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Nearly 1,000 students will graduate Dec. 13

Nearly 1,000 graduate and undergraduate students will receive degrees at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s 44th midyear commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 13. Of the 942 students graduating, 13 have returned to UW Oshkosh as part of the Graduation Project, a...

Retired prof. hopes memories will spark smiles

When Craig Fiedler watched “The Bucket List” (2008), a movie about two terminally ill cancer patients who set out on a journey to fulfill their last wishes, he never expected to be in a similar situation two weeks later. It started with a seemingly harmless dry cough....

Class Notes (11/6/08)

The following Class Notes were received recently in the UW Oshkosh Alumni Office. ’74 Oscar Kraus (B) received the University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac’s 2008 Distinguished Alumni Award.  He started working at St. Agnes Hospital in 1974 and retired as the hospital’s...

8 recognized at Alumni Awards Banquet

The director of Wisconsin’s state courts, a multi-platinum award-winning music producer and a pediatric nurse practitioner are among the eight recipients of alumni awards from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. The Alumni Association presented four 2008 Outstanding...

Retiree profile: Gene Drecktrah

It is easy to spot Gene Drecktrah’s van on the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh campus; the words “Bug Van” on his license plates give him away. As the campus bug expert, Drecktrah is used to fielding all sorts of questions about insects. Show him a bug — living or...