1. Making a difference, naturally: UWSP alumni, students conserve Central Wisconsin resources through a local nonprofit

    Photo of Asa Plonsky, Stevens Point, a 2018 graduate in biology and water resources, who works at Golden Sands coordinating two groups that manage invasive species. They also provide educational workshops and webinars to increase awareness of invasive species.

    The holistic education provided through the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s College of Natural Resources (CNR) is making a difference for Central Wisconsin landowners, businesses and community members who use services […]

  2. Freshwater research: A collaborative summer at ERIC

    Photo of Britta Larson from UW-Superior, who was one of four students who did field work in Door County.

    A Freshwater Collaborative for Wisconsin grant helped students from six UW campuses train at one of three locations of  UW Oshkosh’s Environmental Research and Innovation Center When Amanda Stickney learned about chemistry in […]

  3. Making a difference: Thomas Harris a driving force for UWL, area social justice

    Photo of Thomas Harris, who graduated with a master’s in college student personnel in ’01, and has received the 2021 Academic Staff Excellence Award that recognizes excellence in performance and service. Among his service on campus was a stint as hall director in Wentz Hall.

    When Thomas Harris was graduating with a bachelor’s degree, three of his UW-Stevens Point mentors told him he had what it takes to make a difference among college students. Harris drove to […]

  4. UW-Stevens Point Legacy Foundation gift of $3 million will enhance community health

    Photo of UW-Stevens Point health promotion and wellness students working with the Nekoosa School District on blood pressure screening, one of the partnerships that will be enhanced with a $3 million gift from the Legacy Foundation of Central Wisconsin.

    A $3 million gift from the Legacy Foundation of Central Wisconsin to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will create a partnership to improve health and wellness of communities in South […]

  5. UW-Stevens Point is among first to offer new science education major

    Photo of UWSP student Christina Mitchell

    UW-Stevens Point will offer a new science education degree this fall, one of the first in the University of Wisconsin System. The natural science for science teaching certification is a collaborative bachelor’s degree […]

  6. UW-Stevens Point graduate finds passion, purpose in art

    Photo of UW-Stevens Point graduate Karen Drewry

    It has been a long journey to becoming an artist for Karen Drewry – one that took her to three institutions of higher education, through a military career, across several […]

  7. UW-Stevens Point nursing students assist with COVID-19 vaccines

    Photo of UW-Stevens Point student Nicholas Tierman receiving his COVID-19 vaccine from Hanna Christensen, one of several UWSP nursing students who are assisting with COVID-19 care and vaccination this spring.

    Real-world experience is essential to be prepared to enter a profession. That’s especially true for nurses. Several UW-Stevens Point students are getting both experience — and a financial incentive – […]

  8. UW-Stevens Point childcare center nationally recognized for environmental education, practices

    Photo of UCLCC children having hands on experiences with all aspects of the planting and upkeep of the garden. They also harvest and prepare food for snack times.

    The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Helen R. Godfrey University Child Learning and Care Center (UCLCC) has been recognized among the 2021 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award honorees. The […]

  9. UW-Stevens Point dietetics students use their kitchen skills to connect with the community

    Photo of dietetics students making soup that will be shared with the community through Farmshed's Buy a Quart, Donate a Meal program.

    Nothing says comfort food more than a hot bowl of homemade soup, especially during the cold winter months. A partnership between the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and Central Rivers Farmshed is […]

  10. UW-Stevens Point students serve on the front lines of the pandemic

    Photo of UW-Stevens Point's Veronica Pieters

    “I’ve seen more deaths in the last 10 months than any 21-year-old should.” This statement was made by Veronica Pieters, one of the many University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point health science […]