Sterling Hall Bombing 50 years ago, from David Joseph Marcou, BA-’73-History

August 2020 saw the 50th anniversary of UW’s Sterling Hall Bombing, which I was on-campus for in 1970, working just-before semester for the football team.

Dr. Jan Salick to be Awarded Fairchild Medal for Plant Exploration for 2020

The National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) has announced that Dr. Jan Salick, Senior Curator Emerita at the Missouri Botanical Garden, has been named as the recipient of the 2020 David Fairchild Medal for Plant Exploration.

David Joseph Marcou, BA-’73, Wisconsin’s Most Prolific Author’s Personal & Professional Accomplishments As of 12-7-19

David Joseph Marcou has lived in London (1981), Seoul (1984-87), and US Midwest. He is a writer and documentary photographer of 1, 500 articles/essays/features; author of 15 plays, hundreds of poems, and 205+ books so far, including the award-winning 120+vol. ‘Spirit of America’ series.

Cooper Receives Canada’s Dairy Cattle Improvement Industry Award: Bonnie Cooper

Bonnie Cooper ’73 of North York, Ontario, Canada, was awarded the Canadian Dairy Cattle Improvement Industry Distinction Award for 2019. She is the 11th recipient of this award and the first woman to be honored.

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.

Alumni connect on the most isolated landmass on earth: Bruce Matthews

One of the things that brings great value to my UW degree is the entree that it provides to other alumni wherever they may be.

Obituary: Martha King

Martha J. King received her PhD in Italian from UW-Madison in 1973. She passed away Nov. 21, 2011.

Academic Promotion: P. Rea Katz

P. Rea Katz, PhD, PA-C (UW- Madison, BA Anthropology 1973) was promoted to associate professor at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science (North Chicago, IL) in the College of Health Profession’s Department of Physician Assistant Practice.

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.

Giesen Father-Daughter Alumni Law Team Win Appellate Practice Award: Jessica Giesen and Charles Giesen

Jessica J. Giesen, U.W. 2006, and Charles W. Giesen, U.W. 1968 and U.W. Law 1973, whose father-daughter practice at Giesen Law Offices S.C., Madison, focuses on criminal defense and civil litigation, won the State Bar of Wisconsin Appellate Practice Section’s 2018 Best Brief award, for their defense brief filed in the Wisconsin Supreme Court in State v. Stietz.