December 2003

Alumni Post-it Notes (noted alphabetically)

W. Dan Hausel BS'72 MS'74 (geology) of Laramie, Wyo., will be inducted into the 2003 Latin-American Martial Arts World-Wide Hall of Fame on Dec. 7 as Soke (Grandmaster) of the Year. The induction ceremony will take place at the luxurious Club Yaucano in Carolina, Puerto Rico.

Hausel began training in martial arts in Salt Lake City in 1964, and has since received numerous honors
and recognition for teaching and martial arts training methods. In 1999, he received the highest honor for a martial artist when he was elected Grandmaster (Soke) of Seiyo Shorin-Ryu Karate by the Zen Kokusai Soke Budo/Bugei Remnei. Since 1998, he has been inducted into seven national and international Halls of Fame, as well as highlighted in several Who's Who documents.

Hausel has also been recognized this year for his work in geology, art, and martial arts. His lifetime
achievements will be highlighted in the 2003 International Biographical Center's first edition of
Living Science, the 58th Edition of Who's Who in America, the seventh edition of Who's Who in Science and Engineering, and the 21st Edition of Who's Who in the World. Hausel teaches martial arts at the University of Wyoming (see and works as a research geologist at the Wyoming Geological Survey.

Navy Ensign Kelly A Maksem BS'01 recently returned from the Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Gulf while assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald, homeported in San Diego. Maksem was one of more than 8,000 Atlantic Fleet Sailors and Marines aboard the ships of the USS Nimitz Carrier Strike Group who participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

"Man with a Monocle," by Karl Pace, on exhibit through December at the Utah State Wine Store, 255 So. 300 E. in Salt Lake City.

Karl Pace BA'65 has received the James Stoehr $1,000 Best of Show Award at "Art In The Park" in Boise, Idaho. Art In The Park is a juried art festival that features 270 artists; public attendance is over 100,000. Pace currently has a one-man show on exhibit at the Utah State Wine Store, 255 South 300 East, in Salt Lake City, which includes 32 framed monotypes and paintings. The show will run through December.

On Oct. 2, 2003, Ralph W. Peterson BS’76 (biology) was awarded the Region 5 Secondary Science Teacher of the Year by the Idaho Science Teachers' Association (ISTA). On Oct. 3, he was selected president-elect of the ISTA and will serve as the association’s president in 2004-2005 and its past-president in 2005-2006.




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