UW-Stout News

Fostering Success program makes, donates Sweet Cases for children

May 29, 2015

May is national Foster Care month, and University of Wisconsin-Stout has been busy “caring” for local foster youth. Read the full story

Sweet Cases include a teddy bear and other items for children placed in foster homes.

Film professionals to speak at cinema open house June 19

May 28, 2015

A bit of Hollywood is coming to University of Wisconsin-Stout in late June. Read the full story

Eric Fletcher

Mooney top graduate instructor; faculty, staff recognized

May 28, 2015

Nine faculty, two staff and one campus office have been recognized for outstanding service by University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Carol Mooney

University hosting national Computers and Writing conference

May 28, 2015

Approximately 300 educators from around the country are at University of Wisconsin-Stout for the national Computers and Writing conference. Read the full story

Daniel Ruefman

University preparing to host 2016 national Science Olympiad

May 27, 2015

The countdown is on for the national Science Olympiad tournament to be held May 18-21, 2016, at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Science Olympiad 2016 national tournament logo

Institutional research office participates in national pilot test

May 26, 2015

For many decades, University of Wisconsin-Stout has placed a high emphasis on institutional research to guide its planning and progress. Read the full story

The PARQ team holds a meeting.

Sankey receives university’s Safety Recognition Award

May 26, 2015

A University of Wisconsin-Stout employee has been recognized for excellence in safety. Read the full story

Chancellor Bob Meyer presents the award to Dean Sankey.

Chancellor announces cuts to help university meet budget challenge

May 22, 2015

University of Wisconsin-Stout Chancellor Bob Meyer has informed the faculty and staff of a series of budget-reduction measures that will be implemented in the face of impending state aid cuts in the 2015-17 state budget. Read the full story

Bob Meyer

Faculty members awarded Dahlgren, Schneider, Price professorships

May 22, 2015

Three faculty members have been selected to receive professorships at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Kerry Peterson

Incoming freshmen get prepared with orientation, registration

May 20, 2015

The future of University of Wisconsin-Stout began arriving Tuesday, May 19. Read the full story

Students share a laugh while registering for classes.

Ten students awarded Potential for Excellence Scholarship

May 20, 2015

Ten students were awarded the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences Potential for Excellence Scholarship at the recent Celebration of Teaching and Learning event at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

UW-Stout CEHHS Potential for Excellence Scholarship recipients pictured are front from left Ia Hailey, Donna Thibado, Victoria Ostman and Jamie Whitlinger. Back from left, Kelley Mendalski, Melissa Fowler and Laura Reisinger.

Decker-Maurer receives library’s Barnard Outstanding Service Award

May 20, 2015

Matt Decker-Maurer is the 2015 recipient of the University Library's Barnard Outstanding Service Award at UW-Stout. Read the full story

Matt Decker-Maurer

Graduates share stories about college experiences, what’s next

May 19, 2015

One graduate will begin work as a research engineer for Lockheed Martin at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Another is headed to Portland, Ore., to become a manufacturing engineer for Nike. Another was hired by Kohl’s as a clothing technical designer in New York City. Read the full story

Marlee Redmann

Brigadier general, alumnus to speak at ROTC commissioning ceremony

May 19, 2015

University of Wisconsin-Stout’s department of military science will hold its spring commissioning ceremony for eight Army ROTC cadets in the Northwoods Battalion at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 23, in the Crystal Ballroom of the Memorial Student Center. Read the full story

Brig. Gen. Kent Savre

Volunteer-oriented construction majors earn international honor

May 18, 2015

Each academic year, several thousand University of Wisconsin-Stout students donate their time, talents and financial resources to help others on campus, in Menomonie and in west-central Wisconsin. Read the full story

SLC members do volunteer work at a Twin Cities home.

Rubenzer receives Classified Employee Appreciation Award for May

May 14, 2015

Rhonda Rubenzer received the Classified Employee Appreciation Award for May at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Rhonda Rubenzer

Students receive Wood Medallion, Leadership Awards

May 13, 2015

Sixteen students have been named recipients of the Samuel E. Wood Medallion, the highest nonacademic honor at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Lindsay Frank receives her award from Chancellor Bob Meyer.

Honors College celebrates successes of 35 graduates

May 12, 2015

University of Wisconsin-Stout’s Honors College recently held its annual Bestow the Stole banquet for graduating seniors. Read the full story

Aaron Durst presents Victoria Mansfield with her stole.

Game design and development program ranked 17th nationally

May 12, 2015

The game design and development program at University of Wisconsin-Stout has been ranked in the top 20 among public universities and colleges in the U.S. Read the full story

Students work in a game design and development lab.

University receives city’s Friends of the Urban Forestry Award

May 11, 2015

The city of Menomonie has recognized University of Wisconsin-Stout with an award for its tree-planting and landscaping efforts. Read the full story

Workers plant trees at UW-Stout.

Meyer reflects at commencement on lessons learned as chancellor

May 9, 2015

Even after spending 25 years at University of Wisconsin-Stout, the last nine months have been a learning experience, Chancellor Bob Meyer said during commencement exercises Saturday, May 9, at Johnson Fieldhouse. Read the full story

A graduate's attire includes special glasses.

City buses get a lift from students with new graphics, slogan

May 7, 2015

Since it was founded in 2010, Dunn County Transit — Menomonie’s public bus service — has had plain white vehicles with very little signage. Read the full story

Kelsy-Ann Hayes applies one of the bus graphics.

Six students selected for public speaking showcase

May 7, 2015

The department of communication studies, foreign languages and performing arts at University of Wisconsin-Stout hosted a Public Speaking Student Showcase event recently on campus. Read the full story

Six students presented in the Public Speaking Student Showcase at UW-Stout. From left to right are Allison Schreiner, Taylor Refsnider, Ashley Hagerman, Kirsten Koszlowski, Allison Uy and Christian Loera.

Creative look, feel added to School of Art and Design buildings

May 6, 2015

The Applied Arts Building and Micheels Hall at University of Wisconsin-Stout are beginning to look more like the campus creative spaces they represent. Read the full story

A mural of Orazio Fumagalli in the School of Art and Design

Retail students redesign storefront displays for city merchants

May 6, 2015

At the busy three-way intersection of Main Street, Crescent Street and Sixth Street, Iris Boutique has a prime window-shopping location in downtown Menomonie. Read the full story

Maria Krebs

More than 1,300 to receive diplomas at spring commencement

May 5, 2015

University of Wisconsin-Stout will hold spring commencement ceremonies for 1,311 students Saturday, May 9, at Johnson Fieldhouse. Read the full story

Graduates enjoy a 2014 commencement ceremony.

Senior Shows, other events May 8 feature art and design work

May 1, 2015

UW-Stout’s School of Art and Design will wrap up the semester with several special events Friday night, May 8, in the Applied Arts Building and adjacent Micheels Hall atrium and Furlong Gallery. Read the full story

Furlong Gallery

STEM Expo to feature 103 student projects, research awards

May 1, 2015

The annual spring STEM Expo at UW-Stout will highlight more than 100 student projects and feature an awards ceremony for student research. Read the full story

Chancellor Bob Meyer talks with students about their research projects.

Teacher Appreciation Week to kick off with signing of proclamation

May 1, 2015

UW-Stout’s School of Education, in collaboration with the Menomonie school district, is celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week with several events and activities the week of May 4-8. Read the full story

Teacher Appreciation Week logo

Students, professor honored at Excellence in Education banquet

April 30, 2015

University of Wisconsin-Stout Assistant Professor Anne Kerber was honored recently with the 2014-15 Educator of the Year award at the 52nd annual Greater Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Education banquet. Read the full story

Anne Kerber, who received the UW-Stout Educator of the Year award, talks with students in one of her speech classes.

Guilfoile appointed provost and vice chancellor at UW-Stout

April 30, 2015

Patrick Guilfoile, associate vice president of Academic Affairs at Bemidji State University in Minnesota, has been appointed provost and vice chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs at University of Wisconsin-Stout, Chancellor Bob Meyer announced Thursday, April 30. Read the full story

Patrick Guilfoile

Artwork by student artists-in-residence on display at library

April 30, 2015

Artwork by the 2014-15 student artists-in-residence is on display at the University of Wisconsin-Stout library. Read the full story

Jeremiah Kremer with his exhibit prints

Interior design student wins $1,000 BWBR Prize in St. Paul

April 29, 2015

A University of Wisconsin-Stout student received $1,000 and a boost of confidence when she won an interior design competition judged by industry professionals. Read the full story

From left, Kacie Shull, CarliAnn Holso, Jackie Terrence, Marya Lo and Emily Gross were the finalists.

Air time

April 29, 2015

Video training at University of Wisconsin-Stout helped lead two recent graduates to jobs at the same television station. Read the full story

Scott Fischer is the promotions producer at the TV station WKBT Channel 8, a CBS affiliate in La Crosse.

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