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

    students standing in front of a Photovoltaic Tracker System

    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 Wisconsin-Stout — about 225 miles away in west-central Wisconsin — as part of a degree-completion program coordinated through Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay

  2. Alexander Landerman: Artist, entrepreneur, UW-Stevens Point class of 2013

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    Alexander Landerman had a rocky start academically. “I was kicked out of kindergarten, failed first grade and spent most of second grade in the hallway,” he said. Junior high and high school involved more recreation than the other three R’s of education. If that doesn’t sound like a deserving winner of a first-time entrepreneurial award,

  3. UW-Eau Claire, Visit Eau Claire partner to boost area tourism

    bridge on the UW-Eau Claire campus

    EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and Visit Eau Claire have formed a strategic partnership to expand and enhance local tourism. The partnership will provide Visit Eau Claire with improved access to new and existing university facilities for events, enabling the organization to more effectively market the Eau Claire area. Visit Eau Claire

  4. 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, to get her diploma at University of Wisconsin-Stout, a great beginning will be awaiting. She is scheduled to start work May 20 as a research

  5. UW-River Falls graduate classes train Montessori teachers

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    Imagine a classroom where children are joyfully exploring the world, making connections across disciplines and developing responsibility and respect for themselves, others and the environment. The role of a Montessori teacher is to guide and engage children in doing just that. This captures the mission of one of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls’ newest graduate

  6. UW-Stout earns national honors in design arena

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    MENOMONIE – Two UW-Stout undergraduate programs are receiving national recognition. In March, the Princeton Review announced its 2013 rankings of the top game design programs at U.S. colleges. The list included the top 15 programs while another 15 programs, including UW-Stout’s, received honorable mention. UW-Stout’s program is the only one in Wisconsin or Minnesota ranked

  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 Zero Waste Future.” By diverting the corporate cafeteria’s pre-consumer food waste from landfills, she is helping the Fortune 500 insurance company move closer to its

  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 where they’ve spent years rushing to classes, hanging out with friends and living in the residence halls. They may return someday but probably not to

  9. $10 million UW–Madison-led project will adapt dairying to climate change

    Wisconsin cows in the pasture

    MADISON — Agricultural scientists from across the nation are embarking on a new five-year, $10 million, USDA-funded effort to identify dairy production practices that minimize the emission of greenhouse gasses (GHG) and will be more resilient to the effects of a changing climate. The project is led by the University of Wisconsin-Madison and involves researchers

  10. Making global connections in the business of water

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    Business students and faculty members are immersing themselves in water activities as the UW-Whitewater College of Business and Economics expands its focus on the business of water. As Milwaukee positions itself as a world water hub, UW-Whitewater is providing innovative and creative contributions to the growing regional cluster of freshwater businesses. From the new water