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Luedtke receives Classified Employee Appreciation Award

March 26, 2015

Dennis Luedtke received the Classified Employee Appreciation Award for March at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Dennis Luedtke

Columbia Records singer T. Mills to perform April 1 in Great Hall

March 26, 2015

National recording artist T. Mills, a rapper and hip hop singer whose music crosses several genres, will be in concert Wednesday, April 1, at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

T. Mills

Triplets enjoying freshman year while rooming together

March 25, 2015

Growing up as triplets, especially in a small town, Jami, Jeni and Joni Donath didn’t have much choice but to be close. Read the full story

From left, Jeni, Joni and Jami Donath take a break in their residence hall room.

Holocaust survivor, a friend of Anne Frank’s, to speak March 30

March 24, 2015

Eva Schloss, Holocaust survivor and educator for global peace, will speak Monday, March 30, at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Eva Schloss

Art exhibit partnership established with Minneapolis company

March 23, 2015

Art and design students at UW-Stout have a new venue where their work can be exhibited — downtown Minneapolis. Read the full story

Rachel Niebur

Open house March 26 marks Graduate School’s 80th year

March 20, 2015

The Graduate School at University of Wisconsin-Stout is marking its 80th anniversary. An open house will be held Thursday, March 26, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Graduate School offices, room 208 of the Robert S. Swanson Library and Learning Center. Read the full story

From left, Amy Gillett, Anne Johnson and Jeanne Stoeklen.

Prospective students invited to special campus preview events

March 20, 2015

The welcome mat will be out the week of March 23-27 with three special events for students who are interested in enrolling at UW-Stout. Read the full story

Student Alice LiuXia leads a campus tour.

Sorority to host annual Red Dress Gala, fashion show for charity

March 20, 2015

The Gamma Sigma chapter of Alpha Phi at UW-Stout will host the eighth annual Red Dress Gala at 5 p.m., Saturday, March 28, in the Great Hall of the Memorial Student Center. Read the full story

Rachel Guck

Polar extremes will be focus of March 24 talk, slide show

March 19, 2015

A professor who has been to the Arctic Circle twice in the past year and a photographer who has been to both poles will talk about their work Tuesday, March 24, at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Ursula Murray Husted sees the Arctic Circle from a tall ship during a 2014 artist-in-residency program.

UW-Stout announces finalists for provost position

March 13, 2015

Five candidates to fill the position of provost and vice chancellor of Academic and Student Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Stout have been announced by Jerry Kapus, Search Committee chairman. Read the full story

Jerry Kapus

University faculty receive awards

March 13, 2015

Three faculty members at University of Wisconsin-Stout recently have been honored with national and state awards. Read the full story

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Elk Mound wipes out competition to win Rube Goldberg

March 10, 2015

Elk Mound High School erased the competition Tuesday, March 10, during the Rube Goldberg Machine Contest regional at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

The Elk Mound High School team competes in the Rube Goldberg Machine Contest.

University to host regional TED talk; speaker applications open

March 10, 2015

Some of the region’s most creative, innovative and inspiring people will be coming to University of Wisconsin-Stout for a special event in fall 2015. Read the full story

The Great Hall in the Memorial Student Center will be the site of TEDxUW-Stout Friday, Oct. 23.

Foundation establishes Chancellor’s Fund for Teaching Excellence

March 9, 2015

A fund honoring University of Wisconsin-Stout Chancellor Bob Meyer’s dedication to teaching excellence has been created by the Stout University Foundation. Read the full story

Scott Cabot

Students to spend spring break on Habitat for Humanity project

March 6, 2015

A group of UW-Stout students is taking the break out of spring break. From March 13 through March 22, they will be hard at work on Habitat for Humanity projects in Albany, Ga. Read the full story

Students help build a house in Montana in 2014.

Man who led state lake cleanup to speak at watershed conference

March 6, 2015

A man who led efforts to improve water quality in a northwestern Wisconsin lake will be one of three keynote speakers Thursday, March 12, at the fourth annual Red Cedar Watershed Conference at UW-Stout. Read the full story

Rod Olson

Rube Goldberg high school teams hope to chalk up a victory

March 6, 2015

Teams from four high schools will be at UW-Stout Tuesday, March 10, to tackle a seemingly simple task — erase a chalkboard. Read the full story

Rube Goldberg Machine Contest 2015 logo

Walter receives Classified Employee Appreciation Award

March 4, 2015

John Walter received the Classified Employee Appreciation Award for February at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

John Walter

Slinger students lead SkillsUSA competition with seven firsts

March 3, 2015

Nearly 400 students from 28 high schools in Wisconsin competed in the 32nd annual SkillsUSA regional tournament Thursday and Friday, Feb. 26-27, at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Joe Fortun of Chetek-Weyerhaeuser competes in precision machining.

Two apparel students learn from a day with Target designers

March 3, 2015

Meg Floersch and Tyler Vucinovich grew up in the Twin Cities. They’ve shopped at Target stores and know plenty about the nation’s second-largest retailer, which is based in Minneapolis. Read the full story

Meg Floersch and Tyler Vucinovich visit Target headquarters.

Climbers return for 14th annual RockFest competition

March 2, 2015

The 14th annual RockFest indoor rock-climbing tournament is scheduled for Saturday, March 7, on the 30-foot indoor climbing walls in the Sports and Fitness Center at UW-Stout. Read the full story

Climbers head for the top during a previous RockFest competition.

Alumna named CEO of Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

February 27, 2015

A University of Wisconsin-Stout alumna has been named chief executive officer of the nation’s largest fabric and craft retailer. Read the full story

Jill Soltau

Large turnout expected for second Spring Career Conference

February 27, 2015

The Spring Career Conference at UW-Stout is proving to be a popular option for students, alumni and employers. Read the full story

Students meet recruiters at a recent career conference.

Poet, editor from Minnesota to speak March 5 at library

February 27, 2015

A Minnesota poet will read from and discuss her work from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at UW-Stout. Read the full story

Gretchen Marquette

Ceramics, Agent Orange exhibits open March 2 at Furlong Gallery

February 27, 2015

An exhibit featuring works by two artists will open Monday, March 2, at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

One of Kate Maury's ceramics designs.

Food science program approved by international scientific society

February 25, 2015

The food science and technology undergraduate program at University of Wisconsin-Stout has been approved by the Institute of Food Technologist, a nonprofit international scientific society. Read the full story

Student Lance Murphy conducts a test in a food lab at UW-Stout.

Federal grant will help train more vocational rehabilitation counselors

February 24, 2015

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded University of Wisconsin-Stout a grant of nearly $1 million to help address the need for more vocational rehabilitation counselors. Read the full story

Daniel Kelsey, left, talks with students.

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