“Interwoven Stories International,” an exhibit by textile artist and curator Diana Weymar ’91, features contributions from artists in four countries and is on display at the Arts Council of Princeton through June 23, when Weymar will deliver a talk to mark the exhibit’s closing. For more information, visit artscouncilofprinceton.org.
Architect Jeffrey Mansfield ’08’s recent research on hospital design has been informed by his deafness and his experience growing up as a student in schools for the deaf. — Architect Magazine
Princeton computer science professor Jonathan Mayer ’09 says a recent Facebook bug that automatically made 14 million users’ posts public “looks like a viable Federal Trade Commission/state attorney general deception case.” — NJ.com
Harvard University professor Danielle Allen ’93’s commencement address at Pomona College encouraged graduates to live out the empowering and egalitarian principles of the Declaration of Independence. — The Atlantic
“A well-functioning democracy would, by now, have had a mature national discussion marked by a recognition of the need to set priorities among finite resources.”
— Mitch Daniels ’71, president of Purdue University and former governor of Indiana, writing about the lack of frank conversations about the long-term financial viability of Social Security and Medicare. Read more in The Washington Post.
Journalist Barton Gellman ’82, who has written about data security, believes the free USB-fans given to reporters at the Trump-Kim summit likely contain malware. — National Post
Richard Rampell ’74, a member of Princeton’s Planned Giving Advisory Committee, shares ways he and others can meaningfully contribute to their alma maters. — The Wall Street Journal
Steven Cowley *85, incoming director of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, was knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honors for “services to science and the development of nuclear fusion.” — Princeton University
Lori Fouché ’91 is leaving Prudential Financial and joining TIAA, a financial-services firm, in a newly created role of CEO of retail and institutional financial services. — BusinessWire
Lawrence University professor Jerald Podair *97 received the school’s Excellence in Scholarship Award for his 2017 book City of Dreams: Dodger Stadium and the Birth of Modern Los Angeles. — The Post-Crescent
Pro golfer Kelly Shon ’14 shot an opening-round 64 to share the early lead at the Meijer LPGA Classic in Grand Rapids, Mich. Shon finished tied for 35th in the tournament. — ESPN
Meghan MacLean Weir ’00 and Elisabeth Cohen ’99’s latest novels were featured on the New York Post’s list of 20 best books to read this summer. — New York Post
Jarrod Spector ’03 is playing Sonny Bono in the Chicago run of The Cher Show, a new musical based on Cher’s six-decade career. – TimeOut Chicago