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Kenyan receives major awards during Mandela Fellowship

July 28, 2016

A Mandela Fellow studying entrepreneurship at University of Wisconsin-Stout has received two major boosts to his business, which helps women in Kenya and Tanzania become more independent. Read the full story

Wes Owiti of Kenya, outside north campus at UW-Stout, received two major awards during his Mandela Fellowship in the U.S.

Graduate Story: Sterling Lehrke

July 28, 2016

Recent graduate Sterling Lehrke shares the story of the challenges she faced while earning her degree, the helping hand of professors, and what's next. Read the full story

Sterling Lehrke, May 2016 Graduate

Student sees results a year after trip to Native American school

July 27, 2016

In 2015 Kayla Thorson was part of a Native American service learning trip to South Dakota with a group of fellow University of Wisconsin-Stout students. Read the full story

Olivia Coroneos works with children at Enemy Swim Day School.

Three students awarded Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship

July 27, 2016

Three University of Wisconsin-Stout transfer students have been selected to receive the Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship for the 2016-17 school year. Read the full story

Peter Lange received the Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship for the 2016-17 school year.

Mandela Fellow from S. Africa attends classes, talks of future

July 25, 2016

On a typical work day, Mogau Seshoene is up early, leaving the apartment she shares with her cousin in Pretoria, South Africa, and heading to a gym for a 6 a.m. workout. Read the full story

Mogau Seshoene

Graduate Story: Keaton Van't Hull

July 21, 2016

Recent graduate Keaton Van't Hull of the industrial design program shares his college experiences, both the challenges he faced as well as his success stories, along with his involvement in Stoutonia. Read the full story

Keaton Van't Hull, May 2016 Graduate

STEPS for Girls marking 20th year with July 26 reception

July 20, 2016

The STEPS for Girls program at University of Wisconsin-Stout plans to celebrate 20 years of helping middle school girls take positive steps in their lives. Read the full story

STEPS participants work in the foundry.

Higher Learning Commission reaffirms UW-Stout’s accreditation

July 20, 2016

University of Wisconsin-Stout has been notified by the Higher Learning Commission that the university’s accreditation has been reaffirmed. The next scheduled review is in 2025-26. Read the full story

Officials from the Higher Learning Commission lead a discussion Monday, March 28, during their two-day visit to UW-Stout. The commission has reaffirmed UW-Stout’s accreditation.

LAKES students to present research Aug. 3 at Raw Deal

July 19, 2016

New research on the water quality in the Red Cedar River watershed, including Lake Menomin, Tainter Lake and the Chetek chain of lakes, will be presented in a public forum in Menomonie. Read the full story

LAKES REU students canoe down the Red Cedar River.

Fourteen faculty, staff members recognized for excellence

July 18, 2016

Ten faculty and four staff members recently were recognized at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Jeanne Rothaupt

Three faculty awarded professorships for professional development

July 18, 2016

Three professorships have been awarded to faculty members at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Read the full story

Melody Brennan prepares for Early Childhood Education Conference, which was held in April.

Teachers learn design, digital technology skills at workshop

July 15, 2016

Teachers from five school districts in northern Wisconsin spent a week in June at University of Wisconsin-Stout’s Fab Lab working on a seemingly small problem: How to make it easier to open a pop top on an aluminum can. Read the full story

David Stricker, left, works with Jeremy

Five faculty receive sabbaticals to conduct research

July 14, 2016

Five faculty members at University of Wisconsin-Stout will take sabbaticals during the 2016-17 academic year. Read the full story

Robert Nelson, on sabbatical for 2016-17, provides university tour to visiting Regent Jose Delgado in 2015.

Graduates’ earnings rank high in Money magazine study

July 14, 2016

A new study shows that graduates of University of Wisconsin-Stout make more money in the first five years of their careers than all but two other institutions in the UW System. Read the full story

UW-Stout students talk with a corporate recruiter at the Spring Career Conference.

Graduate Story: Hannah Carlson

July 14, 2016

Hannah Carlson, recent May 2016 graduate of the retail merchandising program, shares why she chose UW-Stout, the challenge of narrowing down her interests, and her involvement in Stout Retail Association. Read the full story

Hannah Carlson, May 2016 Graduate

Promotions, tenure for faculty approved by Board of Regents

July 13, 2016

The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents has approved promotions and tenure recommendations for UW-Stout faculty effective for the 2016-17 academic year. Read the full story

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University maintains rating in national sustainability program

July 12, 2016

University of Wisconsin-Stout has maintained a silver rating in a national sustainability tracking program for universities and colleges. Read the full story

Student Danielle Olson examines a plant at the Earth Fair during Earth Day.

Graduate Story: De'Andre Jones

July 7, 2016

Recent family and consumer sciences education graduate De'Andre Jones talks about his college experience and his plans to further his education. Read the full story

De'Andre Jones, May 2016 Graduate

Alumna’s product funded by Kickstarter

July 5, 2016

Rachel Bachmeier, who graduated in May from University of Wisconsin-Stout, is keeping her options open. Read the full story

Hydro Herbs, developed by Rachel Bachmeier in a packaging class, is a hydroponic growing system where herbs can grow indoors by pulling nutrient-rich water up through a wick in the soil.

Graduate Story: Veronica "Ronnie" Smith

June 30, 2016

Veronica "Ronnie" Smith, recent May 2016 graduate of the game design and development program shares the cool opportunities she has had at UW-Stout and the exciting plans to follow. Read the full story

Ronnie Smith, Graduate May 2016

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