UW-Stout News

Designs by 50 students to hit runway at Silhouettes Fashion Show

April 23, 2015

Apparel designs by 50 students will be featured at the annual Silhouettes Fashion Show at UW-Stout. Read the full story

Michelle Schlung

Choirs to present ‘Spring Returns’ concert May 2 at local church

April 23, 2015

The UW-Stout choirs, under the direction of Assistant Professor Jerry Hui, will feature the music of spring at their spring concert at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 2. Read the full story

The UW-Stout choir performs in April.

University claims state recycling crown for second straight year

April 23, 2015

University of Wisconsin-Stout is the top recycling campus in Wisconsin for the second straight year. Read the full story

UW-Stout recycling bins

Evenson receives Classified Employee Appreciation Award

April 23, 2015

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

Joy Evenson

Teams top 300 mpg in Supermileage Challenge on campus

April 22, 2015

High school teams from Wisconsin and Minnesota redefined the term “good gas mileage” during an event at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

A driver takes a vehicle on a test run.

Three high school students receive 2015 Stout Scholarship

April 22, 2015

A prestigious scholarship has been awarded to three high school seniors who will attend University of Wisconsin-Stout in fall 2015. Read the full story

Hannah Peterson

School of Art and Design students, faculty recognized

April 21, 2015

Six students, a class and three faculty members from the School of Art and Design at University of Wisconsin-Stout have been in the spotlight recently for their creative work and expertise. Read the full story

Paul Ormsby

Jazz concert April 25 at Mabel Tainter features three groups

April 20, 2015

The University of Wisconsin-Stout Band, directed by Associate Professor Aaron M. Durst, will present Jazz from Harvey to Mabel at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at the Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts. Read the full story

Meghan Olson performs with the Jazz Orchestra.

Close to 1,000 expected for early childhood education event

April 20, 2015

The 37th annual Early Childhood Education Conference will be held Friday and Saturday, April 24-25, at UW-Stout. Event organizers anticipate nearly 1,000 educators, daycare providers, pre¬school teachers and others to attend. Read the full story

The conference logo

Voluntary separation incentive offered to help meet fiscal challenges

April 20, 2015

A voluntary separation incentive program for eligible employees at the University of Wisconsin-Stout was announced Monday, April 20, by Chancellor Bob Meyer. Read the full story

Bob Meyer

Students’ Take Back the Night awareness event April 25 at Raw Deal

April 16, 2015

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

The Take Back the Night team

Earth Day, volunteer projects planned on campus, in Menomonie

April 16, 2015

UW-Stout’s Sustainability Office plans to celebrate Earth Day with several events. Also, the university’s Ally Initiatives program, student club Greensense, athletics and the AmeriCorps Farm to School program have a big week of volunteering planned in Menomonie. Read the full story

Students have fun at the 2014 Holi color event.

Students present research posters at Capitol

April 15, 2015

ix students from University of Wisconsin-Stout will join more than 100 others from around the UW System in showcasing their faculty-student research projects during the annual “Posters in the Rotunda: UW Research Powers Wisconsin” event in the state Capitol, Wednesday, April 22. Read the full story

UW-Stout News

Twenty students to present at national research conference

April 14, 2015

A total of 20 University of Wisconsin-Stout students will present their undergraduate research at a national event. Read the full story

NCUR 2015 logo

Rocking country-folk trio, Eau Claire band take stage April 16

April 13, 2015

University of Wisconsin-Stout students and area music fans will have a chance to hear an up-and-coming country-folk band for free Thursday, April 16. Read the full story

The Last Revel

Spring band concert ‘Images in Music’ highlights professor’s art

April 13, 2015

The UW-Stout Symphonic Band will present its annual spring concert at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 18, in the Great Hall of the Memorial Student Center. Read the full story

The Symphonic Band performs at a recent event.

Dance Ensemble show, ‘What is Love?’ has 80 dancers, 26 dances

April 13, 2015

The UW-Stout Dance Ensemble will present its annual show at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 17-18, in the Menomonie High School auditorium. Read the full story

The Dance Ensemble team practices for the show. (Gus Hinton photo)

Film screening, discussion features respected Hmong director

April 13, 2015

An influential Hmong filmmaker will be featured at UW-Stout with a screening of one of his films, followed by a discussion. Read the full story

Moua Lee

Mechanical engineering program approved by Board of Regents

April 10, 2015

The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents voted Friday, April 10, to allow UW-Stout to offer a landmark undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering. Read the full story

UW System logo

Apparel students conduct research for Eau Claire company

April 9, 2015

When an Eau Claire-based company began looking into the possibility of developing a new product, the president and CEO knew that bringing it to market could be time-consuming. Read the full story

Students' high-visibility outerwear designs

University Library to dedicate Ansel Adams photograph April 10

April 9, 2015

The donation of a signed Ansel Adams photograph will be celebrated with a dedication and historic display Friday, April 10, at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Ansel Adams talks with students in 1967.

Speaker application deadline April 15 for TEDx regional event

April 9, 2015

Do you have an exceptional idea or experience worth sharing? The deadline to apply as a speaker for TEDxUW-Stout is Wednesday, April 15. Read the full story

TEDxUW-Stout logo

New cinema summer course could be start of something big

April 8, 2015

A new summer course in filmmaking has the long-term potential to draw students from around the world to Menomonie and Dunn County, according to a University of Wisconsin-Stout professor. Read the full story

Student Sarah Moua films during a class project.

UW-Stout engineering graduates lead the way in employment report

April 8, 2015

All the recent graduates of three engineering undergraduate programs at University of Wisconsin-Stout had jobs within six months of leaving campus, according to a new report from the UW-Stout Career Services office, and their average salaries were at or above $55,000. Read the full story

Plastics engineering students Dayton Ramirez, left, and Ronald Juedes in a lab

Fashion show, play, Ansel Adams print part of Family Weekend

April 6, 2015

With approximately 25 events, the annual Family Weekend celebration, Friday through Sunday, April 10-12, at UW-Stout, will have a little something for everyone. Read the full story

Students have fun with their Fashion Without Fabric entry from a previous year.

Student Baja racing team gearing up for national competition

April 3, 2015

Manufacturing engineering students at UW-Stout are gearing up for their version of the NCAA’s Final Four. The “four” in this case will be four wheels. Read the full story

UW-Stout's Baja vehicle

Voc rehab institute to sponsor conference for youth, open house

April 3, 2015

Two special events are scheduled in April involving the Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute. Read the full story

The Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute is in the Vocational Rehabilitation Building.

Meyer’s personal qualities, leadership skills praised at inauguration

April 2, 2015

Bob Meyer doesn’t like to draw attention to himself, but he couldn’t avoid the spotlight Thursday, April 2, at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Bob Meyer chats with Larry Wright, a retired faculty member, at the reception.

Chancellor Meyer focuses on student success in inauguration address

April 2, 2015

James Huff Stout would be proud of what the institution he founded, University of Wisconsin-Stout, has become after nearly 125 years: a place to prepare students “for high-demand career opportunities in business and industry,” Chancellor Bob Meyer said Thursday, April 2, during his inauguration address. Read the full story

Bob Meyer delivers his inauguration address.

Students design Harvey Hall digital 3D model, interactive game

April 2, 2015

A group of University of Wisconsin-Stout students has been busy preserving the history of Harvey Hall as it undergoes a $28 million renovation project. Read the full story

From left, students Ian Pommer and Marisa Malahowski discuss the project.

Information technology students take first in national contest

April 1, 2015

University of Wisconsin-Stout students took a first and a second place in a national information technology competition. Read the full story

From left, Jacob Lube, William Steahr, Brandon Wolf and Jordan Sussman.

Tents of Witness: Genocide and Conflict display April 6-7

March 31, 2015

A week after Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss spoke at University of Wisconsin-Stout, the issue of genocide will be discussed at another special program. Read the full story

The Tents of Witness project at UW-Stout in 2014

Rajiv and Swati Lall, owners of Vets Plus, endow microbiology lab

March 31, 2015

A microbiology laboratory in University of Wisconsin-Stout’s Jarvis Hall has been named for Rajiv and Swati Lall, the owners of Vets Plus, a global leader as a developer, manufacturer and distributor of food and companion animal health products and treats. Read the full story

Rajiv and Swati Lall

Student projects seek to break silence around sexual violence

March 30, 2015

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

The Take Back the Night team

University Theatre presents ‘A Year with Frog and Toad’

March 30, 2015

The spring production by University of Wisconsin-Stout’s University Theatre is a musical that appeals to all ages, with plenty of laughs to go around. Read the full story

Students, professor make civil rights pilgrimage to Alabama

March 30, 2015

The history of the civil rights movement in the U.S. came to life for 12 UW-Stout students during the university’s spring break, the week of March 16-20. Read the full story

The UW-Stout group visits the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala.

Chancellor Meyer to be inaugurated at April 2 ceremony

March 27, 2015

Bob Meyer, the seventh leader in the history of University of Wisconsin-Stout, will be inaugurated at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 2, in the Great Hall of the Memorial Student Center. Read the full story

Bob Meyer

Vendors, gardening tips, therapy dogs part of annual Wellness Fair

March 27, 2015

Donate blood, learn about your foot type and the best shoes to wear, get gardening tips and visit with therapy dogs. Those activities and much more will be part of the UW-Stout Wellness Fair, the largest in Dunn County. Read the full story

UW-Stout mascot Blaze visits the 2014 Wellness Fair.

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