IOWA

Claudia Gabriela Rivera, assistant director for diversity, inclusion, and student success in the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business Undergraduate Program Office, is the recipient of the 2020 Lola Lopes Award for Undergraduate Student Advocacy.

NATION

Carolyn Reidy, president and CEO of Simon & Schuster since 2008, died of a heart attack at 71. Reidy's colleagues credit her with the success of books by authors from Doris Kearns Goodwin to Hillary Clinton.

Betty Wright, a powerful soul singer who mentored a new generation of musicians, died last week at her home in Miami. She was 66.

James Damore, the former Google engineer who in 2017 wrote a memo arguing that women are innately less suited for technical work than men, quietly ended his lawsuit against the company. He had alleged that Google, which fired him, allowed discrimination against conservative white men.