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.

Named Maryland’s Top 100 Women: Martha James-Hassan

Dr. Martha James-Hassan (BS-Kinesiology, ’93) was named to the Daily Record’s Top 100 Women in Maryland for 2020.

Celebrating the life of William “Bill” Vaitl

William Ludwig Vaitl…transfer from Milwaukee Extension, studied Agronomy, was House Presidents Council Chairman and on the Agricultural Student Council, also a member of Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity. He loved his university years and he will be greatly missed.

2019 Innovative Campaign to Forward Mission Award: Mark Ray

Each year, Homeland Security Today honors shining stars in the community who are making their own unique, invaluable contributions to advance the mission of keeping America safer from myriad threats. Mark Ray is driven by the credo that a public works department is a critical cog in the homeland security apparatus, working in tandem with police and fire on multi-incident preparedness, mitigation and response.

People of Weather Ready Nation: Mark Ray

NOAA’s Weather–Ready Nation initiative is about building community resilience in the face of increasing vulnerability to extreme weather and water events. In People of Weather–Ready Nation, we sit down with some of the people responsible for building a Weather­Ready Nation. We recently talked to Mark Ray, Director of Public Works/City Engineer for the City of Crystal, MN.

Dean Meeker Retrospective at MOWA: Jack Leissring

I turned to a full time concentration upon writing and care of my art collection, which now consists of more than 7000 works dating from 1600 to yesterday.

Elliott Siebers joins privacy and data security practice at Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz

A talented privacy lawyer and prosecutor, Mr. Siebers has handled high profile matters involving violations of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, the Computer Related Offenses Act, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, and more.

Death Notice: Richard “Dick” D. Lathrop

Dick Lathrop, graduate of UW-Madison 1968, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology, and a member of Alpa Delta Phi, passed away on February 18, 2020, at the age of 73.

Bear Brooch appears on MSNBC: Robert F. Schroeder

I created a brooch with the subject of the Bear for MSNBC commentator Jill Wine-Banks.

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.