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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

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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

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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. 

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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. 

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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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Business leader seeks the right attitude

MENOMONIE — After 35 years of leading a company, Dale Evans knows what he’s looking for in an employee. Surprisingly, it’s not necessarily someone with all

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UW-EC students stake out political positions

While this year’s presidential campaigns — among the most divisive in U.S. history — may have turned many voters off of the political process, the unusual

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Nursing program recognized

BSN@Home, a bachelor of science in nursing degree-completion program offered through a collaboration between six University of Wisconsin System universities including UW-Eau

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Job seekers find willing employers

Ryan Parmeter and Brandon Williams walked confidently among the booths set up at the Fall Career Fair at Chippewa Valley Technical College’s Manufacturing Education

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Experiences at Ryder Cup event memorable for three alumni, student

MENOMONIE — It took a village of experts and volunteers in golf operations, hospitality and event planning to help the PGA of America and Hazeltine National Golf Club

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CVTC adds agriculture programs

Chippewa Valley Technical College will initiate new programs and credentials in agriculture-related fields beginning in August 2017. 

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UW-Eau Claire professor, students help put on Chicago Marathon

When thousands of runners come to Eau Claire in the spring to participate in what is becoming one of the fastest-growing marathons in the country, Courtney Roszak will have a

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Research, tenacity could bring electricity to more Malawi homes

MENOMONIE — Electricity could become a reality for more homes in a city in northern Malawi, Africa, because of a UW-Stout professor’s research and resourceful

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Links to increased suicide risk studied

Existing research shows that engaging in non-suicidal self-injurious behavior is a strong risk factor for future suicide among college students.

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Student research becomes new cleaning system

MENOMONIE — One of the main missions of UW-Stout is to educate its students in a way so they can make the world a better place.

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UW-Eau Claire alumni update campus model display

When friends and UW-Eau Claire alumni Craig Heinen and Colin Hall returned to campus for the 2014 Viennese Ball, they intended to enjoy their time at the annual dance. 

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Photographer off to a good start

A tip from a fellow distance running enthusiast and his skills with a camera led to UW-Eau Claire student Matt Schrupp winning a national photo contest for the USA Today

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Historic paintings depicting fur trading era find new homes

MENOMONIE — Students stood in a semicircle in the 100-year-old room, studying an 80-year-old painting for clues about North American history from 400 years ago.

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Xcel funding means more student learning

Partnerships formed between UW-Eau Claire and local businesses and other organizations equals quality learning opportunities for students and critical financial support that

4 months ago
CVTC grad builds on experience

The 72-hour Law Enforcement Academy at Chippewa Valley Technical College is a tough, demanding program, one that 21 graduates who were honored on Sept. 15 are proud to have

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UW-Stout grad creates movie that involves Green Bay Packers

MENOMONIE — Growing up in the 1990s in Wisconsin, Ryan Churchill became a Green Bay Packers fan practically by osmosis. The Packers won the 1997 Super Bowl, energizing

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Couple meets, marries at UW-Stout

MENOMONIE — Kira Blake and Mike Sullivan met as students in 2009 at UW-Stout, and it didn’t take them long to make a connection. Soon, they were getting together

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Writers guild keeps on growing

As B.J. Hollars watches his dreams for his brainchild, the Chippewa Valley Writers Guild, come to fruition, he knows he has a lot to be thankful for.

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Universities recognized in report

UW-Eau Claire and UW-Stout received recognition in a recent ranking of the quality of colleges and universities across the U.S. 

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Program helps build company’s base

Experts in the construction field know the importance of a solid foundation.

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Special paint to be part of UW-Eau Claire centennial celebration

The past 100 years at UW-Eau Claire have been filled with many experiences that include learning, hands-on experience and the inevitable changes that occur at an evolving

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UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff lauded

Seven UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff members were recognized for excellence during the university's academic year opening meeting Tuesday.

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Compost from UW-Stout students helps to grow campus garden

MENOMONIE — Student workers at UW-Stout’s campus garden — aptly named UW-Sprout — make sure sustainability and natural are more than just buzzwords.

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