Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog. Information is gathered from newspaper articles, press releases, and alumni submissions. The blog is updated periodically and is a complement to the Class Notes section of The Record, which is published semi-annually.

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 13, 2009

“I’ve had a boat since I was a kid,” said Martin D. Jacobson, ’76.

October 13, 2009

A Chicago Board of Education meeting provides an exceptional opportunity to observe citizens’ passion over issues that will determine their children’s futures. From instructional methods to school closings, security practices to facilities improvements, everyone has an opinion.

October 13, 2009

For centuries, many of the most able minds of Western civilization sought to discover the fabled philosopher’s stone that could transform ordinary substances into gold.

October 13, 2009

The career of Daniel Levin, ’81, is distinguished by contributions at the highest levels of government.

October 13, 2009

The 1998 merger of the Union Bank of Switzerland and the Swiss Bank Corporation formed the international financial-services giant now known as UBS. In 2000, UBS merged with PaineWebber to create the world’s largest wealth management firm for private clients.

October 13, 2009

Dick Badger, ’68, the son of a traveling salesman, lived in a half-dozen places as he was growing up. Once he settled down, he really settled down—he’s been at the Law School, with only a two-year break for military service and a smidgen of time at a Chicago law firm, since he arrived in 1965.

October 12, 2009

Hilary Krane, ’89, journeys to the Law School from her home in California to participate in meetings of the Visiting Committee. Passing through the Green Lounge, Krane may have even more reason to be pleased with what she sees than do her fellow committee members.

October 12, 2009

In September, U.S. Senators Christopher Dodd and Joseph Lieberman sent a letter to President Barack Obama naming their four preferred finalists for the position of United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut.

October 12, 2009

It’s fitting that Bill Noakes, ’82, finds himself today as executive vice president of Meijer, Inc., a position he’s held for six years.

October 12, 2009

While he was a high school student in Chicago Heights, Carl Salans, ’57, joined with some other students to form what they called the “47 Club.” Their shared interest was international affairs; the name of the club reflected the number of countries that were members of the United Nations at that tim