Andrew Goldstein ’96, an expert in white-collar crime and money-laundering cases, filed the indictments against Paul Manafort and Rick Gates as a member of Special Counsel Robert Mueller ’66’s prosecution team. — Newsweek 

Kathleen Hartnett White *78, President Donald Trump’s nominee for chair of the Council on Environmental Quality, voiced her doubts about the link between human activity and climate change during her Senate confirmation hearing last week. — The Washington Post

Incumbent P.G. Sittenfeld ’07 won re-election to the Cincinnati City Council, coming in first among 23 candidates with nearly 39,000 votes. — Cincinnati Enquirer

Atlanta Board of Education member Matt Westmoreland ’10 was elected to Atlanta’s City Council Nov. 7. — The Atlanta Voice

Jeffrey Saltz ’75 was elected as a judge on the Montgomery County Court in Pennsylvania. — MainLine Times

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper appointed Spencer Merriweather ’00 to be district attorney of Mecklenburg County, the state’s largest county. — WCTI-TV NewsChannel 12

“World War II is a reminder that, when freedom hung in the balance, inclusion kept us safe. ” 

Liza Mundy ’82, author of Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II. Read more in The New York Times

Surgeon and former U.S. Sen. Bill Frist ’74 describes his experience leading Tennessee’s first heart-lung transplant in 1987. — LinkedIn

Indian diplomat and former government official Ajay Bisaria *09 was appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. — Financial Express

University of Mississippi English professor Deborah Barker *91 says that recent efforts to ban To Kill a Mockingbird miss the point of the book and its critique of racism. — The Daily Mississippian 

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai named lawyer Ashley Boizelle ’04 as his deputy general counsel; she will be responsible for administrative-law issues. — Telecom Reseller

Jodi Hauptman ’86, the senior curator at the Museum of Modern Art, was selected as a fellow by the Center for Curatorial Leadership in New York City. — Art News

Northeastern University assistant professor Ang Li *12 notes that in today’s economic climate, architects are looking into “adaptive reuse or post-occupancy questions” for current buildings instead of building from the ground up. — News@ Northeastern

City College of New York philosophy professor Jennifer Morton ’02 is the winner of the American Philosophical Association’s inaugural Israel Scheffler Prize in Philosophy of Education. — The City College of New York

University of California, Santa Cruz, professor Xavier Prochaska ’93 has received the school’s outstanding faculty award in the division of physical and biological sciences. — University of California, Santa Cruz

Cleveland Clinic Akron General board member and former Ohio Edison CEO Justin Rogers ’51 received the Association of Fundraising Professionals Northeast Ohio Chapter’s Lifetime Achievement Award for 2017. —

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