Colescott is a Fellow of the Wisconsin Academy, an Academician of the National Academy of Design, and has won prizes in five of their annual exhibits and has juried their graphic entries three times. He was appointed Printmaker Emeritus by the Southern Graphics Council in 1992, a special honor.
Meet The Fellows
Alfred Bader is the founder and former chairman of Aldrich Chemical Company in Milwaukee. Bader was born in Vienna, Austria, and received degrees from Queen’s University in Ontario and Harvard University, as well as honorary degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Purdue University, the University of Sussex, and Northwestern University. Among his credits are many patents and publications related to chemistry.
Paul G. Hayes' journalism career covered 37 years (1958 -1995), the last 33 for The Milwaukee Journal. He first covered public planning and transportation, an assignment that led logically to environmental policy, the natural and physical sciences, and energy policy. He was named environmental reporter in 1969, one of the first in the nation assigned to that specialty full time. From 1987 until retirement in 1995, he wrote for Wisconsin, The Journal's Sunday magazine.
Nancy Oestreich Lurie was born in Milwaukee, Wis., on January 29, 1924. She received her bachelor's degree in anthropology from the University of Wisconsin in 1945, master's degree from the University of Chicago in 1947, and doctorate from Northwestern University in 1952. Lurie began her teaching career in 1947 at the University of Wisconsin Extension in Milwaukee.
Born in Sterling, Colorado in 1933, Burkert moved to Wisconsin with her family in 1945. She married Robert Burkert, a professor of Fine Art at UWM, and has two children, Claire and Rand.
Reverend Francis Paul Prucha is the preeminent scholar of the modern era on the subject of United States government-Native American relations. His numerous works include The Indian in American History (1971); Americanizing the American Indians (1973); The Dawes Act and the Allotment of Indian Lands (1973); The Churches and the Indian Schools, 1888-1912 (1979); The Great Father: The United States Government and the American Indians (1985), which wa
James R. Johnson is retired as a laboratory director and executive scientist for the 3M Company. He received his Ph.D. in ceramic engineering from The Ohio State University and an honorary doctorate of science from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Johnson has served in various roles at the University of Minnesota and UW-Stout, as well as on advisory boards at several engineering colleges. A pioneer in materials science and engineering, he has 30 U.S.
Sister Joel Read was Alverno College's sixth president and served in that capacity from 1968-2003. Prior to her presidency, Sister Joel was appointed to the Alverno faculty as a history professor in 1955. She is also an alumna of Alverno College having earned her Bachelor's degree in 1948.Sister Joel's tenure at Alverno College marked a time of tremendous progress and change for the college.
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