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Professor garners national honor

MENOMONIE — A engineering professor at UW-Stout has been recognized nationally for his contributions to the field as an educator.

2 weeks ago
CVTC student a real self-starter

CHIPPEWA FALLS — The Christmas lights at the corner of Highway X and 188th St. in the Chippewa County town of Lafayette weren’t quite as spectacular this

2 weeks ago
UW-Eau Claire student to be first in family to graduate with degree

When thousands of Eau Claire Marathon runners pass through campus today, they can thank Madison Joy for the festive crowds that will be there to cheer them on.

2 weeks ago
Jobs abound for UW-Eau Claire student body

Blugolds are in demand.

1 month ago
UW-Stout students travel to explore Civil Rights Movement

MENOMONIE — When her peace studies instructor warned students of the intensity of their upcoming trip to civil rights sites, Lois Cassell thought she was ready for it.

1 month ago
UW-Stout grad garners teaching award

MENOMONIE — The Wisconsin Association of Colleges for Teacher Education has recognized a recent UW-Stout graduate.

1 month ago
Grads and business honored

Ken Skar looks on himself as just another of the 23 Chippewa Valley Technical College graduates among the 24 employees at Vincent Tool in Chippewa Falls. 

1 month ago
UW-Stout grad garners teaching award

MENOMONIE — The Wisconsin Association of Colleges for Teacher Education has recognized a recent UW-Stout graduate.

1 month ago
UW-Eau Claire students’ work measures water quality

When UW-Eau Claire researchers present their study on the quality of surface and groundwater in western Wisconsin this month in Washington, D.C., they will be doing much more

1 month ago
UW-Eau Claire grad becomes named Fulbright recipient

A 2016 UW-Eau Claire graduate has been named the most recent student affiliated with the university to be named a Fulbright scholar. 

1 month ago
Boy Scouts learn printmaking skills

MENOMONIE — A group of boys recently inched closer to living out the imperative that guides them and has guided others like them for more than a century: be prepared.

1 month ago
One Campus Briefs 4/2/17

Equestrian team performs well

1 month ago
International experiences add to student’s education

Wil Raasch was at orientation with students from Putnam Hall when he heard the chancellor encouraging students to plan carefully, challenging them to graduate in four years

1 month ago
Video game lauded at national contest

MENOMONIE — The UW-Stout game design program is turning heads for the second time in four years after a video game designed by a team of students took a first place in

1 month ago
Transfer agreement between schools reached

Chippewa Valley Technical College and UW-Stout have reached an agreement in which CVTC liberal arts students seeking to transfer to the university will be guaranteed

2 months ago
Professor dedicated to serving students

MENOMONIE — Professor Phil McGuirk was in his element in February when the Club Managers Association of America kicked off its annual conference in Orlando.

2 months ago
UW-Eau Claire students dig into history

When UW-Eau Claire faculty and geography students joined an international research team that located a tunnel prisoners used to escape from the Nazis in Lithuania during the

2 months ago
Students learn ag skills

Stanley-Boyd High School senior Kaylee Bourget pulled a long plastic sleeve over her arm and prepared to reach deep inside a bovine reproduction system to examine the ovaries.

2 months ago
Combined sciences paid off on Ecuador trip

MENOMONIE — If Damien Adamski hadn’t come to fully appreciate the “applied” aspect of his applied social science major at UW-Stout, he did by late

2 months ago
Solar heater project could have big impact

When Kim Pierson began teaching a new class about renewable energies, he used some inexpensive materials he found at a local store to build a small model of a solar thermal

2 months ago
UW-Stout grads find employment

MENOMONIE — For the third year in a row, an increased number of UW-Stout graduates were working within six months of leaving campus, Chancellor Bob Meyer announced

2 months ago
Ecuador trip changes student’s view

Why do the liberal arts matter? Ask Hailey Nelson, a UW-Eau Claire communication sciences and disorders major who spent three weeks in January studying geography and

2 months ago
CVTC Manufacturing Show showcases opportunities, technology

Cole Hill knows what he wants to do in a future career. 

2 months ago
Events around campus

Event’s focus on water quality

2 months ago
Time spent in Ecuador alters outlooks of UW-Eau Claire students

Can the actions of one UW-Eau Claire student make an impact globally? Brian Kraegenbrink thinks so.

2 months ago
UW-Stout taps into solar power

MENOMONIE — Driven by students’ perseverance to build on campus sustainability, UW-Stout will tap the sun to partially power a campus building.

2 months ago
High schoolers would earn associate degrees

In what could be a sign of the future in secondary education in Wisconsin, Chippewa Valley Technical College is preparing to become the first college in the state to allow

2 months ago
UW-Eau Claire program pairs students with Somali community

Growing up in a Twin Cities suburb, Connor Zielinski was aware that there was a large Somali community in Minneapolis, yet he knew little about the people who live there.

2 months ago
Professor's art in 'Ghostbusters'

MENOMONIE — A UW-Stout professor is back on comic book newsstands with his latest story illustration in the “Ghostbusters” series.

3 months ago
Educator training day a popular event 

As an educator himself, Ron Keys has a passion for teaching and helping his colleagues in the profession. His connections recently allowed him to make something positive

3 months ago
UW-Eau Claire grad named leader of Omaha newspaper

While the late Mary Tyler Moore’s fictional Mary Richards was celebrated in recent weeks for showing the world that women belong in the newsroom, another — this

3 months ago
Artist’s perspective of photos viewed side by side in exhibit

MENOMONIE — Each morning for a year, photography enthusiast Dan Riordan captured a moment in time. 

3 months ago
UW-EC lauded for undergraduate research

While Jenna Jandrt won’t begin her master’s program until the fall, already she is immersed in the research that she expects will shape her graduate studies and

3 months ago
Partnership brings finance to classroom

Experience, experience, experience. It's the word that haunts college students every day.

3 months ago
UW-Stout students learn to evaluate art

MENOMONIE — As a budding interior designer, Alyse Shelby someday will design spaces and be responsible for choosing the complementary art and other objects to fill

3 months ago
Grad student lands dream internship

One of the many things Jeremy Swick appreciates about UW-Eau Claire is its efforts to ensure that students have access to quality internships, the kinds that give students

3 months ago
UW-Stout MFA students dig into the history of Harvey Hall objects

MENOMONIE — Four graduate students helped UW-Stout wrap up its 125th anniversary in 2016 with a special project that shines light on four tangible pieces of university

3 months ago
Student receives scholarship

RIVER FALLS — A UW-River Falls scholarship established to honor a Minnesota legislator has been awarded to a graduate student preparing to become a physics teacher.

4 months ago
Baldrige Award’s impact evident 15 years later in Student Jobs Program

MENOMONIE — Fifteen years ago UW-Stout made national news when it won the Malcolm S. Baldrige National Quality Award for organizational quality and performance.

4 months ago
Students gain experience in EMT course

Many college students pick up part time work wherever they can, and most of the time it’s not very exciting or glamorous. Chippewa Falls High School senior Lindsey

4 months ago
UW-EC grad a national finalist

A former UW-Eau Claire student is one of four teachers in the United States still in the running for the 2017 National Teacher of the Year Award.

4 months ago
UW-Stout police chief retires

MENOMONIE — Lisa Walter had never been to Menomonie when she drove north on Interstate 94 in 1993 to interview for a sergeant’s position at UW-Stout. 

4 months ago
Accidental class turns into degree

Ask a college student about bad school dreams and chances are they’ll know exactly what you’re talking about.

4 months ago
UW-Stout has a research buzz

MENOMONIE — A UW-Stout biology professor and his students may have made an important discovery in the effort to determine why honey bee hives are dying out during the

4 months ago
CVTC grad overcomes challenges

In 2009, Miranda Hutchinson started over, having only the belongings she could fit into her car and what was most precious to her — her 8-year-old son. 

4 months ago
Age no barrier for UW-EC graduate

When Judith Jones graduated from UW-Eau Claire on Dec. 17, her children and grandchildren cheered and took photos of her as she crossed the stage to receive her diploma.

4 months ago
More than 33,000 textbooks returned at end of semester at UW-Stout

MENOMONIE — In a small, windowless room in the Robert S. Swanson Library and Learning Center at UW-Stout, Bob Butterfield was surrounded by a pile of books.

4 months ago
Students learn from businesses

RIVER FALLS — During the just-completed fall semester, College of Business and Economics students at UW-River Falls visited four companies as part of the inaugural

5 months ago
Instructor, commentator stepping down

Teaching 22 different subjects to approximately 12,000 students during a 28-year career is enough to make John Frank well known to people in the Chippewa Valley. 

5 months ago
UW-Eau Claire student uses failed attempts to succeed

When Brandon Cedarblade came to UW-Eau Claire as a freshman, he went looking for the very thing that most of his peers were working hard to avoid — failure.

5 months ago