Dr. Angela Dassow Wins Wildlife Award from the Animal Welfare Institute

Dr. Angela Dassow, assistant professor of biology at Carthage College, recently won the Christine Stevens Wildlife Award from the Animal Welfare Institute for her work in passively tracking the locations of packs of wild gray wolves in central Wisconsin through acoustic monitoring of their howls.

Mark Daluge receives Visionary Leadership Award

Mark Daluge ’03, was awarded the Rita Beard Visionary Leadership Award during the recent North American Invasive Species Management Association (NAISMA) meeting in Saratoga Springs, NY.

Mechanical Engineers Marry: Sean Gallagher

Sean Gallagher, MS Mechanical Engineering ‘03 married Ashley Ferguson, also a Mechanical Engineer, this past summer on Long Island, NY.

André Jacque earns legislative awards, elected to Wisconsin State Senate

Wisconsin State Representative André Jacque was recently named Legislator of the Year for the 2017-’18 session by both the Wisconsin Professional Police Association and the Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association and was elected on November 6 as the next State Senator for Wisconsin’s 1st State Senate District.

James Beard Nominee: Luke Zahm

Luke Zahm, University of Madison Alumni 2003, was nominated for James Beard Award in 2017.

Elected Commissioner: David Moskowitz

David Moskowitz won the election to be Dewey Beach Commissioner with 33% more votes than his challenger.

Cathy Olig Founds Appeal Marketing

Cathy (Piel) Olig (BBA ’03) launched Appeal Marketing.

Memory Project Founder Receives Distinguished Alumni Award: Ben Schumaker

Ben Schumaker received the School of Social Work’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award.

Louis Vuitton Names Virgil Abloh as Its New Menswear Designer

Virgil Abloh, the founder of the haute street wear label Off-White and a longtime creative director for Kanye West, will be the next artistic director of men’s wear at Louis Vuitton, one of the oldest and most powerful European houses in the luxury business.

Ryan Kirkham Named to D Magazine’s Best Lawyers Under 40

Ryan Kirkham has been named to D Magazine’s Best Lawyers Under 40 listing for 2018.