Applied Research Center

Let Us Put Our 
EXPERTISE 
To Work For You!


EXPERIENCE

The ARC staff has over 50 years of combined evaluation experience and over 20 years working with quality improvement initiatives. We have provided evaluation services for approximately $25 million in grant funded programs. 

EDUCATION

The ARC staff has received graduate-level training in Evaluation Studies, Applied Psychology, Research Design, and qualitative/quantitative analysis, with several holding Masters and Doctoral degrees in these fields.

EXPERTISE

The ARC staff has active working relationships with over 250 UW-Stout faculty, staff and students in survey development, survey administration, statistical analysis, qualitative analysis, and other aspects of research design. 

EVIDENCE

Our great work has been recognized not only by our clients, but by the Malcolm National Baldrige Quality Program and the Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP).

EXCELLENCE

The ARC staff has given presentations nationally and published articles on our projects including - The Alumni Follow-up Survey, Mobile Computing Assessment, Greenhouse Gas Inventory and the Student Engagement Survey.

EXPECTATIONS

You can depend on the ARC to provide you a robust and rigorous approach to your research project. We want your institution to be able to take our research and apply it to your institutional community in the most effective way possible to create meaningful change. You can expect clear, concise reports that are easy to read and interpret. 

We will be with you each step of the way to enable you to achieve your goals.

Applied Research Center

128 Bowman Hall
Phone: 715-232-4098
Fax: 715-232-5406
arc@uwstout.edu

 

StoutQuest features article

The most recent issue of StoutQuest, The Journal of Research at UW-Stout, includes a feature on an ARC research project aimed at closing the achievement gap in graduation rates. 

ARC in the News

The ARC and PolyDASHER have both been recognized as National "Best Practices" on the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Office of Quality Improvement website. See all of the best practices here

What Others Are Saying

 "The staff at the Applied Research Center have provided professional assistance with summative and formative assessments of several of my research grants. This service has greatly increased my grant writing/reporting success."

Krista James, UW-Stout Instructor