In an editorial today, The New York Times sings the praises of Princeton Engineering alumna Lisa Jackson.

"Less than a month into the job, and with only a skeleton staff, Lisa Jackson, the new administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, has already engineered an astonishing turnaround," the Times writes.

Jackson, who earned a master’s degree in chemical engineering from Princeton, became New Jersey’s Environmental Protection Commissioner in 2006. Read the full Times editorial here.