Summer 2008 - Vol 76 - No 3

John Strangfeld '75, chairman and chief executive officer of Prudential Financial

After Three Decades, John Strangfeld is Perched Atop the Rock

John Strangfeld’s conference room on the 24th floor of the Prudential building in Newark, N.J., is expansive. To the south, he can see Prudential Center, the new entertainment and sports arena complex that opened in October.

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The Millenial generation has been using computers since they were young.

Talkin' 'Bout Their Generation

Born between 1983 and 2000, Generation Y, the so-called Millennial generation, is slightly larger than even the massive post-World War II Baby Boomer generation.

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Casey Oliver '10 (right) and a fellow REU student from Boston University demonstrate a complex mathematical equation during the Department of Mathematics' Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program, sponsored by the National Science Foundation.

Solving the Big, Big Problems

Two students stood at a blackboard, painstakingly writing out a complex mathematical equation that spread across almost the entire board. Seven more students sat around a large conference table, and five faculty members sat at desks or perched on a table.

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