institutions

Complexity and decentralization are two of many factors that exacerbate the criminality and corruption in financial institutions, professor of politics in the Wilson School Nolan McCarty said in a lecture on Wednesday. McCarty began his lecture by discussing the main thesis of his newly co-authored book, “Political Bubbles: Financial Crises … Read More

February 25, 2014

Former CDC director discusses vaccination and infectious diseases

During a lecture on Tuesday, former Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Julie Gerberding discussed the challenge of developing vaccines to deal with the growing number of new infectious diseases that have limited antimicrobial treatments. Gerberding began with an overview of the problems the CDC and … Read More

February 24, 2014

Princeton suspected at least one serious reaction to vaccine

The University has investigated at least one serious medical case as a potential adverse reaction to the meningitis vaccine, although a link was deemed unlikely in that case. An undergraduate student was sent to the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro less than 24 hours after receiving the vaccine … Read More

February 23, 2014

Why you should check out the Class of 2018 Facebook page

They ask big questions: You’d be hard-pressed to find one of those at Princeton University.   Some bigger than others… I agree. But I went with pink.     This guy has his priorities straight.   They are a reminder of healthier days: … Read More

February 20, 2014

Former UN President argues for sustainable development

Former President of the United Nations General Assembly Vuk Jeremic gave a lecture Thursday in which he argued that regional and national governments are facing a growing danger in continuing to misalign short-term priorities with long-term needs. Sustainable development is an essential component to moving forward and preserving humanity, he … Read More