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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September 7, 2016

Nancy Rotering, '90, first female Mayor of Highland Park, was recently profiled for Forbes.com.

August 31, 2016

Lawrence Howe, '48, Chicago business and civic leader, dies at 94

August 25, 2016

Asma T. Uddin, '05, is the director of strategy at the Center for Islam and Religious Freedom in Washington and a member of the Panel of Experts on Freedom of Religion or Belief for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Her article "When a Swimsuit Is a Security Threat" was featured in the Opinion Pages of the New York Times on August 24, 2016.

August 19, 2016

Guest post for Forbes.com written by Lyle Roberts, '96, Partner with Cooley, LLC in Washington who represented Millennial Media in its securities fraud case.

August 12, 2016

ProLiteracy, the world's leading adult literacy and basic education membership organization, announced at its recent board meeting the appointment of Thomas Eron, '87, to its Board of Directors.

August 4, 2016

Aaron Van Oort, '99, partner and co-chair of the Faegre Baker Daniels appellate advocacy group, has been elected to the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers.

August 2, 2016

Jessica Hall Zomer, '05, Attorney-Advisor for the Environmental Protection Agency, has been named a finalist in the Partnership for Public Service Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals program. Jessica is being recognized for helping craft and serving as chief legal advisor on a major plant regulation that will eliminate one-third of toxic heavy metals now dumped into the nation's rivers, lakes, and streams by regulated industries.

 

August 2, 2016

Professor Ann M. Lousin, '68, has been appointed to be the Armenian Bar Association's representative to the advisory committee for the American Bar Association's Rule of Law Initiative in Armenia.

July 28, 2016

Andy Berke, '94, mayor of Chattanooga, will address graduates and guests and Lee University's summer commencement on Saturday, July 30th.

July 26, 2016

Auburn native and longtime Judge Morton "Mort" Brody, '58, was honored and remembered Thursday with a portrait unveiling at the Capital Judicial Center.