Judge Richard Clifton ’72 was one of three federal judges who rejected President Donald Trump’s appeal to reinstate a ban on travelers from seven majority-Muslim nations. — The New York Times

August Fientje ’92 argued the Department of Justice’s case during the federal appeal of President Trump’s executive order on immigration. —The Washington Post

Former Google executive Sep Kamvar ’99 is the creator of Wildflower Montessori schools in Cambridge, Mass., which “function as experimental spaces for data-gathering technology on children’s behavior to better understand their needs.” — The Boston Globe

Nikki Bowen ’08, the principal of Excellence Girls public school in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, wants to introduce her students to “fierce females,” like Lupita Nyong’o and Mary McLeod Bethune. — People

Cerberus Capital Management founder Stephen Feinberg ’82 is in talks with President Trump to lead a review of the U.S. intelligence operation and “whether it can be restructured.” — Reuters

Vanguard founder John C. Bogle ’51 writes in an opinion piece that if the Trump administration were to overturn the fiduciary duty rule it “would clearly be a setback for investors trying to prepare for retirement.” — The New York Times

Former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels ’71, the president of Purdue University, and Virginia Sen. Mark Warner write about ways for capitalism to work for both business and the American worker. — Time

Bishop John Barres ’82 was installed as the leader of the Diocese of Rockville Centre on Long Island, which is the sixth-largest Catholic diocese in the United States, serving 1.5 million people. — Newsday

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign lecturer Erik Kroeker ’07 is one of 72 candidates in the running to be Canada’s next astronaut. — CBC News

Retired University of Chicago musicologist Philip Gossett *70, one of the world’s leading experts on opera, will donate 2,000 items in his music collection, which include Rossini and Verdi scores, to Juilliard. — Broadway World Opera

DisplayMate Technologies founder Raymond Soneira *78 explains that Apple’s iPhone 8 likely will have an organic light-emitting diode display filling “all or almost all of the entire front view edge-to-edge.” — Fox News

New Mexico State Sen. Jacob Candelaria ’09 will be honored by the National Hispanic Cultural Center Foundation for his support of Hispanic culture and communities. — Los Alamos Daily Post

Mark Mellman ’78 says polling shows that President Trump’s immigration executive order has led to more support among the American public for admitting refugees from Syria. — The Hill

Jodi Hauptman ’86, a senior curator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, led the installation of works by artists hailing from the seven countries blocked by President Trump’s immigration order to show “solidarity with artists and viewers, scholars, curators in those countries.” — Gothamist

Former U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman ’85 believes that the Trans-Pacific Partnership can still serve as the basis for a future bilateral trade deal between the United States and Japan. — The Asahi Shimbun 

Kathy Kiely ’77, a former White House correspondent and occasional PAW contributor, has been named the 2017 Press Freedom Fellow by the National Press Club Journalism Institute. — Yahoo News

In a recent opinion column, former U.S. Sen. Bill Frist ’74 makes the case for keeping America’s AIDS relief plan in place, writing that it has helped to improve political stability in Africa. — The New York Times

Erez Lieberman Aiden ’02, a geneticist at Baylor College of Medicine and Rice University, received $3.3 million in National Institutes of Health funding as part of the ENCODE Project, which aims to “create extremely detailed maps of different types of features in the genome.” — Baylor College of Medicine

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