1. UW-Parkside celebrates record number of graduates

    Photo of UW-Parkside graduates gathering for a photo op at the university's December 2018 midyear commencement ceremony.

    UW-Parkside continued its 50-year celebration with a record-setting number of graduates at winter commencement in December. Foxconn executive Dr. Alan Yeung delivered the keynote address, Chancellor’s Award recipient Brenna Eaves encouraged nearly 400 of her fellow classmates to celebrate their accomplishments, and Regent Michael Grebe commended graduates on behalf of the entire UW System. Read about some […]

  2. UW-Parkside’s Bianca Ruffolo shares experience attending the Newman Civic Fellows National Conference

    Photo of Bianca Ruffolo at the 2017 Newman Civic Fellows National Conference in Boston

    As a follow up to the article, “Bianca Ruffolo 2017 Newman Civic Fellow,” UW-Parkside student Bianca Ruffolo shares her experience on attending the Newman Civic Fellows National Conference in Boston. Ruffolo was also featured in President Ray Cross’s “News Around the UW System” report to the Board of Regents in December 2017. Ruffolo is a molecular biology […]

  3. UW-Parkside library named Wisconsin Library Association ‘Library of the Year’

    Photo of UW-Parkside library

    The Wisconsin Library Association (WLA) named the UW-Parkside Library, Library of the Year for 2017 for “distinguished achievement in service.” The WLA cited the successful Big Read program, an event that featured 50 community sponsors and a total of 2,500 people attending 40 events, as one example of why the UW-Parkside Library is so deserving […]

  4. UW-Parkside celebrates SC Johnson Integrated Science Lab grand opening

    Photo of Kelly Semrau, Siva Shankar, Debbie Ford, and Emmanuel Otu

    Surrounded by business partners, community leaders and elected officials from southeastern Wisconsin, the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and SC Johnson opened the SC Johnson Integrated Science Lab on the UW-Parkside campus. The newly renovated scientific lab in UW-Parkside’s Greenquist Hall is designed to meet the STEM talent needs of the future. The lab is named in […]

  5. UW-Parkside pre-med students committed to practicing in under-served rural and urban areas of Wisconsin

    Five UW-Parkside pre-med students smiling and posing for a picture

    The Rural and Urban Scholars in Community Health (RUSCH) program prepares students to work in underserved rural and urban areas of Wisconsin after medical school. Since 2012, 28 UW-Parkside pre-med students have been accepted to the RUSCH program. Ninety percent of UW-Parkside’s Health Sciences’ pre-med students are accepted to medical school – more than double […]

  6. UW-Parkside mobile app speeds process of sharing emergency information

    Ready Badger App developed by UW-Parkside students

    Emergency managers from across southeastern Wisconsin were on hand April 12 at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside for the debut of a mobile app designed to speed the process of gathering and sharing emergency information. Working with county emergency managers, the App Factory at UW-Parkside developed Ready Badger. According to Dr. Derek Riley, UW-Parkside assistant professor […]

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

    David Sieraski at UW-Parkside

    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 the southeast corner of Wisconsin, and home to the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Not long ago, those same visitors may have been challenged to find information […]

  8. UW-Parkside students chosen for UW med school ‘RUSCH’

    SOMERS, Wis.—Many Wisconsin rural and urban communities have something in common – a shortage of physicians and other health-care professionals. Rural and Urban Scholars in Community Health, or RUSCH, is designed to meet that growing need. The goal of this initiative from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, is to select […]

  9. UW-Parkside Cyber Security Lab preps info guardians

    Every day brings fresh revelations about sophisticated cyber criminals shutting down vast computer networks, hacking computers from half a world away to probe files, and stealing proprietary information. UW-Parkside faculty and students are using dedicated facilities to understand cybercrime and prevent it. Find out how… UW-Parkside educating cyber security sentinels The headlines are global and […]

  10. Plan could result in substantial savings for Department of Corrections

    UW-Parkside building

    “I’m excited about this. This has great promise.” When Wisconsin State Senator Bob Wirch came to campus Friday, April 27, saving taxpayer money was on his mind. After viewing research done by University of Wisconsin-Parkside students Chris McMahon and Trevor Severson on potential changes to healthcare delivery at state correctional institutions that could save millions […]