Venture Forward Impact Report

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Venture Forward Impact Report

The 2022 Venture Forward Impact Report shares the impact of the first year of Princeton University’s campaign since its public launch, and the ways Princetonians are daring to ask the big “what if?” questions that will move the world from the present to the possible. 

The Venture Forward Campaign

Read more about the impact stories featured in the report.

Maria Ressa '86 at Alumni Day 2022

Journalist Maria Ressa ’86 awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

Cliff Brangwynne

Brangwynne wins the Breakthrough Prize for revolutionary view of living cells

Aerial view of proposed engineering building

New engineering and environmental studies facilities will support innovative research

Eric and Wendy Schmidt in garden

Gift from Eric and Wendy Schmidt to create a new home for computer science

Mellody Hobson at Alumni Day

Major gift from Mellody Hobson ’91 names new residential college

Jaimie and James Yeh '87

Major gift from Jaimie and James Yeh ’87 names residential college

Rob Pringle conducting fieldwork in Kenya

Rob Pringle is learning how to rebuild broken ecosystems

Carl and Judy Ferenbach at the dedication of the High Meadows Environmental Institute

Carl Ferenbach III ’64 is investing in future generations

Mona Singh, Professor of Computer Science and Genomics

Mona Singh is tailoring tools to crack the cancer code

Meg and Norman Augustine ’57 *59

Norman and Meg Augustine endow three engineering professorships

Kelton Chastulik '21

First-gen alumnus Kelton Chastulik ’21 paves path for others

1vyG Event, with Khristina Gonzalez

The Emma Bloomberg Center for Access and Opportunity established at Princeton University through major gift

Allison Carruth

Allison Carruth maps imaginative new blueprints for the future of the planet

Tom Barron speaking at the PEI Forum

Tom Barron ’74: Rewriting the future of our planet

American Studies

Effron Center for the Study of America established at Princeton

Morgan Smith '21

From Princeton to Chicago, Morgan Smith ’21 leads through service

Sukey Cáceres Novogratz and Michael Novogratz

Novogratz Gift Endows Bridge Year Program

POrtrait of Majka Burhardt '98

Majka Burhardt ’98 is moving mountains to partner with Indigenous peoples on their ecosystems

David Evans *66 outside David Evans *66 Conference Room

David L. Evans *66 engineered a revolution in college admissions

Dora Chomiak

Dora Chomiak ’91 wants to bring the world ‘together’ for Ukraine