Princeton University awarded its James Madison Medal, the University's highest honor for alumni who earned graduate degrees, to Lisa Jackson, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, on Saturday, Feb. 25.
In this wide-ranging keynote speech at Princeton's She Roars conference, Environmental Protection Agency chief Lisa Jackson talks about the historic importance of women's leadership in efforts to safeguard the health of the planet.
Michael E. Wood, who earned a B.S. in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Princeton in 2008 and participated in the school's Young Filmmakers program, is pursuing an M.F.A. in film at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Over the summer of 2009, Wood created a video library of profiles of prominent Princeton Engineering alumni. In the interview below, Wood talks about the alumni videos, about his own undergraduate experience, and about how his engineering background i
As administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Lisa Jackson *86 leads the nation’s efforts to regulate pollution. The first African-American to head the EPA, she has made environmental justice a centerpiece of her agency’s mission. When a graduate student in chemical engineering at Princeton, Jackson researched groundwater contamination.