Research

UW-Stout applies practical, creative, hands-on investigation to complex industry challenges.
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UW-Stout has earned a reputation for high-impact, transdisciplinary applied research that strengthens faculty and staff expertise and empowers students through real-world applications with industry and community partners.

Faculty, staff and students engage in applied, theoretical and creative research activities that advance knowledge and invention, and produce new works of literature, music, entertainment, and fine arts. 

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Sustainability Sciences Institute

Engaging students, faculty, community, and industry in collaborative, applied research.
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Student Research

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Making the News: Students talk about contributing to local journalism

University of Wisconsin-Stout student Dominic Yates spent a year writing news articles for the Eau Claire-based digital publication Chippewa Valley Post and sai

Packaging students awarded first, second place in national design competition

Baby shampoo bottle and cup, resealable Band-Assist win flexible packaging challenge

Growing up Ojibwe game teaches about treaty rights, tribal sovereignty, wild rice and spearfishing

Eleanore Falck loves bringing worlds to life.

Faculty Research

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Professor’s research shows economic losses to rivers, lakes and streams from large-scale animal farms

A University of Wisconsin-Stout economics assistant professor in the social science department is part of a groundbreaking research study on concentrated animal

Sharing stories: Understanding the impact of a pandemic

Sharing stories builds understanding, trust and connection even during a pandemic.

Smart manufacturing pilot project receives $149,000 Dept. of Defense grant

Smart manufacturing, a key to the future of manufacturing, is moving to the head of the class in west-central Wisconsin.