1. Listening to war: UW-La Crosse helped local veterans’ stories to be featured in statewide digital collection

    Photo collage: Murphy Library and the Oral History Program at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse are proud to share Listening to War: Wisconsin’s Wartime Oral Histories.

    On this Memorial Day, Murphy Library and the Oral History Program at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse are proud to share Listening to War: Wisconsin’s Wartime Oral Histories. The collection includes interviews with Wisconsin residents […]

  2. Playing days behind him, UWL Eagle Rottino takes swing at broadcasting

    Photo of former UWL Eagle Vinny Rottino, ’02, who has joined the broadcast team of “Brewers Live,” providing pre- and post-game analysis on Bally Sports Wisconsin. “There have been a number of challenges,” Rottino says, “but I’d say the biggest one has been learning to talk about baseball without getting too far into the weeds.”

    Former UWL Eagle Vinny Rottino is back with the Milwaukee Brewers. But this time, he’s traded his bat and glove for a microphone. Rottino, ’02, has joined the broadcast team […]

  3. UW-La Crosse Q & A addresses vaccine concerns, misconceptions

    Photo of Peter Wilker, associate professor of microbiology, lecturing during an immunology class at UW-La Crosse.

    As vaccine eligibility opens across Wisconsin and the nation, people finally have hope for a return to normalcy. Still, the road to herd immunity requires people to sign up and […]

  4. Virtual courses give UW-La Crosse senior a taste of Costa Rica, Italy

    Photo of Emma Jonas, a senior biology major, who is taking courses offered in Costa Rica and Italy through the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship, a national program supporting study abroad opportunities.

    The Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship is a prestigious award given to only about 20% of applicants. Emma Jonas, a senior from UW-La Crosse, was one of those students this year. […]

  5. UW-La Crosse archaeology students help unearth northern Wisconsin tribe’s history

    Photo of UWL students Miles Martinez, left, and Lauren Brewer documenting archaeological materials in the UWL Archaeology Lab during the spring 2021 semester.

    A Native American pageant that brought thousands of tourists to Wisconsin’s Apostle Islands a century ago is, again, taking the stage – this time for UW-La Crosse students. The students […]

  6. UW-La Crosse, UW campuses aim to be global leaders in freshwater science

    Photo of UW-La Crosse grad student Courtney Baker investigating microplastics in the Mississippi River in this 2019 photo. Through the Freshwater Collaborative, UWL students and faculty will continue to be global leaders in freshwater science and critical aquatic issues.

    The future is water.  As the world turns its attention to climate change, the availability of clean water and other critical aquatic issues, the Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin — a partnership of Wisconsin’s 13 […]

  7. UW-La Crosse fraternity finds creative way to fundraise

    Photo of member Jacob Dunnum proudly showing the first catch of the day for the Ice-Fish-A-Thon 2021 on Lake Onalaska. Eight UW-La Crosse Sigma Tau Gamma members raised $3,610 for Special Olympics.

    They were fishing for more than fish. And they didn’t let their lack of catching many spoil their fun. The brothers of UW-La Crosse’s Sigma Tau Gamma wanted to do something when […]

  8. UW-La Crosse course will help law enforcement uphold human rights

    Photo of Peter Marina, an associate professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice at UW-La Crosse, who has developed a six-week online course that will help local law enforcement embrace human rights policing. "When police focus on protecting and defending the human rights of all people ... we reach a higher standard of policing that better serves all people in the community," he says.

    Peter Marina has a deep appreciation of law enforcement. As a child, he looked up to his father — a 30-year veteran of the New Orleans Police Department — the […]

  9. UW-La Crosse Congo alum, student revel in campus flag raising

    Photo of UWL Senior Vanessa Mbuyi Kaja raising the flag of the Democratic Republic of Congo for the first time on campus during a December 2020 ceremony. “I already knew I was accepted here in La Crosse, but this makes me feel like yes, I can call this my home,” noted the microbiology major.

    Pierrot Mpemwangi waited nearly 20 years. Vanessa Mbuyi Kaja, three. The UW-La Crosse alum and current student hoped to see the flag of their homeland, the Democratic Republic of Congo, […]

  10. UW-La Crosse professor begins new podcast to spread knowledge about nuclear science

    Photo of UW-La Crosse Physics Professor Shelly Lesher

    UW-La Crosse Physics Professor Shelly Lesher loves to talk about nuclear science. So much, in fact, that her unique approaches were noticed when she was awarded a prestigious Yale Presidential Fellowship […]