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UW System looking at consolidation between UW branch campuses, technical colleges, Wisconsin State Journal, Feb. 15

UW-Madison responsible for nearly $31 billion of Wisconsin’s economic impact  WSAW, Feb. 15

UW System to get $69 million for renovation projects throughout state  Daily Cardinal, Feb. 15

Remembering Regent Delgado  Royal Purple News, Feb. 15

UW-Platteville to build $3.4 million solar project; will be largest state-owned solar array, Wisconsin State Journal, Feb. 15

Journal Times editorial: UW System initiative a pipeline for the future, Racine Journal Times, Feb. 15

University Merger Talks On The Rise,  Forbes, Feb. 15

 

State

Jerome Frautschi donating $10 million to new Downtown Wisconsin History Museum, Wisconsin State Journal, Feb. 15

 

On Campus

EAU: Study answers questions about Steamboat geyser, world’s tallest, in Yellowstone National Park (features research by UW-Eau Claire alum Mara Reed), The Spokesman-Review, Feb. 14

EAU: Farmers Union recognizes rural leaders (features UW-Eau Claire alum Aaron Ellringer), Agri-View, Feb. 15

EAU: UWEC students petition for removal of student chapter of Turning Point USA (includes interviews with UW-Eau Claire students Lexi Kane and Annie Schneider), WQOW, Feb. 12

 

GRB/MKE/System: UW System looking at consolidation between UW branch campuses, technical colleges (UW-Milwaukee and UW-Green Bay’s Chancellors working to explore consolidation possibilities), Madison.com, Feb. 14

GRB: Bay Settlement Rd. entrance to COVID-19 vaccine clinic reopens, Fox 11, Feb. 12

GRB: UWGB’s eastern entrance reopened after icy road conditions, NBC 26, Feb. 12

GRB: Capturing Door County: The “Super Realism” of Audrey Off (UW-Green Bay alumna), Door County Pulse, Feb. 12

GRB: Stories You May Have Missed, A Week in Review (Rising Phoenix featured), Seehafer News, Feb. 13

 

LAX: Extra Effort: Arcadia High School senior pays it forward (UWL is a partner of the Extra Effort program), La Crosse Tribune, Feb. 14

LAX: International Women’s Day event planned (UWL is a sponsor), La Crosse Tribune, Feb. 14

LAX: Valders senior Emily Schneider: ‘Make an impact that changes the world for the better’ (Schneider plans to attend UWL), Herald Times Reporter, Feb. 14

LAX: La Crosse political watchers hoping for major primary voters to be informed (UWL professor is a source), WIZM News, Feb. 14

LAX: Record campaign cash in the only competitive congressional district in Wisconsin (UWL professor emeritus is a source), The Badger Project, Feb. 14

LAX: UW System looking at consolidation between UW branch campuses, technical colleges (UWL professor emeritus is a source), Wisconsin State Journal, Feb. 13

LAX: $2.1 million approved for projects on UWL campus, WKBT News 8000, Feb. 12

LAX: Friends recall Roger LeGrand as optimistic, caring person (LeGrand was on UWL Foundation Board), La Crosse Tribune, Feb. 12

 

MAD: UW-Madison sued for allegedly hiding critical comments from its social media accounts, Wisconsin State Journal, Feb. 15

MAD: State approves over $12 million in UW-Madison maintenance, repairs, Cap Times, Feb. 15

 

MIL: UWM professor emeritus to present on the effects of Poland’s democratic governance since 1989, Isthmus, Feb. 12

MIL: UWM associate professor of geography to present on white supremacy, racism and power in virtual events, Isthmus, Feb. 12

MIL: UWM associate professor discusses capitalism and workers’ rights within the last century, Daily Nexus, Feb. 12

MIL: Executive director of Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin to speak at Wisconsin Water Week, St. Croix 360, Feb. 11

MIL: Wisconsin Building Commission approves construction project for UWM’s Klotsche Center Annex addition, WFRV, Feb. 11

MIL: UWM alum becomes president and CEO of HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital, WEAU, Feb. 11

 

OSH: UW Oshkosh vaccination center now accepting reservations, 959KISSFM.com, Feb. 12.

OSH: UW Oshkosh to open COVID-19 vaccination clinic next week; registration for appointments now open, Oshkosh Northwestern, Feb. 13.

OSH: Gray makes University of Wisconsin Oshkosh fall dean’s list (Hannah Gray is a senior at UWO), Iroquois County’s Time-Republic (Watseka, Illinois), Feb. 13.

OSH: State approves over $12 million in UW-Madison maintenance, repairs (includes $10 million in fine arts and music lab/classroom renovations at UWO), The Cap Times, Feb. 12.

OSH: UW-Platteville Receives Approval for What Will Be Wisconsin’s Largest State-Owned Solar Array (the current largest state-owned solar array is at UWO’s Sage Hall), Wisconsin Public Radio, Feb. 12.

OSH: Gray makes University of Wisconsin fall dean’s list (Hannah Gray is UWO senior), Ford County Review (Paxton, Illinois), Feb. 12.

OSH: Going to the polls this Tuesday? State Superintendent primary on the ballot (Fond du Lac High School teacher Joe Fenrick is a UWO alumnus and geology lecturer), iwantthenews.com, Feb. 13.

OSH: Local students on UW Oshkosh Dean’s List, Honor Roll, Whitewater Banner, Feb. 13.

OSH: Hundreds of acceptance letters mistakenly sent by UW-Oshkosh, WXOW (La Crosse), Feb. 13.

OSH: Hundreds of acceptance letters mistakenly sent by UW-Oshkosh, WKOW (Madison), Feb. 13.

OSH: UWO says computer glitch caused it to send 400 acceptance letters in error, WBAY, Feb. 12.

OSH: More wells tested in 2020 versus 2019 (UWO Environmental Research and Innovation Center leads testing of private wells), Door County Pulse, Feb. 14.

OSH: College students from Ripon and surrounding area honored for academic excellence (UWO Dean’s List, Honor Roll), Ripon Commonwealth Press, Feb. 14.

OSH: On Campus: College Notes (UWO Dean’s List, Honor Roll), hngnews.com, Feb. 14.

OSH: Spring Election: Profiling 7 candidates for state superintendent (Fond du Lac High School teacher Joe Fenrick is a UWO alumnus and geology lecturer), WKOW (Madison) Feb. 14.

 

PKS: Commentary from Chancellor Debbie Ford: Parkside’s Innovation Evolution, The Journal Times, Feb. 14

PKS: `Kenosha Strong’ for whom? Local Black leaders say city is still divided despite best intentions (Panelists in a live-streamed forum sponsored by UW-Parkside’s Black Student Union and the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs addressed a number of issues), Kenosha News, Feb. 14

PKS: Community Newsletter: UW-Parkside activities continue virtually during pandemic, Kenosha News, Feb. 13

PKS: State manufacturers say workforce shortage is largest economic inhibitor (Nexus has partnered with UW-Parkside to establish more STEM and trade-focused degrees and career pursuits), Wis Business, Feb. 12

 

PLT: UW-Platteville to build $3.4 million solar project; will be largest state-owned solar array, Wisconsin State Journal, Feb. 12

PLT: UW-Platteville receives approval for what will be Wisconsin’s largest state-owned solar array, Wisconsin Public Radio, Feb. 12

PLT: UW-P gets OK for $3.4 million solar array on campus, Dubuque Telegraph Herald, Feb. 15

 

STO: Stout alum, son part of Canadian polar bear tracking project, Dunn County News, Feb. 12
STO: The West Side, Wisconsin Public Radio, Feb. 12
STO: Roncalli High School senior signs National Letter of Intent, Seehafer News, Feb. 12
STO: La Crosse Promise announces new Executive Director, WXOW TV 19, Feb. 12
STO: Minnesota Twins: Toby Gardenhire excited for chance to manage Saints, Fansided, Feb. 15

 

STP: Keeping your love strong throughout the year (interview with UWSP Assistant Professor Susan Turgeson, family and consumer education), WAOW, Feb. 14

STP: Long, trying journey leads Philip Flory home (features Pointers basketball athlete Philip Flory and Head Coach Bob Semling), WSAW, Feb. 14

STP: UWSP holds status of 100% renewable electricity (interview with UWSP Sustainability Coordinator Dave Barbier), WAOW, Feb. 12

STP: UW-Stevens Point theatre and dance season to be offered virtually this spring, Wausau Pilot and Review, Feb. 12

STP: What does a cold winter mean for bugs in the spring? (interview with UWSP Associate Professor Jamee Hubbard, biology), WAOW, Feb. 11

STP: Plover couple to appear on ‘LIVE with Kelly and Ryan’ Thursday for Valentine’s Day feature (features former UWSP international education employee Carol Grasamkee and her husband Kurt), Stevens Point Journal, Feb. 11

 

SUP: Dangerous wind chills hit Northland (UW-Superior delayed all on-campus classes two hours), Duluth News Tribune, Feb. 14
SUP: UWS COVID testing site reopens, KDAL News, Feb. 15

 

WHT: Service Officer attending the University of Wisconsin Whitewater invites viewers to tune in to Webhawk News, Outpost 422, Feb. 14

WHT: UW-Whitewater web resource enriches Hmong education across the U.S., Whitewater Banner, Feb. 12