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Tom Schreiber ’14 (No. 13, at center) scored with 0.2 seconds left to lead the United States over Canada, 9-8, in the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship final July 21. Read more about the game at

Josh Morris ’99, founder of Chiang Mai Rock Climbing Adventures in Thailand, put his caving and translation skills to work as part of the effort to rescue 12 youth soccer players and their coach. — The Salt Lake Tribune

The Independent Women’s Forum, a conservative political group led by Carrie Lucas ’95, is behind a proposed family-leave bill that would allow parents to fund parental leave by drawing from their Social Security benefits — NPR

U.S. Senate candidate Bob Hugin ’76 has expressed regret over his attempts to block women from joining Tiger Inn during his 1990s stint as a leader of the club’s graduate board. — Politico

“People secure in their status don’t feel compelled to trumpet their pride. At the same time ‘Say it Loud!’ was a rousing instance of a reclamation that took many forms.”

Randall Kennedy ’77, on James Brown’s 1968 hit “Say It Loud, I’m Black and I’m Proud,” which became a rallying point for African Americans to embrace black identity. Read more in The New York Times.

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell ’75 believes prolonged high tariffs resulting from a trade war would be bad news for the U.S. and global economies. — NPR

A recent trip to New Hampshire may foretell a 2020 presidential run for U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley *82, a Democrat from Oregon. — Valley News

Wang Yi *09’s English-learning app Liulishuo, which has 45 million registered users, is seeking to raise as much as $300 million in a U.S. initial public offering. — Bloomberg

Former HP Enterprise and eBay CEO Meg Whitman ’77 will join the board of Immortals LLC, an esports startup, as part of an investment deal that values the company at more than $100 million. — The Wall Street Journal

The rights to business-diversity activist Ellen Pao ’91’s memoir have been bought by Netflix, where they will be made into a TV series by writer and producer Shonda Rhimes. — The Mercury News

When a reporter asked professor emeritus Richard Falk about his experience advising Robert Mueller ’66’s senior thesis, Falk re-read the paper and shared his takeaways in an essay. — The Nation

A recent Smithsonian article explores the history of Franklin Publications, a Cold War-era publishing company led by Datus Smith ’29, which aimed to promote American values through books distributed in developing countries. —

Margaritaville Holdings CEO John Cohlan ’79 was recently interviewed on developments he’s overseen throughout the hotel and restaurant business’ 20-year history. — Hotel Management

Utah Royals FC, an expansion team in the National Women’s Soccer League, has been helped by the veteran leadership of Diana Matheson ’08. — The Salt Lake Tribune

Behavioral economist, business-practice satirist, and PeopleScience.comeditor-in-chief Jeff Kreisler ’95 was interviewed about his zig-zagging career and efforts to encourage good decision making through better understanding of human nature. — ThriveGlobal

Marc Washington ’97 was appointed CEO of Irwin Naturals, a dietary-supplement and natural-product company. He was previously president and COO of BeachBody. — PRNewswire

Jenny Xie ’08’s poem “Ongoing” was featured in The New York Times Magazine. Poetry editor Rita Dove wrote that the poem “is both inventory and warning: You can take stock, but there is always more to come.” — The New York Times Magazine