Passing of Peter M. Mack, UW ’61

Major Peter M. Mack, USMC (Retired), UW Class of 1961, died on 15 July 2020, in Birmingham, Alabama, at age 81, surrounded by family.

UW Madison alum takes the helm at New Yorkers for Parks: Adam Ganser

New Yorkers for Parks (NY4P), the citywide advocate for parks and open space, announced that its Board of Directors has named Adam Ganser as its next executive director, starting Monday, May 11.

Cabinet Appointment from Governor Tony Evers: Emilie Amundson

Wisconsin Cabinet Secretary State of Wisconsin. Department of Children and Families.

Van de Kamp (Eddy) Named a 2020 Top Woman to Watch in Transportation: Julie Van de Camp

U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: USX) the nation’s fifth largest asset-based truckload carrier by revenue, today announced Julie Van de Kamp, vice president of customer experience at U.S. Xpress, was named a 2020 Top Woman to Watch in Transportation by the Women in Trucking Association (WIT). Van de Kamp was nominated by her peers and chosen by the editorial staff of Women in Trucking’s Redefining the Road magazine based upon her career dedication and accomplishments.

Julie R. Bryan (’93) Recognized by 2019 Massachusetts Super Lawyers

Julie R. Bryan (’93) was recognized by 2019 Massachusetts Super Lawyers & Super Lawyers Women’s Edition.

Eric Obscherning (’15) promoted to Senior Consultant at C&M International in Washington, D.C.

Eric Obscherning was promoted to Senior Consultant at Crowell & Moring International, a global policy and government affairs consulting firm and an affiliate of Crowell & Moring LLP, effective January 1, 2020.

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.

Obituary for Dennis Taylor

Dennis Taylor passed away May 21, 2019.

’05 Grad Proposes in Front of Buckingham Fountain; Bucky Happened to Be Nearby: Reid Otto

Reid Otto ’05), Principal of St. Paul’s Lutheran in Bremen, IN proposed to Angie (Pape) Helgeson after the BTN B1G Ten 10K in Chicago on August 11th.

Alumni Open Wisconsin Cheese Store on State Street: Melissa McNulty, Kenneth McNulty

Wisconsin Cheese Mart, founded in Milwaukee, WI, in 1938, and owned by UW-Madison alumni Ken and Melissa McNulty, opened its second location at 119 State Street, Madison, WI, on July 1. The McNultys, who met while attending UW-Madison and married in 1993, bought the Wisconsin Cheese Mart from its previous owner in 2003. Tremendous growth […]