1. Sentry Insurance $10 million gift will propel UW-Stevens Point business school

    Photo of UW-Stevens Point Chancellor Thomas Gibson (right) and Pete McPartland, chairman of the board, president and CEO of Sentry, announcing a $10 million gift to the School of Business and Economics today (Dec. 15), the largest gift the university has received.

    A $10 million gift from the Sentry Insurance Foundation will significantly expand opportunities for University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point business students, with an impact that will affect the entire region. The donation to […]

  2. UW-Stevens Point biochemistry graduate combines love of research, health care

    Photo of Chloe Gulbronson (right), who served as a tutor for chemistry, biology, physics and math and also mentored tutors while pursuing her degree at UW-Stevens Point. Here, she’s with students Mitchell Imlan and Josie Voigt in the Chemistry Biology Building drop-in tutoring lab.

    Chloe Gulbronson is intrigued by biochemistry and the molecular mechanics of disease. Her father’s profession, physical therapy, and a disease diagnosis triggered her interest at a young age. “I’m fascinated […]

  3. These creative problem solvers make profound contributions – and good pay

    Photo of Natasja Iversen, Oshkosh, who liked problem-solving games and math. The senior, pictured with Kurt Pflughoeft, director of the UWSP Center for Data Analytics, is majoring in data analytics for a high-demand career and great return on her educational investment.

    Natasja Iversen loved math in high school. She took a computer programming class and became interested in a career path that combined them. “I found data analytics was a happy […]

  4. New pier, trail surface help make UWSP Schmeeckle Reserve more accessible

    Photo of Friends of Schmeeckle, donors and community members attending a ribbon cutting for the new accessible fishing pier and Lake Loop Trail at Schmeeckle Reserve on Sept. 29.

    Schmeeckle Reserve is now more accessible for people of all abilities, thanks to a fundraising project completed by the Friends of Schmeeckle earlier this fall. A new accessible fishing pier […]

  5. Water and Environmental Analysis Lab at UW-Stevens Point, Clean Water Act mark 50 years

    Photo of UWSP sophomore Lizzi Gizzi working on a project in the Water and Environmental Analysis Lab, where she has worked since her first year at UWSP.

    Fifty years ago, a landmark law was passed to protect and restore national waterways, which are vital to our health, ecosystems and economy. Since 1972, the Clean Water Act has […]

  6. A Research Network at the Nexus of Water and Agriculture

    Photo of students meeting with farmers during the Ag-Water Nexus field trip.

    Wisconsin’s abundant rivers, lakes and streams helped the state become an agricultural leader. Yet agricultural processes, including irrigation and pesticide use, also greatly impact our state’s water quality and quantity. […]

  7. Driven by data: UW System data science program producing career-ready graduates

    Photo: UW Extended Campus facilitates the data science master's program as a collaboration among UWL, UW-Eau Claire, UW-Green Bay, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Stevens Point and UW-Superior. It is entirely online, making it a good fit for both traditional students and working professionals hoping to take the next step in their career.

    UW-La Crosse graduate student Caleb Waack is ready to launch his career in data science — and he will be joining a fellow program alumnus.  Waack, who will complete UWL’s data […]

  8. UW-Stevens Point senior sets sights on improving nutritional health for fellow veterans

    Photo of Randi Miranda, a U.S. Navy veteran and senior dietetics major, shown with her service dog, Abbey. They took part in a Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11 at UWSP.

    U.S. Navy veteran Randi Miranda joined military service to follow in the footsteps of her “favorite human,” her grandfather, Thomas J. Lawrence. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point senior from Abbotsford […]

  9. Journey to U.S. adds up to a long mathematics career for UW-Stevens Point professor

    Photo of Professor Hurlee Gonchigdanzan studying in Budapest at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, before coming to the U.S.

    Professor Hurlee Gonchigdanzan happily reached his second decade with the UW-Stevens Point Department of Mathematical Sciences just before this school year began. Just before that, he also celebrated the anniversary […]

  10. UW-Stevens Point student helps reduce landfill waste in her hometown

    Photo of Maya Desai who interned for a composting company in Wausau UW-Stevens Point student Maya Desai stands with compost created by residential and restaurant waste. She led a program that is reducing landfill waste in Wausau.

    A University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student’s internship at a local compost and soil company this summer turned into a way to help area restaurants and residents divert food waste from […]