SA+P Alumni in the Media: Week of January 21

One couple’s tireless crusade to stop a genetic killer
“For two graduate students who are not trained in science to come in and do what they did? Absolute forces of nature.” Eric Lander of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard describes DUSP alum Eric Minikel MCP '10 and Sonia Vallabh's research to stop a genetic killer. WIRED.

Marisa Morán Jahn: The mighty and the mythic
A new solo exhibition from ACT alumna Marisa Jahn SMVisS ’07 opens on January 24 at the University of Michigan. The exhibition brings together three of Jahn’s key projects—CareForce (2012– ongoing), Bibliobandido (2010–ongoing), and MIRROR | MASK (2017–ongoing)—that highlight her deep collaborations with low-wage immigrants, caregivers, and youth. Learn more about the exhibition and related programs

How ready are American cities to fight climate change?
DUSP alumna Anne Emig MCP '11 and Kelly Shultz from the Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Government Innovation and Environment teams, share the insights gained from the American Cities Climate Challenge. Medium.
Assessing disaster risk and resilience in rapidly urbanizing ASEAN cities
DUSP alumna Lily Bui has published a new book chapter with Karl Kim in Routledge's Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia. The chapter focuses on urbanization and it's impacts on disaster risk in the most rapidly growing ASEAN cities. More.

Memorable exhibitions from 2018
Featured by John Yau as one of "A Dozen Memorable Exhibits in 2018,” the exhibition "Lydia Cabrera and Édouard Glissant: Trembling Thinking at the Americas Society.” ACT alumnus Pedro Zylbersztajn SMACT'18 is a contributing artist. Hyperallergic

The Blindspot Initiative
On February 9, Archinect Outpost will host launch of “The Blindspot Initiative,” Jose Sanchez's book of essays on design resistance. The book features a forward by Media Lab alumnus Casey Reas SM '01 (MAS). Archinect.