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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December 1, 2014

The man who founded the Carlyle Group explains why he gives it away.

November 24, 2014

On the job for five months, Mitchell College President Janet Steinmayer has a clear vision of where the small, liberal arts school will be in a few years.

November 12, 2014

Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge, a leading scholar in the fields of international dispute resolution, arbitration and the U.S. Supreme Court, has been named dean of the University of Georgia School of Law.

November 11, 2014

Albert Foer, founder, president and CEO of the American Antitrust Institute, announced Monday he will step down effective January 2015 after 17 years at the group's helm.

November 11, 2014

Much more needs to be done to ensure veterans are getting the education they need to succeed in the modern economy.

November 10, 2014

Lowenstein Sandler LLP is expanding its executive compensation team for its private equity, hedge fund, venture capital and other clients with the addition of James E. Gregory as a partner in the firm.

November 10, 2014

George Chapman, retired Chairman, CEO and President of Health Care REIT, Inc., (HCN) has been named to OnShift's board of directors.

November 6, 2014

Neocentralism: The purchase of power through the promise of security

November 3, 2014

Allyson Ho of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in Dallas will argue in M&G Polymers USA v. Tackett, a high-stakes business case that could expose employers to billions in extra health care costs for retirees.

October 28, 2014

Amy Manning, the managing partner of McGuireWoods’ Chicago office and member of the firm’s Executive Committee, will receive the 2014 Top Women Lawyers in Leadership Award this week from the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois.