Anthony Romero ’87, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union, says that President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration “has hit a live nerve with the American people” — and donations to the ACLU are soaring as a result. — The New York Times

Jordan Roth ’97, the youngest theater owner on Broadway in more than a decade, discusses his journey from business school to becoming a producer. — Financial Times

The Rochester Institute of Technology has selected David Munson *79, a former dean of engineering at the University of Michigan, to be its 10th president. — Democrat and Chronicle

The McClatchy Co., which operates 29 newspapers in the United States, has named Craig Forman ’82, a digital entrepreneur and investor, as its new CEO. — Sacramento Business Journal

Jae Shin *11 created the New York City Housing Authority’s first design guidelines for the rehabilitation of buildings, which include avoiding asthma-triggering spray products and implementing green roof technologies. — FastCompany Co.Exist

Heather Ann Thompson *95, author of Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy, speaks about how she uncovered new details about the tragic clash between state troopers and rebelling prisoners. — The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Princeton sociology professor Douglas Massey *78 says that if President Trump repeals Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), “great damage will be done to the fabric of American society and its standing in the world.” — Foreign Policy

University of Pennsylvania political science professor Marie Gottschalk *85’s work on mass incarcerations is featured in the Academy Award-nominated documentary 13th. —The Daily Pennsylvanian

Unrest, a documentary directed by Jennifer Brea ’05, discusses patients suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and chronicles Brea’s own struggles with the disease. It was featured in the Sundance Film Festival. — Variety

Cardozo School of Law professor Akil Alleyne ’08 recommends that in replacing Obamacare, Congress and President Trump let health-insurance companies compete across state lines to reduce premiums and increase competition. — The Hill

Cheryl LaFleur ’75 has been named the acting chairwoman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which regulates the interstate transmission of electricity, oil, and natural gas. — The Springfield (Mass.) Republican

Former U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman ’85, who helped negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership and left government following the change in presidential administrations, has joined the Council on Foreign Relations as a distinguished fellow. — Council on Foreign Relations

The Pope Center for Higher Education Policy was renamed the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal in honor of former North Carolina Gov. James Martin *60, a longtime elected official and former chemistry professor at Davidson College. — The News & Observer

Alabama Rep. Terri Sewell ’86 says that President Trump should investigate cases of voter suppression, and has sponsored a bill to restore provisions of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. —

Sally Blount ’83, the dean of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, says that in order to advance in a career, people should be open to receiving negative feedback. — Fortune

Frances Arnold ’79, a professor of chemical engineering at Caltech, received the 2017 Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in Convergence Research for her work in protein function and evolutionary theory. — National Academy of the Sciences

Rockefeller University Professor Elaine Fuchs *77 received the 2017 McEwen Award for Innovation, which recognizes groundbreaking work relating to stem cells or regenerative medicine. — Rockefeller University Newswire

David Berlin ’86, the former head of the New York State Athletic Commission, received the Boxing Writers Association of America’s Integrity Award. —

Stephen Ban ’84, who has run over 100 triathlons, joined the board of trustees of the USA Triathlon Foundation. — Inside the Games

Jane Randall ’13, a former contestant on America’s Next Top Model, is now running and promoting the New Jersey nonpartisan news aggregator Jersey Report. — Politico

Christian Birky ’13, who tutored prisoners during his junior year at Princeton and launched a luxury T-shirt company in Detroit last year, has joined an effort to hire employees who previously served time in prison. — Crain’s Detroit Business 

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