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Former secretary of academic staff dies

February 14, 2013

Stephen A. Myrah, who devoted more than four decades to UW–Madison, died Feb. 6 at the age of 74 from heart disease.

Campus historian John Jenkins dies

November 1, 2012

John W. Jenkins, who carried on the work of documenting the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s history through a widely acclaimed book series, died in Madison on Tuesday, Oct. 23. He was 66 years old.

Knox, research pioneer in streams and soils, dies

October 9, 2012

Jim Knox, Evjue-Bascom Professor Emeritus of Geography at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, died at his home in Madison on Saturday, Oct. 6.

Paul Boyer, influential scholar of religious history, dies

March 26, 2012

Paul S. Boyer, Merle Curti Chair Emeritus in American History at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, died in Madison on Saturday, March 17, at age 76 after a short bout with cancer.