Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences Award Recipients
Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award
Dr. Herman J. Viola, Arts ’60, Grad ’64
Falls Church, Va.
Herman is quite the adventurer, fitting for a curator emeritus at the Smithsonian Institution.
Professional Achievement Award
Jay O. Rothman, Arts ’82
Whitefish Bay, Wis.
Jay is truly a counselor, whether he’s leading Wisconsin’s largest law firm, Foley & Lardner LLP, or serving as chairman of the board of directors of Children’s Hospital and Health System.
A Person for Others Award
Richard C. Shadyac, Jr., Arts ’79
Leading the top health care charity in the United States is a daunting, yet rewarding, task that Rick passionately embraces.
Young Alumnus of the Year Award
Seth T. Gurgel, Arts ’02
A tireless advocate for Asia’s most vulnerable people, Seth is working to empower public interest law advocates across Asia and connect them with lawyers, law firms and corporate social responsibility programs who support their work.