1. Getting the Rift: UW-Stout students use virtual reality technology for game prototypes

    Students use the Oculus Rift in the Game Design and Development computer lab during winter term classes Wednesday, January 14, 2015. Students in the game design and development program will once again travel to L.A. to present their projects to the Jim Henson Company. This time, they are working with the Oculus Rift, a head-mounted virtual reality display.(UW-Stout photo by Brett T. Roseman)

    Menomonie, Wis. — Virtual reality technology became a reality during winter break for 16 students at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Students in the Interactive Environments class worked with the cutting-edge device […]

  2. Oscar Mayer partners with UW-River Falls to improve animal welfare

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    The Oscar Mayer brand today announced a partnership with the University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF) to focus on animal welfare issues. The program will train the next generation of animal […]

  3. UW-Parkside: Strong partnership builds new web presence for Town of Somers

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    SOMERS – When web visitors access www.somers.org they find a well-designed, easy-to-navigate site that conveys important information about the town of Somers, a community of more than 10,000 residents in […]

  4. UW-L aims to offer another MOOC: Online course improves college readiness

    Bob Hoar, far right, math professor at the UW-L, and Jim Jorstad, middle, director of ITS/Academic Technologies, presented a live webinar at the corporate headquarters of Sonic Foundry in Madison. Sean Brown, vice president of education at Sonic Foundry, moderated the event, with over 1,200 online viewers from across the globe participating and asking questions.

    In January, more than 1,900 virtual classmates began solving linear equations and adding exponents in UW-La Crosse’s first massive open online course (MOOC). It was a new venture for UW-La […]

  5. Green Bay-area students finish UW-Stout degrees without leaving home

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    Menomonie, Wis. — Six students from east-central Wisconsin have made their mark in education on the other side of the state. They are the first to graduate from University of […]

  6. UW-Stout graduate excited to begin her career in biotech industry

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    Menomonie, Wis. — Danielle Moehring is a shining example of the old saying that graduation isn’t an end but a beginning. When Moehring walks across the stage Saturday, May 11, […]

  7. UW Sustainable Management alumnus helps American Family Insurance work toward a zero waste future

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    MADISON, Wis.  – Maggie Layden is changing the world one vegetable peel at a time. Maggie is the project leader for the American Family Insurance initiative, “Our Dream of a […]

  8. Commencement: UW-Stout online master’s students see campus, meet for first time

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    Menomonie, Wis. — For most of the 1,382 students graduating from University of Wisconsin-Stout, commencement ceremonies Friday and Saturday were a goodbye. Commencement is a formal farewell to the campus […]

  9. A pioneering public-private partnership is a roadmap for nursing’s future

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    UW-Eau Claire-Ministry Saint Joseph’s celebrate 25th anniversary of nursing partnership EAU CLAIRE — Brian Tessmer is eager to earn his bachelor’s degree in nursing but with a job in Marshfield […]

  10. UW-Stout golf management students shoot for certification

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    Golf management students benefit from industry partnership. Not many years ago, making a tee time at a golf course involved a phone call, a pencil and a piece of paper. […]