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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June 11, 2012

From the Faegre Baker Daniels website: 

Edward (Ned) Wahl, a partner in the finance and restructuring group at Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, has been appointed a district court judge in Minnesota's Fourth Judicial District by Governor Mark Dayton. Martha Holton Dimick and Kathleen Sheehy were also appointed.

June 7, 2012

From The Gazette (Iowa):

President Barack Obama partisans think his predecessor, George Bush, and Obama are so different. I wish they would subject Obama to the same standards to which they subjected Bush. If they did, they couldn’t possibly support him.

June 6, 2012


South Orange resident and Centenary College Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Roger Anderson will speak at Building New Jersey’s Future - Higher Education Capital Construction Conference on June 8. The conference is sponsored by the New Jersey Alliance for Action.

June 6, 2012

From the book's website:

What makes places like Silicon Valley tick?  Can we replicate that magic in other places?

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.