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Erin Hills internships help students, alumni set sights high

October 1, 2014

Suzan Schneider is in just her sophomore year at University of Wisconsin-Stout, but already she is envisioning how her summer internship could be pivotal when she graduates. Read the full story

The Erin Hills interns

Young graduates use ties to music industry to help establish businesses

September 30, 2014

Walk into Ambient Inks near downtown Eau Claire, and you enter a well-utilized, 1,700-square-foot space of big machines, silkscreens, boxes of T-shirts, racks of ink containers and framed music posters. Read the full story

The Ambient Inks crew.

Manufacturing conference to feature NASA showcase, scientists

September 26, 2014

NASA will make a landing Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 1-2, at UW-Stout. Read the full story

NASA logo

Prejudice takes center stage with Wall of Hope, speaker

September 26, 2014

Prejudice and hope are the words of the week at UW-Stout, beginning Monday, Sept. 29, with two special events. Read the full story

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Alumnus, aka Positive Energy Guy, gets positive reviews for book

September 26, 2014

UW-Stout alumnus Brandon Johnson looks at life through rose-colored glasses. In fact, his positive outlook has become his profession. Read the full story

Brandon Johnson speaks at UW-Stout in 2013.

Harvey Hall Theatre added to registry of historic U.S. theaters

September 26, 2014

The city of Menomonie officially has a second historic theater. Read the full story

Harvey Hall Theatre

Management academy to visit campus for Baldrige living case study

September 24, 2014

Campus administrators will host a daylong living case study on the Baldrige award Thursday, Oct. 2, at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Abel Adekola

Too many hits may affect brain function in football players, study shows

September 23, 2014

Fall is here and to many people that means football, either watching it on TV or from a bleacher on a cold, starry night. Read the full story

USC-Aiken student Emmanuella Otabor and UW-Stout student Jade Austin perform an auditory attention test on fellow researcher Nathan Olinger.

Veteran happy he chose UW-Stout, a Military Friendly school

September 23, 2014

When Tyler Fregine left the Navy and decided to return to school, he chose University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Tyler Fregine is a veteran who attends UW-Stout.

Alumnus’ drawing in museum collection; students, faculty shine

September 22, 2014

A drawing by a University of Wisconsin-Stout alumnus recently was added to the permanent collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Read the full story

Plastic film, bags being recycled to help make deck boards

September 19, 2014

UW-Stout has begun a new initiative to recycle plastic bags and plastic film. Read the full story

Patrick Reed, right, of UW-Stout and Don Bute of Indianhead Enterprises load plastic into a van.

Communication, media program wins Award for Excellence

September 19, 2014

In most university undergraduate programs, a senior capstone course is the traditional way for students and their professors to assess what students have learned in four years of working on a bachelor’s degree. Read the full story

Matt Livesey teaches a class.

Campus to host annual family, consumer sciences conference

September 19, 2014

About 200 people are expected to attend the annual Family and Consumer Sciences Education Conference at UW-Stout’s Memorial Student Center from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26. Read the full story

Renee Chandler

Construction students win national Chapter of Excellence Award

September 19, 2014

For the second year in a row, a University of Wisconsin-Stout student chapter of a professional organization has received a national award. Read the full story

Tim Becker works with construction students.

UW-Stout enrollment up significantly, approaches record

September 17, 2014

Total enrollment at the University of Wisconsin-Stout for the 2014-15 academic year increased 63 over last year and is approaching a record, university officials reported Wednesday, Sept. 17. Read the full story

Students walk to class Tuesday, Sept. 16.

Professors’ study could give super powers to ordinary cling wrap

September 16, 2014

Most people don’t give a second thought to cling wrap, the clear, stretchy film that covers foods we buy, such as blocks of cheese, and the leftovers we store in our refrigerators. Read the full story

Joongmin Shin holds a piece of treated cling wrap.

ROTC cadet shadows lieutenant at military base in Alaska

September 15, 2014

Adam Widder caught wild salmon, climbed a mountain and enjoyed seemingly endless summer days with nearly 21 hours of sunlight. Read the full story

Adam Widder

Foundation awards more than $675,000 in scholarships

September 12, 2014

Scholarships valued at more than $675,000 have been awarded to 375 University of Wisconsin-Stout students through the Stout University Foundation. Read the full story

Allison Roush receives the Bradford Dobrzynski award from James Dobrzynski.

Student’s research finds trust is a key to helping clean watershed

September 12, 2014

Students from around the country who participated in the summer LAKES research project at UW-Stout have returned home, but their voices on the topic of improving water quality in the Red Cedar River watershed still are being heard. Read the full story

Zakia Elliott with Dan Prestebak, county conservationist.

Three faculty members to lead forum on caring for aging parents

September 12, 2014

About 44 million Americans are caregivers to people who are 50 or older. Most of those caregivers are family members, often adult children. Read the full story

Amanda Barnett

Family, consumer sciences professor honored at national conference

September 12, 2014

Diane Klemme, professor at University of Wisconsin-Stout, recently received the Leader Award from the American Family and Consumer Sciences Association at the national conference in St. Louis. Read the full story

Diane Klemme

Fifteen students awarded Graduate Scholarship

September 10, 2014

Fifteen new graduate students at University of Wisconsin-Stout were awarded $2,000 scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year. Read the full story

The Graduate School is housed in the Robert S. Swanson Library and Learning Center.

UW-Stout ranked among top public universities in Midwest

September 9, 2014

University of Wisconsin-Stout is among the top 20 public regional universities in the Midwest, according to rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report. Read the full story

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Students to benefit as undergraduate programs earn ABET accreditation

September 8, 2014

Two popular undergraduate programs at the University of Wisconsin-Stout have been accredited by the national organization that reviews programs in the disciplines of applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology. Read the full story

A student works with a machine in an engineering lab.

Professor’s Drake University exhibit inspired by poem, moon

September 5, 2014

A poem and the moon are among Charles Matson Lume’s inspirations for a solo art exhibit at Anderson Gallery at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Read the full story

Charles Matson Lume's exhibit at Anderson Gallery.

Five students picked for ‘Emerging Fashion Designers’ book

September 5, 2014

Original clothing designs, marketing concepts and photography by five UW-Stout apparel design and development students have been included in a national book on fashion design. Read the full story

Addie Gecas' designs from the Silhouettes Fashion Show.

Registration and Records staff receive Patriot Award

September 5, 2014

Two staff members in the office of Registration and Records at UW-Stout have been honored with a Patriot Award from the Wisconsin Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Committee. Read the full story

From left, Josh Lind, John Bensend and Scott Correll.

Student’s design turns city parking meters into bike racks

September 5, 2014

A University of Wisconsin-Stout graduate student has come up with a modern-day hitching post. Read the full story

Michelle Mailey Noben designs bike rack installed in downtown Menomonie.

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