Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog. Information is gathered from newspaper articles, press releases, and alumni submissions. The blog is updated periodically and is a complement to the Class Notes section of The Record, which is published semi-annually.

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July 27, 2012

From the Pasadena Star-News:

City of Hope announced Monday it has promoted Robert Stone to the position of president, effective Aug. 1.

Stone most recently served as president and executive officer of City of Hope's Medical Foundation and its chief strategy and administrative officer, according to a statement released Tuesday.

July 26, 2012

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July 25, 2012

From Moritz College of Law website:

July 24, 2012


Interpreting the law isn't always black and white, but the reasons Mary Margaret Rowland chose to study law are simple. She loves the law and the practice of it.

July 23, 2012

From Fresh Energy press release:

Fresh Energy, a St. Paul, Minnesota-based 501(c)(3) specializing in climate and clean energy policy at the state, region, and national level, is pleased to announce that Ross Abbey has joined our organization as a full-time policy associate.

July 19, 2012


Chris Duerksen, a nationally known proponent of adopting community development codes that directly address sustainability issues, will headline “Imagining New Futures,” an annual urban planning workshop scheduled Nov. 15 – 17 at Texas A&M.

July 18, 2012

Excerpted from The Hill's Congress Blog: