Badger Tributes

Mayor Ivan A. and Geraldine A. Nestingen


Madison Mayor from 1956-61

Ivan A. Nestingen was Mayor of Madison from 1956-61. Geraldine "Jerry" Nestingen was Chairman of the Dane County Red Cross and loyal alumnus. Summers at the Surf on the lake were a joy into her 80's.

Recognizing the badgers who shaped our lives

While the physical contraints of Alumni Park limit the number of Badgers we can recognize in the park, here we are limitless.

Create your own Badger Tribute to recognize a friend, family member, mentor, or other UW grad who has influenced your life and exemplified the Wisconsin Idea.