UW-Stout News

Students to dance the night away Feb. 19-20 for good causes

February 12, 2016

A UW-Stout student group hopes to start a new tradition on campus by dancing the night away — or at least a good chunk of it. Read the full story

The Dance-A-Thon organizing committee, from left, Kallie Sersch, Molly Flesher, Meghan Olson and Alex Schuette.

Reminiscence talk to feature former students: chancellor, wife

February 12, 2016

The UW-Stout Reminiscence Speaker Series, which over the years has featured former students, faculty and staff recalling their days on campus, is returning Tuesday, Feb. 16. Read the full story

Deb and Bob Meyer walk in the 2015 homecoming parade.

Student wins award for innovative coffee table design

February 12, 2016

Living space can be hard to come by in some homes and apartments. Keaton Van’t Hull, an industrial design major at University of Wisconsin-Stout, has a tasteful and innovative way to help make the most of limited options. Read the full story

Keaton Van't Hull's coffee table, which holds two folding chairs.

Professors’ paintings, film work, photography to be featured

February 11, 2016

Paintings, film and photography by four University of Wisconsin-Stout professors will be featured in upcoming exhibits and presentations. Read the full story

Amy Fichter uses a Holga camera to take photos of a Forster’s Tern.

Couples can recharge with Relationship Check-up program

February 11, 2016

The Clinical Services Center at University of Wisconsin-Stout is offering a service that may help couples take their relationships beyond the emotions of Valentine’s Day and to the next level. Read the full story

Dale Hawley

StoutProud event Feb. 18 part of 125th anniversary celebration

February 10, 2016

University of Wisconsin-Stout’s 125th anniversary celebration in 2016 continues with a special event Thursday, Feb. 18. Read the full story

UW-Stout students, faculty and staff create the number 125.

Senate honors university for 125 years of service to Wisconsin

February 9, 2016

The state Senate on Tuesday, Feb. 9, unanimously approved a joint resolution congratulating University of Wisconsin-Stout “for 125 years of preparing students for successful careers and improving the economy in the state of Wisconsin.” Read the full story

An aerial view of much of the UW-Stout campus.

Construction student honored by Minnesota Subcontractors

February 8, 2016

Kendan Iverson is in just his second semester at University of Wisconsin-Stout, but already he has a specific career in sight after he graduates. Read the full story

Kendan Iverson poses in a UW-Stout construction lab.

Discovery Center, class help farmer with fence cart invention

February 5, 2016

The Discovery Center at University of Wisconsin-Stout takes pride, among its varied services, in helping entrepreneurs flesh out ideas for products or businesses. Read the full story

Engineering students Jordan Reidt, left, and Todd Tollfeson work on the Buvala Fence Cart.

Milwaukee poet to read from her work, speak Feb. 11 at library

February 4, 2016

The former poet laureate of Milwaukee will read from her work and speak Thursday, Feb. 11, at UW-Stout and at the Menomonie Public Library. Read the full story

Brenda Cardenas

Nearly 400 employers expected for Spring Career Conference

February 4, 2016

Close to 400 employers are expected for the UW-Stout Spring Career Conference, to be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 9-10, at the Sports and Fitness Center. Read the full story

Cray recruiters meet with UW-Stout students at the Fall Career Conference.

Students aim for the heart with singing valentines, handmade cards

February 4, 2016

UW-Stout’s Chamber Choir and the Comic Creators club, with singing valentines and handmade cards, are making it easy to help someone make an impression on Valentine’s Day, which is Sunday, Feb. 14. Read the full story

Students deliver a singing valentine in 2015.

Professor, student picked for Wisconsin Artists Biennial exhibit

February 4, 2016

A University of Wisconsin-Stout professor and student are two of the artists whose works have been chosen for the Wisconsin Artists Biennial exhibit. Read the full story

Student Claire Kayser works in an art lab at UW-Stout.

Annual Red Cedar Watershed Conference scheduled March 10

February 3, 2016

The Red Cedar Watershed Conference, Land, Water and People Coming Together, will be held Thursday, March 10, at University of Wisconsin-Stout’s Memorial Student Center. Read the full story

Gabe Brown

Multicultural Student Services honored with Regents Diversity Award

February 2, 2016

The office of Multicultural Student Services at University of Wisconsin-Stout, led by Director Barbara Miller, has been chosen to receive a 2016 UW System Regents Diversity Award. Read the full story

The Multicultural Student Services staff

Performing arts minor expected to attract variety of students

February 2, 2016

With spirited performances by bands, choirs and theater, the performing arts have been a treasured part of the student experience for more than 100 years at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Anna Gaede, front row center, clowns around with fellow band members.

Kegan receives Employee Appreciation Award for January

February 1, 2016

Jodi Kegan received the University Staff Employee Appreciation Award for January at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Jodi Kegan

Column: ‘Fahrenheit 451’ a timely choice for Reading Across Campus

January 28, 2016

Ray Bradbury’s classic novel “Fahrenheit 451” has been chosen for this spring’s Reading Across Campus program at UW-Stout. The program kicks off Wednesday, Feb. 24. Read the full story

Provost Patrick Guilfoile will kick off Reading Across Campus.

Comic Kel Mitchell, Nickelodeon star, to perform Feb. 9 on campus

January 28, 2016

A comedian and popular Nickelodeon television actor who rose to fame in the 1990s is coming to UW-Stout. Read the full story

Kel Mitchell

Recent art graduate receives prestigious Jerome fellowship

January 28, 2016

Samual Weinberg’s paintings, with seemingly juxtaposed people and objects, are more beginning than end, virtually begging viewers to engage with them. Read the full story

Samual Weinberg's painting

Best of Design exhibit to feature work by about 35 students

January 22, 2016

Design — in all sizes, shapes, colors and mediums — will be in the spotlight during the Best of Design juried exhibit Monday, Jan. 25, through Friday, Feb. 19, at UW-Stout’s Furlong Gallery. Read the full story

Art student Jordan Jirschele helps set up the exhibit.

Professor illustrates new ‘Back to the Future’ comic book

January 22, 2016

For the third time in two years, a UW-Stout professor has illustrated a comic book based on a blockbuster movie. Read the full story

Erik Evensen reads the latest “Back to the Future” comic book, which he illustrated.

New provost answers the question, ‘What is a provost?’

January 22, 2016

I started work at UW-Stout on July 1, 2015, as the provost and vice chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs. When I’ve mentioned to community members that I’m the provost at the university, the typical response is a blank stare. Read the full story

Provost Patrick Guilfoile meets with Chancellor Bob Meyer.

Alumna designs one-of-a-kind garment for American Eagle

January 21, 2016

If Sarah Schumacher gets homesick for her native Wisconsin, all she has to do is go for a walk through her neighborhood in Brooklyn, N.Y. Read the full story

Sarah Schumacher at American Eagle Outfitters in New York.

Radio program to tell story of former administrator’s life

January 20, 2016

The life story of Hong Rost, a University of Wisconsin-Stout administrator who died in 2014, will be dramatized and broadcast nationally and internationally on the radio program “Unshackled.” Read the full story

Hong Rost

Chancellor: UW-Stout’s efforts, programs help college affordability

January 20, 2016

University of Wisconsin-Stout Chancellor Bob Meyer issued the following statement concerning Gov. Scott Walker’s college affordability proposals outlined Tuesday night in the State of the State speech: Read the full story

Clock Tower Plaza after a recent snowfall.

Area high school students advance to state DECA competition

January 19, 2016

West Salem took seven first places and had 13 state qualifiers to lead all schools in the 44th annual DECA District One Career Development Conference Saturday, Jan. 9, at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

The Glenwood City DECA team.

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