Suleika Jaouad ’10, right, and Jon Batiste arrive at the Emmy Awards on Sept. 22, 2019, in Los Angeles. The two were secretly married in February 2022.
Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images

Suleika Jaouad ’10, author of the bestselling cancer memoir Between Two Kingdoms, secretly married musician Jon Batiste in February, just before she was admitted to the hospital for a bone marrow transplant. — CBS
Mathematician Dennis Sullivan *66 has been awarded the Abel Prize, one of the highest honors in mathematics, for his “groundbreaking contribution to topology,” according to the prize committee, and ability to decipher problems by viewing them through a geometric lens. — Quanta
Former Princeton softball coach Maureen Davies Barron ’97 will lead her twin daughters’ team as first-year head coach at Bangor High School in Maine. — Bangor Daily News
After pressuring McDonalds to better treat its pregnant sows, investor Carl Icahn ’57 is bringing his animal-welfare efforts to grocery chain Kroger. — CNBC

“Covid-19 has irrecoverably altered our world — and us along with it. As we emerge from the trauma of the past two years, we will be forced to confront our broken sense of security, our vulnerability and fear, and our new precarious reality. ”

— Internist Lucy McBride ’95, discussing “post-pandemic stress” and how a shift in thinking can help us collectively heal. — MSNBC

Risa Goluboff *03, dean of the University of Virginia School of Law, spoke in support of Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson at her confirmation hearings. — The Cavalier Daily
Kimberly Johnson ’95 is resigning from her post as COO and executive vice president of federal mortgage giant Fannie Mae at the end of April. — National Mortgage Professional
Retired Gen. David Petraeus *85 *87 said that Mariupol “has become the Ukrainian Alamo, fighting to the last defender, tying down a considerable number of Russian battalions, and making them pay for literally every block that they are taking.” — CBS
On the Sway podcast, author Michael Lewis ’82 dropped a hint about a possible next book: “I am now marinating in the world of crypto. And I’m finding the story.” — The New York Times

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