1. UW-Platteville student combines passions for history, costume design for unique research

    Photo of Emma Larson (pictured right) working with Senior Lecturer Sarah Strange.

    In a collaboration between the theatre program and history department, one University of Wisconsin-Platteville student recently had the opportunity to recreate a historical garment by researching 19th century American fashion using primary and secondary written sources, as well as the artifact collection at The Mining and Rollo Jamison Museum. Last semester, Emma Larsen interned for Pioneer Players with […]

  2. UW-Platteville School of Education works with area district to break down language barriers

    Photo of Dr. Edina Haslauer presenting to Darlington High School students on October 12, 2023

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville School of Education is partnering with the Darlington (Wisconsin) Community School District to help break down language barriers. The collaboration aims to give English as a Second Language students in the district access to higher education resources and opportunities through the university. Through the partnership, UW-Platteville offers presentations, resources and unique […]

  3. UW-Platteville professor awarded Fulbright grant to teach and research in Egypt

    Photo of Dr. Samir El-Omari at Nile University in 2019

    Dr. Samir El-Omari wants to build a sustainable future – one brick at a time. The University of Wisconsin-Platteville civil and environmental engineering professor has been integral in building the Sustainability and Renewable Energy Systems program curriculum. El-Omari’s efforts to promote sustainable practices extend beyond the classroom, as he strives to lead by example. He was recently […]

  4. Baraboo Sauk County hosts Engineering and Manufacturing Action Workshop with area industry leaders

    Photo of Baraboo Sauk County hosting Engineering and Manufacturing Action Workshop with area industry leaders

    More than 35 industry and academic leaders from greater Sauk County gathered at UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County for the second in a series of group meetings to target and expand the role of the campus with the area’s engineering enterprises. Organized by Acting Dean of UW-Platteville’s College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science Dr. Phillip J. […]

  5. Pioneer Athletics announces exclusive partnership with Southwest Health’s Orthopedic Institute

    Photo of Pioneer Sports Medicine facility

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Wednesday an exclusive partnership with Southwest Health’s Orthopedic Institute and the Pioneer Sport Medicine and Sport Performance departments. Southwest Health’s Orthopedic Institute is the region’s most advanced bone, joint and sports medicine program and will serve all 16 UW-Platteville NCAA DIII sports and its 600-plus student-athletes. […]

  6. Student-led efforts reinvigorate Platteville’s ‘M’

    Photo of Members of the UW-Platteville chapter of the Society of Automotive Engineers volunteer their time maintaining the "M."

    For more than eight decades, the iconic “M” on Platte Mound has not only served as a symbolic tribute to the university’s mining history, but also a cherished outdoor space, offering hiking trails and some of the best views in Southwest Wisconsin. Cade Klefstad, a senior construction management and construction safety management major, is leading […]

  7. NSF-funded UW-Platteville research looks to leverage strengths of non-traditional engineering students

    Photo of UW-Platteville engineering class

    Dr. Ganapathy Natarajan, University of Wisconsin-Platteville associate professor of industrial engineering, is part of a team awarded a National Science Foundation grant to research ways to leverage the lived experiences of non-traditional engineering students in order to improve learning for all students in engineering classrooms. While much research has been done that focuses on the challenges of non-traditional […]

  8. UW-Platteville celebrates 45 years of pioneering distance education

    Photo collage of UW-Platteville distance education

    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville has hit another milestone in its storied history as a pioneer in distance education. This year marks the 45th year the university has provided high-quality distance education to students across the globe. UW-Platteville has come a long way since the first distance education program was launched in 1978. At that time, […]

  9. Sub-Zero Group, Inc. sponsors new instrumentation lab at UW-Platteville

    Photo of leaders from UW-Platteville and Sub-Zero Group, Inc.

    Sub-Zero Group, Inc., manufacturer of leading luxury kitchen appliance brands Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove, continues to show its dedication to engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville with a $100,000 gift to support the new Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove Engineering Instrumentation Lab in Sesquicentennial Hall. According to Jessica Fick, assistant dean of the College of Engineering, Mathematics and […]

  10. UW-Platteville business students provide assistance to Honduran entrepreneurs

    Photo of student teams, who were paired with clients in Honduras, giving them the unique opportunity to help under-resourced entrepreneurs, while navigating a different language and culture. Pictured in back row: Evan Benkovich, Bryant Keeffer, and Nick Schaal; middle row: Darian Wright, John Biernat, and Alex Schulz; and in front at the desk: Joshua Ellsoos. (Photo credit: UW-Platteville)

    “Perspective” is a word that was mentioned frequently when students of Dr. Caryn Stanley’s Quality Management course reflected on their spring capstone project. Every year, Stanley, associate professor in the University of Wisconsin-Platteville School of Business, pairs teams of students with a local business client for a semester-long project where the students evaluate and propose […]