On March 6, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley greets soldiers of the U.S. Army at the Training Range in Pabrade, some 38 miles north of Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania.
AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis

Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester *85 said the war in Ukraine intensifies the need for the U.S. to take action to reduce inflation. — CNBC
Ladee Hubbard ’93’s new short stories in The Last Suspicious Holdout, published March 8, “portray the expansion of the Black middle class — and the pushback that followed.” — The Washington Post
The U.S. sled hockey team beat Canada 5-0 in its first game of the Beijing Paralympics, and, with a goal and three assists in the game, Declan Farmer ’20 became the U.S. all-time Paralympic points leader. — Team USA
On March 1, Cato Institute law scholar Ilya Shapiro ’99 was shouted down by students at a University of California, Hastings College of Law event. Shapiro is on leave from Georgetown Law after criticizing in a tweet President Joe Biden’s promise to nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court. — National Review

“If a no-fly zone was declared, someone would have to enforce it, and that would mean someone would have to then go and fight against Russian air forces.”

— Gen. Mark A. Milley ’80, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, explaining why NATO has no plans to establish a no-fly zone over Ukraine. — The Washington Post

Kelvin Dinkins ’09 has been named the next executive director of Harvard’s American Repertory Theater. Currently he is general manager of Yale Repertory Theater and an administrator at Yale’s David Geffen School of Drama. — WBUR
Author Edward Tenner ’65 wrote an essay exploring “the larger role of the American mandarin, a career adviser to presidents and other high officials who serves as a political appointee rather than as a civil servant.” — American Scholar
Charles Dempsey *63, a professor emeritus of art history at Johns Hopkins University who specialized in in Renaissance and baroque art, died Feb. 22 at 84 years old. — John Hopkins University
Abraham Joshua ’21 died March 2 after being struck by a large truck in San Francisco. Friends said after completing two years with Teach for America he planned to attend medical school. — Mission Local

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