1. UW-Stout co-op, internship program benefits record 1,130 students

    Photo of Grace Heiss, left, who was one of a record 1,130 UW-Stout students who had a co-op or internship experience in the past year. She worked at Haggar Clothing in Texas / Contributed photo

    Hands-on opportunities across state, country help bring their education into focus; Career Conference is Sept. 26-29 For Grace Heiss and more than 1,100 other University of Wisconsin-Stout students, this past […]

  2. UW-Stout: Health of Red Cedar watershed topic of LAKES students, mentors Aug. 11 community presentation

    Photo of Senior Lecturer Arthur Kneeland (center, back) with LAKES students Evelyn Dyer (left) and Sahi Chundu scooping soil samples from the riverbed.

    Eleven researchers from around U.S. invite conversations on challenges, opportunities in the region Eleven students from universities across the nation conducted research this summer to understand and improve the health […]

  3. UW-Stout Fab Lab’s campus, statewide impacts continue to grow

    Photo of educators from around Wisconsin gathered in the Fab Lab on June 30, 2021. They spent the day working on varying equipment with a focus on how the learning process worked for them as opposed to the use of specific tools they may or may not have at their home institutions.

    For nearly a decade, the Discovery Center Fab Lab at UW-Stout has been a cutting-edge center to help bring innovative ideas to life. Now in its 10th year of operations, […]

  4. Student-built Buzz Digital simulation has potential to help manufacturers nationwide

    Photo of Ted Theyerl, an engineer and Lean facilitator with UW-Stout’s Manufacturing Outreach Center, who envisioned Buzz Digital during the pandemic after watching his son play a video game. / UW-Stout

    Program is innovative, game-based approach to teaching Lean principles The Manufacturing Outreach Center at UW-Stout is focused on helping small manufacturers around the region improve their operations and become more […]

  5. UW-Stout’s limnology center helps bring clear water back to region’s lakes

    Photo of (from left) intern Heidi Lieffort, CLRR Director Bill James and CLRR Manager Mai Lia Vang sampling water from Horse Creek, which flows into Cedar Lake in Polk County. / UW-Stout

    Analysis, treatment planned again this summer, including at Half Moon in Eau Claire and lakes in Polk County This summer, people who use Half Moon Lake in Eau Claire, Long […]

  6. Blue Devil gymnasts’ flip-for-Ukraine challenge lands national attention

    Photo of members of UW-Stout’s gymnastics team promoting their #stuckflipforabuck fundraiser for the people of Ukraine. The challenge started at UW-Stout and has spread nationally. / Kailyn Westbrook

    #stuckflipforabuck created by coach catches on with university teams, clubs across the U.S. Competitive gymnasts in the U.S. are flipping — literally — for a fundraising challenge started by University […]

  7. New UW-Stout cybersecurity major aims to take a bite out of internet crime

    Photo of Professor Holly Yuan instructing students in a computer networking lab at UW-Stout. / UW-Stout

    Cybersecurity has become an issue of personal, national and international concern, with internet attacks harming individuals, businesses, government institutions and drawing scrutiny in U.S. elections. Americans lost $6.9 billion in […]

  8. UW-Stout’s School of Education working to fill statewide need for teachers

    Photo of technology education students work on a project at UW-Stout. / UW-Stout

    Shortages grew during pandemic; university offers seven undergraduate programs Help wanted: Teachers. Across the United States the teaching profession, one historically considered critical to the future of the country, has […]

  9. High schoolers jump into freshwater science

    Photo of high school student Quienten Anger measuring nitrate value in the Chippewa River with Professor J. Brian Mahoney. Willow Anderson in the background.

    Summer program provides hands-on experiences studying lakes, rivers and streams throughout Wisconsin. What’s the best way to get high school students interested in water sciences? Get their feet wet, literally. […]

  10. UW-Stout lab renovations include new maker space for fashion, engineering students

    At University of Wisconsin-Stout, Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, all of the academic programs have an experiential learning component. For students from seven of those programs, the applied learning and collaborative experiences […]