Amongst the death toll in the Sri Lanka bombings was UW-Madison alum Dieter Kowalski.
The Wisconsin Alumni Association sent out a statement regarding this tragic situation:
“The Wisconsin Alumni Association sends it condolences to the family and friends of UW-Madison alum Dieter Kowalski who died in the Sri Lanka bombings, and all those killed on Sunday. Dieter was a true Badger, living the Wisconsin Idea. He took the knowledge gained at UW-Madison and tried to change the world for the better.”
Four Americans were among the nearly 300 killed in the coordinated attacks on churches and hotels.