Allan J. Braff (Ph.D. 1959), 1930 – 2020

Allan James Braff of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, died July 20, 2020.

Vincent Burns ’94 Retires after 25+ Years in Publishing

Burns, Vice President, Editorial, is retiring in September 2020 from ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara, California, after 15+ years with the company and 25+ years in print and digital publishing.

In memory: Gene E. Musolf

Gene E Musolf, age 91, passed away on March 28, 2020 at the Chelsea Retirement Community, Chelsea, MI.

Obituary: Stuart Friebert MA’53, PhD’58

Stuart Friebert died peacefully in his sleep at Hospice of the Western Reserve, Cleveland, in the early morning of Tuesday, June 23rd, due to the aftereffects of a fall.

UW Alumnus Garrett Dash Nelson Leads Development Of New Online Exhibition At Leventhal Map & Education Center: Garrett Dash Nelson

University of Wisconsin alumnus Garrett Dash Nelson is Curator of Maps for the Norman B. Leventhal Map and Education Center at the Boston Public Library, and he led the team that developed the startlingly relevant new online exhibition, “BENDING LINES: Maps and Data from Distortion to Deception.”

Badgers Honored for Teaching Excellence: Caryn Murphy, Randall Davidson

Caryn Murphy PhD’08 and Randall Davidson ’81, MBA’89 are members of the UW–Oshkosh Radio-TV-Film Department, which was recently honored by the Board of Regents with its Teaching Excellence Award, one of the UW System’s highest honors.

Obituary: Kurt Efraim Nielsen, April 29, 1937 – May 12, 2020

Kurt E. Nielsen passed away on May 12, 2020, due to heart failure and illness.

Obituary: Kurt Efraim Nielsen

Kurt Efraim Nielsen, April 29, 1937 – May 12, 2020

Alumnus receives the Ellen Swallow Richards Diversity Award: Oscar Marcelo Suarez

The Minerals Metals & Materials Society (TMS) conferred Oscar Marcelo Suarez (Metallurgical Engineering PhD 2000) the 2020 Ellen Swallow Richards Diversity Award for his work in engaging Hispanic students into Materials Science & Engineering. The award was conferred during the 2020 Annual Meeting of TMS held in February 2020 in San Diego, CA.

James Dobbins elected President of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine

James Dobbins, PhD ’85 is president-elect of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine and will serve as president in 2021. He is professor of radiology, biomedical engineering, and physics at Duke University, and was the founding director of the medical physics graduate program at Duke. He has also just completed a five-year term as Associate Vice Provost of the university, overseeing the academic and programmatic aspects of Duke’s joint venture university in Kunshan, China.