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Alum Kirsten Bucher, a breast cancer survivor, now helps others dealing with the disease as a physician assistant at Gundersen Health System. Kirsten Bucher named Steppin’ Out in Pink advocate Posted 7:05 a.m. Thursday, May 25, 2023 Bucher faced her challenge as she learned to help others face theirs Read more about Kirsten Bucher named Steppin’ Out in Pink advocate Colleen McDowell, '04, has received the Rada Distinguished Alumni Award for her work as a thought-leader in the field of glaucoma research. The right focus Posted 7:03 a.m. Thursday, May 25, 2023 Colleen McDowell is a leader in glaucoma research Read more about The right focus From left to right: Rotarians Josh Mansee, '10; Janie Morgan, ’85 & ’86; Marissa Dickinson; and Dean Dickinson, ’68; show off St. Clare Health Mission's new Rotary Mobile Clinic. UWL alumni were critical in securing funding for the project. Healthcare on wheels Posted 7 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2023 Alumni the driving force behind Rotary Mobile Clinic Read more about Healthcare on wheels Truman Lowe, '69, is the subject of a new documentary by Discover Wisconsin. ‘Exploring the Artist Process of Truman Lowe’ Posted 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 2, 2023 Discover Wisconsin mini documentary goes inside the mind of UWL alum, artist Read more about ‘Exploring the Artist Process of Truman Lowe’ Mike Queensland, '07, right, discusses a procedural matter with Wisconsin Senate President Chris Kapenga. Queensland is the Senate's parliamentarian and chief operating officer, a position he has held since 2021. PHOTO CREDIT: Greg Anderson, '83, staff photographer, Wisconsin State Legislature Supporting the Senate Posted 7:06 a.m. Saturday, April 29, 2023 Alum Mike Queensland plays key, nonpartisan role in state’s upper chamber  Read more about Supporting the Senate The UWL Foundation and the UWL Alumni Association will come together July 1, 2023, to form the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Alumni & Friends Foundation. Leadership for the new organization will include, from left, Greg Reichert, vice chancellor of Advancement and president of the UWL Foundation; Todd Taylor, ’80; Lynda Kohler, ’83; and Janie Morgan, ’85 & ’86, executive director of strategic engagement. Coming together for UWL Posted 7:05 a.m. Saturday, April 29, 2023 UWL’s Foundation and Alumni Association are becoming one. Here’s what you should know Read more about Coming together for UWL KattiJo Deeter, '08, completed this year's Iditarod — the famed, 938-mile sled dog race from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska. Deeter reached the finish line after 10 days, 6 hours and 44 minutes — good for 16th place. A frozen finish Posted 7:04 a.m. Saturday, April 29, 2023 Alum completes famed Iditarod sled dog race Read more about A frozen finish Yve Rojas, '91, has carved out a successful career as an emcee and benefit auctioneer, having raised more than $100 million for nonprofit organizations. In 2010, Rojas was a contestant o nC Using her voice Posted 7:03 a.m. Saturday, April 29, 2023 CBS ‘Survivor’ alum is now a pioneer in the fast-paced world of auctioneering Read more about Using her voice Neil Duresky, '64, is receiving a 2023 Graff Distinguished Alumni Award for his outstanding career and record of public service. Proud public servant Posted 7:02 a.m. Saturday, April 29, 2023 Duresky living a lifetime of service Read more about Proud public servant Bill Bosch, ’00, is receiving a 2023 Graff Distinguished Alumni Award for his work as a mentor, motivator and civic leader. Bosch is the president and CEO of Trust Point Inc. in La Crosse. Community inspiration Posted 7:01 a.m. Saturday, April 29, 2023 Bosch inspires others to volunteer, make a difference Read more about Community inspiration

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