UW-Stout News

Graduate Story: Lauren Ecke

June 23, 2016

May 2016 graduate in the hospitality program, Lauren Ecke, shares why she chose UW-Stout, her vast involvement over the years and where she's headed next as a meeting and marketing coordinator. Read the full story

Lauren Ecke, May 2016 Graduate

Wekkin receives advising award from international association

June 21, 2016

Jessica Wekkin, adviser and writing specialist in ASPIRE-Student Support Services at University of Wisconsin-Stout, has been awarded the Outstanding New Advising Award-Primary Advising Role from the National Academic Advising Association, an international organization with more than 11,000 members worldwide. Read the full story

Jessica Wekkin

Picnic set June 23 for Mandela Fellows; ambassadors sought

June 21, 2016

A brown bag community picnic organized by University of Wisconsin-Stout will be held to introduce the 25 Young African Leaders on campus. Read the full story

The Mandela Fellows, along with UW-Stout's Chuck Bomar, back right.

Graduate who explored 3D-printed jewelry receives scholarship

June 20, 2016

A University of Wisconsin-Stout art major capped off her academic career recently by being named one of three recipients of a national award Read the full story

Rachel Ness works with a 3D printer.

New partnership project, with $500,000, targets social impact

June 16, 2016

Local and regional partners in a new collaborative effort, led by University of Wisconsin-Stout, the Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, are ready to harness their resources to improve water quality in the Red Cedar River watershed. Read the full story

Blue-green algae flows into Lake Menomin in Menomonie.

Graduate Story: Alexandra Sletten

June 16, 2016

May 2016 graduate Alexandra Sletten shares her experiences as a student working towards becoming an art teacher and where she'll be headed next. Read the full story

Alexandra Sletten, May 2016 Graduate

Vigil for Orlando victims June 15 at Clock Tower Plaza

June 15, 2016

A candlelight vigil to remember the victims of the Orlando shootings will be held at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, at the Clock Tower Plaza at University of Wisconsin-Stout Read the full story

Julie Miller

AIM teachers, students celebrate learning during Arts Nights

June 13, 2016

Three Arts Nights, featuring performances by local teachers and young students, were held recently by Arts Integration Menomonie to complete the inaugural year of the Co-Teaching In and Through the Arts program. Read the full story

Wakanda kindergarteners use circus spinning plates to show how the Earth orbits the sun.

Incoming freshmen acclimate with orientation, registration

June 10, 2016

Summer is just beginning, but more than 1,200 high school graduates already are looking forward to fall. That’s when they’ll begin their college careers at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Biology instructor Krista James, right, talks with students and parents.

Young African Leaders program to feature 25 Fellows from 19 countries

June 9, 2016

University of Wisconsin-Stout is preparing to welcome its third group of leaders in business, government and nonprofit organizations from Sub-Saharan Africa after being selected to participate again in the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Read the full story

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Graduate Story: Brandon Wolf

June 9, 2016

Recent May 2016 graduate, Brandon Wolf, shares his journey in the information technology management program and involvement in the Association of Information Technology Professionals; along with his work in a national network design competition. Read the full story

Recent graduate Brandon Wolf

Game, entertainment design students get industry close-up

June 8, 2016

A group of game design and development-art and entertainment students from University of Wisconsin-Stout recently went deep into the world of video games, and they didn’t even need a computer screen. Read the full story

Students visit Nintendo headquarters in Seattle.

Master class to feature DreamWorks visual effects expert

June 7, 2016

A visual effects expert at DreamWorks Animation will teach a two-day summer master class at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Chris Grun

Graduate students receive national counseling fellowships

June 6, 2016

Two graduate students from University of Wisconsin-Stout have received counseling fellowships from the foundation for the National Board for Certified Counselors. Read the full story

Michael Bond

Graduate Story: Lynzi Knudtson

June 2, 2016

Recent graduate Lynzi Knudtson shares the story of her college experience and how being an athlete pushed her to become a successful student and an even better person. Read the full story

Lynzi Knudtson, May 2016 Graduate

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