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Makela-Goodman Named Director of Gift Planning

Rochelle Makela-Goodman, a fundraising professional with 19 years of development experience, has joined the Princeton University Office of Development as director of gift planning.
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Celebrating Gifts to the Center for African American Studies

Five alumni who joined together to name seminar rooms in historic Stanhope Hall, home to the Center for African American Studies, gathered on March 11 to dedicate the Hobson-Rogers Seminar Room on the first floor and the Barfield-Johnson Seminar Room on the second.
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Conversations Connect President Eisgruber with Alumni

Shortly after Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83 became Princeton’s 20th president on July 1, 2013, he set out on a “listening tour,” traveling across the nation and around the world to meet alumni, hear their concerns, and share his vision for the University.
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Five Questions with Kovey Coles ’15: Gaining a Global Perspective

Before Kovey Coles ’15 came to Princeton, he had limited experience traveling internationally. During the past three years, he has taken advantage of three opportunities to go abroad to four countries through the University's international initiatives. These programs have helped him choose his major in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and set him on a career path in global politics.
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Research in Molecular Biology: The First Step in Medical Breakthroughs

Princeton’s Department of Molecular Biology is home to some of the world’s leading scientists whose research holds tremendous promise for understanding the complexities of all living things. Their work may lead to discoveries that can mitigate illnesses or even extend life.
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Five Questions with Professor Lynn Loo *01: Engineering Solutions through Partnerships

In her EQuad laboratory, Lynn Loo is developing lightweight, easily processed, flexible, and often less expensive plastics to replace metals in electronic devices such as circuits and solar panels. At the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, she is advancing that work by forging partnerships with key companies.
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Eric Wieschaus on Students, Science, and Society

Eric Wieschaus, Nobel laureate and Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology, talks about the importance of teaching science to non-majors and the rewarding experience of working with undergraduates.

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