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.

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June 5, 2012


While the Cheney family has long been associated with the Jackson Hole area, hardly anyone thinks she’s there just for the spectacular scenery. Liz Cheney is suddenly becoming a fixture at Wyoming Republican events, sharing the stage with her father at the state party’s convention in Cheyenne last month.

June 5, 2012

From the Mayer Brown website:

June 4, 2012

Jeffrey K. Winikow, '89, has been appointed to the Los Angeles County Superior Court by California Governor Jerry Brown. Winikow, 47, of Los Angeles, has been a sole practitioner since 1992. Previously, he was an associate attorney at Mitchell Silberberg and Knupp LLP from 1989 to 1992.

May 31, 2012

From Reed Magazine:

May 30, 2012

From the 5/17/12 Daily Pilot:

Kristy Johnson found out the hard way that she could not overpower or subdue her creative side.

May 23, 2012

From My Chicago News:

It’s no secret: Several free speech and First Amendment issues will be at stake with the NATO summit being held in Chicago May 20-21 at McCormick Place.