The Flowers Are Burning…Oceans A Rising An Art and Climate Justice Exhibition: Helen Klebesadel and Mary Kay Neumann

“The Flowers Are Burning: Incandescent Watercolors by Helen Klebesadel and Mary Kay Neumann” is a collaborative art and climate justice project that has been traveling on exhibition since 2015. “The Flowers are Burning…Oceans A Rising: An Art and Climate Justice Exhibition” is the current chapter of this collaboration’s evolution.

Naming of Fine Arts Facility: Dennis R. McKinley

The new Hamel School of Music opened this fall, but just 2 weeks earlier, Edgewood High School of the Sacred Heart, just a short distance from the Hamel, opened a new fine arts facility named the McKinley Performing Arts Center in honor of Dennis McKinley, (BM ’67 and MS ’84).

Patrick C. Coaty, University of Wisconsin Alumni has Been awarded AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship with the Department of State

Patrick C. Coaty, University of Wisconsin and Claremont Graduate University Ph.D. (1997) has been awarded a AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF) with a placement at the United States Department of State.

Badger Minister: Rev. Mary Mangione Gear

John Gear, BS Nuclear Engineering 84, reports that his steady date since Professor Phil Certain’s Fall 1980 Chem 101 class, Mary Mangione Gear, Sociology 84, has been ordained as a Unitarian Universalist minister and has accepted a call and begun serving as minister to the Olympia Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Olympia, Washington.

UW Grad Makes HBO Filmmaker Debut: Stephen Burrows

On December 17th, I had the extreme privilege to have a documentary film I have been working on for 10 years be produced by and subsequently debut on HBO.

Group Nine Media Names Jeff Siegel SVP Of Distribution

Group Nine Media, parent company of digital brands Thrillist, The Dodo, Seeker and NowThis, today announced Jeff Siegel as SVP, Distribution.

Margaret Dohnalek PhD’88 Joins Valensa International as Chief Scientific Officer

Margaret Dohnalek has joined Valensa International as Chief Scientific Officer.

Dean Verhoeven founds Coffee Mug Manufacturing Startup

Dean Verhoeven has founded a manufacturing business to commercialize a patented thermodynamic travel mug.

Lucid Legacy Momentum Continues: Ann Kinkade

Lucid Legacy Consulting, founded by Ann Kinkade, (BBA 1984, MBA 2009) celebrated its first five years of business success in July 2018.

William G. Buchta, MD, MS, MPH, New ACOEM President

On May 2, William G. Buchta, MD, MS, MPH, FACOEM, a renowned expert in medical center occupational health, was installed as President of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).