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1. Jin Yun Chow named valedictorian, Grant Storey selected as salutatorian

Jin Yun Chow, a comparative literature major from Hong Kong, has been selected as valedictorian of Princeton's Class of 2017. Grant Storey, a computer science major from Berkeley, California, has been named the Latin salutatorian.

2. Fung Global Fellows to focus on the culture and politics of resentment

Six exceptional early career scholars from around the world will come to Princeton University this fall to begin a year of research, writing and collaboration as the fifth cohort of Fung Global Fellows.

3. Ten graduate students celebrated for excellence in teaching and service

The Graduate School has presented nine graduate students with its annual Teaching Awards in recognition of their outstanding abilities as teachers. An additional one-time Service in Teaching Award also was granted this year.

4. Princeton supports Hawaii's legal challenge to federal immigration order

Princeton and the 30 other colleges and universities who filed a friend-of-the-court brief last month supporting a legal challenge to the Trump administration's March 6 revised executive order on immigration filed a similar brief Thursday, April 20, in another challenge to the order.

5. Film director Baz Luhrmann selected as 2017 Class Day speaker

Academy Award-nominated film director, screenwriter and producer Baz Luhrmann has been selected to deliver the keynote address at the University's Class Day ceremony on Monday, June 5.

6. Princeton unveils preview of new main website design

Princeton University has made public a preview version of a new design for its main website and is seeking comment from the University community and other visitors to the site. The preview site is at 

7. University opens new AccessAbility Center for students with disabilities

The opening of Princeton's AccessAbility Center on April 13 marked a significant step in the University's efforts to ensure equal access to its curricular and co-curricular opportunities for students with disabilities.

8. Three Ph.D. candidates and two alumni awarded fellowships for new Americans

Princeton Ph.D. candidates Laura Chang, Bernardo Gouveia and Ashvin Swaminathan and recent alumni Mariana Olaizola and Shivani Radhakrishnan have been awarded the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, a graduate school fellowship for outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants in the United States.

9. Biased bots: Artificial-intelligence systems echo human prejudices

Princeton University-based researchers have found that machine-learning programs can acquire the cultural biases embedded in the patterns of wording, from a mere preference for flowers over insects, to discriminatory views on race and gender.

10. Gerard Washnitzer, learned and spirited professor of mathematics, dies at 91

Gerard Washnitzer, a Princeton University professor of mathematics, emeritus, known for his work in algebraic geometry and lively personality, died April 2 in hospice in Scotch Plains, New Jersey. He was 91.