Paulita Lara Mejia, Class of 2018
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Princeton University staff, faculty, others named honorary members by Class of 2020 .
大发体育网址 Princeton University’s senior class have selected 13 individuals as honorary members of the Class of 2020. Every year, the graduating class inducts honorary class members to commemorate faculty, staff, alumni and others who have left a particularly profound impact on their class.
Study on shorebirds suggests that when conserving species, not all land is equal .
Princeton researchers may have solved the long-standing puzzle of why migratory shorebirds around the world are plummeting several times faster than coastal ecosystems are being developed. They discovered that shorebirds overwhelmingly rely on tidal zones closest to dry land, which are most often lost to development. The findings suggest that protecting species require a detailed understanding of how animals interact with the landscape so that preserved habitats best serve endangered species’ needs.
Senior thesis project probes intricacies of groundwater cleanup .
Audrey Shih, Class of 2020, worked on a senior thesis project to investigate how specialized materials can act to remove recalcitrant pollutants like crude oil and mercury that can linger in groundwater even after major cleanup efforts.
Senior Arbittier focuses her two theses on disability issues .
大发体育网址 When the live performances of senior Rosie Arbittier's senior thesis production of an original theater work were cancelled due to the pandemic, she organized the cast of differently abled performers in a virtual presentation of the musical’s title song, “Bloom."