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

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July 10, 2013

From NYTimes' Dealbook:

The boutique investment bank Perella Weinberg Partners has added a new partner in its health care group.

July 9, 2013

From the Los Angeles Times:

It's a common experience in cities like Los Angeles. You raise your hand to hail a cab. One goes by. Then another. You contemplate giving up and heading to the closest bus stop or Metro subway station. And you're left frustrated, thinking that there's got to be a better way.

July 8, 2013

From the IIT-Chicago Kent website:

July 3, 2013

Chicago 40 Under 40
National Law Journal
July 2, 2013

July 2, 2013

From Inside Higher Ed:

June 28, 2013

From the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal:

June 27, 2013

From AFI's Justice Watch Blog:

GUEST BLOG: Does Congress have authority to set voter qualifications for federal elections?

June 26, 2013


Secretary of State John Gale announced plans Thursday to seek another four years in office.

Gale, 72, has been secretary of state since 2000, when he was appointed by then-Gov. Mike Johanns to fill a vacancy. He won election in 2002, 2006 and 2010.

June 24, 2013


If it were not for a now famous scene in a hospital just blocks away from the White House, it is unlikely that James B. Comey would have been standing in the Rose Garden on Friday to be introduced as President Obama’s nominee for the director of the F.B.I.

June 21, 2013

From the University press release:

Emily Nicklin, a lead corporate litigator at Kirkland & Ellis LLP and a trustee of the University of Chicago since 2004, has been named chair of the Medical Center’s Board of Trustees.

Nicklin succeeds Rodney L. Goldstein, who was appointed chairman in 2010 and will remain a Medical Center trustee.