2014 Alumni Awards: Bret Stephens, AB’95,

The Alumni Club of New York City congratulates Bret Stephens, AB’95, on winning a 2014 Professional Achievement Award.

The 2014 alumni awardees have affected both the University of Chicago and the global community. The 15 recipients include medical research pioneers in diabetes and women’s heart health, a revolutionary art historian, a long-standing US senator, a poignant political commentator, a leading bioethicist, and two couples that have positively affected the academic and experiential learning culture at the University of Chicago.

Professional Achievement Award: Bret Stephens, AB’95,

Foreign Affairs Columnist and Deputy Editorial Page Editor, The Wall Street Journal

Bret Stephens was awarded the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary for his “incisive columns on American foreign policy and domestic politics, often enlivened by a contrarian twist.” Stephens was raised in Mexico City and majored in fundamentals in the College. He became editor in chief of the Jerusalem Post in 2002 at the age of 28 and was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2005. In addition to writing his weekly column, he supervises the editorial pages of the Wall Street Journal’s sister publications in Europe and Asia, serves on the paper’s editorial board, and speaks and writes widely about global affairs.

They are your fellow club members, friends you made while at the University, and alumni and professors you admire for their great accomplishments or deeds. Hear the 2014 alumni awardees express their gratitude for the University at the 73rd Annual Alumni Awards Ceremony, held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 7, at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel.

Click here to see the full list of award winners.