Edye and Jac Garner Honored at United Way’s Tocqueville Reception

Edye and Jac Garner received the 2019 United Way of Dane County Tocqueville Society Award during the Tocqueville Membership Reception at The Fluno Center on Thursday, October 3.

In Memoriam: Richard (Dick) J. Seidl, 1957-2019

Please see the link to Seidl’s obituary here.

In Retirement, Tim K. Pagel ’79 Pursues Twin Passions of Sports and the Arts

After retiring from clean energy leader NextEra Energy, where he led corporate executive and sustainability communications for many years, Tim K. Pagel ’79 is devoting much of his time to two of his loves: sports and the arts.

Promotion to Professor Emerita: Jean Dibble

Jean Dibble ’79, MFA ’88 was awarded Professor Emerita upon her retirement from the Department of Art, Art History & Design at the University of Notre Dame.

Grant E. Birtch, Jeffrey L. Hesson and Gerald H. Rammer Join von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

Randall D. Crocker, President and CEO of von Briesen & Roper, s.c., announced today that the lawyers and staff formerly of the law firm Hesson & Birtch, LLC in Neenah have joined von Briesen & Roper, s.c. The attorneys who joined von Briesen are Grant E. Birtch, Jeffrey L. Hesson and Gerald H. Rammer.

Earned Ph.D.: Randy Kemnitz

Randy Kemnitz, BBA ’79, has earned his Ph.D. in Personal Financial Planning from Kansas State University.

Lynne Maquat Wins Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences

Lynne E. Maquat, Ph.D., the J. Lowell Orbison Endowed Chair and Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, is the recipient of the 2018 Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences. The award honors scientists who challenge accepted thinking and work tirelessly to open new fields of research and understanding in the biomedical sciences.

Seth Markow’s jazz radio program, “The Real Deal,” marks its 35th year on the air in Hawaii

Seth Markow’s jazz radio program, “The Real Deal,” marks its 35th year on the air in Hawaii in 2018.

Retirement after years with ExxonMobil: Bruce Allen Dale

Bruce A. Dale ’79, MS ’80 retired from ExxonMobil after 36 years and will be splitting retirement between Houston and Door County Wisconsin locations.

Lessons Learned Outside of the UW Classroom: Ralph Karst

In the maturity of my years I came to realize that in his own way Aaron Bohrod was teaching me a moral lesson in judging what is most important and valuable in my life.