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Bwoglines: Growing Lists Edition

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Princeton professors of old rejoice in low sushi prices

Columbia’s list of MacArthur fellows keeps growing: the 2012 geniuses were announced yesterday. Two of our own, geochemist Terry Plank and mathematician Maria Chudnovsky, are in the list. Congratulations! (The Huffington Post)

Princeton’s list of first world problems keeps growing: students are complaining about a sudden price increase in campus sushi. (The Daily Princetonian)

Seth MacFarlane’s list of career achievements keeps growing: the creator of Family Guy, American Dad, and The Cleveland Show, movie director, stand-up comedian, and singer has just been announced as the host of the 2012 Oscars. His father was not impressed. (ENTV)

Samsung and Apple’s list of patent fights keeps growing: the Korean electronics giant has just filed a motion accusing the new iPhone 5 of infringing on eight Samsung patents. (ABC News)

Lesser Ivy profs via Wikimedia Commons

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5 Comments

  1. Terry Plank  

    Is freaking awesome

    • Anonymous  

      Came here to say just that! What a woman! Intelligent, incredible professor, charismatic, great researcher, etc. etc. etc. There are just way too many good things that can be said about Terry. I feel so lucky to have her as a professor :D

    • Anonymous

      Volcanoes are cool. Her MacArthur video is literally Frontiers 2009 condensed into like 3 minutes. Lol.

  2. Anonymous  

    “Young mathematicians are called promising if they are expected to become at least half as good in 10 years as Maria is now,” says Rutgers mathematician Vasek Chvtal.

    Goddamn.

  3. Anonymous  

    also came here to say that! I just sat in her class today and loved it, as always. She's a wonder woman!

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