Denna Laing ’14, a former pro hockey player who was paralyzed in a game a year ago, finished the Boston Marathon in a wheelchair pushed by former NHL star Bobby Carpenter. The two raised money for a nonprofit that helps people with spinal-cord injuries. — Boston Globe

Bandstand, co-created by Robert Taylor *80, aims to “re-energize” the classic musical formula. The show made its Broadway debut last week. —

Harvard professor Danielle Allen ’93 and a colleague argue that a newly discovered copy of the Declaration of Independence, made in the 1780s, offers clues to a debate over the Constitution. — The New York Times

Environmentalist and ordained Episcopal priest Robert Massie ’78 entered the Democratic gubernatorial primary in Massachusetts, citing the state’s “problems with fairness and inequality.” — Boston Globe

Minneapolis labor lawyer Douglas Seaton ’69 is on the short list to fill a vacant seat on the National Labor Relations Board, despite criticism from union leaders. — Politico

Douglas Holtz-Eakin *85, the former director of the Congressional Budget Office, critiqued President Donald Trump’s tax plan, writing that reform “must be built on realistic growth assumptions, not economic fairy tales.” — The Washington Post

Anne Margaret Daniel *99 released I’d Die for You and Other Lost Stories, a collection of some of F. Scott Fitzgerald 1917’s unpublished short stories, and says she was most interested by the things the author did not want changed. — Australian Broadcasting Company

Bouchra Ezzahraoui *11 and Sophie Kahn *10 discuss their company AUrate, which has been called “the Warby Parker of high-end jewelry,” and share some tips for those with full-time jobs who want to start side endeavors. — Forbes

Princeton math professor John Pardon ’11 received the Alan T. Waterman Award from the National Science Foundation, the nation’s highest honor for early-career scientists and engineers. — National Science Foundation

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels ’71 announced Purdue’s acquisition of for-profit Kaplan University in order to extend the university’s reach in online and adult education. — The Washington Post

Joseph Nye ’58 argues that President Trump’s shifts on foreign policy mean that “it’s reasonable to guess that Trump’s role in history will not be to preside over the end of the liberal world order, as many have feared.” — The Washington Post

Former Office of Management and Budget Director Peter Orszag ’91 recommends that President Trump and Republicans work to “contain costs and improve value” in the health-care industry, arguing that it could have positive long-term fiscal effects. — Bloomberg

John Kamm ’72, a human-rights lawyer who heads the Dui Hua Foundation, says that American Sandy Phan-Gillis, who has been detained since March 2015 in a Chinese prison on charges of espionage, may be released after a renewed push by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. — Houston Chronicle

Faisal Ahmed *09 has been appointed the chief economist of Bangladesh’s Central Bank, where he previously served as a senior economic adviser to the bank’s governor. —  BDNews24

Charles Wohlforth ’86 profiles Suzanne Perles ’75, who left her job as an investment banker in California to become the CEO of the Girl Scouts of Alaska. — Alaska Dispatch News

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