Jerrold Brandell, distinguished professor and interim dean of the Wayne State University School of Social Work, earns several recognitions

Jerrold Brandell (MSSW, 1977) is distinguished professor and interim dean of the Wayne State University School of Social Work in Detroit. He has had a recognition-rich past 12 months.

Tom Noland retirement

After 25+ years as the tree biochemistry research scientist at the Ontario Forest Research Institute in Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Tom Noland Master of Science Forestry ’77 retired in December 2016.

Alum Wins Awards: John DeDakis

John DeDakis has earned three national book awards for his latest mystery-thriller novel, Bullet in the Chamber. DeDakis, a former editor for CNN’s “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer,” was prompted to pen Bullet in the Chamber following his 22-year-old son Stephen’s fatal heroin overdose in 2011.

Al Herrman to Receive WALSAA Daluge Red Jacket Award

A recently established Wisconsin Agricultural and Life Sciences Alumni Association (WALSAA) tradition will continue at the WALSAA Football Fire-Up event on September 9 as the second WALSAA Daluge Red Jacket Award will be presented to Al Herrman.

Alan M. Carmen Reelected

Alan M. Carmen was reelected to his second term as Rock Island Township, IL Supervisor. Term of office is 2017 – 2021.

Elected a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics: Marc S. Williams

Marc S. Williams ’77, MD’81 was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics.

Retirement from Transit: Douglas Johnson

After 37 years in transit, Doug Johnson (73, 77) has retired as a planner. His career started with Madison Metro in 1979, and then he moved on to Anchorage and then Vancouver, Washington.

Janika Eckert Receives 2016 All-America Selections Breeder’s Cup

Johnny’s Plant Breeder Janika Eckert was awarded the All-America Selections (AAS) Breeder’s Cup at the annual summit held in Madison.

Reinhart attorneys, 31 UW grads, named 2017 Best Lawyers in America

Thirty-one Reinhart attorneys, graduates of UW Law School, have been named 2017 Best Lawyers in America.