Dr. Jan Salick to be Awarded Fairchild Medal for Plant Exploration for 2020

The National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) has announced that Dr. Jan Salick, Senior Curator Emerita at the Missouri Botanical Garden, has been named as the recipient of the 2020 David Fairchild Medal for Plant Exploration.

Antonio Romanucci Named Top 100 Super Lawyer in Illinois for 2020

Romanucci & Blandin LLC is honored to announce that Founding Partner Antonio Romanucci has been named to the 2020 Illinois Super Lawyer list by Super Lawyer Magazine, for the 16th year in a row.

Obituary for Jonathan Sondow

Jonathan died in his sleep in a New Jersey hospital on January 16, 2020, at the age of 77.

Kentucky Nurse Practitioner of the year: Alyce Goodman Abraham

Alyce Goodman Abraham APRN graduate of UW Madison 92 has been named the Nurse Practitioner of the year for the state of Kentucky.

Ben Haskin (’05) Promoted to Member at Law Firm Aronberg Goldgehn

The law firm of Aronberg Goldgehn Davis & Garmisa has promoted Benjamin E. Haskin to Member of the firm, effective January 1, 2020.


Antonio M. Romanucci, founding partner of Romanucci & Blandin, LLC, has been appointed Chairperson of the Rules Committee for the State of Illinois Supreme Court.

UW-Madison Graduate Celebrates 20 Years of Design: Tara Ingalls

Tingalls Graphic Design, founded by Tara Ingalls, a 1997 graduate of UW-Madison, celebrates 20 years in business in 2020. Tingalls also received this year’s InBusiness Magazines Executive Choice Award for best website development company for her fifth year in a row.

Kirsten Schuder, BA’91 has won The Medical Cannabis Award as the Best Grower/Consultancy in the Mid-Atlantic U.S. for “Farming Industrial Hemp Not Your Daddy’s Tobacco”

Three months after the publication of Kirsten’s book, co-authored with Dr. John O’Connor, Ph. D. and Shawn Valor, the authors were granted an award from the Global Health and Pharma organization in Great Britain.

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.

Midwestern-Grown Holiday ‘Febgiving’ Featured in the New York Times: James Norton, Rebecca Dilley

The New York Times featured writer James Norton (’99) and photographer Rebecca Dilley (’02) in a story about Friendsgiving celebrations.