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.

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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November 15, 2016

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon recently appointed Stanley J. Wallach '92 as a circuit judge in St. Louis County.

November 11, 2016

Broadway investment organization 42nd.club, founded by Phil Kenny '06, was recently profiled by Marc Hershberg '17 for Forbes.com.

November 11, 2016

Jana Barbe, '87, Global Vice Chair of Dentons, recently discussed the role of women in business for the "Women to Watch" podcast.

November 11, 2016

Since 1997, Lawyers Alliance has presented Cornerstone Awards annually to a select group of individuals and institutions that have made extraordinary contributions through pro bono legal services.

November 9, 2016

Liz Cheney, '96, has won the Wyoming U.S. House seat formerly held by her father.

November 9, 2016

Javier Martell, '89, has been promoted to director of online foreign exchange and CFDs brokerage OANDA's UK-based subsidiary, OANDA Europe Limited.

November 3, 2016

"Being in the same room with Professor Emily Kadens, '04, is not unlike hanging out with a friendly, informed tiger. When this pre-modern European legal history specialist, who has taught at Northwestern University School of Law since 2012, levels her keen focus on an issue, look out."

November 2, 2016

Jathan Janove, '82, an internationally published author, has written a new book, "Hard-Won Wisdom: True Stories from the Management Trenches."

October 28, 2016

Dominican University’s Brennan School of Business will feature Lori E. Lightfoot, '89, and president of the Chicago Police Board, in its 12th Annual Ethics and Leadership Lecture. As part of the event, Lori will also be presented with Dominican University's Ethics and Leadership Award.

October 26, 2016

Security, cyber and otherwise, is in Jamil Jaffer’s wheelhouse. Jaffer, ’03, has held top-level positions related to security matters in the White House, the Department of Justice, the Senate, and the House of Representatives.