1. UW-Stevens Point: Helping more people access farmers markets

    Photo of alumna Taylor Christiansen (left) and Alissa Lick, graduate assistant in the Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems program at UW-Stevens Point, who are at the Marshfield farm market, one of six where customers and vendors are being surveyed.

    Current and former UW-Stevens Point students are working to improve access to nutritious food at farmers markets in central Wisconsin. Thanks to a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant of $200,000, […]

  2. UW-Stevens Point awarded grant to help low-income science students succeed

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    A $1.5 million National Science Foundation grant will eliminate barriers for low-income students at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, leading them to in-demand careers in the sciences. Providing scholarships of […]

  3. UW-Stevens Point, Milwaukee Tool partner to equip CNR students

    Photo of University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point partnering with Milwaukee Tool to drive safer and more productive natural resource management practices.

    The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is partnering with Milwaukee Tool to drive safer and more productive natural resource management practices. Through the partnership, students in the College of Natural Resources […]

  4. UW-Stevens Point students, professor help create translation guide for refugee families

    Photo of two UW-Stevens Point graduate students who helped create a translation guide for refugees

    Communication between Ukrainian refugees, their host families and agencies in European countries such as the Netherlands was helped by an unlikely source – the Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic at […]

  5. UW-Stevens Point to offer certificate in Native American and Indigenous Studies

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    The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Department of History and International Studies has created a new 12-credit program designed to enrich student understanding of sovereign Indigenous nations. Starting in the fall […]

  6. State grant helps UW-Stevens Point, partners meet forestry workforce needs

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    Addressing a need for skilled workers in the forestry industry, the Wisconsin Forestry Center at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will receive a state grant of up to $8 million. […]

  7. Uptick: UW-Stevens Point researchers use DNA to link Lyme disease, infected ticks

    Photo of UWSP biology professor and researcher Diane Caporale collecting ticks with students in her molecular biology course

    Diane Caporale has collected thousands of ticks during her career as a biology professor and researcher. Since moving to Wisconsin 1999, she has had help. Nearly 500 students in her […]

  8. UWSP student earns top dietetics honor in the state

    Photo of Brookelyn Heiss, UW-Stevens Point student who won a top state honor in dietetics

    Brookelyn Heiss sets high standards for herself. The senior from Marietta, Ohio, wanted two things in a university: An accredited dietetics program and the ability to play soccer as a […]

  9. Student Health Service director at UW-Stevens Point leads with kindness

    Photo of Dr. Helen Luce, who became medical director of UW-Stevens Point's Health Service five months before the pandemic began

    Flexibility, adaptability and kindness. These words were a motto to Helen Luce, D.O., and her team in UW-Stevens Point Student Health Service for the past two years. They dispensed large […]

  10. ​UW-Stevens Point researching hemp farming for economic, environmental benefits

    Photo of UW-Stevens Point students Sydney Polich, Meghan Schimka, and Mike Ayensu-Mensah conducting research on hemp plants to learn more about how soil pollutants affect plant growth.

    One hundred years ago, Wisconsin was second in the nation for growing hemp. Grown mostly for its fiber and cannabidiol (CBD) oil, hemp is used to make rope, fabrics, plastics, […]