Summer/Fall 2006


The UW Sea Grant Institute 2004-06 biennial report was awarded a Silver Medal in the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education’s 2006 Circle of Excellence Awards Program.

People News

Leon Cammen was named the director of NOAA’s National Sea Grant College Program. Cammen has been with Sea Grant since 1990, and he has served as acting director since the February 2006 retirement of former Sea Grant Director Ronald Baird.

James Hurley, ASC assistant director for research and outreach, was appointed chair of program leaders for the Great Lakes Sea Grant Network.



Program News

After 34 years of daily broadcasts, Earthwatch Radio is changing its production schedule to free up time and resources for reorganizing the project. Producer Richard Hoops anticipates the program will be back in full service in spring 2007.

The UW Sea Grant Institute 2004-06 biennial report was awarded a Silver Medal in the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education’s 2006 Circle of Excellence Awards Program. Congratulations to ASC Communications Manager Stephen Wittman, Art Director Tina Yao, Science Writers Kathleen Schmitt and John Karl, Editor Elizabeth White and Publications Manager Linda Campbell.


We were saddened to learn that Reuben Lorenz, an active member of the UW Sea Grant Advisory Council for 20 years, died Sept. 14. He was 84. Before his retirement, Lorenz served 13 years as vice president of the University of Wisconsin System and previously had served as president of the UW Credit Union.











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