UW-Stout News

Danovsky receives Classified Employee Appreciation Award

April 24, 2014

Peggy Danovsky received the Classified Employee Appreciation Award for April at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Peggy Danovsky

How far can they go? Supermileage Challenge draws 12 teams

April 24, 2014

The annual Supermileage Challenge will be held Friday and Saturday, April 25-26, at the Dunn County Fairgrounds in Menomonie. It is hosted by students from the University of Wisconsin-Stout Technology and Engineering Education Collegiate Association. Read the full story

A 2013 Supermileage Challenge entry

Barron ESL, UW-Stout students learn from campus visit

April 23, 2014

For 17 children from Woodland elementary in the Barron school district, the 45-minute trip to Menomonie wasn’t far in terms of miles. When they stepped off the bus, however, at University of Wisconsin-Stout it was a much different environment. Read the full story

Breanna Lavene helps Barron student Aliduh Garad.

Professor coordinates Walker Art Center metalsmithing exhibit

April 22, 2014

An exhibit on metalsmithing at The Shop in Walker Art Center opens this week, thanks in large part to a University of Wisconsin-Stout faculty member. Read the full story

Masako Onodera pauses during a metalsmithing class.

Graduates find employment success through workplace experiences

April 22, 2014

UW-Stout just released its annual employment report that showed 97 percent of graduates from 2012-2013 had either found positions or were furthering their education. Read the full story

Max Steuer

Early Childhood Education Conference returns for 36th year

April 21, 2014

More than 800 attendees are expected Friday and Saturday, April 25-26, at the 36th annual Early Childhood Education Conference sponsored by UW-Stout. Read the full story

Conference logo

Cardboard City houses return for 24-hour homeless challenge

April 21, 2014

From noon Friday, April 25, until noon Saturday, April 26, the second Cardboard City event will be held on the lawn south of the Memorial Student Center. Read the full story

A Cardboard City participant crawls out of the makeshift shelter during the 2013 event.

Students’ Take Back the Night event scheduled April 25

April 21, 2014

UW-Stout students, in collaboration with the Bridge to Hope shelter in Menomonie, will hold a special community event to raise awareness about sexual assault. Read the full story

From left, event organizers Lauren Jenkins, Stephanie Ziehme, Amy Loberg, Melissa Hesketh and Kelsey Dodge.

University cuts tons of waste, takes state Recyclemania crown

April 18, 2014

Less than two years after going on a strict trash diet, University of Wisconsin-Stout has weighed in. The results are impressive: the university has cut tons of waste, is producing more compost than trash and has earned a state title. Read the full story

Sarah Rykal

School of Education names outstanding mentor and early educator

April 17, 2014

The School of Education at University of Wisconsin-Stout has chosen Bob Boone for the Pre-service Teacher Mentor Award and Brittany Johnson for the Early Career Educator Award. Read the full story

Brittany Johnson received the Early Career Educator Award.

Student teams take first, third in national IT competition

April 16, 2014

Information technology management majors from University of Wisconsin-Stout took first and third places in a national student competition. Read the full story

Jacob Lube, left, and William Steahr hold their AITP trophy.

Beck named artist-in-residence by Science Museum of Minnesota

April 16, 2014

The Science Museum of Minnesota has named University of Wisconsin-Stout Assistant Professor Dave Beck one of three artists-in-residence for 2014 at the museum’s St. Croix Watershed Research Station. Read the full story

Dave Beck

Aldo Leopold biographer to speak Thursday on campus

April 15, 2014

The author of the contemporary biography of Aldo Leopold will be the featured guest this week at University of Wisconsin-Stout’s Science Speaker Series. Read the full story

Curt Meine

Professor, alumni win design awards in Minnesota competition

April 15, 2014

A School of Art and Design faculty member and alumni from University of Wisconsin-Stout have won Upper Midwest design awards. Read the full story

Ashley Hohnstein's

Earth Week events April 21-24 feature Promise 50 founder

April 14, 2014

Earth Week and Earth Day will be marked at UW-Stout with two speakers and several special events. Read the full story

UW-Stout Earth Week logo

Prometheus creative arts journal winners named; exhibit open

April 14, 2014

Nine students have been named winners in UW-Stout’s 14th annual Prometheus creative arts journal. Read the full story

Katherine Marotz’s entries, foreground, are part of the Prometheus exhibit. She was the 3D winner.”

Blue Devil Jazz Orchestra to perform April 16 at Mabel Tainter

April 11, 2014

Jazz from Harvey to Mabel will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, at the Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts, one block from Harvey Hall on Main Street in Menomonie. Harvey Hall is expected to be closed until late 2015. Read the full story

The Blue Devil Jazz Orchestra

Take2 at UW-Stout - April 11–17, 2014

April 10, 2014

Find out what's happening at the University of Wisconsin-Stout during Family Weekend and beyond. #StoutFamilyWeekend Read the full story

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Outreach projects by class aim to educate about sexual assault

April 10, 2014

A University of Wisconsin-Stout class is helping raise awareness about healthy sexuality and is engaging young people to raise their voices to impact future generations. Read the full story

Students who presented at New Richmond High School, from left, Matt Jandourek, Megan Gruenke, Samantha Nixt, Emily Armbrust and Brooke Zimmerman.

Renovated student center receives international design award

April 9, 2014

The Association of College Unions International has awarded UW-Stout's Memorial Student Center a 2014 Facility Design Award in the $15 to $25 million project category. Read the full story

The renovated Memorial Student Center.

Research by professor, students may improve trucking for women

April 8, 2014

UW-Stout Assistant Professor Jeanette Kersten, with the assistance of her graduate students and the Women in Trucking Association, conducted research that led to major recommendations on improvements in long-haul truck cabs. Read the full story

Jeanette Kersten and graduate student Matt Mauer.

Fashion Without Fabric highlights busy Family Weekend

April 7, 2014

UW-Stout’s annual Family Weekend will feature three shows — including the always popular Fashion Without Fabric — two concerts and other special events and activities Friday through Sunday, April 11-13. Read the full story

An entry from a previous Fashion Without Fabric show.

Three supply chain management students awarded scholarships

April 4, 2014

Three University of Wisconsin-Stout supply chain management students, Matt Klopatek, Matt Wiegand and Matt Stamos, recently received regional and national scholarships in their field. Read the full story

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Winters receives library’s Barnard Outstanding Service Award

April 4, 2014

Kathy Winters is the 2014 recipient of the University Library’s Barnard Outstanding Service Award at UW-Stout. Read the full story

Kathy Winters

Award-winning author to speak April 10 at library

April 4, 2014

Minnesota fiction writer Danielle Sosin will read from her novel “The Long-Shining Waters” from 4:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 10, in room 206 of the University Library. Read the full story

Danielle Sosin

Take2 at UW-Stout - April 4–10, 2014

April 3, 2014

Take two minutes to hear about upcoming events on and around campus, including some great shows happening Family Weekend. #StoutFamilyWeekend Read the full story

Take2 at UW-Stout Weekly News Video Series

New program supports students with foster care backgrounds

April 2, 2014

A new grant-funded program that helps students who have foster care in their backgrounds has been started at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Pamela Holsinger-Fuchs, left, and Cheyenne Gray.

Twenty students to present research at national conference

April 1, 2014

A total of 20 University of Wisconsin-Stout students have had their research accepted for presentation at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research. Read the full story

NCUR presenter Henry Hansen prepares to scuba dive in 2013 with the Minnesota DNR.

Art and Design Preview Day set April 3 for minority students

April 1, 2014

A special Art and Design Preview Day will be held Thursday, April 3, on campus for 160 high school students from Abbotsford, Barron, Colby, Eau Claire, Hayward and the Lac Courte Oreilles tribal community. Read the full story

Tamara Brantmeier

State Science Olympiad April 4-5; national event coming in 2016

April 1, 2014

Close to 1,000 students from 45 schools will head to University of Wisconsin-Stout for the state Science Olympiad competition Friday and Saturday, April 4-5. Read the full story

Students work through a problem in the 2012 state Science Olympiad at UW-Stout.

Route 66 featured in University Library photo exhibit, talk

April 1, 2014

A photo exhibit of Route 66, the iconic U.S. highway, will be on display through Friday, April 11, in the lobby of the University Library at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

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Clothesline Project to promote awareness in Menomonie in April

March 31, 2014

T-shirts with messages about sexual assault will be on display at nine locations around Menomonie during April. Read the full story

The Clothesline Project

University Theatre’s musical ‘110 in the Shade’ opens Friday

March 31, 2014

UW-Stout’s University Theatre presents “110 in the Shade,” a musical about hope, opening Friday, April 4. Read the full story

Annual Wellness Fair includes vendors, blood drive, door prizes

March 28, 2014

The UW-Stout Wellness Fair, the largest in Dunn County, will feature about 50 vendors, activities, samples and door prizes. The fair, free and open to the public, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, in the Sports and Fitness Center. Read the full story

The Pre-Health Society meets campus mascot Blaze at the 2013 Wellness Fair.

Five students named winners in Best of Design show

March 28, 2014

Five student artists were honored in the annual Best of Design show at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Koua Xiong won Best of Show for

Zerbian receives Classified Employee Appreciation Award

March 28, 2014

Donna Zerbian received the Classified Employee Appreciation Award at University of Wisconsin-Stout for March. Read the full story

Donna Zerbian

Take2 at UW-Stout - March 28 – April 3, 2014

March 28, 2014

Isaac and Barb round up the coming week's news and events, including University Theatre's upcoming musical production and a shout-out to Stout's latest All-American. Read the full story

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Ethics center director takes message to universities in India

March 26, 2014

Six years after the Center for Applied Ethics was founded, ethics in education is more than a buzzword to students, faculty and staff at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Director Elizabeth Buchanan was reminded of just how much progress has been made at UW-Stout while on a recent trip to India, where she was invited to speak at two universities. Read the full story

Buchanan meets with students and faculty at the University of Hyderabad.

Author to speak about western Wisconsin baseball legends

March 25, 2014

Chippewa Falls author and alumnus Joe Niese, who has written one book about a western Wisconsin baseball legend and is working on another, will read from and discuss his work at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Joe Niese

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