Obituary: Arthur B. Smith

Arthur B. Smith, age 76, of Vernon Hills, IL, passed away on the 6th of December, 2017, at Highland Park Hospital, Highland Park, IL, after a lengthy illness.

Richard Boyd recognized for his lifetime of archaeological and preservation efforts

Dr. Boyd is being recognized this year for his research and published material about the Great Lakes over six decades.

LaVerne Harrison remembers serving as a teacher in Africa

I found the article on Bug Bites in the Winter 2018 issue of On Wisconsin interesting. While I was serving as a teacher at the Secondary School in Mukinge, Zambia, Africa I had an interesting experience one early morning.

William M. Tuttle, Jr. Receives Honorary Doctoral Degree

Bill Tuttle MA’64, PhD’67 was awarded an honorary degree (Doctor of Humane Letters) from his alma mater, Denison University on May 19, 2018.

Neil Dorman April 9, 1941-November 4, 2017

DORMAN – Neil of Sands Point, NY passed away suddenly on November 4th in Tucson, AZ. A devoted husband to Monika, loving father to Keith and Randi and her husband Rob, and adoring grandfather to Skye.

Renaissance Studies Award: Paul F. Grendler

On April 1, 2017, the Renaissance Society of America awarded its Paul Oskar Kristeller Lifetime Achievement Award to Paul Grendler (M. A. 1961, Ph. D. 1964, History, supervisor George Mosse).

In Memory of James W. Mink

James Mink passed away peacefully on November 1, 2016 at Rex Hospital following a long and courageous battle with cancer, recent heart attack, and emotional grief over the loss of his beloved wife of 57 years. His wife, Mary Jane Mink, passed away just 5 days prior and he was eager to be reunited in perfect peace with her. He was surrounded by family and friends.

Joan (Krapfel) Collins Receives Wisconsin Governor’s First Ever Trailblazer Thrive Award

Joan (Krapfel) Collins, owner and founder of Joan Collins Publicity., Inc., Madison, WI received the Thrive Award at the Governor’s Trailblazers Awards Ceremony for 50 years owning her own business, serving as a pillar of the business community and inspiring generations of women.