UW-Stout Newshttp://www.uwstout.edu/news/University press releasesAlm named CAHSS deanCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social SciencesMaria Alm, an Eau Claire native and a professor at the University of Northern Iowa, has been appointed dean of University of Wisconsin-Stout College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=110362Mon, 18 Jun 2012 09:06:56Discovery Center receives $240,000 economic development grantDiscovery CenterUniversity of Wisconsin-Stout has received a $240,000 grant from the federal government to help small- and medium-size companies increase their use of technology and become more competitive.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=109567Thu, 14 Jun 2012 12:06:19Professor's, students' Lake Huron research published by NatureBiology Department,B.S. in Applied Science,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsThey're purple, mucky and harbor microscopic creepy crawly things. If you stepped on the surfaces, you'd disappear.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=109065Wed, 13 Jun 2012 10:06:54Lyons will lead Administrative and Student Life ServicesPhil Lyons has been appointed vice chancellor for Administrative and Student Life Services at University of Wisconsin-Stout, Chancellor Charles W. Sorensen announced Tuesday.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=108916Tue, 12 Jun 2012 04:06:04Campus to help host Nature Valley Bicycle Festival race, ridesUniversity of Wisconsin-Stout will help put the wheels in motion Saturday, June 16, for the fifth stage of the Nature Valley Bicycle Festival, one of the nation's premier professional bike races.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=107927Fri, 08 Jun 2012 03:06:40'About Stout' video featuring provost available onlineProvost's OfficeA new edition of "About Stout," a half-hour recorded informational video produced at University of Wisconsin-Stout, has been completed and is available for online viewing.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=107603Thu, 07 Jun 2012 02:06:22Pulitzer winner, other authors aid students' book for charityEngineering and Technology,Psychology Department,B.A. in Psychology,B.S. in Engineering Technology,College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences,College of Education, Health and Human Sciences,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics,Student Organizations and LeadershipRicky Hoverman and Jessica Morrison are majoring in engineering technology and psychology, respectively, at University of Wisconsin-Stout. During the 2011-12 academic year, they could have passed for a couple of English majors.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=106720Tue, 05 Jun 2012 11:06:49Carol Mooney named Outstanding Graduate FacultyGraduate Degree,M.S. in Career and Technical Education,College of Education, Health and Human Sciences,School of EducationCarol Mooney, director for the graduate program in career and technical education at University of Wisconsin-Stout, was selected by students to receive the 2011-12 Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=106587Tue, 05 Jun 2012 09:06:11Three marketing education alumni receive teaching awardsCollege of Education, Health and Human Sciences,School of EducationUniversity of Wisconsin-Stout marketing education alumni are making state and national news.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=105220Wed, 30 May 2012 10:05:08Apparel student uses new skill to win national contestApparel and Communication Technologies,B.S. in Apparel Design and Development,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsAs classes go, CAD for Apparel Images was an especially challenging one this spring for Leah Becker and her classmates at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=105195Wed, 30 May 2012 10:05:01Dahlgren Professor named; faculty, staff honoredArt and Design,Biology Department,English and Philosophy,Hospitality and Tourism,Operations and Management,Psychology Department,College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences,College of Education, Health and Human Sciences,College of Management,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics,School of Hospitality Leadership,Student Organizations and LeadershipUniversity of Wisconsin-Stout has named Tamara Brantmeier as the Dahlgren Professor, has named eight outstanding faculty members and given out three staff service awards.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=105008Tue, 29 May 2012 03:05:50Early childhood education graduate following small footstepsB.S. in Early Childhood Education,College of Education, Health and Human Sciences,School of EducationIan Billings noticed two children on the playground who were not getting along. He rushed over to them. At 6-foot-1, he towered over the 2-year-olds but dropped to his knees and gently separated them while adding a few kind words of instruction.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=104162Thu, 24 May 2012 12:05:37Five employees receive Safety Recognition AwardFive University of Wisconsin-Stout employees have been recognized for excellence in safety.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=103695Wed, 23 May 2012 10:05:08Chippewa Valley Hispanic group given new website, logo by studentsArt and Design,English and Philosophy,B.F.A. in Art,B.S. in Professional Communication and Emerging Media,College of Arts, Humanities and Social SciencesThe fastest-growing population group in Wisconsin has a new virtual home in the Chippewa Valley.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=103301Tue, 22 May 2012 09:05:11Ross Dulin named Classified Employee of the MonthJarvis Hall Science WingRoss Dulin, custodian, has been named Classified Employee of the Month for March.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=103283Tue, 22 May 2012 09:05:06Top students, professor named at chamber banquetCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences,College of Education, Health and Human Sciences,College of Management,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics,School of Education,School of Hospitality LeadershipA professor and a group of students who excelled in the classroom at University of Wisconsin-Stout have been honored for the 2011-12 academic year.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=103087Mon, 21 May 2012 12:05:38Skyway repairs close 10th Avenue to vehiclesThe skyway between the Vocational Rehabilitation Building and McCalmont Hall at University of Wisconsin-Stout will undergo major construction starting today and continuing until early August.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=103061Mon, 21 May 2012 11:05:11Business programs receive accreditationB.S. in Business Administration,B.S. in Management,B.S. in Retail Merchandising and Management,B.S. in Supply Chain Management,College of ManagementThe business programs at the University of Wisconsin-Stout have been accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=102580Thu, 17 May 2012 04:05:53National Rural Institute on Alcohol and Drug Abuse coming upThe 28th annual National Rural Institute on Alcohol and Drug Abuse will be held Sunday, June 10, through Thursday, June 14, at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=102368Thu, 17 May 2012 09:05:31Award-winning professor teaches science in novel wayBiology Department,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsUniversity of Wisconsin-Stout biology Assistant Professor Jennifer Grant teaches her general education science classes with a twist. Her students learn not only through lectures and tests but also through writing and illustrating their own comic book-style, also known as graphic, novels.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=102243Wed, 16 May 2012 03:05:04Retail students gain new perspectives on Kohl's trip to ChinaBusiness,B.S. in Retail Merchandising and Management,College of ManagementFor five University of Wisconsin-Stout students it was the trip of a young lifetime - a guided 10-day educational tour of China.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=102142Wed, 16 May 2012 10:05:40Reward offered for information about campus vandalismUniversity of Wisconsin-Stout is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone involved in two separate vandalism incidents on campus.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=101855Tue, 15 May 2012 09:05:08Packaging students sweep top three places in national contestEngineering and Technology,B.S. in Packaging,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsIt seems like it would be easier to squeeze salsa from a plastic bottle instead of spoon it from a jar. Or shop for shoes if they were hanging in clear plastic pouches instead of stacked in boxes.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=101644Mon, 14 May 2012 12:05:36Spring Move Out helps the area's needy, environmentBiology Department,B.S. in Applied Science,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics,Student Organizations and LeadershipUW-Stout students will be doing their best to leave the campus a better place this week when they depart for the summer. The fifth annual Spring Move Out will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 18.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=101622Mon, 14 May 2012 11:05:40Art student designs logo for city festArt and Design,B.F.A. in Art,College of Arts, Humanities and Social SciencesArtwork by a UW-Stout student will be a big part of the new SummerDaze festival, which debuts Friday through Sunday in downtown Menomonie.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=101618Mon, 14 May 2012 11:05:57Jedlicka earns lifetime honor from Institute of Packaging ProfessionalsArt and Design,College of Arts, Humanities and Social SciencesWendy Jedlicka, an instructor since 2009 in the School of Art and Design, has earned the Lifetime Packaging Professional Certification from the Institute of Packaging Professionals.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=101611Mon, 14 May 2012 11:05:58Alumnus offers graduates advice for a successful futureDwight Davis certainly has been a success since leaving the University of Wisconsin-Stout campus in 1966. He's had a career as a college administrator, insurance company president and CEO of a manufacturing company.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=101553Mon, 14 May 2012 09:05:29University to host ASQ STEM Agenda ConferenceCollege of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics,Conference,Discovery CenterThe second American Society for Quality STEM Agenda Conference will be held Monday and Tuesday, July 16-17, at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=100731Wed, 09 May 2012 12:05:16Alumni to receive honorary doctorates at commencementChancellor's Office,Alumni CenterAlumni Dwight and Linda Davis will be the first recipients of honorary degrees from University of Wisconsin-Stout since 2003, and Chancellor Charles W. Sorensen said he couldn't think of two people more deserving of the honor.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=100609Wed, 09 May 2012 09:05:13Space module mockups for NASA will be part of Senior ShowArt and Design,B.F.A. in Art,College of Arts, Humanities and Social SciencesStudents in a University of Wisconsin-Stout art class have had to learn to think outside the box - even though they have been working with cardboard - the past few weeks.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=100292Tue, 08 May 2012 01:05:15Student work featured at engineering, technology open houseEngineering and Technology,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsStudent projects covering packaging, plastics engineering, engineering technology, computer engineering, manufacturing engineering and more will be on display this week at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=100088Tue, 08 May 2012 10:05:54Commencement tradition continues with Graduation BuffetA rite of spring returns Saturday when UW-Stout holds commencement ceremonies at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Johnson Fieldhouse. Another rite of spring returns after the diplomas have been passed out - the Graduation Buffet at 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=99431Mon, 07 May 2012 11:05:06Seven students receive Samuel E. Wood Medallion for leadershipB.A. in Psychology,B.S. in Applied Science,B.S. in Applied Social Science,B.S. in Business Administration,B.S. in Retail Merchandising and Management,Student Organizations and LeadershipSeven UW-Stout students recently received the Samuel E. Wood Medallion, the highest and most prestigious nonacademic award, and 10 other individuals and groups were honored at the Leadership Awards Banquet.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=99418Mon, 07 May 2012 11:05:46State education group honors Dittmann for community serviceOperations and Management,B.S. in Management,College of ManagementUW-Stout's Wendy Dittmann was honored recently by the Wisconsin Association of Career and Technical Educators during its 76th annual state conference in Appleton.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=99407Mon, 07 May 2012 11:05:30Nearly 1,300 to receive diplomas; two will receive honorary degreesProvost's Office,College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences,College of Education, Health and Human Sciences,College of Management,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics,Graduate SchoolUniversity of Wisconsin-Stout will issue its first honorary degrees in nine years Saturday as nearly 1,300 students receive their undergraduate and graduate diplomas in commencement ceremonies at Johnson Fieldhouse.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=99281Mon, 07 May 2012 10:05:44Hopkins-Best named interim provost and vice chancellorProvost's OfficeMary Hopkins-Best, a University of Wisconsin-Stout faculty member and administrator since 1979, has been appointed interim provost and vice chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs, Chancellor Charles W. Sorensen announced Friday.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=98856Fri, 04 May 2012 11:05:08The Ministry leaving 'Big Blue House' for main campus mallStudent Organizations and LeadershipFor decades University of Wisconsin-Stout students, faculty and staff have been coming to the "Big Blue House" on north campus for their religious and spiritual needs. A reception Friday will signal "an end of an era" for that tradition, according to the Rev. Kurt Larson, the ELCA Lutheran campus minister.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=98576Thu, 03 May 2012 12:05:15Students, faculty receive Research Day awardsCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences,College of Education, Health and Human Sciences,College of Management,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics,Graduate School,School of Education,School of Hospitality LeadershipStudents and faculty recently received awards for their contributions to research at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=98343Wed, 02 May 2012 12:05:59STEM Student Project Expo to feature work by 300 studentsCollege of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsApproximately 300 University of Wisconsin-Stout students will be making the most of their last day of spring semester classes.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=98238Wed, 02 May 2012 10:05:56Students receive awards, scholarships and serve as ambassadorsArt and Design,Construction,Food and Nutrition,Hospitality and Tourism,M.S. in Food and Nutritional Sciences,B.F.A. in Art,B.S. in Construction,B.S. in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management,B.S. in Property Management,College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences,College of Education, Health and Human Sciences,College of Management,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics,Graduate School,School of Hospitality LeadershipSpring has been busy for students at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Individuals and groups have been traveling in and out of state receiving scholarships, awards and serving as ambassadors.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=97679Tue, 01 May 2012 09:05:41Time to shine: Silhouettes fashion show to feature glow-in-the-dark designsApparel and Communication Technologies,B.S. in Apparel Design and Development,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsClothing designed by UW-Stout students will light up the runway Thursday and Saturday during the annual Silhouettes fashion show by the apparel design and development program.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=97466Mon, 30 Apr 2012 10:04:38Back to Broadway: Dance Ensemble shows this weekendOne of the largest student clubs at UW-Stout will put on its spring show Friday and Saturday. Dance Ensemble presents "Back to Broadway" at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday in Harvey Hall Theatre.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=97450Mon, 30 Apr 2012 10:04:05Student teams to compete in Apprentice Dunn County showcaseBusiness,B.S. in Business Administration,College of ManagementThree UW-Stout student teams will try to make the cut this week on the finals of The Apprentice Dunn County. The business competition, sponsored by the Greater Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce, is modeled after the popular NBC TV show "The Apprentice" starring business mogul Donald Trump.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=97431Mon, 30 Apr 2012 10:04:56School of Art and Design students, professors exhibiting worksArt and Design,B.F.A. in Art,College of Arts, Humanities and Social SciencesArtwork by University of Wisconsin-Stout School of Art and Design students and professors can be seen on and off campus in April, May and online.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=96083Wed, 25 Apr 2012 11:04:31Psychologist to discuss how social media can rewire your brainAn award-winning psychologist will make two presentations Tuesday, May 1, at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=95937Wed, 25 Apr 2012 09:04:13Panel discussion Monday will look at postwar issues, effectsSocial Science,B.S. in Applied Social Science,College of Arts, Humanities and Social SciencesMenomonie, Wis. - The Social Science Speaker Series will hold the panel discussion "The Post War on Terror? After Afghanistan and Iraq" at 5:30 p.m. Monday in room 110 of Jarvis Hall Science Wing at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=95245Tue, 24 Apr 2012 10:04:33Early Childhood Education Conference to draw a crowdB.S. in Early Childhood Education,College of Education, Health and Human Sciences,School of EducationThe 34th UW-Stout Early Childhood Education Conference, one of the biggest annual events on campus with about 900 attendees expected, will be held Thursday through Saturday.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=95085Mon, 23 Apr 2012 01:04:24Campus composting program expands to food, nutrition departmentFood and Nutrition,B.S. in Dietetics,B.S. in Food Systems and Technology,College of Education, Health and Human SciencesUW-Stout recently expanded its composting program by including waste from the food and nutrition department.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=95071Mon, 23 Apr 2012 12:04:20More than 90 projects to be presented on Research DayProvost's OfficeStudent, faculty and staff research will be in the spotlight this week at UW-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=95061Mon, 23 Apr 2012 12:04:38Stout University Foundation celebrating 50 years of growth, supportChancellor's Office,Vice Chancellor Offices,Alumni CenterIt was 1961 and William J. Micheels had just assumed the presidency of what is now University of Wisconsin-Stout. Just a month in office, Micheels believed the institution would need an infusion of private donations for it to be successful in the long run.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=94982Mon, 23 Apr 2012 10:04:13Let the bad films roll: Students create museum drive-in exhibitArt and Design,Construction,Engineering and Technology,B.F.A. in Art,B.S. in Construction,College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsFrom 1953 to 1985, Menomonie Outdoor Theatre in Wakanda Park was known as a good place to go and watch a bad or previously released film.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=93636Wed, 18 Apr 2012 10:04:51Discovery Center researcher wins state award for fuel cell workDiscovery CenterA University of Wisconsin-Stout researcher has won a state award for his work with fuel cells.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=93313Tue, 17 Apr 2012 01:04:24Take Back the Night one of 11 sexual assault awareness projectsHuman Development and Family Studies Department,College of Education, Health and Human SciencesOne in five women will experience sexual assault by their early 20s. In an effort to help stop that problem, a class at University of Wisconsin-Stout is taking proactive steps during April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=92800Mon, 16 Apr 2012 02:04:35Events, activities planned by students to mark Earth Week, Earth DayUW-Stout will mark Earth Week this week, leading up to Earth Day Sunday, with several events on and near campus.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=92725Mon, 16 Apr 2012 12:04:08Real estate manager, alumna returns as Executive in ResidenceB.S. in Property Management,College of Management,School of Hospitality LeadershipA UW-Stout alumna and real estate executive will return to campus as the School of Hospitality Leadership Executive in Residence.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=92720Mon, 16 Apr 2012 12:04:42After recent trip, students collecting sunglasses for needy NicaraguansBiology Department,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsThree months after a group of UW-Stout students took a class in Nicaragua, they are giving back to the residents of the Central American country.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=92702Mon, 16 Apr 2012 11:04:30Student center living up to its name; grand opening WednesdayMemorial Student Center - Conference,Memorial Student CenterThe renovated Memorial Student Center at University of Wisconsin-Stout has been open for about three months and already has left lasting impressions.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=92583Mon, 16 Apr 2012 09:04:07Jolene Anderson named February Classified EmployeeJolene Anderson has been named Classified Employee of the Month for February at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=92362Fri, 13 Apr 2012 02:04:52Board of Regents approves two new majors in fine artsArt and Design,B.F.A. in Art,College of Arts, Humanities and Social SciencesTwo new majors for art and design students attending the University of Wisconsin-Stout were approved Friday by the UW System Board of Regents.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=92263Fri, 13 Apr 2012 12:04:41Students are stars of April 20-22 Family WeekendUniversity of Wisconsin-Stout is Wisconsin's Polytechnic University, but during Family Weekend, April 20-22, performing arts will be center stage.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=91946Thu, 12 Apr 2012 12:04:08Co-op award-winner: Work experience 'was phenomenal'Undergraduate Degree,College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences,College of Education, Health and Human Sciences,College of Management,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics,School of Hospitality Leadership,Career ServicesWhen he was a junior at University of Wisconsin-Stout, Justin Lilley spent eight months working full time as a packaging engineer at Bemis Manufacturing of Sheboygan Falls.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=91760Thu, 12 Apr 2012 09:04:24Public input sought for new sustainability film-speaker seriesStudent Organizations and LeadershipThe organizers of a new film and speaker series at University of Wisconsin-Stout are seeking program ideas from the public.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=91085Tue, 10 Apr 2012 09:04:58Student team takes first in national information technology contestApparel and Communication Technologies,B.S. in Information Technology Management,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsA team of UW-Stout students earned a first place and brought home other awards at the recent Association of Information Technology Professionals National Collegiate Conference held in San Antonio.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=90762Mon, 09 Apr 2012 11:04:33Student construction team wins Minnesota quiz bowlConstruction,B.S. in Construction,College of ManagementFour UW-Stout students worked their way to the peak of the Minnesota Construction Association Collegiate Quiz Bowl held recently at Dunwoody College of Technology in Minneapolis.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=90749Mon, 09 Apr 2012 11:04:02Alumna promotes healthy living through cookbook, businessCollege of Education, Health and Human Sciences,Alumni CenterA University of Wisconsin-Stout alumna has an ambitious and challenging goal: to teach people to cook and eat in a healthy way.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=90324Thu, 05 Apr 2012 02:04:00University video 'About Stout' available onlineA new edition of "About Stout," a half-hour recorded informational video produced at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, has been completed and is available for online viewing.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=89810Wed, 04 Apr 2012 11:04:14Madison West tops Menomonie for Science Olympiad state titleCollege of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsThe top three teams remained the same, but this year there was a new champion in the Science Olympiad state high school tournament Saturday at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=89476Tue, 03 Apr 2012 04:04:36Amy Styer named January Classified EmployeeAmy Styer has been named Classified Employee of the Month for January.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=89309Tue, 03 Apr 2012 11:04:23Judy Jax to be featured at next Reminiscence Speaker SeriesSchool of Education,Speaker SeriesJudy Jax is the next speaker in the Reminiscence Speaker Series to be held from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, in the Maple and Cedarwood Room of the Memorial Student Center at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=89062Tue, 03 Apr 2012 08:04:03Tvaruzka to appear on 'Jeopardy'Answer: Someone who enjoys trivia and mentally challenging himself. Question: What is a "Jeopardy" wannabe?http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=88823Mon, 02 Apr 2012 12:04:46Class uses animation to continue Rube Goldberg traditionArt and Design,B.F.A. in Art,B.S. in Game Design and Development,College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsThe spirit of the Rube Goldberg Machine Contest is alive and well at UW-Stout, even if the university did not have a team in the whimsical, national engineering competition held last weekend.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=88817Mon, 02 Apr 2012 12:04:14Students praise Stoutward Bound program in new videoMulti-Cultural CenterFor some students, one key to their success in college came before they actually started classes as freshmen. It happened during an early start program called Stoutward Bound, according to a new video produced by UW-Stout's Multicultural Student Services.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=88804Mon, 02 Apr 2012 12:04:56Federal TRIO programs prepare students for college, beyondElizabeth Schroeder is a freshman at UW-Green Bay, but her road to college began a long time ago - as a sixth-grader in a program offered by University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=87574Thu, 29 Mar 2012 12:03:17Student-athletes recognizedVice Chancellor OfficesMore than 90 student-athletes at University of Wisconsin-Stout were recognized Tuesday evening for their achievements in the classroom, as well as in competition.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=87113Wed, 28 Mar 2012 01:03:27'Cabaret' opens April 13 at HarveyCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social SciencesA popular Broadway musical, with such songs as "Wilkommen," "Don't Tell Mama" and "The Money Song," will bring the stage to life in April at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=86637Tue, 27 Mar 2012 10:03:39Students to present at NCUR; research grants revampedCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences,College of Education, Health and Human Sciences,College of Management,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics,Graduate SchoolJudy "Jo" Hopp remembers when she received a research grant as an undergraduate student. "I felt empowered," said Hopp, an assistant professor of physics at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=86527Mon, 26 Mar 2012 03:03:23State Science Olympiad is SaturdayChemistry Department,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsClose to 1,000 students from 64 high schools around Wisconsin will converge on UW-Stout Saturday, March 31, for the Science Olympiad state tournament.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=86387Mon, 26 Mar 2012 12:03:17Military expert to address vets' issuesA military expert on behavioral health and veteran reintegration issues will be a guest speaker Wednesday, March 28, in Ballroom C of the Memorial Student Center.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=86365Mon, 26 Mar 2012 12:03:15Taxing job: Professor, student helpBusiness,College of ManagementA UW-Stout professor and one of his students hope to make tax filing a little less stressful for some local taxpayers. The income tax filing deadline is Tuesday, April 17.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=86362Mon, 26 Mar 2012 12:03:02UW-Stout goes mobileAccessing information about the University of Wisconsin-Stout on smart phones and iPads just became easier.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=85647Thu, 22 Mar 2012 03:03:04Celebrate NanoDays event features hands-on activitiesPhysics Department,B.S. in Applied Science,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsA big celebration is being planned at University of Wisconsin-Stout for a very small aspect of science - nanotechnology.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=85057Wed, 21 Mar 2012 11:03:37Operation Prom Dress aims to help promgoers, Bridge to HopeHuman Development and Family Studies Department,College of Education, Health and Human SciencesA UW-Stout class is taking action to promote sexual assault awareness and help high school girls who may be going to prom. Human development and family studies students are holding Operation Prom Dress from 4-8 p.m. Friday, March 23, at Keyes Chevrolet, 303 Oak Ave. in Menomonie.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=84302Mon, 19 Mar 2012 11:03:46Chair of national lodging organization to speak on campusHospitality and Tourism,B.S. in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management,College of Management,School of Hospitality LeadershipThe chair of the American Hotel & Lodging Association Board of Directors is scheduled to speak Wednesday, March 21, at UW-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=84296Mon, 19 Mar 2012 11:03:13CTE program to feature Menomonie school district superintendentM.S. in Career and Technical Education,B.S. in Career, Technical Education and Training,College of Education, Health and Human Sciences,Graduate School,School of EducationThe second annual Career and Technical Educator in Residence program will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, March 20-21, at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=84292Mon, 19 Mar 2012 11:03:06Online recruiting fair offers live chat, virtual 'booth'University of Wisconsin-Stout is offering potential students a quick and easy way to become more familiar with Wisconsin's Polytechnic University.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=83791Thu, 15 Mar 2012 02:03:03Roland Carter named new senior development specialistVice Chancellor OfficesA fundraising specialist with more than 20 years of experience has been hired by University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=83761Thu, 15 Mar 2012 12:03:05Women's History Month event to feature film and directorWomen and Gender Studies,Film/Movie,Speaker,Memorial Student CenterA documentary film director will be featured during a Women's History Month event at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=83626Wed, 14 Mar 2012 02:03:37Food students help Pillsbury narrow down Bake-Off finalistsFood and Nutrition,B.S. in Food Systems and Technology,College of Education, Health and Human SciencesThe person who wins the $1 million prize in the Pillsbury Bake-Off may owe a small debt of gratitude to a University of Wisconsin-Stout student.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=83530Wed, 14 Mar 2012 10:03:09Professor to put his dog on the spot with calculus presentationMathematics, Statistics and Computer ScienceThe thought of doing calculus can strike fear in the hearts of some people.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=83065Tue, 13 Mar 2012 02:03:20Student reaps rewards as president of Club Managers chapterHospitality and Tourism,B.S. in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management,School of Hospitality LeadershipUniversity of Wisconsin-Stout senior Anna Jones, of Wild Rose, has been interested in the tourism field for a long time. As a young person, she worked in bed and breakfasts in Door County and in Rural, a small town close to her home.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=82979Tue, 13 Mar 2012 10:03:12Science educator recognized for excellence by state groupB.S. in Science Education,School of EducationKevin Mason, assistant professor of science education at University of Wisconsin-Stout, will be recognized by the Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers for his outstanding work.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=82097Thu, 08 Mar 2012 11:03:37Cadets honored at Northwoods ROTC Battalion ballMilitary Science,College of ManagementEleven cadets from University of Wisconsin-Stout were among those honored at a recent Reserve Officers Training Corps Military Ball.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=82094Thu, 08 Mar 2012 11:03:17Five incoming freshmen awarded the Stout ScholarshipFive high school students who plan to attend University of Wisconsin-Stout have been awarded $5,000 scholarships.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=82068Thu, 08 Mar 2012 11:03:17Student's winning coat rack design headed into productionArt and Design,B.F.A. in Art,College of Arts, Humanities and Social SciencesAs an industrial designer, one of Michael Rosen's dreams is to be able to walk into a store and see his products for sale.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=81685Wed, 07 Mar 2012 10:03:14Golf enterprise management students work at national conferenceB.S. in Golf Enterprise Management,College of Management,School of Hospitality LeadershipSix UW-Stout golf enterprise management students gained hands-on experience last week in Las Vegas.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=81477Tue, 06 Mar 2012 03:03:00Owen-Withee trumps Murphy's Law to win Rube Goldberg titleB.S. in Technology and Science Education,B.S. in Technology Education,School of EducationA team of high school students learned Tuesday at University of Wisconsin-Stout that Murphy's Law - the axiom that if something can go wrong it will - isn't always true.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=81446Tue, 06 Mar 2012 03:03:09Dozen contestants line up to compete for title of Stoutman 2012Cultural Event,Memorial Student Center,Student Organizations and LeadershipTwelve UW-Stout students will vie this week for the title of Stoutman 2012.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=80901Mon, 05 Mar 2012 01:03:59Eight area high school teams set for Rube Goldberg balloon challengeB.S. in Technology Education,School of Education,Memorial Student Center - ConferenceHow complicated can it be to inflate a balloon and pop it? Judges will find out Tuesday, March 6, in the Great Hall of the Memorial Student Center during the fifth annual Rube Goldberg Machine contest for high school teams.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=80890Mon, 05 Mar 2012 12:03:28Employment rate for graduates remains at 97.9 percentStrategic Plans and Reports,Career ServicesThe new employment report for 2010-11 graduates of University of Wisconsin-Stout shows that the university is meeting President Obama's challenge to produce graduates who will succeed in the workplace, Chancellor Charles W. Sorensen said.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=80833Mon, 05 Mar 2012 11:03:26Six students to present research at Posters in the RotundaChancellor's Office,Provost's OfficeSusan LoRusso envisions herself someday teaching at a university and doing research on the impact of public health campaigns.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=79832Thu, 01 Mar 2012 02:03:26University to host four Issues of Humanity eventsFour events at University of Wisconsin-Stout will be part of the sixth annual Issues of Humanity scheduled Saturday, March 3, through Tuesday, March 6, in Menomonie.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=79339Wed, 29 Feb 2012 12:02:37DiAnn Rudiger named December Classified EmployeeDiAnn Rudiger has been named Classified Employee of the Month for December 2011 at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=79038Tue, 28 Feb 2012 12:02:14Hoyt to be featured at next Reminiscence Speaker SeriesBob Hoyt will be featured at the next Reminiscence Speaker Series from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, in the Memorial Student Center, Ballroom A, at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=79022Tue, 28 Feb 2012 11:02:39Figure Skating Club's annual show Friday at Dunn County Ice ArenaThe UW-Stout Figure Skating Club will put on its annual show from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, March 2, at the Dunn County Ice Arena.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=78573Mon, 27 Feb 2012 01:02:40UW-Stout receives $1 million gift from graduates who met at schoolAlumni CenterTwo graduates of University of Wisconsin-Stout have contributed more than $1 million to the institution they say launched them into a successful business - and brought them together as a couple.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=78546Mon, 27 Feb 2012 11:02:09Blue-green algae issues to be discussed at Red Cedar River conferenceCollege of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics,Conference,Memorial Student Center - ConferenceImproving water quality in the Red Cedar River Watershed will be the focus of the inaugural Red Cedar: Land, Water and People Coming Together conference at UW-Stout. The daylong event begins at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, March 22, in the Memorial Student Center.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=78882Mon, 27 Feb 2012 09:02:18Poverty, hunger are on the menu at Oxfam America banquetHospitality and Tourism,B.S. in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management,School of Hospitality Leadership,Cultural Event,Micheels HallA Chippewa Valley organization will benefit from the proceeds of a special event put on by a UW-Stout class from the School of Hospitality Leadership.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=78857Mon, 27 Feb 2012 09:02:40Successful alumna offers career advice at hospitality fairHospitality and Tourism,B.S. in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management,College of Management,School of Hospitality LeadershipAs its name indicates, the hotel, restaurant and tourism major at University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a variety of career options.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=76881Wed, 22 Feb 2012 11:02:59Students see natural wonders, biodiversity in Belize, GuatemalaBiology Department,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsFor 10 days in January, a group of University of Wisconsin-Stout students experienced a classroom unlike any they had ever seen before.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=76386Tue, 21 Feb 2012 09:02:32About 350 students expected for annual SkillsUSA competitionEngineering and Technology,B.S. in Engineering Technology,B.S. in Technology and Science Education,B.S. in Technology Education,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics,School of EducationAdvertising design, architectural drawing, engineering technology, screen printing, solid modeling and dragsters. Those are just some of the categories attracting about 350 middle and high school students to the SkillsUSA competition at UW-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=76123Mon, 20 Feb 2012 12:02:48Alumna will be featured speaker at Hospitality Career ConferenceHospitality and Tourism,B.S. in Golf Enterprise Management,B.S. in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management,B.S. in Property Management,B.S. in Service Management,College of Management,Career FairA presentation by a UW-Stout alumna will be among the highlights of the sixth annual student Hospitality Career Conference Tuesday, Feb. 21, in the Memorial Student Center.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=76113Mon, 20 Feb 2012 12:02:34Event to shed light on 'invisible children,' rebel war in AfricaUW-Stout will bring attention to a long-running conflict in Africa via a film screening and discussion. The documentary "Kony 2012" will be shown from 6-7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, in room 290 of Micheels Hall.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=76110Mon, 20 Feb 2012 12:02:39'About Stout' video availableMemorial Student Center - Conference,Memorial Student CenterA new edition of "About Stout," a half-hour recorded informational video produced at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, has been completed and is available for online viewing.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=74905Wed, 15 Feb 2012 03:02:45Study abroad fundraiser planned at Harvey Hall TheatreStudents' talents in dance, drumming and art will be feature during a special study abroad fundraiser and cultural event Thursday, Feb. 23, at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=74676Wed, 15 Feb 2012 10:02:50Intersections film series examines social, cultural identitiesStudent Organizations and LeadershipWhat happens when social and cultural identities meet? A new film series, Intersections, will explore the issues.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=74391Tue, 14 Feb 2012 10:02:15Raising awareness is key component of Recyclemania competitionFor the sixth straight year, UW-Stout is competing in Recyclemania, a friendly competition among universities and colleges in the U.S. and Canada. The goal is to promote recycling and reduction of waste on campuses.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=74381Tue, 14 Feb 2012 10:02:23Professor's 'Jellyfish Burger' art on display at Smithsonian MuseumArt and Design,B.F.A. in Art,College of Arts, Humanities and Social SciencesArtwork by a UW-Stout professor recently became part of a permanent display at The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. A print of Dave Beck's image "Jellyfish Burger" is at Sant Ocean Hall, an area of the museum devoted to ocean and marine life.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=73933Mon, 13 Feb 2012 10:02:19The votes are in: Blaze chosen as name for Blue Devil mascotThe votes are in and University of Wisconsin-Stout's mascot is nameless no more. Its name is Blaze.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=73847Sat, 11 Feb 2012 06:02:45Board of Regents approves two new majors in fine artsArt and Design,B.F.A. in Art,College of Arts, Humanities and Social SciencesStudents attending the University of Wisconsin-Stout will have two more majors to choose from this fall following action Friday by the UW System Board of Regents.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=73564Fri, 10 Feb 2012 12:02:09Student receives UW System grant to study composting in cityKyle Mills is digging into the issue of composting in the city of Menomonie.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=73311Thu, 09 Feb 2012 02:02:00Workshop will examine the issue of academic integrityA free workshop on the issue of academic integrity will be held Friday, Feb. 10, at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=72336Tue, 07 Feb 2012 02:02:22Survey: Menomonie residents see UW-Stout as a good neighborMenomonie residents continue to believe University of Wisconsin-Stout is a good neighbor.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=71713Mon, 06 Feb 2012 02:02:00Provost in Singapore as part of education review panelProvost's OfficeJulie Furst-Bowe, UW-Stout provost and vice chancellor, is in southeast Asia this week to serve on an external review panel for postsecondary education.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=71541Mon, 06 Feb 2012 10:02:16Professors volunteer for USAID Farmer to Farmer in NicaraguaKrista James and Arthur Kneeland, UW-Stout biology department faculty, recently returned from Nicaragua where they volunteered for two weeks with the USAID-funded Partners of the Americas Farmer to Farmer program.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=71538Mon, 06 Feb 2012 10:02:32Voter ID cards, proof of enrollment forms available to studentsUW-Stout is prepared to assist students who plan to vote in the Tuesday, Feb. 21, primary election. The state's new voter identification law requires a photo ID and proof of enrollment.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=71529Mon, 06 Feb 2012 09:02:56Applied science graduate involved in cutting-edge researchBiology Department,B.S. in Applied Science,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsWhen Elizabeth Faust enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Stout as a freshman, she was all set on her major. Or so she thought. Shortly after reaching campus, she changed her mind.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=70411Wed, 01 Feb 2012 10:02:48Dahlke to be featured at next Reminiscence Speaker SeriesBob Dahlke will be featured at the next Reminiscence Speaker Series from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, in the Memorial Student Center, Ballroom A, at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=70130Tue, 31 Jan 2012 01:01:53Student center SuperGraphic captures student life over the yearsWhile the Memorial Student Center was closed for renovations, four UW-Stout students were busy last fall working on their own special project. They were developing a nearly 180-foot-long, 4-foot-high mural representing student life over the years.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=69573Mon, 30 Jan 2012 11:01:14They like to move it: Annual campus exercise program beginsModerate physical activity can have numerous benefits, not the least of which are helping people lose weight and feel better. But did you know that it can lower the risk of diabetes by 60 percent, lower the risk of heart disease by 50 percent and lower the risk of breast or colon cancer by 30 to 50 percent?http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=69566Mon, 30 Jan 2012 11:01:43Plastics industry professionals, students trained at university labEngineering and Technology,B.S. in Plastics Engineering,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsThe plastics lab at UW-Stout's Jarvis Hall was busy recently with more than its usual cadre of engineering students. The lab, in conjunction with training company RJG, hosted a seminar for 12 professionals from the plastics industry.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=69558Mon, 30 Jan 2012 11:01:05Vicki Knutson named November Classified EmployeeVicki Knutson has been named Classified Employee of the Month for November at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=69501Mon, 30 Jan 2012 10:01:31Chancellor lauds President Obama's college graduates proposalChancellor's OfficeUniversity of Wisconsin-Stout Chancellor Charles W. Sorensen lauded President Obama for proposing Friday that the federal government for the first time track what happens to college students once they graduate.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=69282Fri, 27 Jan 2012 03:01:05Conference to examine Red Cedar River watershed issuesCollege of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics,ConferenceA new daylong conference on the health of the Red Cedar River watershed is scheduled Thursday, March 22, at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=68399Wed, 25 Jan 2012 02:01:57High school students advance to state DECA competitionBusiness,B.S. in Marketing and Business Education,College of Education, Health and Human Sciences,School of EducationHolmen students took nine first places to lead all high schools in the 40th annual DECA District One Career Development Conference Saturday, Jan. 14, at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=68089Wed, 25 Jan 2012 09:01:27List of mascot names narrowed to four; voting under wayThe list has been narrowed and voting is under way to determine the name of the University of Wisconsin-Stout mascot.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=67614Tue, 24 Jan 2012 09:01:24Students impressed with renovated Memorial Student CenterAfter being closed for 13 months, the "Open" sign was out Monday as the Memorial Student Center at University of Wisconsin-Stout officially reopened.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=67427Mon, 23 Jan 2012 03:01:35Concert at the Terrace to help kick off student center reopeningA new stage on the second floor of the Memorial Student Center will see its first action this week. Twin Cities acoustic-pop musician Pat Brown, formerly the lead singer of Sing it Loud, will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Terrace.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=67212Mon, 23 Jan 2012 12:01:03New touch-screen information kiosks greet visitors to campusVisitors at UW-Stout won't have to stop and ask for directions if they find one of four new touch-screen information kiosks on campus.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=67195Mon, 23 Jan 2012 11:01:24Art professor busy with book, logo design workArt and Design,B.F.A. in Art,College of Arts, Humanities and Social SciencesAlex DeArmond, assistant professor in the School of Art and Design, has had a busy 2011-12 academic year creating art in addition to his teaching duties.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=67183Mon, 23 Jan 2012 11:01:56UW-Stout students to get modern student centerStudents, faculty and staff may wonder if they are in the right place when the Memorial Student Center on the University of Wisconsin-Stout campus reopens Monday.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=65977Thu, 19 Jan 2012 10:01:38Renovations under way on Fleming HallA $6.6 million renovation project is under way on a north campus residence hall at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=65734Wed, 18 Jan 2012 02:01:50Graduate honors brother, other war victims with Memorial GalleryArt and Design,B.F.A. in Art,College of Arts, Humanities and Social SciencesPaul Howells' final project at University of Wisconsin-Stout was an intensely personal one.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=65693Wed, 18 Jan 2012 02:01:20Self-help for the new year Part 3: Physical conditioning tipsUniversity RecreationThe start of a new year can be a time of personal change. For some people, that means New Year's resolutions while for others it's simply a desire to improve some aspect of their lives.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=64183Thu, 12 Jan 2012 03:01:29Self-help for the new year Part 2: Diet, weight tipsFood and Nutrition,B.S. in Dietetics,College of Education, Health and Human SciencesThe start of a new year can be a time of personal change. For some people, that means New Year's resolutions while for others it's simply a desire to improve some aspect of their lives.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=64172Thu, 12 Jan 2012 02:01:34Self-help for the new year Part 1: Emotional health tipsThe start of a new year can be a time of personal change. For some people, that means New Year's resolutions while for others it's simply a desire to improve some aspect of their lives.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=64162Thu, 12 Jan 2012 02:01:17Three faculty named UW System teaching fellows, scholarsBiology Department,Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science,Physics DepartmentThree faculty members have been appointed 2012-13 UW-Stout Wisconsin Teaching Fellows and Scholars.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=64147Thu, 12 Jan 2012 02:01:01Semester to kick off with chancellor welcome, development programshttp://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=64138Thu, 12 Jan 2012 01:01:53Towels made by alumnus will help 70,000 cheer on PackersBusiness,B.S. in Business Administration,College of ManagementWhen the Green Bay Packers take the field against the New York Giants Sunday, Jan. 15, in the NFL playoffs, they'll be greeted by a sea of fans waving gold Titletown Towels.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=63563Wed, 11 Jan 2012 10:01:50DECA District competition to draw about 500 high school studentsBusiness,B.S. in Marketing and Business Education,College of Education, Health and Human Sciences,Special Event,Recreation and Athletics ComplexThe University of Wisconsin-Stout marketing and business education program, and its affiliated Marketing and Business Education Association, will host the 40th annual DECA District One Career Development Conference Saturday, Jan. 14.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=62942Tue, 10 Jan 2012 11:01:38'Everybody Can Be Great' is theme of MLK Day commemorationSpecial Event,Diversity,Student Organizations and LeadershipUniversity of Wisconsin-Stout and Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts will mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 16, with a special event.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=62447Mon, 09 Jan 2012 01:01:44Student, public input sought on name of new university mascotSpecial Event,Blue Devil Athletics,Student Organizations and LeadershipThe new mascot at University of Wisconsin-Stout is more than three months old but still doesn't have a name.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=62278Mon, 09 Jan 2012 11:01:21Professor's study offers promise of fresher, safer asparagusEngineering and Technology,Undergraduate Degree,B.S. in Packaging,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsFor many people, eating a nutritious stalk of asparagus is a rite of spring. The tender green vegetable is one of the first kinds of local produce to appear in grocery stores each year.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=61001Thu, 05 Jan 2012 11:01:05Mobile site gives students cell phone access to accountsUniversity of Wisconsin-Stout is making it easier for students to check their accounts, pay tuition bills and buy university apparel and tickets.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=60554Wed, 04 Jan 2012 02:01:19Winterm enrollment increases 15.4 percent, sets recordProvost's OfficeWinterm enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Stout has gone over 2,000 for the first time.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=59888Tue, 03 Jan 2012 09:01:37Art major's career looking bright after sunglasses hit marketArt and Design,B.F.A. in Art,College of Arts, Humanities and Social SciencesIt's a paradox that Luis Santiago hopes will take care of itself in the near future: He can hardly afford to buy the very product he has designed.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=59273Thu, 29 Dec 2011 11:12:49Professor certified by international packaging organizationEngineering and Technology,B.S. in Packaging,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsA University of Wisconsin-Stout packaging professor has earned certification from an international association.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=59132Wed, 28 Dec 2011 01:12:48Survey under way for Dunn County technology literacy projectStudent Organizations and LeadershipUniversity of Wisconsin-Stout is part of the new Community Partnership for Technology Literacy in Dunn County.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=59119Wed, 28 Dec 2011 12:12:52University video 'About Stout' available onlineVice Chancellor Offices,Learning Technology ServicesA new edition of "About Stout," a half-hour recorded informational video produced at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, has been completed and is available for online viewing.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=59068Wed, 28 Dec 2011 11:12:45UW-Stout student wins game programming competitionB.S. in Game Design and DevelopmentA University of Wisconsin-Stout student from McFarland, Wis., recently won the first 48-hour game programming competition sponsored by the local chapter of the International Game Developers Association.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=58609Thu, 22 Dec 2011 03:12:16Campus fraternities, sororities give back to communityStudent Organizations and LeadershipThey hold all-you-can-eat dinners, chili feeds and bake sales to raise money, clean up highways, volunteer in nursing homes, rake leaves, baby-sit for parents and hold a senior citizen prom.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=58186Wed, 21 Dec 2011 02:12:26Agreement will bring more Chinese students to UW-StoutChancellor's Office,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsUniversity of Wisconsin-Stout and Bei Fang University of Nationalities signed a five-year study-abroad agreement Tuesday in Menomonie.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=58109Tue, 20 Dec 2011 03:12:25Couple makes significant commitment to UW-StoutNeither Kathie Blankenburg nor her husband Brian graduated from University of Wisconsin-Stout. But the couple hasn't let that get in the way of becoming generous supporters of Wisconsin's Polytechnic University.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=57987Tue, 20 Dec 2011 11:12:05Faculty member honored for 13 years of service to WIACOperations and Management,College of Management,Blue Devil AthleticsDonna Stewart, College of Management, recently was recognized by the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference for her 13 years of service. She received a plaque from the WIAC during a Chancellor's Cabinet meeting.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=57736Mon, 19 Dec 2011 01:12:13Packaging student receives major scholarship from PrentEngineering and Technology,Undergraduate Degree,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsA junior packaging major at UW-Stout recently received a scholarship valued at nearly $16,000 and an internship from a Wisconsin-based company.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=57727Mon, 19 Dec 2011 12:12:30Chancellor urges graduates to 'reinstate the value of civility'University of Wisconsin-Stout graduates were challenged by Chancellor Charles W. Sorensen Saturday "to do all in your power to reinstate the value of civility" as they leave campus and enter the world of work.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=57598Mon, 19 Dec 2011 09:12:34Students donate new books to Downsville ElementaryB.S. in Early Childhood Education,College of Education, Health and Human Sciences,School of EducationIt didn't take long for new books donated by University of Wisconsin-Stout students to end up in the hands of children.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=57442Fri, 16 Dec 2011 03:12:10Kralewski named Classified Employee of the Month for OctoberTelecommunications and Networking (TN)Peggy Kralewski, Telecommunications and Networking, has been named Classified Employee of the Month for October 2011.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=57255Fri, 16 Dec 2011 10:12:39Marshfield Clinic program offers intense hands-on experienceBiology Department,Undergraduate Degree,B.S. in Applied Science,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsTwo senior applied science majors at University of Wisconsin-Stout, Martha Fagan and Kelsey Posta, are used to hands-on learning at Jarvis Hall Science Wing.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=56683Wed, 14 Dec 2011 03:12:29ROTC commissioning ceremony scheduled for four cadetsCollege of ManagementUniversity of Wisconsin-Stout department of military science - ROTC - will hold its Northwoods Army ROTC Battalion Winter Commissioning Ceremony for four cadets at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, in Kinnickinnic River Theatre at UW-River Falls.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=56577Wed, 14 Dec 2011 12:12:26Nearly 700 to receive diplomas at winter commencementProvost's Office,Special EventUniversity of Wisconsin-Stout will hold its winter commencement Saturday, Dec. 17, at Johnson Fieldhouse. A total of 669 students will receive degrees, including 119 graduate degrees.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=56036Mon, 12 Dec 2011 03:12:23New weekend shuttle service offering students a free ride homeStudent Organizations and LeadershipA new night shuttle service for UW-Stout students made its debut last weekend. The Stout Student Association kicked off its free - with student ID - shared ride service Friday night.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=55884Mon, 12 Dec 2011 12:12:20Film crew from Pakistan to visit campus; Pakistani student wins awardDiversity,Multi-Cultural CenterThe connection between UW-Stout and Pakistan is growing.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=55866Mon, 12 Dec 2011 11:12:39University Communications receives award for crisis managementUniversity of Wisconsin-Stout Office of University Communications has been honored for its crisis management practices by the Midwest chapter of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=55842Mon, 12 Dec 2011 11:12:33Student group to hold Hmong New Year celebrationArts and Culture,Cultural Event,Exhibition,Festival,Special Event,Diversity,Multi-Cultural Center,Student Organizations and LeadershipLive music and a fashion show will be part of the Hmong New Year celebration Saturday, Dec. 10, at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=54546Wed, 07 Dec 2011 03:12:31Schumacher named Classified Employee of the Month Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";}Rehabilitation and CounselingDeb Allen Schumacher, rehabilitation and counseling, has been named Classified Employee of the Month for September at University of Wisconsin-Stout.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=54224Wed, 07 Dec 2011 11:12:24Packaging students take third in world competitionB.S. in Packaging,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsA team of University of Wisconsin-Stout students has opened eyes in the U.S. and around the world by designing an innovative package for contact lenses.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=54159Wed, 07 Dec 2011 09:12:58University registrar lends expertise to college in AzerbaijanFor the second time this year, a UW-Stout official has lent a hand to a college in the Republic of Azerbaijan.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=53720Tue, 06 Dec 2011 12:12:09Holiday Giving Tree on campus is helping local families in needB.S. in Applied Science,College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics,Student Organizations and LeadershipUW-Stout is hoping to make Christmas a little merrier for local families and children.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=53712Tue, 06 Dec 2011 12:12:54Using too much electricity is a turn-off for group of freshmenBiology Department,English and PhilosophyIt only takes a second to save energy. That's the message a group of UW-Stout freshmen is sending to fellow students, faculty and staff.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=53685Tue, 06 Dec 2011 11:12:58New university website features easier navigation, fresh lookA new website went online Monday at University of Wisconsin-Stout to help prospective students, current students, employees and the public more easily access important information about Wisconsin's Polytechnic University.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=53017Mon, 05 Dec 2011 09:12:52Schulte-Shoberg named director of Business and Financial ServicesKim Schulte-Shoberg has joined University of Wisconsin-Stout as director of Business and Financial Services effective Thursday, Dec. 1.http://www.uwstout.edu/news/UW-Stout-News-Story.cfm?formID=2198&pageID=51251Thu, 01 Dec 2011 02:12:57