Happily Ever After

From puppy love to the real deal, countless relationships have blossomed at USM and its predecessor schools. These sweethearts share their love stories and take us on a romantic stroll down memory lane. Marcia (Carman) MUS’49 & Warren MUS’48 Bowlus If it weren’t for a piece of candy, my life would have taken a left turn and I would not have met my life’s partner, … Continue reading Happily Ever After

University School of Milwaukee Honors Second Class of Inductees to Athletic Hall of Fame

University School of Milwaukee will honor the second class of inductees to its Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, during a special ceremony as part of the school’s Homecoming celebration. The USM Athletic Hall of Fame was established in 2016 to commemorate a legacy of exceptional athletic performance and accomplishments by former USM and predecessor school student athletes, coaches, teams, and distinguished … Continue reading University School of Milwaukee Honors Second Class of Inductees to Athletic Hall of Fame

Alumni Honored at Black Excellence Awards

From afar, Steven Weddle ’76 and Jordyn Smith ’19 don’t appear to have much in common. Weddle is a managing director at J.P. Morgan Asset Management in New York City with a bachelor’s degree and MBA from UW-Madison and nearly 40 years of experience in the banking industry. Smith, meanwhile, juggled her USM education and many extracurricular activities with a part-time job at Dairy Queen. … Continue reading Alumni Honored at Black Excellence Awards

Big Things Come in Small Packages

Barbara (Abert) Tooman MDS’58 leaves a large legacy for the arts at USM. The quote that accompanies Barbara (Abert) Tooman’s MDS’58 photo in the Milwaukee Downer Seminary yearbook, the 1958 Crest, reads “You scarce could think so small a thing could leave a loss so large.” The caption goes on to add, “Barbie, Bish, had much pep in a little package…” While her footprint may … Continue reading Big Things Come in Small Packages

Class Notes: Spring/Summer 2018-19

’40s BETTY MOONEY MUS’44 reports that she is still enjoying her work teaching sociology classes at Indiana University South Bend, while residing in Paw Paw, Michigan. VALERIE TERRIS MUS’47 celebrated her birthday with her children and their spouses in Sarasota, Florida in January. ’60s WILLIAM G. WEBB ’69, musician, composer, and writer, released the first of five manuals, called Transparent Waffles, which is a music … Continue reading Class Notes: Spring/Summer 2018-19