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Daniel Kahneman, Pioneer of Modern Behavioral Economics

Having zero experience in economics didn’t stop Daniel Kahneman from receiving a Nobel Prize in the field. Kahneman, an Israeli-American psychologist and academic, is best known for his work in integrating insights from psychological research into economic science. Previously, economists assumed that people are for the most part rational decision-makers who act in support of their self-interest. Kahneman’s groundbreaking research suggested otherwise…

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Princeton Alum’s Pursuit to Develop the Premier Recruiting Advisory Firm

Carter Bradley is the Co-Founder and CEO of Veris Insights, an insights and analytics firm dedicated to supporting Talent Acquisition, University Recruiting, DEI, and Employer Branding leaders in their most difficult work. Carter and his co-founders started the firm during their sophomore year at Princeton as a small, custom research shop called Ivy Research Council (IRC)…

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Comedian Yakov Smirnoff Pursues American Dream at University of Pennsylvania

Comedian Yakov Smirnoff was the 1980s embodiment of the American dream. After escaping the communist Soviet Union in 1977, Yakov arrived in the U.S. unable to speak English. But this didn’t stop him from becoming a household name by the mid-1980s, when he was performing his standup comedy on “The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson” and countless other TV programs, including his very own show, named after his famous catch-phrase.

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Self-Help Guru Tim Ferriss Talks Tools with Tigers

Tim Ferriss is an author, investor, and entrepreneur best known for his podcast, “The Tim Ferriss Show,” which is the first business/interview podcast to exceed 100 million downloads. Born and raised in New York City, Ferriss turned his obsession with health and technology into the foundation of his first company, BrainQUICKEN, a digitalized nutritional supplements company.

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Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz Talks Pandemic Economics at MIT

Noble Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz is one of the world’s leading economists and economic educators. In 2001, Stiglitz was awarded the iconic award because of his pioneering work on asymmetric information, which considers the broad effects of decision-making in transactions in which one side has better information than the other…

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Iconic Physicist Earns Johns Hopkins PhD by 22

A visionary 20th century physicist, John Archibald Wheeler helped invent the theory of nuclear fission, gave black holes their name, and argued about the nature of reality with the likes of Albert Einstein. Wheeler, who was the son of librarians, first became interested in science as a boy reading scientific articles. After earning his doctorate in physics in the 1930s, he journeyed to Copenhagen to study with the legendary physicist Niels Bohr…

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The Top 100 Lawyers of 2022

Alumni Spotlight is pleased to announce The Top 100 Lawyers of 2022. Now, more than ever, is an important time to celebrate the dedication, skill, and hard work of lawyers across the country. These individuals are champions to the rule of law and defend fundamental rights of individuals and corporations alike…

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Hangover Heartthrob Gives Hoyas Secret to Hollywood Success

One of the hottest stars in Hollywood today, Bradley Cooper has come a long way since making his television debut with a guest spot on “Sex and the City.” Cooper, who graduated with an MFA from the Actors Studio, then acted in a slew of roles for both television and film, including shows like “Alias” and the 2001 cult classic, “Wet Hot American Summer”…

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The Top 100 Lawyers of 2022 (Complete)

Alumni Spotlight is pleased to announce The Top 100 Lawyers of 2022. Now, more than ever, is an important time to celebrate the dedication, skill, and hard work of lawyers across the country. These individuals are champions to the rule of law and defend fundamental rights of individuals and corporations alike…

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