University history to be featured Nov. 11 at Rassbach museum
November 3, 2017
The history of University of Wisconsin-Stout, from its
founding to the modern age, will be discussed at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at
the Russell J. Rassbach Heritage Museum in Menomonie.
The Heritage Speaker Series, sponsored by the Dunn County
Historical Society, will host Jerome Poling, author of “An Idea Comes of Age:
UW-Stout, 1891-2016.” Poling is assistant director of University Communications
The book was published in December 2016 to commemorate
UW-Stout’s 125th anniversary. “An Idea
Comes of Age” chronicles the university’s major challenges and changes starting
with its humble beginning as a manual training school to becoming Stout
Institute, winning the national Baldrige award and being named Wisconsin’s
historic photos are included in the 497-page hardcover book.
“An Idea Comes of
Age” can be purchased at Stoutfitters in the Memorial Student Center, Bookends
on Main in Menomonie and the Volume One Local Store in Eau Claire, as well as
online at the Seattle Book Company and on Amazon.
Idea Comes of Age”