1. UW-Parkside celebrates student success on Parkside Day

    Photo of Parkside Day with mascot

    Community comes together to make a difference on Parkside Day The University of Wisconsin-Parkside was pleased to celebrate its sixth annual Parkside Day, a day of giving and activities in support of the university on April 10. This year, 1,264 individuals across the nation participated in the day by donating, volunteering, and attending events. Parkside […]

  2. UW-Parkside student receives Newman Civic Fellowship mini-grant

    Photo of UW-Parkside student Grant Pitts

    As the University of Wisconsin-Parkside’s Newman Civic Fellow, Grant Pitts, feels a responsibility to serve as a civic leader for his peers and the campus community. As part of the Fellowship, Pitts has received a mini-grant from Campus Compact to help facilitate a new digital democracy wall. The Newman Civic Fellowship is a year-long position […]

  3. Parkside Athletics announces first endowed scholarship

    Photo of the Alfred and Bernice De Simone Arena, the home of the Ranger basketball, volleyball and wrestling teams. (UW-Parkside)

    Parkside Athletics is proud to announce the establishment of the first-ever endowed scholarship for Ranger Athletics. Through the generosity of Nancy & Terry Paulson, the Parkside Volleyball Endowed Leadership Scholarship has been established in the UW-Parkside Foundation. The Parkside Volleyball Endowed Leadership Scholarship will support Ranger student-athletes who demonstrate leadership ability, earn the respect of […]

  4. UW-Parkside to open new human identification and forensic anthropology lab

    Photo of Dr. Keith Biddle, a forensic and molecular anthropologist who will serve as the lab manager. He is an assistant professor at UW-Parkside in the departments of Criminal Justice and Anthropology. (UW-Parkside)

    The University of Wisconsin-Parkside will debut a new Human Identification and Forensic Anthropology Lab for the Spring 2024 semester. The fully functioning forensic anthropology facility will be capable of providing a full and detailed biological profile of unknown decedents. Using the most up-to-date statistical software available, the analyses will be able to include metric and […]

  5. Girls Inc. of Southeast Wisconsin celebrates over a decade of empowering young girls in STEM at the 11th annual GEMS Conference

    Photo of Girls Inc. event

    Girls Inc. of Southeast Wisconsin is proud to announce a successful 11th Annual Girls Empowered by Math & Science (GEMS) Conference, held on Thursday, January 11, 2024 at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. This year’s landmark event, was proudly sponsored by SC Johnson, American Association of University Women-Racine Branch, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Racine Unified School District, […]

  6. UW-Parkside students explore Kenosha through civic internship program

    Photo of UW-Parkside students participating in civic internship program

    Do you know where to go to register your Vietnamese Potbelly Pig if you live in the City of Kenosha? Thanks to his experience in the Civic Internship Program, University of Wisconsin-Parkside student Grant Pitts now knows the answer to that question. Pitts is a sociology major at UW-Parkside and interned with the City of […]

  7. UW-Parkside displays high school students’ art

    Photo of best painting, awarded by the judges to Grecia Tenorio from Bradford High School. “Being an award winner made me feel really special and appreciated and, like, my hard work was worth it,” Ms. Tenorio said.

    Since 2016, The University of Wisconsin-Parkside has hosted “the Art Party.” Each year, high school art students from Southeast Wisconsin are invited to exhibit the best of their work at the university. UW-Parkside was thrilled to welcome over 70 student participants and hang more than 80 works of art in the Emile Mathis Gallery. This […]

  8. UW-Parkside hosts Artist in Residence Zoe Breister-Pennings

    Example of an art piece by Zoe Brester-Pennings, the Artist in Residence for the 2023-2024 academic year

    The University of Wisconsin-Parkside College of Arts and Humanities is excited to welcome Zoe Brester-Pennings as the Artist in Residence for the 2023-2024 academic year. The goals of the residency are to support early-career artists and provide first-rate facilities and instruction for our art-making communities in Southeast Wisconsin. The project is a collaboration between UW-Parkside, […]

  9. JS Global School from India visits UW-Parkside

    Photo of students from India visiting UW-Parkside

    Kenosha, Wis.-Thanks to the help and leadership of Dr. John Skalbeck, six students from India’s JS Global School, A Cambridge International, visited the University of Wisconsin-Parkside for a 2-week long Summer Camp during July and August. The students participated in a pre-college camp along with local students, the Environmental Explorers program and even a model […]

  10. From Bosnian Refugee to Being Named Outstanding UW-Parkside Graduate: The Inspiring Story of Lamija Coric

    Photo of Lamija Coric, who was born in Bosnia and graduated from UW-Parkside on May 13. Coric brought a team-first mentality to the Ranger women’s basketball team and was one of eight students to be named an Outstanding Graduate. (Graduation photo by UW-Parkside and basketball photo by Parkside Strategic Communications)

    The University of Wisconsin-Parkside held its 2023 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 13 in De Simone Arena. Over 500 students were recognized for completing the graduation requirements for their respective majors. Several Parkside student-athletes were recognized during the ceremony, with one student-athlete earning a special recognition. Lamija Coric of the Parkside women’s basketball team was named […]