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Transfer agreement between schools reached

Chippewa Valley Technical College and UW-Stout have reached an agreement in which CVTC liberal arts students seeking to transfer to the university will be guaranteed

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Professor dedicated to serving students

MENOMONIE — Professor Phil McGuirk was in his element in February when the Club Managers Association of America kicked off its annual conference in Orlando.

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UW-Eau Claire student dig into history

When UW-Eau Claire faculty and geography students joined an international research team that located a tunnel prisoners used to escape from the Nazis in Lithuania during the

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Students learn ag skills

Stanley-Boyd High School senior Kaylee Bourget pulled a long plastic sleeve over her arm and prepared to reach deep inside a bovine reproduction system to examine the ovaries.

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Combined sciences paid off on Ecuador trip

MENOMONIE — If Damien Adamski hadn’t come to fully appreciate the “applied” aspect of his applied social science major at UW-Stout, he did by late

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Solar heater project could have big impact

When Kim Pierson began teaching a new class about renewable energies, he used some inexpensive materials he found at a local store to build a small model of a solar thermal

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UW-Stout grads find employment

MENOMONIE — For the third year in a row, an increased number of UW-Stout graduates were working within six months of leaving campus, Chancellor Bob Meyer announced

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Ecuador trip changes student’s view

Why do the liberal arts matter? Ask Hailey Nelson, a UW-Eau Claire communication sciences and disorders major who spent three weeks in January studying geography and

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CVTC Manufacturing Show showcases opportunities, technology

Cole Hill knows what he wants to do in a future career. 

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Events around campus

Event’s focus on water quality

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Time spent in Ecuador alters outlooks of UW-Eau Claire students

Can the actions of one UW-Eau Claire student make an impact globally? Brian Kraegenbrink thinks so.

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UW-Stout taps into solar power

MENOMONIE — Driven by students’ perseverance to build on campus sustainability, UW-Stout will tap the sun to partially power a campus building.

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High schoolers would earn associate degrees

In what could be a sign of the future in secondary education in Wisconsin, Chippewa Valley Technical College is preparing to become the first college in the state to allow

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UW-Eau Claire program pairs students with Somali community

Growing up in a Twin Cities suburb, Connor Zielinski was aware that there was a large Somali community in Minneapolis, yet he knew little about the people who live there.

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Professor's art in 'Ghostbusters'

MENOMONIE — A UW-Stout professor is back on comic book newsstands with his latest story illustration in the “Ghostbusters” series.

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Educator training day a popular event 

As an educator himself, Ron Keys has a passion for teaching and helping his colleagues in the profession. His connections recently allowed him to make something positive

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UW-Eau Claire grad named leader of Omaha newspaper

While the late Mary Tyler Moore’s fictional Mary Richards was celebrated in recent weeks for showing the world that women belong in the newsroom, another — this

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Artist’s perspective of photos viewed side by side in exhibit

MENOMONIE — Each morning for a year, photography enthusiast Dan Riordan captured a moment in time. 

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UW-EC lauded for undergraduate research

While Jenna Jandrt won’t begin her master’s program until the fall, already she is immersed in the research that she expects will shape her graduate studies and

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Partnership brings finance to classroom

Experience, experience, experience. It's the word that haunts college students every day.

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UW-Stout students learn to evaluate art

MENOMONIE — As a budding interior designer, Alyse Shelby someday will design spaces and be responsible for choosing the complementary art and other objects to fill

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Grad student lands dream internship

One of the many things Jeremy Swick appreciates about UW-Eau Claire is its efforts to ensure that students have access to quality internships, the kinds that give students

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UW-Stout MFA students dig into the history of Harvey Hall objects

MENOMONIE — Four graduate students helped UW-Stout wrap up its 125th anniversary in 2016 with a special project that shines light on four tangible pieces of university

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Student receives scholarship

RIVER FALLS — A UW-River Falls scholarship established to honor a Minnesota legislator has been awarded to a graduate student preparing to become a physics teacher.

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Baldrige Award’s impact evident 15 years later in Student Jobs Program

MENOMONIE — Fifteen years ago UW-Stout made national news when it won the Malcolm S. Baldrige National Quality Award for organizational quality and performance.

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Students gain experience in EMT course

Many college students pick up part time work wherever they can, and most of the time it’s not very exciting or glamorous. Chippewa Falls High School senior Lindsey

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UW-EC grad a national finalist

A former UW-Eau Claire student is one of four teachers in the United States still in the running for the 2017 National Teacher of the Year Award.

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UW-Stout police chief retires

MENOMONIE — Lisa Walter had never been to Menomonie when she drove north on Interstate 94 in 1993 to interview for a sergeant’s position at UW-Stout. 

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Accidental class turns into degree

Ask a college student about bad school dreams and chances are they’ll know exactly what you’re talking about.

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UW-Stout has a research buzz

MENOMONIE — A UW-Stout biology professor and his students may have made an important discovery in the effort to determine why honey bee hives are dying out during the

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CVTC grad overcomes challenges

In 2009, Miranda Hutchinson started over, having only the belongings she could fit into her car and what was most precious to her — her 8-year-old son. 

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Age no barrier for UW-EC graduate

When Judith Jones graduated from UW-Eau Claire on Dec. 17, her children and grandchildren cheered and took photos of her as she crossed the stage to receive her diploma.

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More than 33,000 textbooks returned at end of semester at UW-Stout

MENOMONIE — In a small, windowless room in the Robert S. Swanson Library and Learning Center at UW-Stout, Bob Butterfield was surrounded by a pile of books.

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Students learn from businesses

RIVER FALLS — During the just-completed fall semester, College of Business and Economics students at UW-River Falls visited four companies as part of the inaugural

3 months ago
Instructor, commentator stepping down

Teaching 22 different subjects to approximately 12,000 students during a 28-year career is enough to make John Frank well known to people in the Chippewa Valley. 

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UW-Eau Claire student uses failed attempts to succeed

When Brandon Cedarblade came to UW-Eau Claire as a freshman, he went looking for the very thing that most of his peers were working hard to avoid — failure.

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UW-EC a tradition for one family

The Soldner family knows plenty about UW-Eau Claire graduations. 

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Nursing grad exhibits leadership skills

A UW-Eau Claire nursing student who graduated on Saturday has been honored for academic and leadership abilities. 

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Wave of creativity

MENOMONIE — When most people head to the river, lake or stream, they generally don’t dwell on the design of the paddles for their canoe, kayak or stand-up

3 months ago
Dental clinic helps veterans

Roger Schultz traces problems he’s had with his teeth back to an old Army injury. But the Korean Conflict era veteran, who served from 1953-56, doesn’t have a

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Book chronicles history of UW-Stout

MENOMONIE — Four years in the making, UW-Stout has published a comprehensive, yet readable, history of its first 125 years.

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UW-Eau Claire professor, playwright named Nobel nominee

What do music legend Bob Dylan and UW-Eau Claire’s internationally celebrated playwright Tess Onwueme have in common?

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Agriculture education ties lauded

RIVER FALLS — UW-River Falls was highly recognized during the recent general session at the 89th National Future Farmers of America Convention in Indianapolis.

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Students learn writing from an expert

A history buff with a passion for storytelling, Aaron Hallingstad has loved writing since he was a young boy attending a Rice Lake elementary school.

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Somali students tour UW-Stout

MENOMONIE — A group of students from Barron High School who are learning English as a second language learned something else recently: What it would be like to go to

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Computer skills course at CVTC

Chippewa Valley Technical College officials have created a basic computer skills course in response to needs in the education and employment sectors. 

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CVTC adopts culinary program

Strong support from the restaurant industry prompted the Chippewa Valley Technical College District Board to approve a culinary program at the college on Wednesday. 

4 months ago
Book details story of UW-Eau Claire

A new book detailing the history of UW-Eau Claire is part of the university’s recognition during its centennial celebration. 

4 months ago
Art professor leads effort to remember slain student

MENOMONIE — Hussain Alnahdi’s friends say he left a lasting impression on everyone who knew him. The impact he made is being honored with the creation of a

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CVTC has business focus

Austin Johnson is taking a different approach than most Chippewa Valley Technical College students. 

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