College of Letters & Sciences
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Outstanding Alumni

There is perhaps no better illustration of how the College of Letters & Sciences changes lives than by looking at our outstanding alumni. Among our alumni network you will find a former U.S. ambassador to Norway and senior vice presidents at Warner Brothers, BVK/McDonald Davis, and Cobalt Corporation.

Other examples of our alumni whose achievements are noteworthy include . . . Art Anderson '67, who is president of Virtual Surfaces, Inc., and recently helped the Smithsonian Museum reconstruct a 65-million-year-old triceratops skeleton.

Dr. Patricia Gober '70, who is a research professor at Arizona State University as well as professor of Public Policy at the University of Saskatchewan. She is a past president of the Association of American Geographers and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Thomas Loftus '71, who held the position of special advisor to the director general of the World Health Organization and served as the U.S. ambassador to Norway, now serves on the UW System Board of Regents.

David Lang '73, who is president and owner of Lang Dental Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Stan Milam '73, who hosts a talk show on WCLO in Janesville, has his own column in the Janesville Gazette, and has owned the Capitol News Service in Madison since 1997.

Karen Alghrim '73, who is executive vice president and chief marketing officer at M/A/R/C/ Research.

Cole Lundquist '74, who is a dermatologist at Resurrection Health Care and Lutheran General at Park Ridge.

Tom Hei '76, who is a professor of radiation oncology and environmental health sciences at Columbia University in New York.

Tim Shalbrack '76, who served as vice president of Aventis Pharmaceuticals prior to working as senior vice president of sales at PDI, a diversified sales and marketing services provider to the biopharmaceutical industry.

Patrick O. Slane '77, who is an astrophysicist at the Harvard Smithsonian in Boston.

Dr. John Shoenenberger '77, who is owner and chiropractor at the Family Chiropractic Clinic in Janesville.

Michael Gesas '79, who is an attorney and partner with Gesas, Pilati, Gesas & Golin, Ltd. in Chicago.

Mary Quinlan '81, who is a speech language pathologist in the Clinton School District and has worked with deaf children overseas through the Bosnia Speech and Hearing Project.

Dr. Mark Niedfeldt '88, who is an associate professor in the department of family medicine and orthopedic surgery at the Medical School of Wisconsin.

Dr. Sherri (Allen) Hoyman '90, who is a pediatrician at Bellin Family Medical Center in DePere, Wisconsin.

Julie Anding '90, who is the human resources planning and systems manager for Harley-Davidson in Milwaukee.

Paul Jones '93, who earned his law degree from Georgetown University and is a partner with Foley & Lardner in Milwaukee.

Brian Davis '94, who works as a senior design engineer for North American Wetland Engineering in White Bear Lake, Minnesota.

Kurt Krummel '96, who is a researcher at the Salk Institute.

Kim Kutz '02, who recently published her first scientific paper in the prestigious journal Analytical Chemistry.