1. 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, […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. A decade of RUSCH at UW-Parkside

    Photo of RUSCH cohort from UW-Parkside

    The Rural and Urban Scholars in Community Health (RUSCH) program, run by the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, encourages pre-medical students and future healthcare professionals and physicians to consider career pathways in rural and underserved areas. This program provides pre-medical students of UW-Parkside with an opportunity to assist in […]

  5. UW-Parkside students recognized for research communication skills at WiSys Quick Pitch competition

    Photo of UW-Parkside Chancellor Dr. Debbie Ford, center-right, and WiSys Regional Intellectual Property and Licensing Associate Allee Marti, left, congratulating UW-Parkside students Elise Zevitz, center-left, and Elisa Kurber, right, for their successful participation in the WiSys Quick Pitch @ UW-Parkside (Photo courtesy of Laura Mason, UW-Parkside).

    UW-Parkside students Elise Zevitz and Elisa Kurber were recognized for their outstanding research communication skills in the WiSys Quick Pitch @ UW-Parkside on April 19. The student “pitch” competition challenges UW System students to consider the impact of their research and effectively communicate it to the public. Participants have three minutes to impress a panel […]

  6. UW-Parkside announces new metaversity partnership

    Image of Innovation & Smart Cities, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

    The University of Wisconsin-Parkside announced a new partnership with VictoryXR which will lead the university into the virtual reality education metaverse space. UW-Parkside is joining an elite and rapidly growing group of universities who are creating a digital replication, or digital-twin, of the university’s physical classrooms, buildings, and areas. This metaversity allows UW-Parkside to add […]

  7. UW-Parkside students present research at Research in the Rotunda

    Photo of UW-Parkside attendees at Research in the Rotunda on March 8, 2023.

    Eleven students represented the University of Wisconsin-Parkside among nearly 150 undergraduates across the University of Wisconsin System to showcase their outstanding research at the 19th annual Research in the Rotunda on March 8. Together with their faculty advisers, students shared their research findings on a variety of important topics with legislators, state leaders, UW alumni, […]

  8. UW-Parkside awarded the 2022 ALL IN Highly Established Action Plan Seal

    Aerial view of UW-Parkside campus

    The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is one of 121 colleges and universities recognized for their commitment to increasing nonpartisan democratic engagement in 2022. The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge (ALL IN) announced that the University of Wisconsin-Parkside has been awarded a Highly Established Action Plan Seal. This seal is awarded to campuses that have worked to increase […]

  9. UW-Parkside Theatre Arts Wins multiple awards at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

    Photo of UW-Parkside's Theatre Arts members

    The University of Wisconsin-Parkside Theatre Arts department was well represented at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), Region 3 competition. Senior Briana Livesay (Wauconda, IL) won the prestigious Irene Ryan Best Classical Performance acting award at KCACTF, Region 3. Colton Smith (Lawrence, KS), also a senior Theatre Arts major, earned the Irene Ryan Best […]

  10. UW-Parkside Ranked #4 in Social Mobility by U.S. News & World Report

    Photo of UW-Parkside graduates

    The University of Wisconsin-Parkside has been named a top performer among public Midwest regional colleges and universities for social mobility by U.S. News & World Report, a metric that recognizes Parkside’s success in supporting economically disadvantaged students throughout their journeys to graduation. UW-Parkside is the fourth ranked public higher education institution across 12 states in […]