John Knoebel–Lifelong LGBTQ Activist honored

John Knoebel 1969, a pioneer member of the New York Gay Liberation Front (1969-72), served as a leading presenter of LGBTQ history in this year’s 24-hour worldwide GlobalPride webcast June 27, 2020—a 50th anniversary virtual celebration of the first Gay Pride March in which he participated.

U.S. Coast Guard marine science manager serves nation for 48 years: Dr. Jonathan M. Berkson

Please visit the link to learn about the retirement of a University of Wisconsin–Madison graduate.

In Memoriam: Stephen L. Zegura, 1943–2019

Stephen Luke Zegura passed away suddenly in Tucson, Arizona on May 26, 2019, at the age of 75.

50 Years of Marriage: Toby Skinner and Carol Carpenter

Carol Carpenter and Toby Skinner celebrated 50 years of marriage on August 23rd 2019.

Marc R. Staenberg (BA 1969) to Retire as CEO of Beverly Hills Bar Association after Successful 16-Year Tenure

The Beverly Hills Bar Association and Foundation (BHBA) announced that Marc R. Staenberg will retire as CEO. He will step down on December 31, 2019, after a successful 16-year tenure with the esteemed legal organization.

UW Alumni Thomas Kochan and Lee Dyer Teach Online Course Together: Thomas A. Kochan

Two distinguished scholars who between them have earned six degrees from the University of Wisconsin are teaming up to teach a free online course about the future of work and the need for a new social contract governing work.

Obituary: Douglas John Strand

Douglas John Strand died Saturday, April 28, 2018, at his home in Edgewood, Md., at the age of 70.

In Memory of Jim Billen – Class of ’78

Jim Billen, age 70, resident of Los Alamos, New Mexico, passed away peacefully in his home on Saturday, April 14, 2018 due to complications of Multiple System Atrophy. He was surrounded by friends and family.

Roger Harrison inducted into Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame, announced as a fellow of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

Roger Harrison MS’69, PhD’75, professor of chemical engineering and biomedical engineering at the University of Oklahoma, was inducted into the Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame and also into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering as a Fellow.

Dr. David Leon Ford. Jr. , 1969, 1972 Retires

For 42 years, Dr. David Ford, Jr. spent his career as a business school professor at what is now the Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas. On August 31, 2017, he plans to retire.