Princeton University President Shirley M. Tilghman, a distinguished molecular biologist, discusses the role of women in science -- past, present and future.
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, who graduated from Princeton in 1986 with a degree in computer science and electrical engineering, gave the Baccalaureate address to Princeton's Class of 2010.
William Massey, a renowned engineering professor who has been lauded for his efforts to support underrepresented minorities in the fields of science and technology, received Princeton's MLK Day Journey Award, which recognizes efforts to continue the journey to achieve Martin Luther King Jr.'s vision for America.
Recognizing an international need for leaders who can harness technology to solve societal problems, alumnus and innovator in education Dennis J. Keller and his wife Constance Templeton Keller have given Princeton University $25 million to strengthen links between engineering and the liberal arts.
President Shirley M. Tilghman has appointed a committee to search for a new dean of engineering following the announcement in January that Dean Maria Klawe will leave Princeton to become president of Harvey Mudd College.