Photographer Josephine Sittenfeld ’02 created an album titled “Reunion,” which features photos of her classmates during Princeton Reunions in 2017, re-creating poses from a campus photoshoot in 2000. — The New Yorker
Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios ’08 has served as the main conduit between the White House and Silicon Valley, and he plans to develop a high-tech policy agenda to spur innovation. — The Wall Street Journal
Thomas Laubach *97, the director of the monetary affairs division at the Federal Reserve, has helped to shape recent monetary policy and will likely continue to be influential if Jerome Powell ’75 is confirmed as the new chairman. — Handelsblatt Global
Princeton philosophy professor Sarah-Jane Leslie *07 has been appointed as the next dean of the Graduate School, effective Jan. 1, 2018. —

National Public Radio named Paul Haaga ’70, the former acting CEO of NPR, as its chairman of the board. — Associated Press

Andrew Eil *09, the former coordinator of climate-change programs at the State Department, argues that the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accords is an example of “America left behind” instead of “America first.” — Observer

“We wondered, ‘Could you can bread?’ By God, you can!” 

Modernist Bread author Nathan Myhrvold *83, before opening a jar of rum baba (shelf life: nine months) for Parts Unknown host Anthony Bourdain. View highlights of the Seattle episode of Parts Unknown

Jay Rogers ’95, the founder and CEO of Local Motors, is inviting people to submit designs for transportation vehicles that solve a particular problem; he aims to commercialize winning designs. — Oak Ridger
David Robinson ’04, co-founder of the tech-policy nonprofit Upturn, says that recent proposals for “extreme vetting” of immigrants do not make sense or comport with any reasonable set of values. — Associated Press
New Jersey Governor-elect Phil Murphy named David Crane ’81Henry Coleman *79Paul Fishman ’78Martin Robins ’64, and Richard Roper *71 to his transition team. — NJ Spotlight

AlixPartners, a global consulting firm, named former Time Warner executive Bill Krivoshik ’79 as its chief technology officer. — Markets Insider
Peter Bastone ’80 was named the CEO of St. Vincent Hospital Support, a nonprofit charity and support organization in Santa Fe, N.M. — Globe Newswire

Ricky Martin *11 and Matt Bolles are the new artistic directors of the Jamestown Community Theatre in Rhode Island, where their first play will be Pippin. — The Jamestown Press
AccuWeather named Marc Lemberg ’90 as its general counsel and chief legal officer. — AccuWeather

Co-authors Paul Davids ’69 and John Selby ’68 released a book about their experiences participating in the CIA’s LSD-laced hypnotic research during the late 1960s. — Mohave Valley Daily News