Wisconsin Ideas
A UW System News Publication

Cover Story:

UW-Stout wins national Malcolm Baldrige Award

Vol. 18. No. 3
Spring 2002

Editor's Note

 News Briefs
 Web News


Cover Story
 UW-Stout wins national
 Baldrige Award

 UW-Stout Chancellor
 Charles Sorensen

Special Report
 Wisconsin Economic
 Summit II

News Stories
 CPA Exam
 Colleges Minority
Platteville Fox
Engineering Program
 4-H Centennial
 La Crosse Exchange   Program
 9/11 Round-up


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Final Ideas

News Stories

Leading the Way

UW System students are tops in nation on CPA exam

Imagine walking into a packed classroom to take a big exam. Not just any exam, but a 15-1/2 hour, two-day marathon known as the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam. full story

Increasing Diversity

Minority enrollment up sharply at UW Colleges

If you ask Kanyour Chang and Yee Yang, the Wisconsin Idea of bringing education to all people is alive and well at the UW Colleges. full story

Meeting Wisconsin's Needs

Platteville, Fox Valley campuses collaborate on engineering degree

One of the strongest examples of the future of education in the 21st century is the new collaborative engineering degree program offered by UW-Platteville and UW-Fox Valley. full story

Centennial Celebration

4-H marks 100 years with nationwide "Conversations," volunteer pledge drive

Evon Haney is smart and savvy beyond her 16 years. She spends her summers living with a relative in suburban Washington D.C. By comparison, she insists with some passion, Madison just doesn't have much to offer for teens. full story

A Worldwide Image

UW-LaCrosse has an outstanding reputation in Europe

UW-La Crosse and east central Europe may be half a world apart, but the university has had a lasting impact on eight European countries and their developing economies. In fact, many prominent business leaders and financial experts point to UW-La Crosse as the institution that provided them with crucial professional skills. full story

Moving Forward

9/11 seems to have little impact on admissions, study abroad programs

Most prospective and current UW System students are not letting the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks slow them down, according to campus officials who oversee admissions offices and study abroad programs. full story


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