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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May 9, 2016

The Chicago Legal Clinic will celebrate its 35th Anniversary at its Annual Awards Banquet. The event will be held on Thursday, May 19th, 5:30 p.m. at The Westin Chicago River North.  The prestigious Cardinal Bernardin Award will be bestowed upon Jesse Ruiz, '95 and Michele Ruiz, '94. For details, please contact specialevents@clclaw.org.

May 9, 2016

They are hard workers, relationship builders, optimists and leaders. And yet their passions, backgrounds and practices each tell their own unique story.

April 29, 2016

Professor Valena Beety, '06, is the recipient of the 2015-2016 Significant Scholarship Award at the West Virginia University College of Law.

April 28, 2016

From a labor and employment lawyer in New York, to the White House, to the head of the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce.

Cheryl Stanton, '97, says despite one’s desires, life can sometimes lead a person along a different path.

April 27, 2016

Robert J. Martineau is professor emeritus at the University of Cincinnati College of Law. He has served as the administrator of a federal court of appeals and a state supreme court.

April 27, 2016

Edward Stanley Hintzke,'60, a resident of Winnetka, IL, died on April 17, 2016. He was born in Chicago on August 7, 1937, the son of Stanley and Harriett Hintzke (DDS).

April 27, 2016

On paper, former Cleveland Heights resident Eric Waldo, 06, might seem like the last person with a message for under-privileged kids insecure about higher education.

Look at Waldo's background:

April 26, 2016

Antonio Gracias, 98, is the Founder, Managing Partner, and Chief Investment Officer of Valor. Antonio founded Valor in 2001.

April 25, 2016

Ryan Walsh, '12, Wisconsin’s new chief deputy solicitor general as of February, wants to uphold the truth of the law in his new role, something he learned from his former boss, the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

April 21, 2016

The 1960s. An America on edge--the cold war, race riots, Vietnam. A frozen Midwestern Air Force town. A pair of gruesome sex murders. A black airman on trial. Will justice or bigotry prevail?