1. UW-Stevens Point celebrates 1,300 Pointer graduates

    Photo of Chancellor Bernie Patterson and a 2020 spring graduate giving a congratulatory elbow bump

    May 16 was a special day for nearly 1,300 Pointer graduates and their family and friends. See congratulatory video Related: Spring 2020 Commencement Celebration (Facebook video) UW-Stevens Point at Marshfield graduate is on a mission to help others

  2. UW-Stevens Point is cooking up something special for students

    Photo of UW-Stevens Point instructor Deborah Tang, teaching cooking through online videos

      When COVID-19 took her food and nutrition students out of their kitchen classroom, a University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point faculty member brought her kitchen to them. Senior Lecturer Deborah Tang has been cooking up videos in her own kitchen since the end of March to share with the 12 students in her Introductory Foods class. […]

  3. UW-Stevens Point vice chancellor named one of Wisconsin’s most influential black leaders

    Photo of UW-Stevens Point's Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Al Thompson, recently named one of Wisconsin's most influential black leaders

    A familiar face at UW-Stevens Point was recently named one of Wisconsin’s most influential black leaders. Al Thompson, vice chancellor for Student Affairs, personifies a key strength of UW-Stevens Point: listening to students and helping them succeed. Thompson’s motto is “service above self,” which has helped to shape his leadership style.

  4. Noel Compass Scholar Program at UW-Stevens Point supports learning, job experience for students of color

    Photo of Compass Award - UWSP group photo

    An innovative and inspirational scholarship program at UW-Stevens Point has opened doors to higher education for promising students of color at underserved Milwaukee high schools. For the last 23 years, the Noel Compass Scholar Program has been transforming lives and creating a strong support system for these students that lasts long after they graduate, thanks […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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.

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]