Accolades & Achievements

The Accolades & Achievements 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.

If you would like an event added to or removed from the blog, or to report any inaccuracies, please email Alison Coppelman, Director, Alumni Relations, at acoppelman@uchicago.edu.

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January 9, 2013

From nytimes.com:

“Mom, who is that man?” Zaynab, my 5-year-old daughter asks, inevitably both fascinated and a bit frightened every time we’re at a stoplight and a beggar approaches our car.

“That man has no home or food. He wants us to help him.”

January 8, 2013

From the Harvard University Press website:

January 7, 2013

From the Cambridge University Press website:

January 4, 2013

Excerpted from The Washington Examiner:

January 3, 2013

From TheHill.com:

The year-end staff shuffle continued on Thursday with the Senate Finance Committee announcing that Capitol Hill veteran will head up the panel's policy operation. 

January 2, 2013

From the Quarles & Brady website:

December 14, 2012

From the Springfield Journal-Register:

Mary Lee Leahy, the Springfield lawyer whose legal advocacy led to a 1990 U.S. Supreme Court decision banning most political hiring, died Wednesday following a battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 72...

December 11, 2012

From Law360:

December 7, 2012