Economics and pubic affairs professor Janet Currie, director of the Center for Health and Wellbeing
Princeton University, Office of Communications, Denise Applewhite (2015)

Princeton professor of economics and public affairs Janet Currie *88 said a major reason why women have been slow to return to work is the difficulty of finding reliable and affordable childcare. — The Detroit News
After debating critical race theory with television comedian Bill Maher, Vanderbilt race and religion professor Michael Eric Dyson *93 said Maher “underestimated the anti-Black sentiment that is deeply entrenched.” — Newsweek
Johns Hopkins professor Leah Wright Rigueur *09, author of The Loneliness of the Black Republican, discussed election-night victories for Black Republicans in Virginia, New York state, and Kentucky. — NPR
Megan Curham ’18 won the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon for a second time, once again beating all the men and women, this time in a field of 11,400 runners. — Disney Diary
Humanities scholar David Nirenberg *92 will become the 10th director of the Institute for Advanced Study this summer. — Institute for Advanced Study

“This is just the beginning of a massive wealth tax and giving the IRS the powers to go and see everything you do, everything you buy, to make sure you’re not getting too wealthy.”

— Economist Steve Forbes ’70 discussing the $1.2 trillion federal infrastructure bill. — Newsmax

The Washington Post profiled Brooke Shields ’87 ahead of her new Netflix romance film release, writing that the actress’s “unconventional life has been breathlessly documented.” — The Washington Post
Democratic pollster Mark Mellman ’78 said that the moment Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe said parents shouldn’t tell schools what to teach changed the race. — CNN
Aliza Pearl ’04 appears on a new album by the Doubleclicks, titled Teaching a Robot to Love, which the artists describe as a musical about “change, friendship, queer love, and what it means to be a person.” —
Stanford economist Michael Spence ’66 wrote that supply chain shortages will continue for some time, and better models are needed to predict their evolution and response to shocks. — The Business Standard
U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell ’86 of Alabama is holding her 10th annual free job fair today, with more than 50 employers. —

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