Jennifer Weiner attends Glamour's 23rd annual Women of the Year awards at Carnegie Hall in New York on Nov. 11, 2013.
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Villanova professor Vincent Lloyd ’03, who is Black, wrote about a high school seminar he taught, focused largely on anti-Black racism, where the students accused him of microaggressions and perpetuating anti-Black violence. — Compact Magazine
Isobel Coleman ’87, deputy administrator at the United States Agency for International Development, traveled to Ukraine “to reaffirm the U.S. government’s commitment to support the people and Government of Ukraine amid Putin’s brutal and senseless war.” —
State Supreme Court Chief Justice Stuart Rabner ’82 said due to judicial vacancies, most divorce and civil cases in six New Jersey counties will be paused, as the courts prioritize cases in which people’s “liberty is at stake.” — NBC News
Artificial intelligence expert and Stanford professor Fei-Fei Li ’99  is becoming a partner at Canadian venture firm Radical Ventures, which Axios said shows that “everyone’s rushing to invest in this current wave of AI startups — even top AI researchers.” — Axios
Architect and urban planner Andrés Duany ’71 described the moving parts to creating “the 15-minute city,” a “mixed-use, walkable metropolis where you don’t need a car to meet your daily needs.” — Public Square
Boston College theology and law professor Cathleen Kaveny ’84 said the overturning of Roe v. Wade has flipped some people’s positions; for example, some who previous argued for religious liberty are now opposed to it. —KJZZ
Astrophysicist Katie Mack *09 appears on “The Joy of Why” podcast, discussing the different ways the world could end — for example, “the sun boiling the oceans off the Earth.” — Quantum Magazine

“I’d like to think that our era’s greatest chameleon, a woman who has always been intentional about her reinvention, was doing something slyer, more subversive, by serving us both a new — if not necessarily improved — face and a side of critique about the work of beauty, the inevitability of aging, and the impossible bind in which older female celebrities find themselves.”

— Novelist Jennifer Weiner ’91, responding to comments people made about Madonna’s appearance at the Grammy Awards last week. — The New York Times

 Time management guru and author Laura Vanderkam ’01 broke down the value we assign to our non-working time, and why understanding it can lead to “smarter choices.” — CBS News
Nelson Mandela biographer Richard Stengel ’77 said the South African activist projected calm but had invisible wounds: “He learned self-control, he learned self-discipline.” — The Almanac

At least one current NFL team owner endorses the idea of Jeff Bezos ’86buying the Washington Commanders. According to multiple news media outlets, the Amazon founder is considering a bid. — Insider
Recent social media posts have inaccurately denigrated U.S. Army General Mark Milley ’80’s credentials: In fact, he has extensive combat experience and deployed for several military operations. — Reuters
Lileana Blain-Cruz ’06 is directing a new off-Broadway musical called White Girl in Danger, set to open April 10. — Playbill

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