Alumni & Friends

We are proud to say that UW-Madison School of Pharmacy graduates are changing the world for the better every day. They’re improving lives, taking intellectual risks and changing what we know about science, medicine and care. And, with the help of the School of Pharmacy Alumni Association, they’re staying connected to a network of fellow alumni that stretches across the country and around the globe.

Together, our graduates continue to support their shared values, celebrate their shared experiences and ensure the School of Pharmacy remains a top-ranked leader in pharmacy education and research for another 130 years.

Pharmacy alums pose with Bucky at a Reunion Weekend event.

Stay In Touch

The School of Pharmacy Alumni Office helps graduates keep their connection to School of Pharmacy faculty, research, and alumni alive. There are many opportunities to engage with students. We welcome updates on your post-grad pursuits. Update your info

Connie Kraus (left) chats with a preceptor at the annual clinical meeting.

Become a Preceptor

Do your part to shape the future of pharmacy. Preceptors play an invaluable role in Rennebohm Hall, providing current students with the clinical instruction, personal attention and advice they need to launch successful careers. Becoming a preceptor is a great way to deepen your relationship with the School of Pharmacy and give back. Apply to volunteer

A discussion panelist listens with interest as panel attendees debate the particulars of a case study.

Professional Development & Continuing Education

The nation’s largest and most respected academic provider of pharmacy continuing education and professional development, the Division of Pharmacy Professional Development keeps pharmaceutical professionals ahead of the curve with skill-building online courses, conferences and licensing credits. Explore our courses


August 17, 2017

Commitment to preserving the history of pharmacy is renewed through MOU

On June 16, 2017, the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy, the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy (AIHP), and the Wisconsin Historical Society (WHS) signed an updated Memorandum of Understanding… Read More


August 16, 2017

NIH funding supports exploration of new paradigm in urologic research

Richard Peterson, emeritus professor and Charles M. Johnson Chair, Pharmaceutical Sciences Division, and Chad Vezina, affiliate associate professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences Division, and Associate Professor of Toxicology, Comparative Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, are Co-Principal Investigators of an NIH – National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) R01 renewal award… Read More


August 1, 2017

Taylor is honored with AACP Volwiler Award

Palmer Taylor, BS ’60, PhD ’65, is the recipient of the 2017 AACP Volwiler Research Achievement Award.… Read More

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Alumni Events

September 23

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
SoP/PAA Fall Picnic

Join us for the Fall Picnic, sponsored by the School of Pharmacy Student Senate and the Pharmacy Alumni Association!  There will be games, food, and drinks available.  Attendees may want to bring blankets or lawn chairs.  Please RSVP here. Date: Saturday, September 23 from 5:00 – 9:00 pm Location: Rennebohm Park, 115 N. Eau Claire… Read More

October 13

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Graduate Student Reception & Awards Event

This annual event is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the generosity of our donors and the achievements of our students!… Read More

November 10

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Citations of Merit Dinner & Awards

Dean Swanson hosts the Citations of Merit Dinner… Read More

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