Kathy Kiely ’77, Lee Hills Chair in Free-Press Studies at the Missouri School of Journalism
Courtesy of Kathy Kiely ’77

Journalism professor Kathy Kiely ’77 at the University of Missouri-Columbia said the Nobel Peace Prize given to journalists Maria Ressa ’86 and Dmitry Muratov is a warning that across the globe, “forces of darkness and intolerance are on the march.” Journalists are the canaries in the mine shaft, she said. — The Conversation
Journalist Stuart Taylor Jr. ’70 and banker Edward Yingling ’70, the co-founders of Princetonians for Free Speech, are creating a new organization with alumni from five colleges “to stand up for open inquiry” against campus cancel culture. — The Wall Street Journal
Microsoft president Brad Smith ’81 hosted a roundtable at Titletown Tech in Green Bay, Wisconsin — near where he grew up — with Rep. Mike Gallagher ’06, (R-WI), discussing the cyber workforce in Northeast Wisconsin. — NBC 26

Kathryn Foster *93 talked about her work as president of The College of New Jersey, how the college handled the pandemic, and accolades it has received — like being named the region’s top public institution by U.S. News & World Report. — Princeton Magazine

“The Dakotas I knew and love would do anything to prevent suffering in their community. I long to see those Dakotas again.”

— Dr. Benson Hsu ’98, a pediatric critical care physician, lamenting that people where he lives in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, are fighting masking and COVID-19 vaccines. — Winnipeg Free Press

Vibrant aerial photographs of polluted landscapes by David Maisel ’84 are part of a Smithsonian exhibit “meant to make visitors think about the impact humans have had on the natural world.” — National Resources Defense Council
Speaking at the Coast Guard Academy, Eddie S. Glaude Jr. *97, chair of African American Studies at Princeton, said America’s original sin was neither slavery nor genocide alone, but the broader “belief that white people matter more than others.” — The Day
Actress Ellie Kemper ’02 has been cast in a Netflix rom-com called Happiness for Beginners about a divorcee who signs up for a wilderness survival course. — Deadline
Actress Brooke Shields ’87 is starring in a Netflix Christmas movie set in Scotland, titled A Castle for Christmas, with actor Cary Elwes— The Evening Edinburgh News

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