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Preston Haskell '60 supports Jacksonville mentoring program

Preston Haskell is one of three people spearheading the "Drive for 5" campaign to increase the number of volunteer mentors from corporations in the community to tutor school children in Jacksonville, Florida.

Engineering school honors top graduates and distinguished faculty

From outstanding research to dedicated service to the School of Engineering and Applied Science, members of this year's graduating class were recognized for their achievements and contributions at the engineering Class Day ceremony Monday, June 4.

Princeton Engineering faculty recognized for outstanding teaching

Two engineering professors were among the four Princeton faculty members who received President's Awards for Distinguished Teaching at Commencement ceremonies June 5.

Joseph Kennedy '81 appointed to Ecast board of directors

Joseph Kennedy, CEO of Pandora, was appointed to Ecast's board of directors. Ecast is the largest broadband touch-screen media network in the United States, providing digital music to clubs and bars.

Michael D. Smith '83 named dean of arts and sciences at Harvard

In July, Michael D. Smith, associate dean of computer science and engineering at Harvard, will become Harvard's dean of the faculty of arts and sciences.

Aleksandra Smiljanic *99 appointed Serbia's minister of telecommunications and information

Aleksandra Smiljanic was recently appointed Minister of Telecommunications and Information Society in the Government of Serbia. Born in Belgrade.

Eli Harari *73 presents at technology conference

Eli Harari, chairman and CEO of SanDisk Corp., was one of the presenters at this year's JPMorgan 35th Annual Technology Conference in Boston.

Princeton students share the power of engineering with high school girls

Putting into action Princeton University President Shirley M. Tilghman’s exhortation that more women must be encouraged to pursue careers in science and engineering, a team of Princeton Engineering undergraduate and graduate students recently made a field trip to New York City, sharing their enthusiasm for engineering with dozens of high school girls.

Got research? Engineering students organize symposium, take honors

Sara Piaskowy, a senior majoring in civil and environmental engineering, recently solved a mystery: Why does Bayview Avenue, one of the main roads in Seaside Park, N.J., flood regularly despite working storm sewers and a two-foot barrier wall separating it from the waters of nearby Barnegat Bay.

Paul Maeder '75 named to National Venture Capital Association board of directors

Paul Maeder was recently appointed to a four-year term as board member of the National Venture Capital Association, a member-based organization representing the U.S. venture capital industry.

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