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 30, 2014

“The Club for Growth is known as America’s premier organization for fighting big-government liberals in both parties, and I’m looking forward to building on that reputation,” said Club for Growth President-elect David McIntosh.

December 19, 2014

Today the President will sign an Executive Order to create the Task Force on 21st Century Policing and announce its members.

December 18, 2014

Gov. Gary Herbert has nominated Judge Constandinos Himonas to fill a vacancy on the Utah Supreme Court created by the retirement of Justice Ronald Nehring.

December 18, 2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Gary Barnett and Gary Goldsholle have been named as deputy directors in the Division of Trading and Markets.

December 18, 2014

We are thrilled that the Senate has confirmed James Cole Jr. as the new general counsel at the U.S. Department of Education.

December 17, 2014

Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) announced today that it has named Peter A. Altabef as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2015.

December 17, 2014

SUNY Distinguished Professor James A. Gardner has been named interim dean of the University at Buffalo Law School.

December 15, 2014

After humble beginnings, William Tong's life has been a series of accomplishments.

December 12, 2014

Ward Farnsworth, 83, died at home in Winnetka on December 3, 2014.

December 8, 2014

Davis will provide strategic leadership for the museum’s advancement program including developing support from individuals, corporations and foundations.