Caroline Elkins ’91 poses for photos in 2006 when she won the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction for “Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain’s Gulag in Kenya.”
AP Photo/Bizuayehu Tesfaye

In her first public comments since leaving University Hospital in Newark, Chris Pernell ’97 said she was pushed out of her job as diversity and inclusion officer due to racism just as she was up for the open CEO position. — New Jersey Advance Media
UCLA mathematician Terence Tao *96 won the Global Australian of the Year award from a federally funded group that recognized his collaboration, research, and commitment to “developing the next generation of mathematicians.” — ABC News
Architect Arthur Cotton Moore ’58 *60, who helped renovate the Library of Congress and left his mark on Washington, D.C., died on Sept. 4 at the age of 87. — The Washington Post
Harvard history professor Caroline Elkins ’91 said Queen Elizabeth II knew about the systemic violence inflicted by British security forces on colonized countries after World War II. — Time
Presidential historian Alvin S. Felzenberg *75 *78 said “we can tell by the body language” in photos how Queen Elizabeth II felt about various U.S. presidents she met. — CNN
As author Suleika Jaouad ’10 battles leukemia for the second time, she’s been posting on Instagram about her new cancer therapy dog, River. — SurvivorNet
Andrea Campbell ’04 discussed her campaign for Massachusetts attorney general. — WGBH
David Crane ’81 is the new under secretary for infrastructure at the U.S. Department of Energy. His resume includes working as CEO of NRG Energy, one of the country’s largest power companies. —
Lileana Blain-Cruz ’06 will direct a new musical off-Broadway, a “soap opera satire” premiering in March called White Girl in Danger, about a group of Black characters in an all-white town. — The New York Times
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson *03 is trying to bring a second NFL team to his city. — CBS News

“Readers must always be on guard when judges claim their decisions are based on history, and this opinion’s abuse of history is a perfect illustration.”

— Clemson history professor Orville Vernon Burton *76 and civil rights attorney Armand Derfner ’60, noting the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision cites the anti-abortion writings of a 1600s judge who hanged women for witchcraft and said women’s accusations of rape were “inherently unreliable.” — The News-Gazette

The New Yorker published a poem about fatherhood from Dartmouth professor Joshua Bennett *16’s The Study of Human Life, a collection due to be published this month. — The New Yorker
Texas Rangers general manager Chris Young ’02 said he loves the changes made by Major League Baseball to speed up games next year, calling them “an attempt to put the game back in balance.” — Dallas Morning News
Bard College professor Daniel Mendelsohn *94 was named the winner of Italy’s 2022 Malaparte Prize, the country’s highest literary honor for foreigners. —
Darcie Little Badger ’10 won an Ignyte Award for her young adult novel, A Snake Falls to Earth. The awards celebrate inclusivity in the genres of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. —
The University of North Carolina men’s tennis program welcomed Ryan Seggerman ’22 and Karl Poling ’22 as graduate transfers; both are pursuing MBAs. —
Bruce Kraut *85 is leaving the Lawrenceville School, where he’s been medical director and senior administrator for eight years, to become senior director of Penn State’s University Health Services. — Onward State

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