Entrepreneurship certificates granted to first cohort of seniors

Seniors in the inaugural cohort of the Keller Center's new certificate Program in Entrepreneurship stood before their professors and peers and pitched what they had learned in the process of creating new ventures and innovations. As part of the new Certificate Program in Entrepreneurship, students put their in-class learning into practice by working on a venture or using design thinking to create a meaningful innovation.

Salutatorian Storey fuses computer science, classics

It was Grant Storey’s love of languages that drew him to computer programming in middle school and Latin in high school. But it was his time at Princeton that allowed him to examine the intersections between these two seemingly unrelated fields — computer science and classics.

Student teams tackle teacher shortages and academic stress

Public schools in the United States suffer from low numbers of qualified people entering the teaching profession and a lack of diversity among teachers, but better support for students aspiring to become educators could help significantly, according to a team of Princeton University students.

Thompson 'wrangles' ornery atoms for quantum technologies

The room-filling machinery looks diabolical, clicking and whirring with wires running all over the place. Perched at a computer terminal linking him to the mysterious instrument is Jeff Thompson, a new faculty member in Princeton's Department of Electrical Engineering.

Senior thesis deepens the understanding of an architectural icon in Cuba

Builder José Mosquera’s masterwork languishes in a wooded area outside Havana, Cuba, going slowly to ruin and being colonized by trees and vines. But when Princeton University senior Isabella Douglas and a team of students met him on the grounds of Cuba’s National School of Ballet last November, Mosquera gave them a rare gift.

Astellas promotes Andrew Krivoshik M.D. ’90 to vice president

Astellas Pharma Inc., a pharmaceutical company with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, and Northbrook, Illinois, has promoted Andrew Krivoshik to vice president of medical science, oncology. He will lead the group in the therapeutic area and be responsible to advance Astellas developments in oncology, which include clinical programs. Formerly, Krivoshik was the executive medical director in the company’s oncology therapeutic area.

Five receive Princeton Engineering 2017 Junior Faculty Awards

Five members of the Princeton Engineering faculty received 2017 Junior Faculty Awards on May 18 for their achievements in research and teaching.

Laura Forese M.D. ’83 among Top 25 COOs in Modern Healthcare 2017

Modern Healthcare magazine included Dr. Laura Forese in its Top 25 COOs in Healthcare 2017. The list reflects a diverse group of accomplished chief operating officers from a broad spectrum of healthcare organizations who have had a positive impact on their institutions. Forese is the executive vice president and COO of New York-Presbyterian, a position she has held since 2015.

John Ochsendorf *98 appointed director of American Academy in Rome

The American Academy in Rome has appointed John Ochsendorf its 23rd director. Currently a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Ochsendorf will begin his 3-year term on July 1, 2017. When completed, he plans to return to MIT.

Ketan Patel ’92 is general counsel at Forest City Realty Trust

It was announced by Forest City Realty Trust, Inc., that Ketan Patel is their new executive vice president, secretary, and general counsel. Forest City is an NYSE-listed national real estate company with headquarters in Cleveland. It develops and manages a portfolio of premier retail, office, apartment, and mixed-use properties across the United States.

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