Book results in keynotes and awards: Nancy MacLean

Since publishing her New York Times bestseller, Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America, in 2017, Nancy MacLean PhD’89 has presented more than 170 invited keynotes or talks on the book, including at 65 universities.

Building a House in Silicon Valley: Cameron and Susan Ackbury

Cameron Ackbury is rebuilding his home in Silicon Valley

Vincent Burns ’94 Retires after 25+ Years in Publishing

Burns, Vice President, Editorial, is retiring in September 2020 from ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara, California, after 15+ years with the company and 25+ years in print and digital publishing.

Badgers Honored for Teaching Excellence: Caryn Murphy, Randall Davidson

Caryn Murphy PhD’08 and Randall Davidson ’81, MBA’89 are members of the UW–Oshkosh Radio-TV-Film Department, which was recently honored by the Board of Regents with its Teaching Excellence Award, one of the UW System’s highest honors.

Paul Olsen leads Offshore Wind Efforts for Virginia: Paul Olsen

Paul Olsen, the Executive Director for Programs and Partnerships at Old Dominion University received nearly one million dollars to lead a three-year effort to align, enable and accelerate offshore wind efforts for the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Refugee Relief: Matt and Diana (Lofgren) Friederich

After serving 12 weeks prior to 2020 at the Moria refugee camp in Greece we are starting a six week stint spanning March and April 2020. We are working with EuroRelief, a NGO responsible for housing and shelter allocation in the camp.

DLA Piper Represents CIRCOR in US$172 Million Sale of Energy End Market-Serving Business: Nathaniel D. McKitterick

DLA Piper represented CIRCOR International, Inc., a provider of flow control solutions and other highly engineered products for the industrial, energy, aerospace and defense markets, in the US$172 million sale of its Instrumentation and Sampling business to Crane Co.

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.

Gordie Blum ’89 – Wisconsin native brings home a lifelong dedication to public lands

Gordie Blum has been selected as deputy regional forester for the Eastern Region of the USDA’s Forest Service, which manages approximately 12 million acres of public land in the northeastern United States.

Milton Silva-Craig BA ’89, MBA ’93, JD ’93 Appointed to Sophia Genetics’s Board of Directors

Milton Silva-Craig BA ’89, MBA ’93, JD ’93 was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of Sophia Genetics, a Generation Investment Management portfolio company, focused on providing insight into new-generation health data.