U.S. Coast Guard marine science manager serves nation for 48 years: Dr. Jonathan M. Berkson

Please visit the link to learn about the retirement of a University of Wisconsin–Madison graduate.

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.

Naming of Fine Arts Facility: Dennis R. McKinley

The new Hamel School of Music opened this fall, but just 2 weeks earlier, Edgewood High School of the Sacred Heart, just a short distance from the Hamel, opened a new fine arts facility named the McKinley Performing Arts Center in honor of Dennis McKinley, (BM ’67 and MS ’84).

Promotion to Chief of Science and Technology Infusion Division – Western Region National Weather Service: Michael Staudenmaier

I have been appointed as the new Division Chief of the Science and Technology Infusion Division at the National Weather Service – Western Regional Headquarters.

Gerald “Jerry” Dryer Obituary

Gerald Dryer, father, friend, founder, forecaster, and farmer passed away September 19, 2019, after a long and hard-fought battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia.

Nancy Foreman Kaufman ’71, ’83 Earns the UW Nursing Alumni Organization’s Distinguished Alumni Award

Nancy Foreman Kaufman received the UW Nursing Alumni Organization’s Distinguished Alumni Award at a homecoming ceremony.

In Memoriam: Stephen L. Zegura, 1943–2019

Stephen Luke Zegura passed away suddenly in Tucson, Arizona on May 26, 2019, at the age of 75.

Saili S. Kulkarni selected to give talk, “Understanding Intersections of Disability and Race: PK-12 Education, Justice Studies and Higher Education”

Dr. Saili S. Kulkarni, UW-Madison (RPSE) Special Education Master’s and Ph.D. alum (2015), now an Assistant Professor at San Jose State University was recently selected to give a university-wide talk for the San Jose State University Scholar Series.

E.J. Kubick Named CEO of MetalTek International

Waukesha, WI-based MetalTek International announced on Monday, October 28 that Chief Operating Officer E.J. Kubick replaced Bob Smickley as Chief Executive Officer.

Life Time Achievement Award: Naima Prevots

Naima (Wallenrod) Prevots has received a Life Time Achievement Award from a major professional association, National Dance Education Organization.