Photo: Tom Miller/McCarter Theatre Center

New Yorker editor David Remnick ’81, left, interviewed biographer Robert Caro ’57 about his life and work earlier this month at McCarter Theatre. The conversation will be part of an upcoming episode of The New Yorker Radio Hour. At PAW Online, read more about the event and read a preview of Caro’s new book, Working.

Texas State Rep. Eric Johnson *03 received the most votes in a nine-candidate election for mayor of Dallas and advanced to a June runoff against City Councilman Scott Griggs. — Dallas Morning News
The Rev. Phoebe Roaf *89, who last week became the first woman and first African American to lead the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee, says she is excited about the church’s potential in the Memphis area. — Memphis Commercial Appeal
Carla Vernon ’92, president of the natural and organic operating unit at General Mills, discusses how the company approaches organic farming on “The Food Chain,” a podcast from the BBC World Service. — BBC
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld partner Marissa Román Griffith ’90 was honored as the Beverly Hills Bar Association’s Entertainment Lawyer of the Year. — The Hollywood Reporter
Airbnb hired Vanderbilt University vice provost Melissa Thomas-Hunt ’89 as the company’s head of global diversity and belonging. — Black Enterprise
International journalist Peter Hessler ’92, whose book about the Egyptian revolution was published this month, talks about some of his favorite reads in an interview for The Boston Globe’s “Bibliophiles” column. — The Boston Globe
Jeff Bezos ’86 unveiled a model for a moon lander from his rocket company, Blue Origin, and says his aim is to build the infrastructure for humans to live in space. — The New York Times

Harvard Law School professor Randall Kennedy ’77 writes that it was unjust for Harvard to remove his colleague Ronald Sullivan from his deanship after student backlash toward his work on Harvey Weinstein’s legal team. — The New York Times
A group of astronomers, including the University of Chicago’s Daniel Holz ’92, believes they may have detected gravitational waves made by a black hole consuming a neutron star. It would be the first detection of such an event. — WTTW
Former Defense Department official Laura Holgate ’87 shares her perspective in an article about discrimination in the United States’ national-security apparatus. — The New York Times
A scholarship endowed by William John 1910 has enabled generations of students from tiny Trinidad, Colo., to attend Princeton. — Colorado Sun
Nobel Prize-winning chemist Frances Arnold ’79 returned to Pittsburgh to speak to students at her high school alma mater, Allderdice High. — Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
T’Sai-Ying Cheng *64, the first woman to receive a Ph.D. at Princeton, now runs a Vancouver, Wash., plant nursery and helps cultivate her local hospital’s healing garden. — The Columbian

“You can see we have some work to do; my grandfather didn’t wear pink pants to his wedding!”

— David Lieb ’03, Google Photos product lead, sharing the company’s still-in-the-works Colorize feature, which could allow users to add color to black-and-white images with one click. Read more at Gizmodo.

Research from a team including Renee Hsia ’99 shows that private hospitals may be quicker to close their emergency department to ambulances if a nearby public hospital has done the same, possibly to avoid treating patients who would normally go to a public hospital and cannot pay as much. — Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
A long-term study run by Nobel Prize-winning economist James Heckman *71 finds that children who attended preschool went on to be better educated and less likely to commit a crime. — Atlanta Journal-Constitution
David Willard ’06, CEO of 52 Capital Partners, thinks the current tensions between the United States and China are here to stay, at least through 2020. — Bloomberg Daybreak

A class-action case against Apple’s App Store led by lawyer Mark Rifkin ’82 will continue after the Supreme Court ruled it was within the bounds of antitrust law. — Reuters
On-demand industrial-parts startup Xometry, led by Randy Altschuler ’93, recently received $50 million in private funding to expand its business. — The Wall Street Journal
Human Archipelago, a new book from writer Teju Cole and photographer Fazal Sheikh ’87, is “a poetic, episodic meditation” on what it means to be human, according to a recent review. — Los Angeles Times
Author and New York Review of Books editor-at-large Daniel Mendelsohn *94 talks about his writing process and advice for other authors. — PBS NewsHour
Robert Hammond ’92, co-founder and executive director of Friends of the High Line, received the Elvira Broome Doolan Medal from the Garden Club of America. — Garden Club of America

Astronomy professor Eric Wilcots ’87 was named interim dean of the College of Letters and Science at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. — University of Wisconsin