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  125 Days of Wellness

Thank you ALL for participating in the 125 Days of Wellness Challenge!

A total of 12,894 miles were logged! 

High Miles:

  • Matthew Schauf 800 miles 
  • Danielle Magnuson 702 miles 
  • Rebecca Marine 556 miles 
  • Meridith Drzakowski 523 miles 
  • Donna Herman 500 miles 

This program was sponsored by the Campus Wellness Committee and the 125th Anniversary Committee.

  125 Faces of Stout

125 Faces of Stout

The University of Wisconsin-Stout Alumni and University Advancement's 125 Faces Project features testimonials about why people are STOUT PROUD!

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 An Idea Comes of Age


‘An Idea Comes of Age’ 

New hardcover book chronicles university’s 125-year history

Four years in the making, University of Wisconsin-Stout has published a comprehensive, yet readable, history of its first 125 years. 

“An Idea Comes of Age: UW-Stout, 1891-2016” was written by Jerome Poling, assistant communications director for UW-Stout’s University Communications and a previously published author. The book was commissioned by Chancellor Emeritus Charles W. Sorensen to coincide with the university’s 125th anniversary this year. 

“Even though I have spent nearly three decades at UW-Stout, I found this book fascinating and enlightening,” said Chancellor Bob Meyer, a UW-Stout alumnus who also served the university as a faculty member, college dean and administrator. “I know anyone who cares about UW-Stout will want a copy.”

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125 Facts

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The Experiment begins

On January 5, 1891, Stout Manual Training School opened its doors for business in a building in an area now occupied by the UW-Stout Administration Building. Read More >>

 

Becoming Blue Devils

Becoming the Blue Devils

From the beginning of the Stout schools its athletic teams were called the Manual Trainers, later shortened to Trainers. Early on, only men's teams participated in intercollegiate competition and those athletes were students of the manual training department.
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