1. UW-Stevens Point internship creates path towards land conservation careers

    Photo of Morgan Goff, a junior conservation and community planning major at UW-Stevens Point, who is an intern at the North Central Conservancy Trust in Stevens Point.

    An internship at the North Central Conservancy Trust (NCCT) in Stevens Point has given University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point junior Morgan Goff a variety of opportunities to learn about non-profit work. One of her special projects is updating service maps for the organization’s website, using what she has learned in the classroom as a minor in geographic information […]

  2. UWSP at Wausau MBA student making her mark as an entrepreneur

    Photo of Chee Yang, a UWSP at Wausau MBA student who has started multiple businesses and speaks at conferences and competitions about her success.

    University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point at Wausau student Chee Yang has learned to overcome difficulties and form her own identity to make her impact in Central Wisconsin. From being a member of a first-generation Hmong American family to graduating with her MBA from the UWSP at Wausau campus this May, she has paved her way by […]

  3. New UW-Stevens Point graduate program blends business and natural resources

    Photo of A new online Master of Natural Resources in Conservation and Leadership program at UW-Stevens Point blends business and natural resource courses to build skills that will help with career advancement.

    Since it created the first conservation major in the nation in 1946, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has been a leader in providing well-rounded and highly educated professionals to multi-faceted natural resources fields across the nation. With a newly revamped online Master of Natural Resources in Conservation and Leadership degree, UW-Stevens Point is offering natural […]

  4. UW-Stevens Point celebrates Poem in Your Pocket Day in April

    Graphic of Poem in Your Pocket Day, UWSP

    Celebrate the joy of poetry by sharing a poem as the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point marks Poem in Your Pocket Day on Thursday, April 18. April marks National Poetry Month and brings with it Poem in Your Pocket Day, encouraging people to select a poem, carry it with them and share it with friends, family, […]

  5. UW-Stevens Point alum named head of Wisconsin Wildlife Federation

    Photo of Cody Kamrowski, UW-Stevens Point '16, with his dog, Nova, working to preserve outdoor habitats.

    Cody Kamrowski, Melrose, had specific career goals as he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in May 2016 with a major in natural resources social and policy sciences. “I deeply value natural resources and want to preserve them for future generations to enjoy it just as I have,” he said at the time. Today, Kamrowski […]

  6. The College Tour television program to feature UW-Stevens Point

    Photo of student cast members of UWSP’s episode of The College Tour who joined with Chancellor Gibson at a premiere held recently at the Dreyfus University Center Theater.

    Last September, a film crew came to spend a week at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with the goal of highlighting current students, programs and locations to create a comprehensive guide to the university to share with prospective students across the globe. The College Tour, an award-winning TV series that offers an insider view of […]

  7. UW-Stevens Point faculty awarded UW Innovation Grant for research on improving Wisconsin soils

    Photo of Associate Professors Brian Barringer and Ann Impullitti (left) working with UW-Stevens Point students on researching how hemp plants can be used to remove synthetic materials from soil.

    Five faculty members at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and a collaborator at UW-Madison were awarded one of three 2023 Universities of Wisconsin Innovation Grants for research on phytoremediation, the removal of synthetic materials from soil using living plants. The group’s proposal, Phytoremediation of PFAS in Wisconsin Soils using Hemp and Alfalfa, was funded $175,000, […]

  8. Army veteran sees UW-Stevens Point as path to a fulfilling career

    Photo of Larry Scharf, a first-year student and U.S. Army veteran, who is finding a new purpose at UW-Stevens Point. (UW-Stevens Point)

    U.S. Army veteran Larry Scharff never realized that he could enjoy a job and provide for his family until he began his education at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Now a first-year student in the College of Natural Resources, majoring in wildlife ecology and management, he looks forward to a job that allows him to […]

  9. Nontraditional UW-Stevens Point student making the most of her college experience

    Marlene Stern-Jimenez is a non-traditional student at UW-Stevens Point, making the most of her time to complete a degree in social work and volunteer to help others in her community.

    Marlene Stern-Jimenez, Stevens Point, says she has always been a nontraditional student. Married a few years out of high school, she was a full-time student while raising two boys and living in Florida, Arizona and Texas. That continued until she went through a divorce, as she had to work two jobs to support her children. […]

  10. UW-Stevens Point Athletics expands with two new sports

    Photo of Allison Schmidli, a first-year student at UW-Stevens Point, who is looking forward to playing collegiate lacrosse after serving as a goalie for the Neenah High School team for the last three years.

    Allison Schmidli visited the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point campus last fall during her senior year at Neenah High School and liked what she saw. What made the university her top choice was learning that UW-Stevens Point would offer varsity women’s lacrosse in the fall of 2023. “I was so excited to find out I could […]