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Lauren Stiller Rikleen reports that she was named executive-in-residence at the Center for Work & Family at the Boston College Carroll School of Management. She is also an adjunct professor at the B.C. Law School. Lauren plans to continue her work as a consultant and speaker through the Rikleen Institute for Strategic Leadership.

Robert Besner presented a paper, “How I Lost My Life and Found It Again — Sort Of,” at the Joint Psychoanalytic Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, in August 2010. The paper recounted a personal journey of loss and restoration. He lives in Toronto.

Michael Kaiser, president of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, recently delivered arts management seminars in five cities in Africa: Lagos, Nigeria; Kampala, Uganda; Nairobi, Kenya; Zanzibar, Tanzania; and Harare, Zimbabwe. The one-day sessions were hosted by local arts leaders who had participated in the Kennedy Center’s Summer International fellowship program for arts managers.

Republican businessman James Lyons of Andover, Mass., was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives, defeating a four-term Democratic incumbent. James runs a retail flower and ice cream business.

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