1. UW-Stout’s largest solar panel array to date installed, boosting campus sustainability

    Photo of an aerial view of south campus academic buildings, displaying the Jarvis Hall Tech Wing solar panel array, lower right / UW-Stout

    Multibuilding energy conservation project also includes lighting and weatherization upgrades UW-Stout’s largest solar photovoltaic array to date has been installed at Jarvis Hall Technology Wing, part of a multibuilding solar and energy efficiency upgrades project. Contracted under Trane Inc., Eagle Point Solar of Dubuque, Iowa, recently installed 560 VSUN solar panels mounted on individually ballasted […]

  2. UW-Stout student Luke Bousley competes in Underwater Hockey World Championships

    Luke Bousley is the youngest member of the 2023 U.S. elite men’s underwater hockey team. (Photo courtesy of Bousley)

    Luke Bousley has always been comfortable in the water. He started swimming at a very young age – his first memory of the pool was at the Door County YMCA with his parents. On Tuesday, July 18, Bousley jumped into a much larger pool as the youngest member of the U.S. elite men’s team, competing […]

  3. Turning the corner on their careers: UW-Stout transfer students finding the right path

    Photo of students passing by the Memorial Student Center at UW-Stout. / UW-Stout

    The path to a bachelor’s degree isn’t always a straight one from high school to four years at a university. Pheng Vue, of Eau Claire, and Ciera Selly, from Baldwin, can attest to that. Vue attended Chippewa Valley Technical College and Selly several two-year colleges before they transferred to UW-Stout to pursue bachelor’s degree. They […]

  4. Putting her spin on it: UW-Stout graphic design major’s Vertigo project brings national attention

    Photo of Amanda Piotrowski, a senior in UW-Stout’s graphic design and interactive media program, who has had her Vertigo typeface recognized by several national websites. / Contributed photo

    Amanda Piotrowski hoped to make a splash when she created her “uniquely expressive, situationally very trippy and overall exciting and energizing” typeface called Vertigo. The alphabet of swirling, colorful capital letters by the UW-Stout senior, who is majoring in graphic design and interactive media, did just that. Piotrowski, from Pittsville in central Wisconsin, created a bigger splash […]

  5. UW-Stout real estate students prepare to address affordable housing needs throughout the state

    Photo of IREM student club members and faculty at the IREM Global Summit / John Sobota

    Students, alums receive scholarships and national awards for commitment to property management Students in the real estate property management program at UW-Stout are discovering ways to address the housing shortage in Wisconsin and how to provide resources to renters through their involvement in the Institute of Real Estate Management student club. A Forward Analytics report […]

  6. Project monitors phosphorus remediation strategies; trains students for workforce

    Photo of UW-Stout students conducting water research

    The Red Cedar Watershed in west-central Wisconsin is one of the most highly impacted watersheds in Wisconsin. The Red Cedar River was listed as an EPA impaired water in 1998, and Tainter Lake and Lake Menomin have been listed as highly impaired since 1972 due to high levels of phosphorus pollution, which depresses local property […]

  7. Fast Forward: UW-Stout to develop model cybersecurity internship program with $299,000 System, state grant

    Photo of Professor Holly Yuan, center, who is the cybersecurity center director at UW-Stout. / UW-Stout

    University’s leadership in the field will help address a critical workforce need in Wisconsin A cybersecurity internship grant addressing the needs of the Wisconsin’s critical infrastructure utilities has been awarded to UW-Stout, a higher education leader in the field. The $298,771 Fast Forward grant from the state Department of Workforce Development and University of Wisconsin […]

  8. UW-Stout game design and animation programs ranked among best in country

    Photo of a student trying a virtual reality game during a recent Stout Game Expo.

    Three programs from UW-Stout’s School of Art and Design are the best in the state, according to new national rankings. Ranked No. 1 in Wisconsin are two Bachelor of Fine Arts programs: game design and development-art; and animation and digital media, along with the Master of Fine Arts in design. The rankings are by Princeton […]

  9. UW-Stout to offer minor in esports coaching beginning in the fall

    Photo of UW-Stout esports team player. Players compete from their new arena in Heritage Hall. The arena includes new computers, monitors and chairs that are standard in competitive gaming. / UW-Stout

    Growing popularity of competitive sport, university’s established varsity team help lead to first such program in state UW-Stout is taking the lead again in the esports field in Wisconsin. After becoming the first UW System school to offer an interscholastic esports — competitive video game — team in 2020, the university will be the first […]

  10. UW-Stout’s Child and Family Study Center looks to strengthen Wisconsin’s child care workforce

    Photo of the Child and Family Study Center, which helps train future teachers, counselors and dietitians to build Wisconsin's child care workforce and support families. / UW-Stout

    Center at the heart of Heritage Hall project provides critical career training through community service Families from around Wisconsin are facing significant shortages of quality child care programs, caused in large part by a shortage of licensed early childhood staff. UW-Stout is committed to building the state’s child care workforce through its Child and Family […]