Before The Blast That Changed Everything: Laura Krawitt

In 1967-1969, we were in Madison for my husband’s enzymology fellowship at the McArdle Lab. I took one son to the campus for weekly speech therapy. It was tense walking over Bascom Hill past anti-war students purportedly carrying bricks in their book bags. Don’t recall any damage from throwing bricks.

Celebrating the life of William “Bill” Vaitl

William Ludwig Vaitl…transfer from Milwaukee Extension, studied Agronomy, was House Presidents Council Chairman and on the Agricultural Student Council, also a member of Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity. He loved his university years and he will be greatly missed.

Obituary for Dennis Taylor

Dennis Taylor passed away May 21, 2019.

Bill Siemering received the George Polk Career Award

My interest in radio began in first grade at Silver Springs School, a two room country school on the Fish Hatchery highway south of Madison.

John E. Schaefer passes away at 89

On August 4, 2019, John E. Schaefer (89) passed away at home after a long illness surrounded by his loving family. John graduated from East High School in Madison and went on to earn a BS (’53) and MS (’56) in physical education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

UW Madison Graduates Make $500,000 Gift to the Charles E. Kubly Foundation: Michael and Jeanne Schmitz

Michael ’56 and Jeanne ’55 Schmitz recently presented a gift of $500,000 to the Charles E. Kubly Foundation to establish the Joey Schmitz & Charlie Kubly Endowment Fund.

Alumnus publishes theory on ischemic heart disease: Leslie M. Klevay

Leslie M. Klevay ’56, MD’60, recently published a short summary, in Nutrition Research Reviews, of his theory that ischemic heart disease is caused by copper deficiency.