Bear Brooch appears on MSNBC: Robert F. Schroeder

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

Edye and Jac Garner Honored at United Way’s Tocqueville Reception

Edye and Jac Garner received the 2019 United Way of Dane County Tocqueville Society Award during the Tocqueville Membership Reception at The Fluno Center on Thursday, October 3.

Mike Osborne wins education prize in history of science

The History of Science Society awarded Michael A. Osborne (Ph.D. History of Science ’87) and Professor of History of Science Emeritus at Oregon State University its 2019 Joseph H. Hazen Prize for excellence in education at its annual meeting in Utrecht, Netherlands.

50 Years of Marriage: Toby Skinner and Carol Carpenter

Carol Carpenter and Toby Skinner celebrated 50 years of marriage on August 23rd 2019.

2019-20 Academic Year Fellow at the Wilson Center in Washington, DC: Stuart N. Brotman

Stuart N. Brotman MA ‘75 is serving as a 2019-20 academic year Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC.

DU Announces Wisconsin Alum Jeremy Haefner as its 19th Chancellor

The University of Denver’s Board of Trustees announced Thursday their appointment of Jeremy Haefner as the University’s next and 19th chancellor.

UW Madison history graduate named President of Kent State University: Todd Diacon

Todd A. Diacon, who earned his MA in History (‘83), and Ph.D in History (‘87), has been named the thirteenth President of Kent State University.

Retirement: Ross Marquardt

Ross Marquardt ’71, MA’73 has recently retired as the multi-year coordinator of the Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival, a ten-day annual festival of films and discussions about a wide variety of human rights issues.

Kathleen Pertzborn ’07 and Andrew Reiter MA’05, PhD’11 Welcome Daughter

Kathleen Pertzborn ’07 and Andrew Reiter MA’05, PhD’11 welcomed a daughter, Honora R. Pertzborn-Reiter, in May 2019.

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory welcomes new Director for Seattle office: Joseph Williams

Joseph Williams (1980, MA in Communication Arts) has joined the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory as the new Director for its office in Seattle, Wash.