Spring 2011: Alumni profiles

Steven Eisenreich ’69

Steven Eisenreich ’69 received the 2010 Founders Award, the highest award of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, for making exceptional contributions in the environmental sciences. Eisenreich is adviser to the Joint Research Centre’s Strategic Research Programme Directorate of the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium. The UW-Eau Claire chemistry graduate led major scientific and  > Full story.

Brian Goldbeck ’73, ’79

Brian Goldbeck ’73, ’79 is the consul general at the U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou, China, providing services to U.S. citizens; promoting trade and investment; reporting on economic, political and social developments; and providing travel services to Chinese citizens visiting or immigrating to the United States. Goldbeck holds degrees in political science and education from  > Full story.

Jennifer Sallis ’92

Jennifer Sallis ’92 completed a 4,200-mile bicycle trek last summer. The Cycle America trip departed from Seattle with more than 50 cyclists from around the world. They crossed over the Rocky Mountains, the Great Plains, the Midwestern states (including Wisconsin), the Adirondack Mountains in the Northeast and finished the journey in Boston. On the first  > Full story.

Mary Loper ’86

Mary Loper ’86 is working on a “spinner’s flock,” which is made up of various breeds of sheep that will produce assorted wools for knitting and weaving. About 15 years ago, the UW-Eau Claire chemistry-business graduate left a hectic corporate job to be home with her children and devote more time to creative arts, primarily  > Full story.