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Madison365 Week in Review for May 21


Here are our most popular stories of the week.

Family, teammates and former youth football and basketball players he coached remember Jeff Mack Sr, who passed away May 8, as a family-first man and exemplary football and basketball coach.



Media pioneer and community activist Gaddi Ben Dan passed away May 11 at the age of 76.




Dr. Silvia Romero Johnson was named assistant superintendent for teaching and learning at Middleton Cross Plains Area School District.




E3Inspire’s fashion show last month earned $3,000 for Briarpatch and Little John’s Kitchen.




Through the month of June, Madison students can cook a free meal kit for their families along with a Black chef over Zoom.




Longtime Wisconsin Public Radio host Dr. Jonathan Øverby was inducted into the Folk DJ Hall of Fame.




The Black Girl Magic conference returns in person May 26.





UW-Green Bay conferred its first doctoral degrees in First Nations Education.




Marquette University and Lac Courtes Oreilles Ojibwe College struck a landmark transfer agreement.




Dr. Laurie Carter was inaugurated as Lawrence University’s 17th president – the first person of color to hold the post.




Generation Growth Capital founder and managing director Corey Nettles is this year’s Seize the Day award winner from the Wisconsin Technology Council.




Dr. Quin Brooks is the new assistant chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion at UW-Stout.




Madison Alder Arvina Martin resigned from the Common Council to focus on her new role as executive director of Emerge Wisconsin.




The federal Bureau of Indian Affairs approved the Ho-Chunk Nation’s Beloit casino project.

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