Duane Kirking ’74 Receives American Pharmacists Association Award for Voluntary Contributions

Duane M. Kirking, (BS. Pharmacy ’74), received the 2020 Hugo H. Schaefer Award recognizing an individual who has made outstanding voluntary contributions to society as well as to the profession of pharmacy and the American Pharmacists Association. Kirking who is Professor Emeritus at the University of Michigan was cited for his long-time service to and […]

State Bar of Arizona’s 2020 Member of the Year Award: Greg Gautam

Greg Gautam was selected by the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Arizona as the State Bar of Arizona’s 2020 Member of the Year Award.

John S. Toohey ’73; MD’77

Recently retired as assistant dean for graduate medical education at the University Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio. he also held the Laura B. Flawn Endowed Professorship and was an active family faculty member in the department orthopedic surgery until his retirement April 1, 2020.

Donald E. Schroeder ’56

Donald E. Schroeder, age 86, passed away Saturday, October 31, 2020 at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He was born November 15, 1933 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was the son of Emil Carl Gustav Schroeder and Helene Adeline (Vollbrecht) Schroeder.

Joseph Anton Nyiri ’59, MA’61

Joe Nyiri (83) passed away October 27, 2020. Joe was a teacher/art consultant with the San Diego Unified School District and was an art instructor at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park and at local public libraries for over 45 years. He was represented by Orr’s Gallery in San Diego and exhibited world-wide. He made a name for himself in the local art scene as he created Modernist inventive metal sculptures. He earned a reputation as one of the area’s top sculptors.

New Leader Sees Milwaukee Public Library…People Get Connected: Joan R Johnson

Here’s a nice profile of an alum who is topping off her career in just the right way.

Joseph Weiland, Alumnus 1986, has Opinion Piece published in Pacific Coast Business Times, Reaching Readers All Along the Central Coast of California

Joseph (Joe) Weiland’s (’86) professional opinion piece, titled “Four hypotheses that explains a thriving market amidst an economic crisis and global pandemic,” was published in a recent edition of the Pacific Coast Business Times newspaper.

Obituary: Tom Berrong, ChE 1966

Tom died of Alzheimer’s Disease 6/1/2020, in Chapel Hill, NC.

Leah Ceee O. Boomsma Joins Minneapolis Litigation Firm as Shareholder

Leah Ceee O. Boomsma has joined the Minneapolis litigation firm of Bassford Remele as a shareholder. Leah practices in complex commercial litigation, bringing more than 10 years of experience in appeals, dispositive motions, and jury trials to her clients.

Passing of Ramona Duran

Ramona J. Duran M.A. ’76 (8/26/1949 – 5/26/2020) of El Dorado Hills, CA, known to many family and friends as “Roma”, passed away peacefully at her home on May 26, 2020 at the age of 70. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Lawrence (Larry) Duran, and her son Randy and his wife Kei from Tiburon, CA.