Alumni News & Accolades

The Alumni News & Accolades blog gathers information from news articles and press releases about noteworthy events in the lives of alumni. It is a complement to the Class Notes section of The Record.

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July 20, 2017

Steve Koch, '82, Deputy Mayor of Chicago, who played a key role in rebuilding Chicago's finances and boosting its post-recession economy, is leaving City Hall.

July 19, 2017

Forbes interviews Jared Grusd, '00, CEO of HuffPost (rebranded from Huffington Post), on the rebrand of HuffPost being about reaching its true audience. He also talks about how every publication is in a battle to figure out a model that works for them.

July 19, 2017

The National WWII Museum held its recent American Spirit Awards gala to celebrate “individuals and organizations whose work reflects the values and spirit of those who served our country during the WWII years and throughout history.” Hailed as a 2017 American Spirit Awards recipient was David M. Rubenstein, '73.

July 14, 2017

Ajit Pai, '97, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and the first Indian-American to hold this post, will be honoured with the inaugural Leadership Award.

July 10, 2017

On Monday, the Senate is expected to approve the nomination of Neomi Rao, '99, to lead an obscure but powerful White House agency called the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs — placing her at the heart of President Trump’s politically contentious agenda to overhaul government rules and regulations.

July 7, 2017

Drexel Hamilton hired Roger Anderson, '81 as senior vice president, part of an effort by the service-disabled veteran-owned broker-dealer to expand municipal finance coverage.

July 5, 2017

Dwight Yoo, '00, is the newly elected president of the Asian American Bar Association of New York. He is a partner in the corporate finance and financial institutions departments of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.

June 29, 2017

Sheila Nix, '89, has worked with a charitable rock star, a disgraced former governor, and a—possible?—future president and first lady. Here’s what she said about all of them.

June 29, 2017

On Monday, the Supreme Court upheld the Court of Appeals dismissal of the lawsuit. Mark Chenoweth, '99, of the Washington Legal Foundation, joined The Federalist Society to discuss the decision and its significance.

June 26, 2017

Gov. Charlie Baker will nominate Scott L. Kafker, '85, chief justice of the state appeals court, to serve on the state's highest court at a press conference this afternoon, according to the Boston Globe.