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MSNBC Reports on Jeff McLean’s (WI ’03) Reunion at 28,000 Feet

  MSNBC Reports on Jeff McLean’s (WI ’03) Reunion at 28,000 Feet! A mid-air reunion: Jeffrey McLean and his wife, both in the armed services, reunite in flight.   Watch here: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/38068309#38068309    

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Madeleine Albright’s Pin Collection at Smithsonian

The pin collection of former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright – current President of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation – will be on display at the Smithsonian Castle through September. See below for two events open to the public. From The Washington Post‘s Reliable Source Blog: What has Madeleine Albright been wearing while her […]

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EdWeek: Exit Interview with Margot Rogers (VA ’86)

From EdWeek: Margot Rogers [VA ’86] , chief of staff to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, is leaving her post on June 30 after 18 months in which she helped build the department’s leadership team and implement $100 billion worth of economic-stimulus programs. Before joining Mr. Duncan’s staff at the start of the Obama […]

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Amb. Susan Rice (DC ’84) Speaks at Stanford’s Commencement

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice (DC ’84) addressed the graduates of Stanford University on June 13, 2010.    Read the full transcript.                  

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Sec. Napolitano Accepts Staats Award at Truman Scholars Leadership Week

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (NM ’77) accepted the Elmer Staats Award for Public Service yesterday on May 26, 2010 at Truman Scholars Leadership Week, hosted at William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo.   Read full article.      

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Bill Halter (AR ’81) to Face Lincoln in Primary Run-Off

With neither candidate receiving 50 percent of the vote in the Arkansas Democratic primary election for U.S. Senate, Arkansas Lieutenant Governor Bill Halter (AR ’81) will face incumbent U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln in a primary run-off election on June 8.  Read the full article.

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Ryan Quarles (KY ’05) Wins Republican Primary for KY House

Ryan Quarles (KY ’05) beat his opponent in the Republican Primary for the Kentucky House of Representatives, 62nd District. He will face incumbent Democrat Rep. Charlie Hoffman in the November election.   Read the full article.

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An Iowan’s Path to a University Presidency

Ann Fields (IA ’91) was recently featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education.  

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Fox 4 KC: People Flock to Independence to Celebrate Harry Truman Day

The city of Independence is celebrating the 126th birthday of President Harry Truman. Truman is one of Missouri’s most famous natives and great politicians. And, Saturday’s celebration shows he hasn’t been forgotten.   Click here for the full article and video.  

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Class Notes (May 2010)

Ann M. (Schultz) Fields (IA ‘91) was appointed President of William Penn University in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Fields has served as interim president since July 2009 and is the first female president in the institution’s history. Richard Constable III (NJ ’93) was named Deputy Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Labor. Jim Lewis (CA ’96) […]

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