UW-Stout News

STEPS for Girls marks 20th year; STEM, design camps offered

May 4, 2016

The STEPS for Girls program returns for its 20th summer at University of Wisconsin-Stout. It will be joined by two new programs for middle school and high school students, STEM Camp and Design Camp. Read the full story

STEPS for Girls participants learn about plastics engineering in 2015 in a UW-Stout lab.

Students named winners of Wood, leadership, co-op awards

May 3, 2016

Nearly 90 students and student groups were recognized during the recent Leadership Awards Reception at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

The co-op award winners.

Commencement ceremonies May 7 for 1,317 graduates

May 2, 2016

University of Wisconsin-Stout will hold spring semester commencement ceremonies for 1,317 students Saturday, May 7, at Johnson Fieldhouse. Read the full story

UW-Stout students take part in a December 2015 commencement ceremony.

School of Art and Design Senior Shows, year-end exhibit May 6

April 29, 2016

Students in the School of Art and Design will help wrap up the spring semester Friday, May 6, at UW-Stout with the opening of an art exhibit and the Senior Shows. Read the full story

Furlong Gallery, as seen from the exterior.

Design students unveiling 12-hole minigolf course May 4

April 29, 2016

Golf anyone? Two sections of the UW-Stout class Design Concepts and Problems will unveil their spring semester final project Wednesday, May 4, and you’re invited. Read the full story

Students in the Design Concepts and Problems class work on a minigolf hole.

Wisconsin history illustrated in display at Micheels Hall

April 29, 2016

Scenes from Wisconsin’s history are on display on the walls of the Micheels Hall atrium at UW-Stout. Read the full story

Students work on illustrations for the “Wisconsin Legacies: Roots of a Generation” project.

Fundraiser for Women and Gender Studies brings in $5,000

April 29, 2016

A fundraiser in April to support the Women and Gender Studies program at University of Wisconsin-Stout raised $5,000. Read the full story

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Shriners’ Cup golf event raises $1,718 for children’s hospital

April 29, 2016

A class in the golf enterprise management undergraduate program at University of Wisconsin-Stout has donated $1,718 to the Shriners Hospital for Children — Twin Cities. Read the full story

Mark Kipp of the Shriners accepts a check from his daughter, UW-Stout student Mary Kipp.

Recycling efforts 28th best in U.S., No. 1 in Wisconsin again

April 28, 2016

For the third straight year, University of Wisconsin-Stout is the top recycler in Wisconsin among universities and colleges that competed in a national contest, Recyclemania. Read the full story

Student Shannon Hoyt uses a recycling bin in the Memorial Student Center.

Professor inducted into Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters

April 28, 2016

University of Wisconsin-Stout Professor Steve Nold has been inducted as a Wisconsin Academy Fellow into the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters. Read the full story

UW-Stout Professor Steve Nold, who was named a Wisconsin Academy Fellow to the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, teaches a freshman biology class.

Undergraduate receives Student Activist Award

April 27, 2016

University of Wisconsin-Stout undergraduate student Rohini Singh has received the Student Activist Award from the Wisconsin Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies. Read the full story

Rohini Singh

Library exhibit features work by Student-Artists-in-Residence

April 26, 2016

Three-dimensional artwork and apparel designs by the 2015-16 Bud and Betty Micheels Student-Artists-in-Residence are on display at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

A design by Ilse Wolbank.

Friis receives Employee Appreciation Award for April

April 26, 2016

Deb Friis has received the University Staff Employee Appreciation Award for April at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Deb Friis

STEM Student Expo April 29 to feature 101 projects, 216 students

April 25, 2016

The annual spring STEM Student Expo at UW-Stout will highlight 101 student projects. Read the full story

Students discuss their research at the 2015 STEM Student Expo

Apparel designs by students hit the runway April 28, April 30

April 25, 2016

Skills learned by apparel design and development students at UW-Stout will be on display at the annual Silhouettes Fashion Show. Read the full story

Apparel design students model clothing that will be part of the Silhouettes Fashion Show.

Dean named in College of Education, Hospitality, Health, Human Sciences

April 25, 2016

Bob Salt has been appointed dean of the College of Education, Hospitality, Health and Human Sciences at University of Wisconsin-Stout, beginning July 1, following a national search, Provost Patrick Guilfoile announced. Read the full story

Bob Salt

Game design students to launch video games April 27 at SGX

April 22, 2016

The Great Hall in the Memorial Student Center will be turned into a bustling video game arcade from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, at UW-Stout. Read the full story

A scene from Small Folk, a video game designed by UW-Stout students.

Computer networking students take third straight national title

April 21, 2016

For the third straight year and fourth in the last five, University of Wisconsin-Stout students have won a computer network design national competition. Read the full story

From left, Nathanael Satnik, Corey Schoff, Dan Schmidt and Brandon Wolf, hold their trophies.

WWI journal, transgender issues researched by students

April 20, 2016

Research on diverse topics, including a soldier’s war journal and transgender issues, have earned University of Wisconsin-Stout students opportunities to present at state and national conferences. Read the full story

Andrew Hitchcock stands next to his research and a photo of Peter Krogstad.

Blue Devil Jazz Orchestra to perform April 23 at Mabel Tainter

April 18, 2016

The UW-Stout Blue Devil Jazz Orchestra, directed by Associate Professor Aaron Durst, will present Jazz from Harvey to Mabel at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at the Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts, 205 Main St. E. Read the full story

Lydia LaBudda sings with the Jazz Orchestra.

Students plan cleanups, special activities to mark Earth Day

April 18, 2016

UW-Stout students will mark Earth Day Friday, April 22, with activities throughout the week. Read the full story

Student Riley Barnes-Driscoll wears a

Six student films chosen for Chippewa Valley festival

April 15, 2016

UW-Stout will be well-represented at the Chippewa Valley Film Festival at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at Micon Cinemas Downtown in Eau Claire. Read the full story

A scene from

Early Childhood Education Conference returning for 38th year

April 15, 2016

The 38th annual Early Childhood Education Conference will be hosted by UW-Stout Friday and Saturday, April 22-23. About 800 people are expected to attend. Read the full story

Chancellor Bob Meyer reads to children at the Child and Family Study Center.

Honor Society students make birthday bags for food pantry

April 12, 2016

More than 40 University of Wisconsin-Stout students want to make sure that every local child receives a birthday bag to celebrate his or her special day. Read the full story

Completed birthday bags are ready to be delivered to Stepping Stones of Dunn County.

Hospitality Leadership school ranked No. 10 in the world

April 8, 2016

The School of Hospitality Leadership at University of Wisconsin-Stout is in exclusive company. Read the full story

Hospitality students in a food class serve a meal at a campus cafe.

Choir concert April 16 to feature songs about immigration

April 8, 2016

The UW-Stout Symphonic Singers and Chamber Choir, conducted by Jerry Hui and accompanied by pianist Michaela Gifford, will present its spring concert at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 910 9th St. E. Read the full story

The Chamber Choir

‘With Tower High’ composition premiering at April 16 band concert

April 8, 2016

The UW-Stout Symphonic Band, directed by Associate Professor Aaron Durst, will present its annual spring concert at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 16, in the Great Hall of the Memorial Student Center. Read the full story

The Symphonic Band

Several Family Weekend events feature 125th anniversary theme

April 8, 2016

Family Weekend each spring at UW-Stout has become one of the busiest weekends of the year, with more than two dozen events and activities that students and parents can attend together. This year’s lineup will have a special theme with the university celebrating its 125th anniversary. Read the full story

A visitor admires student artwork at the 2015 Family Weekend.

Charity event for children includes raffle for Ryder Cup tickets

April 8, 2016

A hospitality leadership class at University of Wisconsin-Stout is offering a fun and positive way for area golfers to kick-start the season. Read the full story

Members of the Sports Event Management class

Officials tell Regents many factors impact student success

April 8, 2016

A University of Wisconsin-Stout official and a colleague from UW-River Falls had a message Thursday for the UW System Board of Regents: Student success in college is impacted by a myriad of factors, including student health, well-being and safety. Read the full story

John Acther speaks at the Board of Regents meeting.

Students to present research April 13 at Posters in the Rotunda

April 7, 2016

Research by six UW-Stout students, including psychology, social science and manufacturing engineering majors, will be featured Wednesday, April 13, in the state Capitol. Read the full story

From left, Bob Meyer, student Cassandra Beckwith and Professor Thomas Pearson at the 2015 event.

Menomonie off to Science Olympiad national — in Menomonie

April 6, 2016

The Menomonie High School Science Olympiad team is heading back to the national tournament, but this year it won’t have to leave town. Read the full story

The Menomonie High School team

Alumna, foster care liaison appointed to state commission

April 6, 2016

Greta Munns, the Fostering Success program liaison at University of Wisconsin-Stout, has been appointed to the Future of the Family Commission, part of the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families. Read the full story

Greta Munns works with teens at the Fostering Success overnight camp at UW-Stout.

Students, teachers in AIM creating large-scale art in schools

April 4, 2016

Art is being created on a grand scale in three local elementary schools, thanks to Arts Integration Menomonie. Read the full story

A portion of the unfinished Downsville mural has the word

Students to present research at national conference in N.C.

April 4, 2016

More than two dozen UW-Stout students are heading half way across the country to present their research on a national level. Read the full story

NCUR 2016 logo

Alumna, faculty pitch in for Women and Gender Studies program

April 4, 2016

The Women and Gender Studies program at UW-Stout needs some support. Read the full story

Elizabeth Steans holds a guitar that students can check out from the library.

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