1. Professional dancers come to UWM to enhance their careers

    Davalois Fearon (center) rehearses with dancers Chloë Nagle, a recent BFA dance graduate, and Chelsey Becher, a sophomore in dance who spent a semester abroad in Paris (UWM Photo/Derek Rickert)

    Dancing is a lifelong passion for Davalois Fearon, a New York-based dancer, teacher and choreographer who has performed around the world. She is now also a student in UW-Milwaukee’s Master of Fine Arts in performing arts: dance – a degree designed for professionals such as Fearon, who promises: “I plan on dancing until I die.” […]

  2. 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 Oculus Rift as they developed ideas for two video games. The three-week Winterm class, in the new Bachelor of Fine Arts in game design and […]

  3. UW-Stout project takes AIM at teacher support, retention through the arts

    women with preschoolers

    Menomonie, Wis. — During the next two years, University of Wisconsin-Stout will launch Arts Integration Menomonie to support teacher candidates and retain early career teachers in the Menomonie school district. AIM is taking direct aim at infusing arts into the curricular and instructional tool belt of city kindergarten through third-grade teachers and in the art […]

  4. Motion Capture at UW-Whitewater

    men with computer

    From gaming to science to physical therapy, the possibilities are endless for students learning in UW-Whitewater’s motion capture studio.

  5. UW-Whitewater receives national recognition for community engagement

    From science exploration and artistic endeavors to entrepreneurship, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to community engagement. In schools, parks, offices, nursing homes, and theaters, our students, faculty and staff members are actively reaching out into the community. These efforts have garnered national recognition. UW-Whitewater is a recipient of the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the […]

  6. Partnership rolls out UW-Stevens Point’s RiverPoint® Paper nationwide

    student artwork

    What started as a collaboration between departments at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has expanded to a partnership with a major national supplier of high quality art papers. RiverPoint Paper is now being marketed by Strathmore Artist Papers™. The Strathmore® brand of artist papers has been used to create art for over 120 years. “The […]

  7. A giant assignment: UW-Stout students make animated music video for Grammy-winning band

    students working on their animation project

    Menomonie, Wis. — Going into their animation class last fall, University of Wisconsin-Stout entertainment design majors knew they would be assigned the obvious — an animation project or two. That in itself was exciting because they were getting into the heart of their undergraduate course work. Then they learned from Assistant Professor Ursula Murray Husted […]

  8. UW-Platteville to administer Confucius Classroom at high school in Neenah, Wis.

    Confucious class

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis.­­­ — From varying levels of Mandarin language instruction, to presentations about Chinese etiquette and culture, to celebrations of important Chinese festivals and traditions, the Confucius Institute has worked with the University of Wisconsin-Platteville since 2008 as a part of an international network of over 700 Confucius Institutes and Confucius Classrooms dedicated to enhancing […]

  9. Industrial design students shine in national competitions

    products engineered by UW-Stout students

    Industrial design students from University of Wisconsin-Stout have shown that they rank among the best in the country by taking first, second and third places in two national competitions. Students competed in the Interzinc Student Design Competition and the FreeTech Plastics Student Thermoformed Part Competition. Students in both competitions were in classes taught by Ben […]

  10. UW-Stout Precollege Program introduces students to life at a university

    clock tower

    A chef-prepared lunch awaited about 25 high school students in the Precollege Program. The menu included Caesar salad, baked chicken breast, potato, vegetable and cheesecake. The students would have to work for their appetizing meal, however. Before they could dig in at the Rendezvous classroom and restaurant at University of Wisconsin-Stout, the participants learned business […]