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Plastic film, bags being recycled to help make deck boards

September 19, 2014

UW-Stout has begun a new initiative to recycle plastic bags and plastic film. Read the full story

Patrick Reed, right, of UW-Stout and Don Bute of Indianhead Enterprises load plastic into a van.

Communication, media program wins Award for Excellence

September 19, 2014

In most university undergraduate programs, a senior capstone course is the traditional way for students and their professors to assess what students have learned in four years of working on a bachelor’s degree. Read the full story

Matt Livesey teaches a class.

Campus to host annual family, consumer sciences conference

September 19, 2014

About 200 people are expected to attend the annual Family and Consumer Sciences Education Conference at UW-Stout’s Memorial Student Center from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26. Read the full story

Renee Chandler

Construction students win national Chapter of Excellence Award

September 19, 2014

For the second year in a row, a University of Wisconsin-Stout student chapter of a professional organization has received a national award. Read the full story

Tim Becker works with construction students.

UW-Stout enrollment up significantly, approaches record

September 17, 2014

Total enrollment at the University of Wisconsin-Stout for the 2014-15 academic year increased 63 over last year and is approaching a record, university officials reported Wednesday, Sept. 17. Read the full story

Students walk to class Tuesday, Sept. 16.

Professors’ study could give super powers to ordinary cling wrap

September 16, 2014

Most people don’t give a second thought to cling wrap, the clear, stretchy film that covers foods we buy, such as blocks of cheese, and the leftovers we store in our refrigerators. Read the full story

Joongmin Shin holds a piece of treated cling wrap.

ROTC cadet shadows lieutenant at military base in Alaska

September 15, 2014

Adam Widder caught wild salmon, climbed a mountain and enjoyed seemingly endless summer days with nearly 21 hours of sunlight. Read the full story

Adam Widder

Foundation awards more than $675,000 in scholarships

September 12, 2014

Scholarships valued at more than $675,000 have been awarded to 375 University of Wisconsin-Stout students through the Stout University Foundation. Read the full story

Allison Roush receives the Bradford Dobrzynski award from James Dobrzynski.

Student’s research finds trust is a key to helping clean watershed

September 12, 2014

Students from around the country who participated in the summer LAKES research project at UW-Stout have returned home, but their voices on the topic of improving water quality in the Red Cedar River watershed still are being heard. Read the full story

Zakia Elliott with Dan Prestebak, county conservationist.

Three faculty members to lead forum on caring for aging parents

September 12, 2014

About 44 million Americans are caregivers to people who are 50 or older. Most of those caregivers are family members, often adult children. Read the full story

Amanda Barnett

Family, consumer sciences professor honored at national conference

September 12, 2014

Diane Klemme, professor at University of Wisconsin-Stout, recently received the Leader Award from the American Family and Consumer Sciences Association at the national conference in St. Louis. Read the full story

Diane Klemme

Fifteen students awarded Graduate Scholarship

September 10, 2014

Fifteen new graduate students at University of Wisconsin-Stout were awarded $2,000 scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year. Read the full story

The Graduate School is housed in the Robert S. Swanson Library and Learning Center.

UW-Stout ranked among top public universities in Midwest

September 9, 2014

University of Wisconsin-Stout is among the top 20 public regional universities in the Midwest, according to rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report. Read the full story

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Students to benefit as undergraduate programs earn ABET accreditation

September 8, 2014

Two popular undergraduate programs at the University of Wisconsin-Stout have been accredited by the national organization that reviews programs in the disciplines of applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology. Read the full story

A student works with a machine in an engineering lab.

Professor’s Drake University exhibit inspired by poem, moon

September 5, 2014

A poem and the moon are among Charles Matson Lume’s inspirations for a solo art exhibit at Anderson Gallery at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Read the full story

Charles Matson Lume's exhibit at Anderson Gallery.

Five students picked for ‘Emerging Fashion Designers’ book

September 5, 2014

Original clothing designs, marketing concepts and photography by five UW-Stout apparel design and development students have been included in a national book on fashion design. Read the full story

Addie Gecas' designs from the Silhouettes Fashion Show.

Registration and Records staff receive Patriot Award

September 5, 2014

Two staff members in the office of Registration and Records at UW-Stout have been honored with a Patriot Award from the Wisconsin Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Committee. Read the full story

From left, Josh Lind, John Bensend and Scott Correll.

Student’s design turns city parking meters into bike racks

September 5, 2014

A University of Wisconsin-Stout graduate student has come up with a modern-day hitching post. Read the full story

Michelle Mailey Noben designs bike rack installed in downtown Menomonie.

Chancellor’s Ice Bucket Challenge brings $10,000 bid for scholarships

August 29, 2014

An employee of University of Wisconsin-Stout has bid $10,000 to dump a bucket of ice water on the head of Chancellor Bob Meyer as part of the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for the ALS Association. Read the full story

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Orientation helps commuter students get acclimated to campus

August 29, 2014

With 45 buildings spread over 131 acres and thousands of new faces, UW-Stout may seem intimidating to some new students. The challenge becomes even harder for students who don’t live on or near campus but arrive and leave daily. Read the full story

Emily Ascher

Special events lead up to, beyond first day of classes Wednesday

August 29, 2014

The 2014-15 academic year for students at UW-Stout begins Wednesday, Sept. 3, with the first day of classes. Read the full story

A student promotes women's lacrosse at a recent Backyard Bash.

McCalmont Hall project brings new look to busy intersection

August 29, 2014

One of the more visible buildings at University of Wisconsin-Stout has a fresh, new look, thanks to a $7.9 million renovation. Read the full story

McCalmont Hall

Car share program offers sustainable travel option

August 28, 2014

Students or employees at the University of Wisconsin-Stout who need a car for a short period of time now can get behind the wheel. Enterprise Rent-A-Car is partnering with UW-Stout to offer car sharing to students, faculty and staff through the Enterprise CarShare program. Read the full story

Sarah Rykal with the CarShare vehicles.

Art students receive special tour at world-famous museum

August 27, 2014

Five students in Jim Bryan’s art history class received a personalized behind-the-scenes tour recently at one of the most important art museums in the country. Read the full story

Mark Mitton, senior mountmaker at the Getty Center, shows a pair of candelabra to UW-Stout students on an art study tour.

New chancellor tells faculty, staff he’s ready to serve them

August 25, 2014

Bob Meyer made it clear that as the new leader at University of Wisconsin-Stout, he wants to serve the students, faculty, staff, alumni and partners, a philosophy called servant leadership. Read the full story

Bob Meyer addresses faculty and staff on Opening Day.

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