UW-Stout News

ROTC program to hold December commissioning ceremony

December 18, 2014

University of Wisconsin-Stout department of military science will hold its winter commissioning ceremony for Army ROTC cadets in the Northwoods Battalion at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, in the Riverview Ballroom at UW-River Falls. Read the full story

ROTC cadet takes oath at the Northwoods Battalion summer commissioning ceremony.

Dietetics students raise more than $1,100 for Thursday’s Table

December 17, 2014

A University of Wisconsin-Stout student organization has taken a bite out of a large and persistent problem facing a Menomonie nonprofit group. Read the full story

Dietetics students, left, present a check to Thursday's Table officials.

Students mentor freshmen in early childhood education program

December 17, 2014

When Sara “Sally” Sally Keis was a freshman at University of Wisconsin-Stout, she felt overwhelmed and wished she could talk to upper classmen in her major, early childhood education. Read the full story

Sally Keis, center, is a mentor to Erin Diamond, front, in the early childhood education program at UW-Stout. At left is Associate Professor Jill Klefstad, program director.  A total of 90 students have been involved as mentors or mentees.

Marketing, business judges sought for 43rd DECA competition

December 17, 2014

Judges are needed for the 43rd annual DECA District I Career Development Conference scheduled Saturday, Jan. 10, at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Urs Haltinner

Graduate first learned English, then computers

December 16, 2014

Leepor Hang quips that he has learned two languages while attending UW-Stout. Read the full story

Leepor Hang works on a robotics project for a computer engineering class.

Students’ Hope for the Holidays benefit brings in record amount

December 16, 2014

The 10th annual Hope for the Holidays benefit held Dec. 6 was a record-breaker by more than $200. Read the full story

Bridge to Hope officials accept checks from students.

Decades after his first college experience, student earns degree

December 15, 2014

David Lytle was easy to pick out among the youthful graduates Saturday who picked up degrees in the afternoon commencement ceremony at UW-Stout. At 56, he was old enough to be the father of most of the other graduates, and his short-cropped hair tended toward white. Read the full story

Dave Lytle receives his diploma from Abel Adekola, dean of the College of Management.

Chancellor Meyer delivers his first commencement address

December 13, 2014

The winter commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 13, at UW-Stout wasn’t Bob Meyer’s first. After all, he received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the university and saw his wife and a daughter receive UW-Stout degrees as well. Read the full story

Bob Meyer makes a point during his speech.

Responding to hate, bias subject of free training program Jan. 31

December 12, 2014

A free training program, Responding to Hate and Bias on Campus and in the Community, will be held Saturday, Jan. 31, at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

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Students get feedback from industry pros on product designs

December 11, 2014

For a group of industrial design students at University of Wisconsin-Stout, it wasn’t just another day in the classroom. Read the full story

Nick Larson, left, and Ted Baumann review their presentation in Micheels Hall.

Undergraduates present research at state economics meeting

December 9, 2014

Three undergraduates at University of Wisconsin-Stout presented research at the Wisconsin Economics Association annual meeting in November at UW-Stevens Point, including one who researched what UW-Stout students know about managing debt. Read the full story

Katie Sam

More than 700 to receive diplomas at winter commencement

December 8, 2014

University of Wisconsin-Stout will hold winter commencement ceremonies for 707 students Saturday, Dec. 13, at Johnson Fieldhouse. Read the full story

Graduates form a sea of caps and gowns during spring commencement at UW-Stout. Winter commencement is Saturday, Dec. 13.

UW System approves new BFA for game design program

December 8, 2014

University of Wisconsin-Stout’s popular game design and development program took a major step forward Friday, Dec. 5, when the UW System Board of Regents approved creating a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Read the full story

Dave Beck

Semester wraps up with special events, commencement

December 7, 2014

UW-Stout students will display and discuss some of their work from the past three months at six special events this week. Read the full story

Entertainment design Senior Show poster

NCAA recognizes Blue Devils for WILD Women leadership program

December 7, 2014

The UW-Stout athletic department has been recognized by the NCAA for the Women in Leadership Development (WILD) Women program, which is designed to give female student-athletes another level of support. Read the full story

Lashannda Worthy

Manufacturing center honored for state economic development

December 7, 2014

The UW-Stout Manufacturing Outreach Center was recognized recently in partnership with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation with an international award. Read the full story

Joni Geroux

Class takes action against domestic violence, sexual assault

December 2, 2014

With several high-profile cases involving National Football League players, including Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings and Ray Rice formerly of the Baltimore Ravens, domestic violence and sexual assault have been in the national headlines in the fall. Read the full story

Eau Claire County Jail presenters

First-generation students tell their stories in documentaries

December 1, 2014

Josh Carr, of Minneapolis, admits that being the first in his family to go to college hasn’t been easy. Read the full story

Josh Carr works in a construction lab.

Hope for Holidays Dec. 6 marks 10th year benefiting Bridge to Hope

November 26, 2014

The 10th annual Hope for the Holidays event, benefiting the Bridge to Hope in Menomonie, is scheduled Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Waterfront Bar and Grill, 512 Crescent St. in Menomonie. Read the full story

The Hope for the Holidays student team.

Hospitality students’ silent auction Dec. 3 to feature 150-plus items

November 26, 2014

A UW-Stout student club has some great holiday gift ideas. Read the full story

Lisa Lofrano

Apparel students take third in international safety design challenge

November 26, 2014

A team of three students from the Functional Clothing Design class in UW-Stout’s apparel design and development program took third place in an international competition. Read the full story

The Scoliosis Pain Relief Garment

Winter choral concert Dec. 6 to celebrate ‘From Farm to Table’

November 25, 2014

The University of Wisconsin-Stout Symphonic Singers and Chamber Choir, conducted by Jerry Hui, will hold their annual winter concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at St. Joseph’s Church, 910 Wilson Ave. Read the full story


Three Honors College students, faculty present at national conference

November 25, 2014

Three University of Wisconsin-Stout honors students and three faculty presented research Nov. 5-9 at the annual Conference of the National Collegiate Honors Council in Denver. Read the full story

UW-Stout student Roy Lindsay presented the poster “Beowulf: Graphic Novel” at the Conference of the National Collegiate Honors Council in Denver. At right is Lopa Basu, his adviser.

Symphonic Band to perform ‘An English Holiday’ concert Dec. 7

November 25, 2014

The University of Wisconsin-Stout Symphonic Band, under the direction of Aaron M. Durst, will perform its annual winter concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, in the Great Hall of the Memorial Student Center. Read the full story

UW-Stout News

Stout University Foundation names senior development officer

November 24, 2014

Stout University Foundation, which serves University of Wisconsin-Stout, has named a new senior development officer. Read the full story

Brenda Thompson

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