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Jeffrey D. Ullman GS '66 (left) and Alfred V. Aho GS '67 (right)
Courtesy of Ullman and Aho, respectively

Ullman GS ’66 and Aho GS ’67 honored with Turing Award

Aho and Ullman are most widely known for their work in developing compilers, a crucial set of tools without which most modern programs operating on personal computers, smartphones, and automobiles would not be able to function. 

Aho and Ullman are most widely known for their work in developing compilers, a crucial set of tools without which most modern programs operating on personal computers, smartphones, and automobiles would not be able to function. 


The Princeton School of Public Policy and International Affairs (SPIA).
Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Professor Rory Truex ’07 on America’s scientific exchange with China

In light of the charges against an MIT faculty member, assistant professor Rory Truex ’07 — who specializes in Chinese politics and theories of authoritarian rule — discussed the United States’ educational relationship with Chinese citizens.

In light of the charges against an MIT faculty member, assistant professor Rory Truex ’07 — who specializes in Chinese politics and theories of authoritarian rule — discussed the United States’ educational relationship with Chinese citizens.


Avi Wigderson, The Abel Prize Laureate 2021Andrea Kane - Institute for Advanced Study

Avi Wigderson GS ’83 awarded Abel Prize

Wigderson’s research achievements mainly concern his contributions to the theory of computational complexity, which studies computational problems and tries to determine how difficult they are for algorithms to resolve.

Wigderson’s research achievements mainly concern his contributions to the theory of computational complexity, which studies computational problems and tries to determine how difficult they are for algorithms to resolve.


“George Shultz in 2017 at the Marines Memorial Club in San Francisco” by Christopher Michel / CC BY-SA

Former Secretary of State George P. Shultz ’42 dies at 100

Elder statesman George P. Shultz, who served as U.S. Secretary of State under President Ronald Reagan and helped bring an end to the Cold War, died at his home in Stanford, California on February 6. He was 100 years old.

Elder statesman George P. Shultz, who served as U.S. Secretary of State under President Ronald Reagan and helped bring an end to the Cold War, died at his home in Stanford, California on February 6. He was 100 years old.


Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Dean of Faculty Sanjeev Kulkarni resigns, will return to teaching

Kulkarni, who joined the University faculty in 1991 and holds the title of William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Electrical Engineering, will return to teaching and research.

Kulkarni, who joined the University faculty in 1991 and holds the title of William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Electrical Engineering, will return to teaching and research. 


Harsimran Makkad / The Daily Princetonian

Class years call for ‘unity’ after lobbying to keep each other off campus

Despite previously petitioning to keep each other off campus, first years, sophomores, juniors, and seniors are calling for “unity” in light of the University’s announcement that all students will be invited back this spring.

Despite previously petitioning to keep each other off campus, first years, sophomores, juniors, and seniors are calling for “unity” in light of the University’s announcement that all students will be invited back this spring.


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