Magnet Alumni News: Winter 2017
Lorrie Cranor '89 finished her term as the Chief Technologist at the FTC, and she was profiled in the Washington University Engineering School Alumni Magazine.
Robert Pless '90 is the new chair of the Computer Science Department at George Washington University.
Carl Miller '97 is the newest Fellow of the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science at the University of Maryland.
Brittany Cheng '13 has started a full-time position at sports media site SBNation (@ChengBrittany).
Aaron Klein '94, completed research studying the benefits and costs of key provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act on financial stability and economic growth
Amir Caspi '96 completed research in Antarctica last year to qualify X-ray detectors for solar flares, and he recently won a NASA grant to image the August 2017 solar eclipse using airborne telescopes.
Emily Yanisko '98 published research about tracked students in the Journal of Urban Mathematics Education.
Books, Articles, Poems, Puzzles, and Television:
Rosamond King '92 is an author and poet, and an English Professor at Brooklyn College.
Helen Fields '93 wrote a feature article about the curation of the collection for American Museum of African-American History in the GW Alumni Magazine.
Cynthia Addai-Robinson '98 was interviewed by Rotten Tomatoes about her recent movie and TV roles; and the USA Network series Shooter, in which she co-stars with Ryan Phillippe, was renewed for a second season (Variety).
Erik Agard '11 has written a book of crossword puzzles: Food for Thought Crosswords
Alex Bourzutschky '14 is a contestant in the 2017 Jeopardy! College Championship - watch him compete on Wednesday, February 15, 2017!
Opinions and Interviews:
Gautam Mukunda '97 wrote in the Harvard Business Review that President Trump will test our theory of when leaders really matter.
Michelle McGhee '14 is part of a new podcast, Three Unicorns, about black women in tech.