Obituary: Grant G. Hilliker, diplomat

Grant Gilbert Hilliker, class of 1942, died in Rhinelander, WI, October 23, 2020, at age 99.

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.

Joe Weiland ’86, founding and managing partner, Arlington Financial Advisors, named Who’s Who Banking & Finance by Pacific Coast Business Times

A graduate of University of Wisconsin (1986), Joseph R. Weiland, CFP® is the managing partner of Arlington Financial Advisors in Santa Barbara. He began his expansive career as a financial advisor 30 years ago and has spent the last three decades advising both high net-worth individuals and business owners. Weiland is much more than a financial expert but also a confidante for his clients with a keen ability to offer perspective and advice beyond the numbers.

Alum’s nonprofit awarded fourth consecutive National Endowment for the Arts grant: Stacy Swadish Kosmatka

Stacy Swadish Kosmatka, BA Journalism 1987, serves as the Executive Director of Historic Milwaukee, Inc. The nonprofit –with a focus on sharing Milwaukee’s history, architecture and the built environment — has received its fourth consecutive grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Madison City Attorney Michael May Retires June 1, 2020

After a 16-year run, Michael P. May, BA 1975, JD, 1979, retires on June 1, 2020, from his position as City Attorney for the City of Madison.

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.

Janet Lathrop Wins UMass Amherst Chancellor’s Citation Award

Janet (Schumacher) Lathrop, a science writer for the past 11 years in the campus’s Office of News and Media Relations, was one of seven staff winners of the 2019 award for helping to bring news about research in the College of Natural Sciences and School of Public Health and Health Sciences to the public and the media’s attention.

Peter Cameron ’05 launches journalism nonprofit investigating Wisconsin government

Peter Cameron, a 2005 graduate of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and veteran of the Daily Cardinal, has launched a reader-supported journalism nonprofit called THE BADGER PROJECT which investigates Wisconsin state government.

Ginther was named a Most Influential Marketer by the Los Angeles Business Journal: Kristan Ginther ’92 & Daniel Cubias ’92

Kristan Ginther BA’92 was named a Most Influential Marketer by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Ginther and her husband, Daniel Cubias BA’92 live in Los Angeles with future Badger Zakary Cubias (x’35).

Christy Brooks earns George Tipler Award

Christy A. Brooks, Shareholder at von Briesen & Roper, s.c. received the George Tipler Award for Distinguished Service in School Law.