Palliative care doctor B.J. Miller ’93 is on a quest to change the way we die, viewing death as a human experience, not just a medical one. — The New York Times

A record five Indian Americans will be part of the new Congress, including Illinois Democrat Raja Krishnamoorthi ’96. — The Times of India

For fellow freshman congressman Mike Gallagher ’06, a Republican from Wisconsin, being sworn-in was a “surreal” experience. — Appleton (Wis.) Post Crescent

“This year, the notion of self-improvement feels especially seductive,” writes Jennifer Weiner ’91 in a recent Sunday Review column. — The New York Times

In a profile of Michael Lewis ’82, longtime friend Walter Isaacson describes the sources of the author’s storytelling style, competitiveness, and more. — The Washington Post

Ezra Levin *13, Leah Greenberg, and Angel Padilla *13 write that to oppose Congressional actions, grassroots Democrats should use tactics that have worked for Tea Party activists. — The New York Times

Former Tiger football standout John Garrett ’88, older brother of Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett ’89, will be the new head coach at Lafayette. — Express-Times (Easton, Pa.)

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