Diana Matheson ’08 of Canada plays in an international FIFA women’s friendly soccer match in 2018, defeating Brazil 1-0.
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Susan Petty ’73, founder and president of AltaRock Energy, Inc. and chief technology officer of Cyrq Energy, said that although traditional drill bits fail in the deep drilling needed to harness power from superhot rock, she anticipates several high-potential drilling methods “coming down the pike.” — The Republic Monitor
Princeton philosophy professor Sarah-Jane Leslie *07 co-authored a study showing academics — particularly in underrepresented groups, like women and African Americans — feel impostor syndrome more often in fields that prize “brilliance,” or raw talent. — NYU News

Jennifer Senior ’91 wrote about her brother’s Princeton roommate, Bobby McIlvaine ’97, who died in the 9/11 attacks, and how his family has worked through their grief. — The Atlantic

The NFL’s Detroit Lions hired Michelle Garvin ’07 to be the first mental skills specialist/clinician in team history. — M Live
Kevin Wilkes ’83 is restoring the house on Princeton’s Witherspoon Street where renowned singer and actor — and Black social-justice advocate — Paul Robeson Jr. was born in 1898. — TAP into Princeton
Alexander William Peters ’08, who recently married Melissa Leigh Hochman, said the relationship wouldn’t have been possible while he earned his medical degrees without the commuting time saved by New York City’s Q train. — The New York Times

Salone Loney ’11 married Jordan Culbreath ’11, whose experience with a life-threatening blood condition while he was at Princeton led him to always live life to the fullest, Loney said. — The New York Times

“I was as ready as I could be, I think, to move on to the next thing. So I think all that made it a bit easier to be watching from here and just enjoy what that team is doing. It’s incredible.”

— Canadian soccer star Diana Matheson ’08 on watching from home after her retirement as her teammates defeated Sweden to win the gold in Tokyo. — Radio-Canada

Epidemiologist Celine Gounder ’97 co-authored an op-ed agreeing with the World Health Organization that first vaccine doses in poor countries should take precedence over booster shots in wealthier nations, while adding that we should expect a need for additional doses. — The New York Times
Rochester Institute of Technology president David C. Munson Jr. *79 announced masks would be required indoors for everyone on campus, regardless of vaccination status, starting Aug. 5. — WXXI
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins ’06 is writing and executive producing the pilot for an adaptation of Octavia E. Butler’s Kindred, about a young Black writer in Los Angeles who is pulled back in time to a 19th-century plantation. — The Wrap
Consumer advocate Ralph Nader ’55’s push in the 1970s to make the auto industry embrace safety measures led to regulation that “saved hundreds of thousands of lives.” — The New York Times
Taleeb Noormohamed ’98, CEO of the online marketplace Jane, worked on a back-to-school backpack drive and challenged other Utah businesses and corporations to give back. — KJZZ

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