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Murphy, Thomas H. (ed.) / Wisconsin alumnus
Volume 86, Number 3 (March 1985)

Member news,   pp. 24-25


Page 24


Member
News
Meier '47                                    Runzheimer '53
0S         In December, The Flint (Mich.)
  2   s    Journal ran a feature on GuImo'23
and MYRTLE WEBER and their antique German
Christmas village, a family treasure which dates
back to 1878. It was given to the couple on their
wedding day, sixty years ago.
               3S   LYNNE DAHLYCE IVER-
        4           L SON '37 writes that she
and ROBERT FRANCIS ZWETTLER '38, '40 were
married in November and are now living in Val-
lejo, Calif. Bob is an engineering consultant to
the Navy at Mare Island and she has retired after
a career as copy chief in various Chicago ad agen-
cies.
   UW Prof. ROBERT H. BURRIS MS'38,
PhD'40 has won the international Wolf prize in
agriculture for his pioneering research on the
mechanisms of biological nitrogen fixation and
its application to crop production. The prize will
be awarded by Israel's state president in Jerusa-
lem in May.
   The most recent edition of The World Who's
Who of Women has included SYLVIA TURNER
Jaffe '40 of Arlington, Va. among its entries. She
is an art collector and former chief medical tech-
nologist of diagnostic hematology at George-
town University Hospital.
   The American Chemical Society gave two
awards to retired Du Pont research scientist
DAVID C. ENGLAND PhD'43 of Wilmington,
Del. He won its ACS award for creative work in
flourine chemistry and the Delaware Section
award for his contribution to organofluorine
chemistry.
   ROBERT FLATTER '45 has retired after forty
years with Wausau Insurance Companies. He
has been manager for claim processing since
1974.
   The University of Nebraska-Lincoln an-
nounced that Prof. R. BURT MAXCY MS'47,
PhD'50 has received the outstanding educator's
award from the International Association of
Milk, Food and Environmental Sanitarians. He
was also honored by the university senate as the
"most outstanding contributor in this field."
   WILLIAM R. MEIER '47 of West Bend re-
tired as senior vice president and director of
B. C. Ziegler and Co. and the Ziegler Co. Meier
joined the investment banking firms in 1953 as an
underwriter.
   Inryco, Inc., a construction products subsidi-
ary of Inland Steel Co., Chicago, has named AL-
BERT A. MISKULIN '49, '50 to the new post of
director of manufacturing operations. He had
formerly held an executive position with ITT
Corp. of Chicago. He makes his home in Lin-
colnshire.
5 OS      BERNARD E. URY '50, Wilmette, has
          become chairman and chief execu-
tive officer of the Chicago PR firm bearing his
name. He founded it in 1961 and was formerly its
president.
   JOAN JOHNSON '51 of Alhambra, Calif., is
the new acting associate dean of graduate studies
at California State University, Los Angeles. She
is professor of phy ed and recreation/leisure stud-
ies. Johnson came to the university in 1955 and
was named outstanding professor of the year in
1978. She has been honored as coach of the year
by the Southern California Tennis Association,
has received the Douglas B. Perry Memorial
Award for outstanding contributions to tennis,
and has won World Tennis Magazine's Marlboro
Award. She is the author of the book, Tennis,
published in 1981 by Wm. C. Brown, now in its
fourth edition.
   GEORGE M. KRONCKE '51, MD'54 was
elected to membership in the American Associa-
tion for Thoracic Surgery. He is an associate pro-
fessor in our medical school.
   ACME, Inc., the association of management
consulting firms, announced that RUFUS E.
RUNZHEIMER '53 has been elected to its
board of directors. He is chairman and president
of Runzheimer International of Rochester,
Wis., where he resides.
   TOM NELSON '54 of Brookfield is spending
February to April of this year in the Sloan Pro-
gram for Senior Executives at MIT. He is general
manager of distribution services for Wisconsin
Bell and has been with the company for thirty-
one years.
   IBM in San Jose, Calif., named KAREN
TAKLE Quinn '56 of Los Altos to product con-
sultant in its division of international executive
briefing centers. She has just edited a practical
guide to Advances in Office Automation, pub-
lished by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
   ROGER BEAUMONT '57, '60 writes that he
has accepted the post of North American editor
24 / THE WISCONSIN ALUMNUS
Weiss '64
         Band Alumni
All who have ever participated in any of
the UW's bands are invited back for a re-
union on October 10- 11. It's the Univer-
sity's centennial of music! Two special
commemorative items will soon be avail-
able. One is a printed history of the
band-240 pages of photos, traditions
and legends. The other, a limited-edition
plate The Pride of Wisconsin, "a vivid
view of the band performing at Camp
Randall." For information on any and all
of the above, write to UW Band Alumni,
455 N. Park Street, Madison 53706.


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