William Ludwig Vaitl…transfer from Milwaukee Extension, studied Agronomy, was House Presidents Council Chairman and on the Agricultural Student Council, also a member of Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity. He loved his university years and he will be greatly missed.
Laurie Jinkins ’85, MA ’87, made history when she was sworn in as Speaker of the Washington State House of Representatives in January 2020. She is Washington’s first woman Speaker, as well as first lesbian Speaker.
Recently, The Teaching company–one of the largest providers of high-end educational content–published my video lectures set “Learning German: A journey through language and culture” within their Great Courses series.
Each year, Homeland Security Today honors shining stars in the community who are making their own unique, invaluable contributions to advance the mission of keeping America safer from myriad threats. Mark Ray is driven by the credo that a public works department is a critical cog in the homeland security apparatus, working in tandem with police and fire on multi-incident preparedness, mitigation and response.
Nicholas W. Zausch, Class of 2015, and Mikayla C. Lofton, Class of 2015, celebrated their marriage on February 8, 2020 in Milwaukee, WI. They live in Chicago, IL where Nicholas is a probate attorney and Mikayla is an advancement director.
NOAA’s Weather–Ready Nation initiative is about building community resilience in the face of increasing vulnerability to extreme weather and water events. In People of Weather–Ready Nation, we sit down with some of the people responsible for building a WeatherReady Nation. We recently talked to Mark Ray, Director of Public Works/City Engineer for the City of Crystal, MN.
DLA Piper represented CIRCOR International, Inc., a provider of flow control solutions and other highly engineered products for the industrial, energy, aerospace and defense markets, in the US$172 million sale of its Instrumentation and Sampling business to Crane Co.
The Rev. Dr. Katie Givens Kime, an Atlanta-based Presbyterian minister who serves as Director of Religion and Civic Engagement for Odyssey Impact in New York City, is the featured preacher for the first Sunday of Lent, March 1, on “Day 1” with host Peter Wallace, the nationally broadcast ecumenical radio program also accessible online at Day1.org and by podcast.