U.S. Army

Gen. MARK MILLEY ’80 was nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as the Army’s chief of staff. The position requires Senate confirmation.

Claudia Cisneros/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory scientist LUIS DELGADO-APARICIO *02 received a five-year, $2.6 million Early Career Research Award from the Department of Energy to fund his research, which aims to overcome a major barrier in the development of fusion energy.

NBC/The Voice

BEN TAUB ’14 wrote the lead story in the June 1 issue of The New Yorker on European teenagers who join ISIS. He used money he received as a contestant on The Voice to fund reporting trips to the Turkish-Syrian border, he said on MSNBC.

NTSB

The U.S. Senate unanimously approved CHRISTOPHER HART ’69 *71 as chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board. He has been serving in the job on an interim basis since April 2014.