Husch Blackwell Appoints Jack Enea Managing Partner of Milwaukee Office

Jack A. Enea, B.A., University of Wisconsin (1985), was appointed managing partner of Husch Blackwell’s Milwaukee office.

Chris Henjum ’04 Launches Startup Focused on Affordable Test Prep

Chris recently launched Esqyr ( — the first and only test prep company with a social mission to prevent/reduce student debt.

UW Alumna Brenda Velasco chosen to attend the prestigious Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy

Brenda Velasco JBA ’96 was one of 154 teachers chosen nationwide to attend the 2016 Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy in Jersey City, NJ this summer.

UW BAND Rocks Sleepy Wisconsin Village: Bob & Ellie Hudovernik

The Holland Festival Park Bandstand in Cedar Grove, WI is a long way from Camp Randall Stadium. But on Saturday, July 30, 2016, the two cultures merged resulting in UW Badger madness and small town happiness.

UW Alumna Michelle Wagner Ebben Promoted to Firm Partnership

Michelle Wagner Ebben, class of 2006, has been promoted to partner at Michael Best & Friedrich.

A fitting memorial: Floyd Radel

From rural Wisconsin, Floyd Radel, came to the UW in 1940. Lonely, he begged to return home. His father said he must stay. Floyd graduated in 1944 with a degree in accounting from the business school. Ever since then, he and his wife, Ruth, “bled” Bucky red.

Summer Job 1946: Wisconsin Geological Survey: Elliott Sweet

My father, Elliott Sweet, graduated from UW in 1948. As I read through the pages of On, Wisconsin! (my husband is also a graduate) I realize my father, who has written delightful memoirs, might have something of interest to the readers of your magazine. I have extracted a portion concerning his summer work with the Wisconsin Geological Survey in 1946:

Life on the Lake essay: Jerry (Krawczak) Nestingen

Here is an essay written by my mother, Jerry Nestingen ’48, about living on Lake Mendota as a student and then in her senior years: