Larry Lucchino ’67 throws the ceremonial first pitch at a Red Sox-Orioles game in 2015.
AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File

For his new book, The Rebellious CEO, consumer advocate Ralph Nader ’55 profiled a dozen leaders who prioritized ethics: “You can lead a company with the intention to make profit by treating their workers, consumers, and the environment well,” Nader said. — Forbes
Principal owner and chairman Larry Lucchino ’67 said he plans to retire and put the Worcester Red Sox, the Triple-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, up for sale. “I’m 78. It’s time to sell the team,” he said. —CBS News Boston
Former Virgin Galactic executive George Whitesides ’96, who co-founded Megafire Action to work on wildfire science and policy, discussed the Paradise, California, fires and solutions for the “megafire crisis.” — NPR
In a 62-36 vote, the U.S. Senate confirmed oncologist Monica Bertagnoli ’81 as the next director of the National Institutes of Health. — Science Magazine
Amherst psychology professor and author Catherine Sanderson *97 explained why college students engage in problematic behaviors like binge drinking and hazing even when they don’t want to. — The Academic Minute
Author Jodi Picoult ’87 has reached out three times now and received no response from school officials in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, on why her novel Nineteen Minutes was pulled from the local high school’s shelves. — Wisconsin Public Radio

“When I first decided to go into this business, I asked Bill Buckley what I now know is a common question to ask us [journalists]: ‘How do you come up with things to write about?’ Bill said, the world irritates me three times a week. The world irritates me, it amazes me, it piques my curiosity twice a week.”

— Conservative columnist George Will *68 reflecting on his career and the current political moment in a Q&A. — National Review

Ann Kurth ’84, president of the New York Academy of Medicine, was named to a new commission the governor created to come up with recommendations for improving the state’s health-care system. — The Observer Review & Express
A reboot of Prison Break under consideration by Hulu won’t include actor Wentworth Miller ’95, who starred in the original series but said on Instagram that he’s done playing straight characters as a gay man. — Parade
Kenneth Hersh ’85, president and CEO at the George W. Bush Presidential Center, explained different parts of the museum, including a piece of World Trade Center steel mangled on 9/11. — KDAF-TV CW33
The Internet has been talking about the dangers of drinking too much water with too little salt since Brooke Shields ’87 went public with her story about having a grand mal seizure in September, when she was singing in a show and recording a podcast. — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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