1. UW-Stevens Point student serves community children with summer internship

    Photo of UW-Stevens Point student Jessica Enstad

    UW-Stevens Point student Jessica Enstad interned this summer at the Boys & Girls Club of Portage County, a popular resource for area youth. This family and consumer science major is among 50 UW-Stevens Point students who work or volunteer there each year and among hundreds of students overall who volunteer more than 10,000 hours annually […]

  2. DNA research paves career path to Marshfield lab for UW-Stevens Point students

    Photo of Hannah Downs

    UW-Stevens Point students not only learn useful information in a molecular biology course, they also conduct research for PreventionGenetics, a genetics testing laboratory in Marshfield. This gives students valuable research and lab experience and a significant competitive advantage when they graduate. In fact, several Point grads have already been hired by the firm.

  3. UW-Stevens Point at Wausau grad making the most of his opportunities

    Photo of Lucas Hintz, UW-Stevens Point at Wausau graduate

    Lucas Hintz is building a career out of service to others. Starting with a GED and associate degree in radiology tech, Hintz is now earning his second associate degree from UW-Stevens Point at Wausau and has been given the 2019 Samuel Weiner Award for Academic Excellence. This fall, Hintz will attend UW-Stevens Point’s main campus […]

  4. Getting into the business of undergraduate research at UW-Stevens Point

    As part of his undergraduate research, UW-Stevens Point junior Tyler Hillery is helping Central Wisconsin employers create a hiring process that minimizes employee turnover and saves training dollars. Hillery and his faculty adviser Nikolaus Butz are applying a “Grit Scale” of personality traits, such as courage and endurance, to help local businesses retain employees. Hillery […]

  5. Vocal jazz bringing UW-Stevens Point students, campuses together

    Photo of Faith Hatch, who has been traveling to UW-Stevens Point at Wausau to be a part of the Jazz Central Voices group.

    Faith Hatch and Andrea Tillou are singing the praises of the 2018 UW System restructuring plan. These UW-Stevens Point fine arts majors are already taking advantage of new course offerings at its new Wausau branch campus. Hatch and Tillou are among six UW-Stevens Point students who have been traveling regularly to the Wausau campus this […]

  6. UW-Stevens Point selected for only Great Lakes region Sea Grant award for salmon research

    The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was selected for one of 22 federal Sea Grant-funded projects totaling $11 million. It is the only university in the Great Lakes region to be part of the 2018 Aquaculture Research Awards. This award will help UW-Stevens Point’s Northern Aquaculture Demonstration Facility (NADF) in Bayfield support land-based Atlantic salmon production […]

  7. New UW-Stevens Point Chemistry Biology Building will put science education, research on display

    Photo of the exterior of the new UW-Stevens Point Chemistry Biology Building

    The University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point has some of the highest enrollment science programs in the University of Wisconsin System, including more than 2,500 students majoring or minoring in biology, chemistry or other related sciences. To provide students and faculty with the best classroom and laboratory space for research and teaching, the university has worked with the UW System and […]

  8. Internships provide UW-Stevens Point students experience, often lead to jobs

    Photo of Mason Czaikowski

    Mason Czaikowski grew up in Stevens Point and wants to stay in the community. Going to the local university made sense economically and gave him a learning experience at a local business. “I grew up here. I like the community. I really want a career here. The university was a great fit. I was conscious […]

  9. ​Chemical engineering student finds her passion, career at UW-Stevens Point

    Photo of Farrah Scears

    When she graduates May 19, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student Farrah Scears will begin a career in a high-demand field in which only 23 percent are women. As a chemical engineer, she will work as a chemical vendor for Buckman Laboratories of Charlotte, North Carolina, specializing in tissue manufacturing. Double majoring in chemical engineering and paper […]

  10. Opportunity awaits UW-Stevens Point students at Sentry IT Co-op

    Photo of Matt Kleine (left), who was among the first to begin working at the Sentry IT Co-op with manager Steve Fox. A December graduate of UW-Stevens Point, Matt is now a full-time associate with Sentry Insurance.

    Since Sentry Insurance opened its Information Technology Co-op in downtown Stevens Point in June 2016, several patterns have emerged: UW-Stevens Point students are not only getting real-world experience. They’re often piloting some of the newest technology. They have established credibility with Sentry’s home office for delivering solutions. These students, with between six to 18 months […]