Ernst R. Berndt PhD’72 Receives 2020 Shiskin Award

Ernst R. (Ernie) Berndt PhD’72, Louis E. Seley Professor in Applied Economics, Emeritus, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Alfred P. Sloan School of Management, has been selected to receive the 2020 Julius Shiskin Memorial Award for Economic Statistics.

Nancy Foreman Kaufman ’71, ’83 Earns the UW Nursing Alumni Organization’s Distinguished Alumni Award

Nancy Foreman Kaufman received the UW Nursing Alumni Organization’s Distinguished Alumni Award at a homecoming ceremony.

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.

Artist in Residence: Arie Alexander Galles

Arie A. Galles, MFA ’71 Retired as Professor Emeritus of Painting/Drawing at Soka University of America in Aliso Viejo, CA. He was also named Artist in Residence at the university.

Rodney Benson’s volunteer work recognized by NASM

In recognition of his twenty-seven years of volunteer work in its archives division Rodney Benson ’71’s name has been posthumously added to the National Air and Space Museum’s Wall of Honor at the museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Washington, D.C

Retirement: Ross Marquardt

Ross Marquardt ’71, MA’73 has recently retired as the multi-year coordinator of the Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival, a ten-day annual festival of films and discussions about a wide variety of human rights issues.

Obituary: Dr. Peter R. Barry

Dr. Peter Barry, 87 of Whitewater Wisconsin, passed away March 31st, 2019 at Fairhaven in Whitewater Wisconsin.

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.

Steven Present, BS 71 was inducted as a Fellow into The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Present also is an Associate Professor at Temple University, Kornberg School of Dentistry in addition to his private practice.

Helping Parkinson’s Patients Through Boxing: Larry (Ray) Warren

We opened the first ROCK STEADY BOXING studio in San Diego which focuses on improving the quality of life of Parkinson’s patients by improving their balance, flexibility, and strength through an intensive exercise program.