School of Pharmacy UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN - MADISON Historical Information AIHP publishes occasional historical web essays and articles on topics related to the history of pharmacy. Read about the life of James Buchanan, the second known African-American graduate of the UW School of Pharmacy: “Unable to Record A Facet of History”: Reclaiming the Legacy of James Buchanan, African-American UW School of Pharmacy Pioneer. Read about Edward Kremers and the origins of the study of the history of pharmacy at the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy. Read about the life of Leo Butts, the UW School of Pharmacy’s first known African-American graduate. Butts’ thesis (1920), “The Negro in Pharmacy” was one of the first scholarly works to research the history and current status of African-American pharmacists.