Besides managing activities which include Iron Man and triathlon competitions, her three year old daughter Lily, and another due in February, Krista Willing also manages the eight billion dollar Medicaid budget for the state of Wisconsin.
Gordon Shaw, Research Chemist, Mass and Force Group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland, has some advice for students eyeing the future: focus on the present.
With a personal and professional résumé of titles such as student, teacher, geoscientist, college faculty member, mother and wife, Tina Nielsen has a history of juggling multiple responsibilities, and, consequently, fostering a multitude of talents.
After earning his PhD in educational administration in 2001, James T. Minor worked as a researcher and professor and later at the Southern Education Foundation — but then the White House called.
John Considine, a materials research engineer with the Forest Products Laboratory on UW–Madison’s campus, is an exemplary model of academic determination.
A passion for public service and foreign languages has taken Alison Patz around the world and back. She spent time in Morocco with the Peace Corps, attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison La Follette School of Public Affairs for a master’s degree, and traveled to Egypt on a Boren fellowship.
Kwadwo Owusu-Ofori took advantage of on-campus leadership opportunities during his PhD in pharmaceutical sciences to walk away from the University of Wisconsin–Madison with a unique blend of business acumen and scientific knowledge.
By Mike Haen About 100 years ago, Adam Creuziger’s great-grandfather Charles M. Creuziger trained at Camp Randall as an auto mechanic and prepared for his military service in World War I. With his grandmother Dorothy …