Peter Steere
’70, M.A. ’72, Sells, AZ, recently received a Historic Preservation award from the Tucson-Pima County Arizona Historical Commission for his work in historic preservation in Arizona and northern Sonora, Mexico. 


Mark Angelo 
’73, M.S. ’78, Burnaby, BC, received an honorary doctorate from Trent University – its highest honor – for his work in environmental sciences. Named one of the top 100 explorers by Canadian Geographic, Angelo is a conservationist, educator and researcher, among other titles. He is the founder and chair of BC Rivers Day and World Rivers Day, chair emeritus of the River Institute of the British Columbia Institute of Technology. A fellow of the Explorers Club and the Royal Canadian Geographic Society, he has received numerous awards, including the Queen’s Golden and Diamond Jubilee Medals and the United Nations Stewardship Award. He has traveled more than 1,000 rivers throughout the globe. “I thoroughly enjoyed my years at UM which provided a great foundation for the work I went on to do. For that I’ll always be grateful,” he says.


Mark Angelo


Jim Shrosbree
M.F.A. ’73, Fairfield, Iowa, earned a Guggenheim Fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation for his sculptures, paintings and works on paper using simple and common materials. Shrosbree is an art professor at Maharishi University in Fairfield, Iowa, and has exhibited his work nationally and internationally. 


Craig Anderson
’76, Billings, a fifth-generation Montanan, retired after a 34-year career with Merrill Lynch. From 2009 to 2015, Barron’s magazine recognized Anderson on its Top 1000 Financial Advisors list, honoring him as the top financial adviser in Montana four times. In 2017 he received the Outstanding Alumni Award from UM’s College of Business. Involved in many statewide boards and local nonprofits, he serves as vice chairman of the USS Montana Commissioning Committee.


Craig Anderson  


Brad Surkamer
’77, Eagle, ID, just developed a toolkit as part of MBA On Tap to help clients grow from the confusing learning stage to the “eureka” moment in business and life. He is the founder of CLM Marketing & Advertising in Boise, and previously worked in executive positions at Hewlett-Packard, Extended Systems and Cradlepoint Technology. 


Bruce Dehnert
’78, Layton, NJ, recently was featured on the podcast “Teach with Your Hands,” where he discusses “Artistic Schizophrenia and Beginner’s Mind” and his work as a ceramist. He is head of ceramics at Peters Valley School for Craft in Layton, New Jersey.