Class Notes: Fall/Winter 2018-19

’60s Gail Kursel ’63 recently gifted two ancient American Indian ax heads to University School. The ax heads can be taken off the wooden mounts and held for closer inspection. The mounts were made by Kursel’s father, Arthur Frank MCDS’29, who built an extensive collection of memorabilia over his lifetime. ’70s Elyse (Erickson) Danckers ’77 was recently featured in Voyage Chicago’s “Chicago’s Most Inspiring Stories,” … Continue reading Class Notes: Fall/Winter 2018-19

Alumni Events: Fall/Winter 2018-19

Alumni Visits The USM Alumni Association held a variety of events this past summer and fall, including visits in New York City and Chicago. In addition, Cristina Costantini ’07 invited alumni to a private screening of her award-winning documentary “Science Fair” on campus in November. In June, Clyde Morter ’68 hosted a gathering of alumni at his home in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, to view the … Continue reading Alumni Events: Fall/Winter 2018-19

In Memoriam

We celebrate the lives of the following alumni and friends, whose deaths were recently shared with us. We are thankful for their friendship. 1930s Betty Eastman Peyton MUS’35 — June 12, 2011, Minneapolis Thomas B. Wilson MUS’38 — May 14, 2018, Mequon, Wis. 1940s William Krauthoefer MUS’41 — May 1, 2017, Carmel, Calif. Dorothy Dickens Mestier MDS’41 — Aug. 23, 2018, Mequon, Wis. Mary Ellen … Continue reading In Memoriam

A Lasting Legacy

University School is proud to have a strong legacy family tradition, and we celebrated their continued connection with the school at a legacy family breakfast in November. Currently there are 172 USM students who have a family legacy of attending USM, meaning one of more of their parents, grandparents, or great-grandparents attended the school of one of its predecessor schools. Colleston Morgan ’03 and his … Continue reading A Lasting Legacy

A Love of Math Adds Up to Big Returns for Alumnus

Douglas Schadewald ’07 has never met a differential equation he didn’t like. In fact, his love of math started long before he majored in applied mathematics at Harvard University. “I was always very interested in math. I joined Math Counts when I started at USM in 6th grade and was on the math team all four years of high school.” Schadewald took every advanced-level math … Continue reading A Love of Math Adds Up to Big Returns for Alumnus

In Memoriam: Spring/Summer 2017-18

University School of Milwaukee wishes to acknowledge and celebrate the lives of our dearly departed alumni and friends. We thank them for enriching our lives throughout their friendship. Lawrence Rudolph Kem passed away peacefully on June 11, 2017, after a brief illness. He is survived by his daughters Elizabeth Clark ’79 and Laura Kem ’82, two beloved grandchildren, Danny Clark ’10 and Jack Clark ’13, … Continue reading In Memoriam: Spring/Summer 2017-18