Teacher Profiles

50@U-32: Pat Fair, Librarian

This story is part of the 50@U32 collection celebrating 50 years of teaching and learning. Pat Fair is retiring after 40 years of teaching. This article is ...

Teacher Profile: Drew Junkins

Drew Junkins senior year of high school Going into the summer before his senior year of college, Drew Junkins still had no idea what he wanted to do. &nb...

Bradley Parker: A New Edition

Even though he’s a teacher now, Bradly actually wasn’t a very good student. He says that if you talked to people that knew him well, they’d be surprised h...

New Faces: Kevin Richards

  In high school, Kevin Richards focused almost exclusively on football. He spent most of his free time practicing, and it paid off. He was accepted int...

New Faces: Tess Knepp

  In high school Tess Knepp never fit into one group. She participated in track, theater, headed up the Horticulture Club, and “tried out every style....

New Faces: Justin Fontaine

Justin Fontaine had just begun his work as an athletic trainer for an affiliate team to the NHL hockey franchise, the Arizona Coyotes.    “It was ...

New Faces: Alison Byrnes

Alison Byrnes knew that biking wasn’t her strong suit. After a 2.4 mile swim and a 26 mile run she felt exhausted, and had 112 miles of biking ahead of her. S...

New Faces: Hunter Hedenberg

In the summer of 2019, Hunter Hedenberg and her partner Rob were hiking back to the car after a day of rock climbing on a ranch in Wyoming when they encountered...

New Faces: Julia Pritchard

In 2006 Julia Pritchard went to Wisconsin to compete in the American Birkebeiner, the largest cross country skiing race in North America. Julia competed in the ...

New Faces: Garret Badeau

Garret Badeau discovered he was lost. He was kayaking up a river in Bolivia,.  he looked around in the pitch black. Then somebody yelled out to him saying he w...

Grant and Alison: Off to China

Two years ago Grant Gunther received an email from his sister Elise, with a link to a story about the elderly and what they regret the most about their lives. I...