Names in the news: Energy, international events, a team coping with loss

Cheryl LaFleur ’75, one of five commissioners on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, highlighted the need to improve the nation’s energy transmission infrastructure at the American Wind Energy Conference in February. [Associated Press]
 
i-cb871462d587ce5377455ff9e2535dd3-wb_alumni.jpgAccording to former State Department official Anne-Marie Slaughter ’80, protestors in Egypt reflected the Internet generation’s “very different conception of leadership” by actively refusing to appoint a leader. [The Daily Beast]
 
In a recent opinion piece, Harvard professor and international relations expert Joseph Nye ’58 argued that the United States’ decline as the world’s leading superpower is a “misleading metaphor.” [Wall Street Journal – subscription required]
  
Lizzie Pierce ’13, a Princeton softball player, wrote a touching tribute to teammate Khristin Kyllo ’14, who died in January. Pierce said the team is coping with its loss, “but sometimes, it’s hard not to feel like a we minus one.” [SportsIllustrated.com]