Chris Nemeth, Arts ’71, was named 2013 Engineer/Scientist of the Year by his company, Applied Research Associates, a national science and engineering consulting firm head-quartered in Albuquerque, N.M. He performs cognitive systems engineering work in high-risk sectors, including with the military, national security and health care. His fifth book, Becoming Resilient, is scheduled for release […]
Aaron Smith, Grad ’09, published A Theology of the Third Article: Karl Barth and the Spirit of the Word. The book is rewritten from the doctoral dissertation he completed under the direction of Marquette professor Rev. Philip Rossi, S.J.
Karen Prochniewski, Arts ’95, received the 2014 Institute for Court Management’s Vice President’s Award of Merit for Applied Research. It’s presented annually to a graduating student of ICM’s prestigious fellows program for most outstanding research project.
William Binder, Bus Ad ’81, Grad ’83, was elected to the board of the Family Defense Center, a nonprofit that advocates for justice for families in the child welfare system. He is chairman of Kaleidoscope Inc., a nonprofit that helps Chicago children recover from abuse and neglect.
Paul Salsini, Jour ’58, Grad ’85, published the fifth book in his award-winning series, A Piazza for Sant’Antonio: Five Novellas of 1980s Tuscany.
Carol Dufek, Prof St ’06, Grad ’09, was re-elected to the South Milwaukee School Board.
Eric Derbes, Law ’90, was elected 2014 president of the Jefferson Bar Association in Jefferson Parish, La. He is a member of the Derbes Law Firm LLC, a 10-attorney firm in Metairie, La. He and his wife Rebecca have five children.
John Rothstein, Arts ’76, Law ’79, of Thiensville, Wis., was recognized in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA.
Abigail (Koker) Puglisi, H Sci ’10, graduated from the Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and is a family medicine resident in the University of Wisconsin Department of Family Medicine–Baraboo Rural Training Track.
Jeff Blahnik, Arts ’00, Law ’03, is director of admissions at the University of Oklahoma in Norman.