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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.

Billups memorial set for Sunday, Dec. 11

December 8, 2011

LaMarr Billups, former senior special assistant to the chancellor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and well-known Madison community leader, passed away on Friday, Nov. 11 at his home in Northern Virginia.