Virtual Family Day schedule
A number of virtual events are planned throughout the day, hosted by the university’s Involvement Center. Past Family Weekend and student highlights will also be shared on the Family Day website for participants to enjoy at their leisure.
- Coffee & Conversation with the Chancellor, 10 to 11 a.m.: Join Chancellor Katherine Frank for coffee and conversation. She'll share some of the student highlights and work that she is most Stout Proud of this past year. The session will then open for Q&A.
- Stout Secrets: Virtual Tours with the University Archives, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.: The campus has been the home of many fascinating people, places and events. University Archivist Heather Stecklein will give three minitours of UW-Stout, including a then-and-now building tour, a retrospective of famous campus visitors and a full inner tour of the Bowman Hall clock room and bell tower.
- Study Abroad Information Session, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.: Andria Morse, interim assistant director of Study Abroad, will share about opportunities for education abroad and how experiences can benefit students.
- Canvas Painting, 1 to 2:30 p.m.: Students in the National Art Education Association will guide participants in a painting class. Supplies will be provided for up to 50 people. Students must make arrangements for pickup. A supply list is available for families to purchase on their own. Preregistration is required, and a limited number of spots are available.
- Digital Caricatures, 1 to 4 p.m.: Caricaturist and cartoonist Angel Contreras will draw students and their families. Families can watch other families being drawn while they wait. Preregistration is required, and a limited number of spots are available.
- Magic Night In, 7 to 8 p.m.: For the last decade, magician Daniel Martin has traveled the world performing live for more than one million people and millions more online. Spend a Magic Night In as Martin teaches how to do magic with household items.
Families and friends can take time to explore compilations of past events and creative work over the past year, highlighting the talent of UW-Stout students.
- Fashion Without Fabric: An anchor event to Family Weekend each year, students from the School of Art and Design showcase their fashion works made of anything and everything but fabric. The university looks forward to being able to host this event again in person in the future.
- 4:51 Film Festival: Aspiring student filmmakers from across campus are invited to create a short cinematic adaptation of any published piece of literature. The films cannot be longer than 4 minutes and 51 seconds. "Best Of" videos from past film festivals will be shared on the Family Day website on Monday, April 5.
- Band and Choir: What happens when Wisconsin winter meets Brazilian Carnaval celebration, all during a pandemic? Brazilian artist Paulo Padilha’s song, “Outro Carnaval,” featured UW-Stout students and faculty playing alongside musicians in São Paulo.