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 acoppelman@uchicago.edu.

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October 4, 2012

Just six years after he graduated from the Law School, Christopher Baker, ’83, founded the Paris office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. He led that office for more than 20 years and is still there today, specializing in what he describes as “doing legally and culturally complicated deals.”

October 2, 2012

In 2008, Ronald DeKoven, ’68, had been living in London for five years, enjoying a thriving international practice built on many years in the top ranks of American lawyers.

October 1, 2012

From equities.com:

Jaguar Mining Inc. today announced the appointment of Frederick Hermann and Luis Miraglia to its Board of Directors.  The term of their appointment is until the next Annual General Meeting of the Company at which time they will stand for election by the shareholders.

September 28, 2012

From americancity.org:

September 25, 2012

From the TechCrunch website:

September 24, 2012

Excerpted from Neurology Today:

September 21, 2012

From the UGA website:

Five faculty members have received Athletic Association Professorships endowed by UGA’s Athletic Association.

September 20, 2012

Excerpted from the Huffington Post:

September 19, 2012

From the University of Chicago Magazine: