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 2, 2012

From the BYU Universe:

For Gordon Smith it’s not about the fight, it’s about the handshake.

“When it comes right down to it, it’s all about relationships,” Smith said.

June 29, 2012

Excerpted from The University of Chicago Magazine:

June 26, 2012

From ReadMedia

Teresa Schiller of Rensselaer has been named Associate Executive Director of the New York State Bar Association.

Schiller, who assumed her new post on June 1, most recently served as an Executive Services Counsel at the State Bar. She joined the Association in 2010 as Director of Law Practice Management.

June 25, 2012

From The Motley Fool (June 22, 2012):

June 20, 2012

Excerpted from

American Catholics will spend the next two weeks standing up for an American principle.

June 19, 2012

From the Harvard Law School Web Site:

June 18, 2012

June 14, 2012

The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced that Albert A. Foer, President, American Antitrust Institute will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Legal Series: Antitrust in 2012.” This event is scheduled for August 28, 2012 from 12pm – 2pm (ET).