Courtesy William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund

Recent works by artist Rhinold Ponder ’81, left, are featured in the exhibit “The Rise and Fail of the N-Word,” at the Kehler Liddell Gallery in New Haven, Conn., through March 18. Read more about Ponder in the New Haven Register.

Chef and author Peter Kaminsky ’69 traveled to Iceland to learn about local Icelandic food preparation methods and cooked a meal over one of the country’s natural geysers. — The New York Times

Larry Kudlow *73, an economic analyst and CNBC senior contributor, is a potential candidate for head of the White House’s National Economic Council following the departure of Gary Cohn. — USA Today

Lynda Dodd *04, a professor and constitutional law expert, filed a lawsuit against the City College of New York after she allegedly was denied early tenure as a result of a multiple sclerosis diagnosis. — The New York Times

“Child sexual abuse is nothing less than the murder of a child’s soul,” says author Greg Gilhooly ’86, who was abused by his youth hockey coach and wrote about the long-term effects of that trauma. — CBC Radio

Photographer Fazal Sheikh ’87’s images of refugees and refugee camps are featured in “Common Ground,” an exhibit at the Portland Art Museum. — The Portland Mercury

Cecilia Palmeiro *10, a founding member of the Ni Una Menos (“Not One Less”) movement, organized a women’s strike in Argentina on International Women’s Day to bring attention to the unacknowledged labor of women. — NACLA

Lizzie Agnew ’08, co-founder of the fashion brand Modern Citizen, describes her inspiration to start the company. — Forbes

Lauren Sager Weinstein ’95 describes her role as chief data officer at Transport for London, where she analyzes mass-transit data to provide better service and address system interruptions. — ComputerWorld UK

Hans Brase ’17, who played basketball at Iowa State as a graduate transfer this year, describes how he coped with knee injuries that kept him off the court for nearly two full seasons. — The Des Moines Register

Jacob Weiss ’03 describes how his struggle with Tourette’s syndrome led to the creation of a juggling group at Princeton and a professional juggling troupe called “Playing by Air.” — The Royal Gazette

The University of Virginia Investment Management Co. named Robert Durden ’96 as its new chief executive officer and chief investment officer. — Augusta Free Press

The Foreign Policy Research Institute elected Ambassador Adrian Basora *62 and James Hitch III ’71 to its board of trustees. — Foreign Policy Research Institute

Housing expert Stockton Williams ’91 has been named executive director of the National Council of State Housing Agencies. — Affordable Housing Finance