For 40 years, he was a professor of statistics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, serving as chairman of the department twice (1968-72, 1994-97) and retiring as professor emeritus in 1999.
Kyle spent the rest of his career, from 1964-1994, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he rose to the position of Chief Electrical Engineer at the Physical Plant.
Harold served as Director of The Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin from 1966 – 1971.
He then joined the Geology Department at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He also became affiliated with the Center for Limnology. While the major focus of his research was in the geosciences, he was always intrigued by the way so many scientific disciplines worked together to “tell the whole story.”
In 1949, after completing his Ph.D. in the Department of Botany and Microbiology (Genetics) at Yale, he joined the staff of the University of Wisconsin as an Assistant Professor of Horticulture. His responsibilities were to develop a research program on the breeding and genetics of onions, carrots and table beets and to teach a course on the principles of plant breeding. Warren was promoted to Associate Professor in 1956, and Professor in 1960. He served as departmental Chair from 1965-73.
Clare became a partner with the Davis-Duehr eye clinic where he would practice for over 30 years, eventually specializing in treatment of the retina. In addition, he was a clinical associate professor with the UW Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.
In 1961, Ray joined the faculty of the UW Madison Art Department where he taught for almost 40-years. He became part of a nationally renowned printmaking program. They became known collectively as the “Progressive Printmakers” and attracted international interest.
Mike moved to Madison in the mid 1960s where he went on to work in the Animal Science Building at UW Madison. Mike had a great love for animals, especially birds, and penguins were his favorite.
Glenn was Professor of Clarinet at the UW-Madison from 1961 to 1992. He was a founding member of The Wingra Woodwind Quintet, a faculty ensemble at UW-Madison.
She was a proud graduate of UW-Madison and served the UW as Interior Designer in Planning and Construction for many years.
In 1991 she began her career at the University of Wisconsin Poison Control Center (later the Center for Drug Policy and Clinical Economics). Here Sarah combined her interests in microbiology and pharmacy to help develop a program designed to optimize the use of antibiotics in hospitalized patients.
She worked at a number of departments at UW-Madison, including the Linguistics Department, the Van Hise Graduate Reading Room, the German Department, the Wisconsin Center for Education Research, and at the UW Law School Library.
He became a full professor in the Botany Department at UW-Madison in 1958. He brought the second electron microscope to the campus (the first was in the Physics Department) and his meticulous attention to technique enabled him to set the worldwide gold standard for quality of plant cell electron microscopy.
The University of Wisconsin athletic department has lost a family member who contributed to one of the more memorable victories in in the history of the football program.
Jeff Mack Sr. died May 8. He was 68.
Mack played flanker under John Jardine and lettered in 1972, 1973 and 1974. His son, Jeff Mack Jr., played linebacker at UW from 2000 through 2003.
Longtime Wisconsin Badger football fans may remember Jeff Mack, Sr. as the wide receiver who caught a last-minute, 77-yard touchdown to beat fourth-ranked Nebraska in 1974.
He completed his PhD in 1962 and joined the University of Wisconsin-Madison Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department as an Assistant Professor, launching a highly successful career of teaching, research, and service that lasted over 57-years in that department.
Sandy was director of the UW program for English as a Second Language for international students and faculty. Sandy was sent by the UW to establish language education and training programs on all four continents, including major projects in South Korea, Kazakhstan, Uruguay, Bolivia and Turkey.
Following graduation, Jeff worked for the U.S. Forest Service in Princeton, W.Va., and then as a professor for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension.
While a professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, she won the “Best Teacher” award for five years in succession, at which point, they made a rule that she could not win it again, in order “to give others a chance.” Her students, admiring of her vast medical knowledge and love of a good laugh, nicknamed her “Queen Britannica.”
Through extraordinary focus and a zest for discovery, Karen became the first female professor to receive tenure in the UW-Madison Department of Zoology, the department she later served as the first female chairperson. Over 30-years of teaching and research, Professor Steudel introduced thousands of undergraduates to the mechanisms that underlie the living world and pushed the boundaries of how we understand locomotion, human evolution, and the role of women in academia.
He became a career educator focusing on children with disabilities and their families, first as a professor at UW, then as Director of Special Education and Assistant Superintendent with the Madison schools. He was recognized nationally as an innovative leader in special education and whole school inclusion.
Linda spent her entire professional career in public broadcasting, beginning in the WHA Radio record library in Old Radio Hall, through her leadership of Wisconsin Public Radio and Television’s cultural programming. She initiated recording and broadcast of statewide festivals and concerts and helped found the popular series “Sunday Afternoon Live” from the (then) Elvehjem Museum.
Ms. Henske sang in church choir and at weddings before leaving to study music at Rosary College (now Dominican University) in Illinois and at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She moved to San Diego in the late 1950s and presented her first solo concert at the Zen Coffee House and Motorcycle Repair Shop in Pacific Beach.
Ray received a Masters from the University of Minnesota and eventually his PhD from the University of Wisconsin. This was the beginning of a long career at the University where Ray worked in professional development and as a professor with the department of Engineering.
After completing his training in Cleveland, OH, Carl moved to Madison in 1967 and joined the Jackson Clinic, now UW Health, where he spent 33-years as a general internist while supervising students as Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin Medical School.
Subsequently he was hired as Associate Director of the Center for Health Policy and Program Evaluation (CHPPE) in 1986. Paul spent the next 20-years building up CHPPE, which then merged with the Population Health Institute in the School of Medicine and Public Health. He had a leadership role in both Institutes where he led research and made lifelong professional contributions with colleagues passionate about public health.
Over the next 33-years she became a highly respected anesthesiologist at UW-Madison Hospital and a role model for many female doctors. She maintained her professional licensure and provided medical advice for many friends and family until age 90.
She especially enjoyed mentoring a small group of University of Wisconsin Pharmacy students each year.
She taught African-American studies and anthropology at Illinois, and at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the College of Charleston, South Carolina. From 1990 until her retirement in 2012 she was director of African-American student services at Georgia State University.
The family of the late Teju Olaniyan, a beloved UW-Madison professor who died suddenly on Nov. 30, 2019, honored his legacy with a celebration of his life on April 9 at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, and launched a nonprofit in his name that will focus on preserving and continuing strands of his contributions to higher education.
Noted: Miles was known for his dedication to education. He earned an Executive Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and also attended Northwestern University to complete a Media Executive Leadership Program.
Bill and Carolyn moved to Madison when Bill joined The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in the Department of Psychiatry.
After the war, he proceeded into academia at the Universities of Missouri, Virginia, and finally the University of Wisconsin 1952-87. He was chairman of the Department of Psychology 1979-81.
She worked as a Distinguished Scientist at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Surgery for over 30 years. Her renowned work resulted in numerous awards, over 130 publications and multiple patents in the area of transplant immunology and diabetes research.
In addition to his legal practice, Warren taught Trust and Estates as an adjunct professor at the UW Law School for over 40 years, always sporting his signature bow tie and always at 7:45 in the morning. The Law School honored him by establishing the Warren H. Stolper Award, which is given annually to the most outstanding adjunct professor.
Gary Brown, the University of Wisconsin running backs coach last season, died Sunday night in Pennsylvania.
John then continued his love for education as a professor of Engineering at University of Wisconsin – Madison. In July of 1982, John was elected Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
A Middleton doctor who was found dead in Iron County last weekend was hiking along a river when a steep embankment likely collapsed beneath her, authorities said Wednesday.
Dr. Kelsey Musgrove, 30, was reported missing on March 30 after she didn’t return from a solo hiking trip near Potato River Falls in Gurney.
Tony transferred to the maintenance department of the University of Wisconsin.
Les worked the last 16 years of his career at University of Wisconsin-Madison Physical Plant retiring in 2010.
In 2002 he launched a popular personal finance seminar as an Adjunct Professor for the University of Wisconsin’s graduating students, and provided them with valuable one-on-one support.
Douglas Kelly had an illustrious career as a medievalist, teaching for 43-years at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and as a scholar of the Middle Ages.
Bruce taught at Hunter College, UC-Berkeley, and Arizona State before accepting a position at UW-Madison in 1967, becoming a full Professor in 1977. While at UW-Madison, he held every faculty post within the Department, including 3-D Area Chair, Undergraduate Chair and Department Chair, retiring after 37-and-a-half years.
She also worked as the business manager for the University of Wisconsin, Madison printing department.
Noted: Klauser graduated from South Milwaukee High School. He later received his undergraduate, law and master of arts in public law degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Susan then worked for several years at the UW School of Education, primarily as a publications editor but also as an academic assistant involving several educational areas.
Tom was employed at UW Madison for 37 years, with 35 of those years at Camp Randall Sports Center. He loved driving the Zamboni and taking care of the facility. “Go Badgers”
Tom was employed at UW Madison for 37 years, with 35 of those years at Camp Randall Sports Center. He loved driving the Zamboni and taking care of the facility. “Go Badgers”.
Noted: After McCallum lost in 2003 to Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle, Farrow left the Capitol. She would return to a high-profile public position a decade later when former Gov. Scott Walker appointed her to the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents.
He served in the U.S. Air Force for 24 years, as a B17 Pilot during World War II where he flew 31 missions over Europe, retiring as Major in 1965. After retirement, Mike worked for the UW as a purchasing agent, retiring in 1987.
She went on to become a freelance artist for multiple fashion stores in the Madison area and she also worked for the UW-Madison, Do-It (Division of Information Technology) as a senior graphic artist. Ellen was also a technical scientific illustrator for many university professors, where she would draw graphics for botany and anthropology textbooks. She retired from the UW-Madison after 30 years of service.
Don was a Biochemist and Microbiologist for the UW Institute of Enzyme Research where he worked with the Electron Microscope.
Through Dave’s hard work and dedication, he was the founding general manager of the UW-Madison student radio station, WSUM, and was instrumental in cultivating what it is recognized as today.
Bernice moved to the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1970, where she had a postdoctoral position and was appointed a Lecturer in the Physics Department. It was there that she met her husband of 51-years, Loyal (Randy) Durand, a professor in the department. They were married after a whirlwind romance, and were extremely close, noted for always holding hands as they walked around campus or elsewhere. Bernice joined the tenure-track faculty in 1977, received tenure in 1986, and became a full professor in 1992.
He worked as a Landscape Architect at firms in the Chicago area, Rockford, and at UW-Madison. He was proud of his work on the Rockford Sportscore Complex and the UW Campus Master Plan. His landscape designs often featured native plants.
At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Sharon was the first woman director of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, serving from 1998-2003, and later served as UW-Madison’s Associate Dean for Graduate Education. In 2019, the Journalism School created the Sharon Dunwoody Early Career Award to honor outstanding PhD graduates of the school for their accomplishments in research and teaching.
Bob worked for U.W.-Madison, Animal & Dairy Science Department as a Dairy Herdsman for 36 years, retiring in 2000. He enjoyed taking care of the cattle.
The student radio station at the University of Wisconsin- Madison is mourning the loss of inaugural general manager Dave Black Monday, who was set to be honored for his retirement this weekend. He was 66 years old.
After 26 years leading the radio station, which he helped launch as a UW-Madison graduate student, Black retired in September 2021. Prior to his death, WSUM planned to honor the station’s 20th anniversary and Black’s retirement with a virtual celebration this year on Feb. 22 — the same day WSUM first went live on air.
Dave Black, who transformed a small, student-run radio station on the UW-Madison campus into a full-fledged FM station where thousands of students learned under him during a nearly 30-year university career, died in his sleep Saturday. He was 66.