Ladendorfs pen “Wildlife Apocalypse” cover story

Bob Ladendorf (MA ’77) and his son Brett Ladendorf (BA ’98) co-wrote the cover story in the July/August 2018 issue of Skeptical Inquirer magazine on the “Wildlife Apocalypse: How Myths and Superstitions Drive Animal Extinction.”

Paul Nelson retires as professor emeritus

Paul A. Nelson, MS’67, MA’72, PhD’74 retired as Professor Emeritus of Economics at Michigan Technological University after 45 years of service.

Soha Javaherian is cofounder and gemologist of jewelry startup

As the cofounder and gemologist at the jewelry startup called Soha Diamond Co., Javaherian is taking his background to specialize in laboratory-grown diamonds.

Shankar Iyer Named “Best-in-State Wealth Advisor” by Forbes

Shankar Iyer, ’93, wealth management advisor at Merrill Lynch, was recognized by Forbes as a “Best-in-State Wealth Advisor” in 2018.

Doug Anderson featured in Green Bay Press Gazette

Last year around the time of the Badger/LSU game at Lambeau Field, the Green Bay Press Gazette Newspaper wrote a tremendous article about dad and his football connection to both UW and LSU, as both schools were pursuing him when he returned from service. He chose UW, of course:)

Beth Sanford Earns Prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst Designation

Beth Sanford, an Assistant Portfolio Manager at AAM Insurance Investment Management in Chicago has earned the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) designation.

Gensburg Calandriello & Kanter, P.C. welcomes Thomas Canepa ’83

Chicago law firm Gensburg Calandriello & Kanter, P.C. announces the addition of Thomas V. Canepa as Senior Counsel in a move that strengthens the firm’s Tax Exempt and Nonprofit, Real Estate, Sports and Entertainment, Intellectual Property, and Venture & Emerging Companies practices.

Dave Merrick Joins Mortenson As Development Executive in Milwaukee Office

Mortenson announces the addition of Dave Merrick as a development executive. In his new role, Merrick will advance the strategic vision for development opportunities for Mortenson’s Wisconsin operations.

85-year-old Wisconsin Senior Athlete Receives National Award: Donald “Don” Hoeppner

The National Senior Games Association (NSGA) visited the swimming competitions for the 2016 Wisconsin Senior Olympics at Shorewood Recreation and Community Services VHE Community Pool to present a Personal Best Award to 85-year-old Don Hoeppner, who is described as “a man who never met a sport he didn’t like.”