The Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting won a 2016 “Publick Occurrences Award” from the New England Newspaper & Press Association for a three-part series by Dave Sherwood ’00 titled “Lottery: Selling hope to the hopeless.” ♦ Justine Ludwig ’08 was named one of the 20 most influential young curators in the U.S. by Artsy. Ludwig is director of exhibitions and senior curator at the Dallas Contemporary. ♦ A study by Jenn Mizen Malpass ’08 on the impact of bird feeding was discussed in a Jan. 8 Portland (Maine) Press Herald column by Arey Professor of Biosciences Herb Wilson. Malpass recently completed her Ph.D. at Ohio State and co-published a paper on this topic. ♦ Adam Marino ’08, financial planner with Centinel Financial Group, LLC, was a 2016 winner of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Massachusetts 4 Under 40 Award.